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What age does male and female fertility start to decrease?

What age does male and female fertility start to decrease?

30 and 50: Everyone's fertility is a little different, but it is possible to detect about a 10% decline in fertility rates in women around age 32. By age 35 a woman's fertility is half that at age 20. For men the effect happens later, around age 50-60. Differences in health history have significant effects on this, so check with your doctor for your personal fertility evaluation. ...Read more

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Can male fertility decline with age?

Can male fertility decline with age?

Recent evidence, yes: Recent genome and population studies associate paternal age with autism, schizophrenia, and possibly cancer. Mice studies show decreased fertility with middle age and altered sperm genes. An english study showed that men>45 years needed 5x longer to achieve pregnancy with partner. Male age particularly becomes a factor when women are in late 30's. With ivf, pregnancy rates are less for men >50. ...Read more

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At around what age does male fertility and sperm count begin to decline drastically? I look young.

At around what age does male fertility and sperm count begin to decline drastically? I look young.

Never: There is no drastic decline in fertility in men but there is a gradual decline in sperm quality and semen volume after age 50. ...Read more

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With regards to male fertility, till what age can a man have healthy sperm?

With regards to male fertility, till what age can a man have healthy sperm?

Until he's dead: Men produce sperm from age until death. Quality and quantity may decline, but keep coming unless there is damage to the testicles, either through injury or disease. ...Read more

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With regards to male fertility, until what age can a man have healthy children?

With regards to male fertility, until what age can a man have healthy children?

50+: Many men remain fertile well into their 50s and 60s. However, the risk for conceiving a child with some kinds of uncommon genetic disorders increases when the man is more than age 50. ...Read more

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After what age does male fertility start to decline?

May not: Many men are fertile through their entire life. For others, fertility begins to decline with age, but there is usually no sudden drop off as there is with menopause in females. ...Read more

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After what age does male fertility rate begin to decline?

No specific age: No specific age. It declines steadily but very slowly through a man's adult life. As a point of reference, a man is restricted from being a sperm donor at age 40. ...Read more

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How are male fertility and marijuana related?

How are male fertility and marijuana related?

Not good: Limited data last i checked, but consensus is that it is likely harmful. How harmful is variable and obviously depends on usage. Studies on tobacco and male fertility are sketchy but suggest around 15% reduction per conception cycle. It's not a good idea (for alot of reasons) for men when trying to conceive. ...Read more

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Normal weight for height and age at 60 and 5'10"?

Normal weight for height and age at 60 and 5'10"?

150-175: Depending on your buold somewhere between 150-175 pounds. ...Read more

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After what age does male fertility begin to decrease?

After what age does male fertility begin to decrease?

Probably does not: Male sperm quality as defined as fertilization and embryo quality at ivf seem unchanged in several studies. Other studies suggest that fertility may decline as early as 35-39. I believe much of the confusion arises over limited research and different definitions of male fertility. It would seem that while sperm counts decrease the quality does not until late age. Consult you doc. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How would x-rays and chemotherapy affect male fertility?

Dose-dependent: Regardless of dose, all male patients even considering fathering children in the future should ask about fertility preservation (such as sperm cryopreservation) before any treatment with radiation or chemotherapy. This is an extremely important point that all patients and multi-disciplinary physician teams should be proactive about so that fertility options are explored prior to treatment. ...Read more

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At what age will a male stop making sperm?

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No specific age: Most men continue to produce sperm all their life after puberty. ...Read more

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Hormone tests are normal.diet is healthy but still im facing male pattern baldness type hair loss.im 30 years old unmarried female.

Hormone tests are normal.diet is healthy but still  im facing male pattern baldness type hair loss.im 30 years old unmarried female.

It's hard to check: hormones and frequently female pattern hair loss may not show lab abnormalities. You can have a biopsy performed if thyroid and iron/ferritin and complete blood count are normal. See derm for answers and treatment options as we do have success treating female pattern baldness ...Read more

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Female fertility in relation to age--when is a girl first fertile?

Female fertility in relation to age--when is a girl first fertile?

Varies: Fertility is established with the release of their first egg.I believe the world record for pregnancy is about 6 yo ( abnormal hormones), but the range is usually 11-15.They may or may not release an egg prior to their first menses. ...Read more

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What risk does recreational marijuana use have on older male or female fertility?

What risk does recreational marijuana use have on older male or female fertility?

Marijuana: The use of marijuana/weed can have various effects depending on the individual variables and what really is in the "joint" it can impact health in so many ways and its always advisable not to use to prevent any bad outcomes. ...Read more

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How can an adolescant male increase his testosterone levels?

How can an adolescant male increase his testosterone levels?

Give it time: The brain has to tell the testicles to make more testosterone. This will happen as puberty progresses. Trying to make it happen faster, even if you could do that, would likely cause him to end up being shorter because the testosterone will cause the growth plates to finish growing. Healthy diet, exercise, no smoking, sleep 7-9 hours per day. ...Read more

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Pills for healthy and strong male sperm?

Pills for healthy and strong male sperm?

Healthy diet: Eat lots of fresh or frozen vegetables and fruits to boost antioxidant levels. Avoid heat sources including laptops, hot tubs. ...Read more

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