ASRM recommendations during the COVID-19 pandemic

On March 17, the American Society for Reproductive Medicine issued a sweeping guideline, calling for US-based fertility centers to suspend all patient treatment cycles and non-urgent gamete cryopreservation in the face of the novel coronavirus outbreak. This is an unprecedented guidance- even the Zika virus did not earn a universal recommendation for cessation of all …

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Exercise May Be Linked to Sperm Quality

Most people know that diet and exercise are important for our health, and every month more studies are published showing how our lifestyle choices significantly impact our body systems. A new study published in Human Reproduction found that men who engaged in the most physical activity had the highest sperm motility, which is defined as …

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Can sperm count be related to your diet?

Today, we often forget (or ignore) how food affects our health. Food is fuel and there is something to the adage, “you are what you eat.” Our food provides important vitamins, minerals and nutrients which are needed for our bodily processes to work correctly. Food intake has been linked to chronic diseases such as obesity, …

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Obesity Directly Effects Fertility

It may be hard to believe, but right now, there are more people in the world that are overweight than underweight. If the trend continues, it may have a negative global impact on fertility rates. Some studies suggest that obesity should be considered a cause of infertility as it contributes to reduced semen quality, erectile …

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