When couples feel troubles in conceive despite of trying for over a year, 20% of them become unable due to male infertility factor. A male infertility is found by evaluation for semen abnormality, however there are several factors that affect male fertility irrespective of good semen.
Age: A female’s fertility potential drops gradually after surpassing 30s. A woman of age 50 years old is less fertile than a man of 20 years old.
Smoking and Alcohol–Smoking widely reduces the infertility in both males and females. It is found as the major inhibitor to conceive. Even a pregnant woman is also at a risk of miscarriage due to smoking. Additional serious effect is created by alcohol. Alcohol reduces male fertile power. However its average use doesn’t affect the fertility significantly but it lowers the fertility in those with small sperms.
Fat – In the well developed countries, most of people suffer from obesity problems and bad lifestyle that causes female infertility. Even an obese male would also have abnormal sperm.
Extensive workout– A female who works out for more than 7 hours a week may suffer from ovulation issues.
No workout– A lazy lifestyle is also in few cases linked with reducing fertility in males as well as females
Chemical Exposure– Exposure to pesticides, metals and other chemicals is related with fertility issues in people
Anxiety and Stress–Problems in relationship and carrier create extensive anxiety and stress in people. Too much stress creates less interest in sexual intercourse that reduces the chance of getting pregnant.
Disease: like PCOS etc.
The infertile couples should see their doctor as soon as possible. Your physician will suggest a series of tests to find the cause of infertility. In few cases the causes can never be found. Diagnosis of male infertility problems includes-