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Content Tagged: male fertility

My husband recently found out that he likely won’t be able to have a genetic child because of poor quality sperm. I can tell that he’s hurting and disappointed, but he won’t talk to me about it. How do I support him after this loss?

Written by our mental health expert, Dr. Karen Kranz, Registered Psychologist. It may help to understand that like many men, your husband is likely trying to cope with this loss by not talking. Many people, when deeply hurt, withdraw from others because they either have not had the experience of being supported when in pain, […]

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My partner and I have been trying to have a child for two years. We recently went for fertility testing and were surprised to learn that he has a low sperm count and the quality of his sperm isn’t very good. Is there anything he could be doing to improve the quality or volume of his sperm? What are our options in terms of fertility treatments?

Written by our medical expert Dr. Stephen Hudson, Director of the Victoria Fertility Centre in British Columbia, Canada. Approximately 1 in 7 couples have difficulty conceiving. In about ¼ of couples there may be a male factor identified. However, there may be multiple causes and in my experience there is often more than one factor. […]

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Physical labour, hypertension, and multiple meds may reduce male fertility

A new study suggests that working in a physically demanding job, having high blood pressure, or taking multiple medications may lead to male infertility. The study was conducted at the National Institutes of Health and Stanford University, California. According to the researchers, this study is the first of its kind to examine the relationship between […]

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Tips to ensure healthier sperm

Did you know that a popular fashion trend may contribute to male infertility? Dr. Paul Serhal, Medical Director for the London Centre for Reproductive and Genetic Health, and one of the United Kingdom’s leading fertility experts, shares the five most common mistakes that his male patients make when trying to conceive. According to Dr. Serhal, […]

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