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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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Soy, dairy, and male fertility

Soy, dairy, and male fertility

Posted by on Aug 9, 2020 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at how diet relates to sperm quality. It found that men who eat soy are less likely to have low sperm count, and that men who include milk in their diets have better sperm quality. Some background In roughly half of the heterosexual couples experiencing infertility, the male partner has low sperm count or quality....

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Evaluating a gentler sperm extraction surgery

Posted by on Apr 25, 2020 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at mini-incision micro-dissection testicular sperm extraction, a modified surgery to collect sperm. It found that this was a useful procedure for men who do not produce enough sperm and that it may be less invasive than other surgeries. Some background Non-obstructive azoospermia (NOA) is a condition in which a man...

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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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