Common causes of Male Infertility

By asimkhan

Optimal semen parameters:
• Sperm carrying tubes should be patent
• Sperm should be in sufficient number
• Sperm should have ability to move

Common causes of male infertility
• Varicocele
• Ejaculation issues
• Undescended testicles
• Antibodies that attack sperm
• Tumors
• Defects of tubules that transport sperm
• Infection
• Hormone imbalances
• Chromosome defects
• Problems with sexual intercourse
• Celiac disease
• Certain medications
• Prior surgeries

Environmental causes
• Industrial chemicals
• Heavy metal exposure
• Radiation or X-rays
• Overheating the testicles

Other causes
• Drug use
• Alcohol use
• Tobacco smoking
• Emotional stress
• Depression
• Weight