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Does testosterone therapy improve male fertility?

Does testosterone therapy improve male fertility?

No!: Testosterone replacement decreases sperm counts. It is essentially male birth control because testosterone therapy shuts down the pituitary gland so the testicles stop making sperm. ...Read more

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Dr. Khurram Rehman
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Male Fertility (Definition)

Male fertility is a field of study in which a person looks at the causes of infertility that men have, plus the treatments of such problems. Men can have low testosterone, poor sperm production, abnormal ducts/tubes that carry sperm, erection problems, ejaculation (climax) difficulties, etc... Doctors who specialize in male fertility ...Read more


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Which hormones are essential for male fertility aside from testosterone? What does each one do?

Which hormones are essential for male fertility aside from testosterone? What does each one do?

There is a brain: Hormone (ghrh) which causes your pituitary to put out fsh, which stimulates sperm production -- and lh, which stimulates testosterone production. Your thyroid level also needs to be somewhere near normal. ...Read more

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What is the link between male fertility treatment and child having bi-polar?

What is the link between male fertility treatment and child having bi-polar?

None: To my knowledge there is no link. Hereditary male infertility is mostly related to the y-chromosome. Bi-polar disorder is a multifactorial disorder with a genetic component. However there is a link with age of father and bipolar disorder. Children of fathers > 50 years of age are at higher risk of getting bipolar disorder. ...Read more

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Can high dose solumedrol (methylprednisolone) treatment affect male fertility? Please explain.

Can high dose solumedrol (methylprednisolone) treatment affect male fertility? Please explain.

Steroid side effects: Even high dose solumedrol (methylprednisolone) is not known to cause infertility. Other immunosuppressives can cause infertility. Why do you receive this treatment? The underlying cause or disease process you might have could also cause this. Need to check in with the doctor giving you solumedrol (methylprednisolone). ...Read more

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Can testosterone replacement therapy cause irreversible infertility ? Or will fertility return to normal once you get off trt ? Any research articles?

Yes: Yes it can. The longer you use testosterone and the higher the dose, the more likely it will be permanent. That's why you should never use recreational testosterone. If you need testosterone for medical reasons, you can put some sperm into a sperm bank if you think you may need it for conception later in life. ...Read more

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Does exercise improve male fertility?

Moderate, yes: Moderate exercise is good for anyone trying to conceive. More severe forms of training at a competitive level can become a biological stress that can reduce fertility. ...Read more

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Any botanicals effective in improving male fertility?

Any botanicals effective in improving male fertility?

Possibly: Fertility in men is related to quantity of health sperm. There exist hundreds of studies showing a positive effect of nutritional supplementation on fertility. Ginseng is used traditionally used to improve male fertility, maca has also been shown to increase seminal volume, and sperm motility. ...Read more

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Are the male fertility blend vitamins available over-the-counter shown to help improve count & motility?

Yup.: If you eat airport food or eat alot from a box, you should consider taking a male "prenatal." here is one that i recommend: http://www.Essbeg.Com/forhim.Htm. ...Read more

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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


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Fertility (Definition)

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