A Hidden Testosterone Killer

Testosterone gels and other ways of boosting a man's testosterone levels are all the rage at the moment. For the right man with the right condition - meaning a verified below-normal testosterone level - these therapies may help. But before jumping onto the hormonal bandwagon, I suggest that guys consider alternatives. For example, clomiphene can boost testosterone levels indirectly and...

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Infertility? Check Out the Guy First!

One of the best parts of my job is helping couples have kids. Last week, for example, I heard some good news from a couple I first saw about 3 years ago. I want to tell you their story, because it contains some important lessons that any couple trying to get pregnant needs to know.

Bruce and Donna came to...

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Male Reproductive Health Handbook

Many men simply do not take a pro-active approach to their own healthcare. This includes issues with reproductive health and infertility, too! The good news is that many problems are easily corrected. If you're reading this handbook

either you or your partner may be concerned about male factor infertility. It doesn't matter who takes the first step towards information and support...

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Upgrading Fertility Status with Varicocele Repair

The most common identifiable cause of infertility in men is a varicocele. Approximately one third of infertile men who have never fathered a child have a varicocele, and up to 80% of men who were once fertile, but are now infertile, also have a varicocele. Varicoceles are abnormally enlarged veins draining the testicles. They cause pooling of blood in the scrotum...

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Varicocele: A Common Form of Male Infertility

According to recent estimates, roughly six million Americans are affected by infertility today and need medical support in order to have their family. In 20% of these cases, the underlying cause is male factor infertility. In 30-40% of these cases, infertility results from both the male and female partner.

A common type of male factor infertility is called a varicocele....

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