male infertility

What is male infertility Treatment?

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Infertility effects more then 3 out of 10 couples across the globe and of which 30 percent are related to male infertility. Some of the top reasons for male infertility are:

  • Sperm transport disorder
  • Gonad disorder
  • Pituitary or Hypothalamic causes

Without looking much into the causes, lets talk about the various treatments out there for male infertility.

Assistive reproductive method: In this procedure, sperm is obtained through natural ejaculation, surgical procedures or donors depending upon the situation. The sperm are then inserted into the female genital area or in some cases used to perform in vitro fertilization or intracytoplasmic sperm injection.

Hormonal treatment : In some cases where the doctors feels that hormonal imbalances are causing infertility in males, he or she can recommend certain medications to streamline the hormonal effect and thus result into normal fertility.

Surgery: In cases where no sperm is present in the ejaculate, sperm can often be sourced straight from the testicles or epididymis using sperm-retrieval techniques. Also in some cases vasectomies can be reversed

What are the other lifestyle changes that can be done to cure or hear male infertility?

Below are some of the home remedies and lifestyle aspects which can lead to a solution for male infertility and give the desired result:

  • Increase let’s frequency of sex overall and make it a daily routine. This will directly lead to increase in probability of causing pregnancy. Especially when , is possible during ovulation, if the sperm is present , it can cause the desired result.
  • Avoid using any lubricants which can hinder the sperm movement and reduce its functionality.
  • Avoid wearing tight underwear which can further stress the private areas and may hamper the natural process.

Post Treatment

Male infertility can often be fixed with an outpatient procedure. These are done under general anesthesia or IV sedation. While pain after surgery is usually mild, recovery and follow-up vary. After varicocele repair, your health care provider should do a physical exam.

This is to see if the vein is completely gone. Often the veins stay enlarged, since they are not removed during surgery but only closed off to prevent abnormal blood flow.

Other Alternative Medicines

With the recent rush in herbal and ayurvedic medicines coming to main stream, there has been claims about treatment of male fertility issues through their usage. These supplement do not correct underlying disorders or malfunction but focus on the over all nutrition of the body. Some of these herbs and supplements are :

  • Panax ginseng
  • Zinc
  • Black seed (nigella sativa)
  • Coenzyme Q10
  • Folic acid
  • Horse chestnut (aescin)
  • L-carnitine

However, these need to be consulted with your doctor before consumption to rule out any allergic or harmful reactions.

Coping with infertility can be difficult and is not always necessarily solved with dedicated work. The emotional burden on a couple is considerable, and plans for coping can help. In such matters the spouse can always step up efforts to maintain the overall composure of the relationship and avoid any chances for depression of the individual.

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