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Male Infertility

Although infertility research and medical services have traditionally focused on women, fertility issues crop up just as often in men. In fact, it's estimated that up to 40% of infertile couples are unable to conceive because the man's sperm production is less than optimal. 

The first and most obvious sign of male infertility is the inability for couples to get pregnant. There may be no other symptoms unless the infertility is caused by a hormonal problem, in which case reduced facial and body hair growth or low sex drive may be the tip off.

Male infertility may be due to:

Causes of Male Infertility
Male infertility can also be caused by low sperm count (subfertility), reduced sperm movement (motility), or abnormally-shaped sperm (also known as abnormal sperm morphology.)

If indicated, men are referred for evaluation to a urologist who specializes in diagnosing and treating infertile men. This evaluation includes a medical history, physical examination, complete semen analysis and, if appropriate, sperm function tests.

Once we determine the most appropriate course of treatment for each couple, alternatives may include:

At PRO VITA, we focus on establishing the correct diagnosis and using advanced treatment techniques to make it possible for many men who are diagnosed with male infertility to become fathers. Contact us for more information.

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