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BENEFITS OF GOOD NUTRITION

The benefits of good nutrition are multiple. Besides helping us maintain a healthy weight, good nutrition is essential for the body and all its systems to function optimally for a lifetime. In fact, the benefits of good nutrition can be found in physical and mental health because a healthy diet provides energy, promotes good sleep,…

INFERTILITY IN MALE

Infertility in male means the inability of the male to achieve pregnancy in a fertile female.In humans it account for 40-50% of infertility.Male infertility is commonly due to deficiency in sperm and semen quality.Sperm and semen quality is used as a surrogate measure in male infertility.

Infertility is a wide spread problem of about one in every infertile couple. Although some people think of infertility in women is the sole reason that a couple cannot conceive or may simply add to their difficulty.

CAUSES OF INFERTILITY IN MALE

  • PRE-TESTICULAR CAUSE
  • This factor refers to a condition that impede adequate support of the testes and include situations of poor hormonal support and poor general health.
  • OBESITY
  • This increases the risk of hypogonadotropic hypogonadism which in turn alters the gonadotropin-realising hormone.
  • TOBACCO SMOKING
  • Male smokers have approximately 30% higher odds of infertility.There is increasing evidence that the harmful products of tobacco smoking kill sperm cells.
  • OTHERS INCLUDE: Genetic abnormalities,Excessive exposure to radiation and infections.