Male Infertility at a Glance
- Male infertility is the inability to cause a pregnancy.
- Male infertility is often due to low sperm count.
- A semen analysis is often the first step in getting help.
- Treatment is available.
Millions of men face infertility. If your partner is having trouble getting pregnant, you are not alone. The good news is that many men with fertility problems go on to become fathers.
Issues in Male Factor Infertility
The most common causes of male infertility are related to sperm — usually problems with sperm count and the quality of that sperm. Sperm-related problems include:
1. Low sperm count:
A great number of sperm should be about 60-70 million sperm per 1 milliliter of seminal fluid, with about 20 million being the lowest number to be considered “normal”. Low sperm count is a common problem of males and cause difficulty in conception. Men suffering from this problem are usually unable to pregnant their spouse. If you are planning for a baby but unable to conceive your wife then problem of low sperm count may hurt your married relationship. Before we proceed to natural treatment for increasing sperm count, let's have a look on some basic causes behind low sperm count.
Causes of Low Sperm Count
- Testicular injury or some sudden shock that affect the testicles may affect sperm production and cause low sperm count.
- Some times deficiency of some essential nutrients (for example Zinc, Selenium, Vitamin C, Vitamin E etc.) may also lead to low sperm count.
- Some times this problem can be genetic (e.g; Klinefelter's syndrome) or based on a hormonal disorder. In this condition body is unable to produce normal sperms.
- Obesity may also cause imbalance of hormones which are responsible for sperm production.
- Extreme Stress Level is also one of the main reason for low sperm count.
- Smoking cigarettes may also responsible for male infertility since it is known to decrease sperm count and sperm lifespan.
- Excessive Alcohol intake is also responsible for low sperm count.
2. Low motility:
This test measures the ability of the sperm to move and also to swim moving forward. Due to nutrient deficiencies, sometimes sperm are basically immobile or can’t function to swim correctly.
3. Sperm morphology:
It refers to the size and shape of the sperm itself. Abnormal sperm may have to large of a head, or misshapen head, other may have crooked or split tails. This is also due to nutrient deficiencies and chemicals in our environment.
It is an enlarged vein within the scrotum. This can cause extra heat in the area which can damage sperm and it may also be linked to lowered sperm counts.
No Sperm Count (Azoospermia)
Azoospermia, also known as no sperm count, is a male fertility issue that occurs when there is virtually no sperm in a man’s ejaculate. Azoospermia can be caused by a variety of conditions, these include:
- A blockage in the genitalia, also known as “obstructive azoospermia”
- An infection within the male reproductive system
- Injury to the genitalia
- Effects from surgery to the male reproductive system - including effects from radiation and chemotherapy treatments
- Genetic causes
- Other potential causes include: undescended testes, Varicocele, medications such as steroids and antibiotics, excessive alcohol consumption, and illegal drug use.
Risk factors for male infertility include:
- Varicocele, an enlarged varicose vein in the spermatic cord that connects to the testicle
- Aging, which can reduce sperm counts and motility and decrease the genetic quality of sperm
- Sexually transmitted diseases, which can cause scarring in the male reproductive system or impair sperm function
- Lifestyle factors such as smoking and substance abuse
- Long-term or intensive exposure to certain types of chemicals, toxins, or medications
The semen analysis is the cornerstone of the male infertility workup and includes assessment of the following:
- Semen volume (normal, 1.5-5 mL)
- Semen quality
- Sperm density (normal, >15 million sperm/mL)
- Total sperm motility (normal, >40% of sperm having normal movement)
- Sperm morphology (sample lower limit for percentage of normal sperm is 4%)
- Signs of infection – An increased number of white blood cells (WBCs) in the semen may be observed in patients with infectious or inflammatory processes
- Other variables (eg, levels of zinc, citric acid, acid phosphatase, or alpha-glucosidase)
Natural Treatment for Male Infertility
In general, the sperm quality of the population is India has reduced significantly to such an extent that the average sperm count among Indians has fallen from 60 million /ml to 20 million / ml over the last three decades. Diet, chronic stress, exposure to environmental pollutants, alcohol abuse and other lifestyle issues, create a huge impact on fertility as well. Hence, a natural approach addressing all these factors is needed to improve outcomes in Fertility.
At Hashmi Dawakhana, we offer natural approach addressing all these factors and obtain very good results in terms of significant improvement in the sperm parameters resulting in enhanced rate of natural conception as well.
What To Expect From Our Treatment
Our treatment bestows the following benefits:
- Effective treatment for number of conditions not responding to conventional medicine
- Safety for long term use
- Integrating Modern Diagnosis and Natural treatment
- Better clinical outcomes
- Renewed confidence in life
You only have one chance per month to get pregnant. Hashmi Dawakhana is here to help you have a baby sooner.
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