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Can supplements like arginine increase male fertility?

Can supplements like arginine increase male fertility?

No: No worthwhile evidence supports that any supplement consistently increases even male semen parameters, much less actually preganncy rate. Read more

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Dr. Randy Baker
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Are there supplements that my husband can take to help male fertility? Anything for female fertility?

Are there supplements that my husband can take to help male fertility? Anything for female fertility?

Here are some. ..: Although the touting for magic supplements for infertility abounds, their effects for such have never well studied in humans despite some suggestive help in animal lab. Thus far, there has been no known supplements to enhance male or female fertility. Largely, heredity + healthy lifestyle without overindulgence are still the best bid for fertility. Read more

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What suger level is dangerous for male fertility?

What suger level is dangerous for male fertility?

Depends: Fertility is not a function of blood sugars. However, people whose diabetes are not in good control can have problems with testosterone and erections. Read more

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What other factors that affect male fertility are there?

Other than what?: Many factors such as genetics, age, testosterone (minor factor), illness, medication, injury to the testicles, tobacco, alcohol, other toxins, radiation -- all can lower fertility. Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Male fertility?

What is the definition or description of: Male fertility?

Fertility: The ability to impregnate. Per http://americanpregnancy. Org/infertility/male-infertility/ - "Male infertility factors contribute to approximately 30% of all infertility cases" Read more

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What do docs do to improve male fertility?

1st, find the cause: There are a number of causes of male infertility and a complete evaluation is needed before appropriate treatment can be started. Treatment could include hormonal therapy, surgery or the use of intrauterine insemination. Read more

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Does alupurinol effect the male fertility?

Does alupurinol effect the male fertility?

A suspect drug: Allopurinol helps halt cell division and cell division is critical for sperm production at 1000 sperm being produced per heartbeat. Talk to your doctor and you must balance quality of life off of Allopurinol (i.e. More gouty pain) with fertility issues taking it. Read more

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Could IBS affect male fertility?

Could IBS affect male fertility?

No: Ibs is an inflammatory disease of the bowel. It does not affect the testicles and should not cause infertility. Read more

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How does minoxidil affect male fertility?

How does minoxidil affect male fertility?

Doesn't: Topical Minoxidil probably has no effect on male fertility. Finasteride (propecia) has been implicated in reduced fertility that is reversible upon discontinuing the medicine. Read more

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Do operated tonsils affect male fertility?

Probably not.: However, if you have suspicions about your fertility, you should be evaluated by your physician. Read more

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Can kidney dialysis effect male fertility?

Can kidney dialysis effect male fertility?

Chronic illness: Any chronic illness can have an impact on male fertility. One must consider the cause of the kidney failure, what medications or treatment the person has taken and is currently on, and how well they are responding to the treatment (intraperitoneal or hemodialysis). The better controlled the illness the less impact on fertility. 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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Are over-the-counter male fertility test accurate?

It depends: The otc tests are a decent screening test for fertility problems, but predicting pregnancy rates off a test result is not yet possible. If you suspect there is a fertility problem, get an expert's advice. 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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What is the effect of x-rays and chemo on male fertility?

Generally bad: Depending on the dose, xrays and chemotherapy can not only render men infertile but also sterile. Read more at: http://theturekclinic. Com/services/male-fertility/male-fertility-preservation/. Read more

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Can you tell me if kidney dialysis affects male fertility?

Can you tell me if kidney dialysis affects male fertility?

Kidney failure can.: It's probably not the dialysis, but the REASON a person is on dialysis, that can impact both sexual function and fertility. For example, if a man is diabetic or has high blood pressure, he may have difficulty getting and maintaining erections as a result of the disease, the medications needed, or blood flow to the genital area. Talk to your doctor about what can be done to evaluate this! Read more

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How does one give a semen sample for a male fertility test?

How does one give a semen sample for a male fertility test?

Three options. ..: Most times you give a sample by masturbation - fertility clinics have private collection rooms. For men unwilling/unable to collect in office, many clinics will allow you to collect at home in a container they provide then bring it in within 45-60 mins, keeping the cup at body temperature. Some guys can only ejaculate with intercourse; a nontoxic condom can be used to collect but it's not ideal. Read more

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Male Fertility (Definition)

The ability to impregnate. Per http://americanpregnancy. Org/infertility/male-infertility/ - "Male infertility factors contribute to approximately 30% ...Read more