Male Factors

Before an assisted reproduction treatment, we have to discard male factors

Unlike past times, when every fertility problem was thought to be because of the woman, we know today that men can also have sperm disorders that difficult fecundation.

In some occasions, the few, this problems are due to non changeable genetic alterations that stop the sperm production and make a man fertile, or pathologies like cystic fibrosis that decrease fertility.

Always that a pregnancy is being looked for and before starting an assisted reproduction treatment, the male factor must be discard.

For that, a seminogram is performed, a test used to evaluate the characteristics of the sperms. Even though that the results of this test may let you down, the good news are that this factors are not a sentence, are not irresolvable: changing the hormonal scenario needed, it is possible to modify fully the seminogram results in three months.

Always that a pregnancy is being looked for and before starting an assisted reproduction treatment, the male factor must be discard.

In most cases, fertility problems in men are 100% changeable. Many times this happen because of volumen, mobility and morphology sperm disorders. You may have heard that in some cases of “lazy sperms” and such expressions. I have goods news for you: you can reverse this situation before going to an assisted reproduction treatment.

It is about, as we mentioned, generating a correct hormonal scenario, giving that the thyroid hormone levels, of testosterone or the growing hormone are involved in this sperm maturation, the same as minerals like zinc.