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Can PDE5 inhibitors improve male fertility?

Can PDE5 inhibitors improve male fertility?

Posted by on Apr 11, 2021 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This review looked at whether phosphodiesterase 5 (PDE5) inhibitors such as sildenafil (Viagra) can improve male fertility. It found that these medications improve sperm concentration, shape, and movement. Some background PDE5 inhibitors are the most common treatment for erectile dysfunction (ED). These medications increase the...

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Can probiotics improve fertility?

Can probiotics improve fertility?

Posted by on Dec 31, 2020 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This review looked at whether probiotics can improve fertility. It found that probiotics improve sperm quality, and it is not clear whether probiotics improve pregnancy rates following in vitro fertilization (IVF). Some background For every human cell in a person’s body, there are 10 microbial cells living on the skin, in the gut,...

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Can an antioxidant multi-micronutrient supplement improve male infertility?

Can an antioxidant multi-micronutrient supplement improve male infertility?

Posted by on May 16, 2020 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at whether an antioxidant multi-nutrient supplement can improve male infertility. It found that the supplement improved sperm quality and pregnancy rates in couples with male infertility. Some background Male infertility is a factor in half of the infertility cases. For over 40% of men with infertility, there is no...

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Evaluating antioxidants in male infertility

Posted by on Apr 30, 2020 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This trial looked at whether antioxidant supplements improve male infertility. It found that antioxidants did not improve semen parameters, natural conception, or birth rates. Some background Male infertility is the sole cause of 20-30% of infertility cases and contributes to half of the cases. Male infertility may be caused by sperm...

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Does FSH supplementation improve male fertility?

Posted by on Jan 21, 2020 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated if follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) supplementation improves sperm parameters in male infertility (MI). They found that FSH improved sperm parameters in these patients.  Some background Male infertility (MI) is a common cause of infertility. In many cases, the cause of MI cannot be explained. MI...

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Coenzyme Q10 – can it improve sperm quality?

Posted by on Sep 2, 2019 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated if coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) improves semen parameters in men with oligoasthenoteratozoospermia (OAT). They found that CoQ10 improved semen parameters in these men. Some background Male infertility can manifest as a number of symptoms. Men may have low hormone levels. They may produce a low number of sperm. The...

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Can dietary fats affect sperm motility?

Posted by on Jul 30, 2015 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study examined the relationship between dietary fatty acids consumed by males and asthenozoospermia.  Some background Both healthy and unhealthy types of fat can be found in food. Omega-3 poly unsaturated fatty acids (PUFA’s), for instance, include docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA)....

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