Semen analysis

Semen analysis


Many couples do not begin until after a few years of being together with the attempt to have children. But often it is not as easy as planned, this desire into reality. The examination of sperm is an important piece of the puzzle in the search for the cause. The desire to have children is stronger, and happens nothing, giving way to the initial looseness tension coercion, and emotional – the desire for Sex is to frustration, fun to obligation. For many women, an Odyssey of tests and therapies begins – everything possible will be tried to get pregnant. Forget but sometimes of the man. And, although an investigation of sperm is quite simple and often the cause is revealing.

Childlessness – desired, and, later, unintentionally

It is estimated that in Germany there are up to 1.5 million couples with infertility. Especially older couples are affected above the 30. Life year increase in a woman and a man, the risk for infertility and the likelihood of losing a child during pregnancy. The likelihood to be without birth control pregnant is a younger Couple, still at 20-30 % per cycle, in women, between 25 and 33 years, only 18 % and then decreases more rapidly. The proportion of childless couples in the age group of 35 – to 39-year-old is currently around 15 % in the old and rising to 5% in the new länder.

Reasons for infertility are found in men and women with approximately equal frequency: In 40 % of cases, the cause of the man or the woman, in about 20 % at the same time obstacles for a pregnancy to show both.

Causes of the sterility

With a Pair after a maximum of two years of regular sexual intercourse, no pregnancy, one speaks of infertility or sterility. The reasons are varied and include, in addition to the way of life and age (especially women), acute and chronic diseases and malformations in man or woman. Psychological causes can aggravate, if necessary, of the Situation, but this is rarely the sole reason.

  • In women, inflammation of the fallopian tubes or other organs of the abdomen, often, often caused by chlamydia adhesions and occlusions, and thus to infertility. Other frequent causes of hormonal disorders and endometriosis appears, therefore, accumulation of uterine lining outside of the uterus.
  • Also in men, inflammation of, e.g., the efferent slow roads or the closure according to Mumps, venereal disease, or of a violation of possible culprits, which can lead to problems with sperm. Varicose veins of the testicles can lead to Overheating and thus to changes of the sperm cells. Additional causes are hormonal disorders and erectile dysfunction. It will also discuss environmental influences that will cause changes in the sperm; in particular, Smoking, too much alcohol and Stress are also responsible.

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