male infertility

Most Common Causes of Male Fertility Problems

CAUSES OF MALE INFERTILITY - SAN ANTONIO, TX Male fertility problems account for roughly one-third of all fertility specialist visits. Given these realities, the Fertility Center of San Antonio offers state-of-the-art infertility treatments to address male fertility problems. Dr. Joseph E. Martin and his team will work with all of our patients to ensure they receive the custom treatment and compassionate care they deserve. The team at our San Antonio, TX fertility clinic would like to go over some of the most common causes of male infertility. This will let you know how what smuggles you may be facing. We would be

Treatments for Poor Sperm Morphology

POOR SPERM MORPHOLOGY TREATMENT - SAN ANTONIO, TX Many people are familiar with the role that sperm count plays in fertility, yet sperm morphology is another important factor. Sperm morphology refers to the shape, appearance, and anatomy of a man's sperm. Healthy sperm tend to have a uniform shape that allows for proper swimming and aids in the fertilization process. The team at the Fertility Center of San Antonio would like to take a moment to discuss male infertility treatments to address sperm morphology issues. Knowing your treatment options can be quite helpful when determining if professional help is right for

ICSI Increases the Success Rate of IVF Treatment

ICSI CANDIDATES - SAN ANTONIO, TX When couples experience infertility, they may assume that the problem is due to female factor infertility. However, in many cases, male factor infertility is at least partially responsible for the difficulty conceiving. IVF, or in vitro fertilization, is a popular fertility treatment because it can help couples dealing with a wide range of male and female fertility problems. However, if a test has confirmed that the male’s sperm are not as potent as desired, there are additional options to consider. ICSI, or intracytoplasmic sperm injection, can increase the success rate of IVF treatment. ICSI

Hormone Testing Helps Diagnose and Treat Infertility

HORMONE TESTING AND INFERTILITY - SAN ANTONIO, TX The Fertility Center of San Antonio always takes time to consider the causes of infertility before moving forward with treatment of any kind. We believe in thorough, state-of-the-art fertility evaluation techniques, which allow us to carefully tailor procedures to the needs of the patient. In a number of cases, hormone imbalances are a primary reason for infertility. Let's take a moment to consider what this means for patients. The Role of Hormones in Fertility Hormones are essential chemicals in the bloodstream that help regulate organ function and various systems of the body.

Looking at the Numbers: Male and Female Infertility Statistics

INFERTILITY STATISTICS - SAN ANTONIO, TX At the Fertility Center of San Antonio, we want to empower every patient who comes to visit us. We understand the frustrations and challenges of starting a family, which is why each fertility evaluation and consultation offers individualized consideration. We will tailor treatments to you in order to find smart solutions to any issues you face. It's encouraging for many men and women to learn that they are not alone in their struggles. With that in mind, let's considering some statistics on infertility that are pretty fascinating. These numbers offer insight into the causes if

Kick the Habit for Your Future: How Smoking Affects Male Fertility

SMOKING AND MALE FERTILITY - SAN ANTONIO, TX Here at the Fertility Center of San Antonio, we offer male and female fertility evaluation, which helps in determining ideal treatments and solutions for various infertility matters. Sometimes we find that little lifestyle modifications can have a major impact on fertility and infertility. With that in mind, we'd like to consider how smoking affects men, and why it's so important to quit smoking as soon as possible--better still, you shouldn't smoke in the first place. Smoking Harms Your Entire Body, Not Just Your Lungs It's common knowledge that smoking leads to an

Low Sperm Motility – Causes and Treatments

LOW SPERM MOTILITY - SAN ANTONIO, TX Couples that have trouble conceiving naturally may want to look into fertility testing. As part of that testing, the male will undergo a semen analysis. This comprehensive test helps doctors determine whether or not the man can contribute to conception. The analysis measures the sperm count, motility (movement), and morphology (shape). The results of the sperm analysis will determine which infertility treatments may work for the couple. While sperm count plays an important role in determining a man’s fertility, the motility of the sperm carries just as much weight. Learn more about low sperm

What Are the Treatments for Low Sperm Count?

TREATMENT FOR LOW SPERM COUNT - SAN ANTONIO, TX The team at the Fertility Center of San Antonio has helped countless couples start the families of their dreams. We offer advanced infertility treatments for men and women that increase the chances of pregnancy and live birth. When it comes to male factor infertility, one of the most common causes is a low sperm count. Let's define what this involves and then look at some common options for treatment. Defining Low Sperm Count Low sperm count refers to a lack of viable sperm in a man's ejaculate. This is determine by volume.

How to Overcome Male Fertility Problems

MALE FERTILITY PROBLEMS - SAN ANTONIO, TX If you’re having trouble getting pregnant, both the male and female partners should undergo a fertility evaluation. Though a woman carries a fetus, both male and female partners can have fertility issues. Research tells us that in about a third of couples that have trouble getting pregnant, the issues are in full or partly due to male infertility. In one-fifth of infertile couples, the problem is in the male partner’s reproductive system. Call us today to schedule your consultation and evaluation, and we’ll find out why you’re having difficulty becoming pregnant. To

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