Top
20
Doctor insights on: Men Fertile

Share
1

1
Do cellphones make men less fertile?

Do cellphones make men less fertile?

No: No good data on this. I haven't seen any studies that have shown a clear correlation. ...Read more

Men (Definition)

Men are adult members of the male sex. The acropnym men also stands for multiple endocrine neoplasia, a hereditary condition that involves benign and malignant tumors of various glands. There are two main types, men ...Read more


2

2
Are there foods which can make men more fertile?

Are there foods which can make men more fertile?

Maybe: Obesity is associated with lower sperm counts and less motile sperm probably from hormone imbalances and direct heat damage to the testicles from the larger thighs of obese men. Diets rich in antioxidants (fresh vegetables and fruits) may also improve sperm quality. ...Read more

4

4
Do antidepressants make men less fertile?

Maybe: One study out of cornell-weill medical center looked at Prozac (fluoxetine) in men with subfertility and did find reduction in sperm counts and motility. ...Read more

See 3 more doctor answers
5

5
Are men more fertile in hot weather?

No: The scrotum is designed to be a cool safe haven for sperm. Hot tubs, hot pants are associated with poor sperm quality; it is unlikely/improbable that men are more fertile in hot weather. That is not to say that they are infertile in hot weather or more fertile in cold weather. The sperm prefer cooler temperatures, since they are the source of male fertility, they need to be happy-cooler is better. ...Read more

6

6
Does eating red meat make men more fertile?

Does eating red meat make men more fertile?

No: It can't hurt either. Men need a lot of protein to be healthy but there's plenty of other meat and vegetable sources of protein. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
8

8
Does smoking marijuana make men less fertile?

Does smoking marijuana make men less fertile?

Yes: Frequent pot smoking leads to pituitary gland dysfunction and is directly toxic to the testicles. Having said that, many 30-40 year olds would not be alive today if this was universal! no safe level of pot smoking has been established to preserve fertility. Best bet is to quit smoking anything while trying to conceive. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
9

9
Are there fertility drugs for men?

Yes: There are many fertility drugs and supplements that can be used in men. A thorough hormone evaluation and semen analysis can help a male fertility specialist provide treatment options. ...Read more

10

10
Is there any fertility pills for men?

Is there any fertility pills for men?

Fertility for Men: Yes. It depends on the cause of the infertility. If it is due to an infection or venous congestion, these have no proven value. However, certain drugs such as clomid, (clomiphene) can increase free testosterone and thereby increase sperm production. Nutrition centers sell numerous "blends" that purport to do the same thing - i would be very cautious about trying any of these without a doctor's consultation. ...Read more

11

11
What medications lower fertility in men?

What medications lower fertility in men?

Blood pressure meds: One of the most common types of blood pressure medications in use today are calcium channel blockers - amlodipine, verapamil, Nifedipine are just some examples. Many doctors who prescribe this medication are not aware that they can cause a reversible male infertility. Sperm heads contain many calcium channels that help them to fertilize the egg. These drugs can block fertilization. ...Read more

13

13
I am wondering what helps increase fertility in men?

I am wondering what helps increase fertility in men?

Male fertility: A healthy diet and a healthy weight go a long way for male fertility. Limiting or avoiding alcohol and tobacco products also helps. Use of vitamin c (500mg), vitamin e (400 iu), and l-carnitine (1gm) all twice daily can also help. Co-q supplements and use of preseed lubricant has also been shown to possibly help. Lastly, stay away from testosterone supplements. ...Read more

14

14
What are some medications men should take to help with fertility?

What are some medications men should take to help with fertility?

See urologist : Management of "male infertility" depends on the nature and etiology of male infertility. For example, mildly decreased sperm count or severe (no sperm). There are several causes for having a low sperm count. Best to seek a urological evaluation to possibly determine the cause of an abnormal semen analysis. The etiology will determine the best option to correct the problem, if possible. ...Read more

15

15
Do the fertility tests they sell in the drug stores for men and women really work?

Home fertility: The home tests for men are of very little use. Which tests for women do you mean? The home opk are not bad, though that's only a small part of female fertility. ...Read more

17

17
For what reasons has fertility in men been falling dramatically over the last few years?

For what reasons has fertility in men been falling dramatically over the last few years?

Male fertility: This trend has been described but is probably over-dramatized in the media (no surprise there?) some estimates are that male fertility (which is not strictly defined) is dropping by around 2% per year. Proposed reasons are stress, unhealthy lifestyles, and chemical exposures in the environment. ...Read more

20

20
Do you suggest the fertilaid for men pill work?

Good question: Men with infertility are likely to try many different otc supplements in hopes of improving their fertility with minimal risk. The current literature is filled with reports of improvements in semen parameters and even pregnancy rates when subjects are treated with these regimens. Definitive conclusions as to their true effects on male subfertility and dosing regimen have not been identified. ...Read more

Dr. Khurram Rehman
1,618 doctors shared insights

Fertility (Definition)

Fertility refers to the ability of a woman to conceive a child, or to the ability of a man to ...Read more


Male (Definition)

Male refers to the masculine gender, those people ...Read more