Male Fertility: It is true that age can affect the fertility of male?

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Male Fertility: It is true that age can affect the fertility of male?

With age the male fertility changes. You might think that only female fertility is affected with age. In this article, we will let you know how age affects male fertility.

When does is start declining?

Soroka University in Israel conducted a study to look at the quality of semen in normal males and comparing it with quantity as well quality with men’s age.

With age sperm becomes weak

The study also found that age affects the sperm movement which is referred to as sperm motility. It was best before the age of 25 and declines after 55 which decreased by 54%.

With age risk of the genetic problem increase

Age also affects the genetic quality of sperm and these defects can cause:

  • Increased risk of stillbirth
  • Increased risk of birth defects
  • Increased chances of miscarriage
  • Fertility declines

Moreover, it was also found that there are chances that genetic issues can be passed to the children.

The male age and female age combined can increase the risk of birth defects like down syndrome. Well, it also increases the risk like:

  • autism
  • bipolar disorder
  • childhood leukemia
  • achondroplasia, a kind of dwarfism
  • schizophrenia

In case, you and your partner are facing trouble conceiving then make sure you seek the help of the fertility specialist as they will let you know which treatment option will suit you the best. In case, you are not able to find one then you can visit our IVF centre in India.

Consider the age of both male and female

It is essential to consider the age of both male and female. With age, the fertility of women also declines. The women at the age of 19 to 26 have 50% fewer chances of conceiving. It decreased to 29% in women with age of 35 to 39.

The success of IVF with age

With test tube baby, the method of ICSI is used which actually helps in overcoming the issue of age-related fertility.

ICSI (intracytoplasmic sperm injection) in which a healthy sperm is injected directly into the egg. With ICSI there is no need for sperm to swim or reach the egg for fertilization. It means with these treatment options it can help to reduce the chances of infertility and your partner can conceive successfully.

Keep in mind

It is essential that you understand that man’s age matters. The fertility might not drop in the same way as women but a couple should be aware of this thing.

If you are facing issue then seek the help of our fertility specialist. They will let you know the best treatment option by diagnosing the problem. You have any question in mind feel free to ask them as they will answer all your queries.

About The Author

Dr Shivani Bhutani
A doctor with a rich background and high success rate, Dr. Shivani Bhutani offers the boon of parenthood to couples dealing with infertility. She has opulent knowledge and expertise in offering successful treatment for infertility in females, gynecological disorders and family planning consultation services. Highly dedicated, concerned and attentive, Dr. Shivani understands the bliss of parenthood and offers appropriate medical help.