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Out of the more than 7.3 million reported cases of infertility, one-third of these are male infertility cases alone and another one-third are cases of female infertility. The rest are a combination of the two. This means that conception difficulties are not the concern of women alone. Male infertility is also a problem that has to be addressed by at least two-thirds of couples who want to have a baby.

Symptoms of Male Infertility

There are no obvious signs of male infertility except for the inability to have a child after at least one year of trying, or six months for couples who are 35 years old or more. However, there are times when there are signs that are caused by the hormonal imbalances in men. These may include sexual dysfunction, decreased body or facial hair, and pain or swelling in the testicles.

Causes of Male Infertility

There are several causes of male infertility. We can divide these into three categories: medical, environmental, and lifestyle. [click to continue…]

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