Male infertility: myths and reality

Male infertility: myths and reality

 

When a young couple faces the problem of infertility,The main reason is considered to be female infertility.This stereotype is fully justified, according to statistics, the number of women who suffer from infertility is almost three times more than men. However, we should not forget that this ratio is very conditional, because it’s not a secret to anyone thatmen are less likely to go to doctorsand, consequently, fewer cases of male infertility are reported. In practice, the situation is somewhat different. According to Yury Benedychuk, Candidate of Medical Sciences, Deputy Chief Doctor of the Clinic of Genetics of Reproduction "Victoria" - in recent yearsthe level of male infertility has increased fivefold.So, it is almost equal to the indices of female infertility. This disappointing trend is due to a number of reasons.

Among the main ones it should be noted:

  • sperm activity,
  • their lack of maturity and reduced production
  • injuries of the testicles (in particular - damage to the tissue of the testes).

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The main myth of male infertility

The main myth that men have come up with - if they have everything with potency, then the problem of infertility in a woman. This position is often the main argument in contrast to the need to undergo a medical examination, but it is absolutely erroneous. Good potency and the ability of a man to fertilize are not directly related, explains Yuri Beneedychuk. It is important to pay attention to the problem in time and take all necessary measures, since the treatment of infertility is quite a long process and in some cases requires surgical intervention.

How to identify male infertility?

To establish the cause of male infertility, it is enough to undergo a medical examination and a spermogram. This analysis allows you to determine the number and activity of sperm.

If the active sperm count is less than 50%, this means that there is a risk of infertility. In this case, the patient is prescribed additional examinations.

Identifying male infertility is much easier than female infertility, in addition, it can be cured in almost all cases.The main problem is only in the timeliness of the survey men.

Speaking of male infertility, it is important to take into account external factors. Bad ecology - rather the result than the cause. This process is irreversible and does not depend on ourselves. But a healthy lifestyle - plays an equally important role. But often men do not take it seriously until they discover a specific problem.

Often the cause of male infertility are:

passive lifestyle

  • alcohol abuse
  • smoking
  • infectious diseases
  • long-term use of drugs
  • frequent stress.

Therefore, men should think about their habits even before they decide to engage in procreation.

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  • Male infertility: myths and reality

    Male infertility: myths and reality

    Male infertility: myths and reality

    Male infertility: myths and reality

    Male infertility: myths and reality

    Male infertility: myths and reality

    Male infertility: myths and reality

    Male infertility: myths and reality

    Male infertility: myths and reality

    Male infertility: myths and reality

    Male infertility: myths and reality

    Male infertility: myths and reality

    Male infertility: myths and reality

    Male infertility: myths and reality

    Male infertility: myths and reality

    Male infertility: myths and reality

    Male infertility: myths and reality

    Male infertility: myths and reality

    Male infertility: myths and reality

    Male infertility: myths and reality

    Male infertility: myths and reality

    Male infertility: myths and reality

    Male infertility: myths and reality

    Male infertility: myths and reality

    Male infertility: myths and reality

    Male infertility: myths and reality