Male infertility contributes to 50% of all infertility cases.
Pregnaclinic is offering a fertility blood test to assess you?re the levels of your key hormones important in maintaining your fertility, ?which is usually the first test that needs to be done if you and your partner are finding it difficult to conceive and suspect that you may be infertile.
Preganclinic tets for the following hormones, which all are important in male fertility
Follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) – In men, it regulates the production and transportation of sperm.
luteinizing hormone (LH)-. In men, it stimulates the hormone testosterone which affects sperm production. An?LH test?is used to measure a man?s sperm count.
Prolactin- This hormone prolactin is made by the pituitary gland. The test is done in men when there is a lack of sexual desire, difficulty getting an erection, or if there might be a problem with the pituitary gland.
Testosterone- this is the hormone responsible for male sexual characteristics and also plays a role in male libido, erectile function and male fertility health.
For many men experiencing low testosterone levels, there are no symptoms. Low testosterone is known to be a cause?low sex drive and erectile dysfunction, or impotence, as well as low sperm count, which impact on male fertility and the chances of your partner conceiving.
Assessing for any abnormalities in the levels of these hormones is a relatively easy way of identifying why it is taking you some time to get pregnant and in some cases, this may be enough to pinpoint the root of the problem. If any ambiance in the hormones are detected, there are a number of supplements available to help improve sperm parameters such as count, motility and morphology.
Who is this for & Importance
For men who want to assess their fertility status or him and his partner are having problems in conceiving
Turnaround Time: 2-3 days
Turnaround Time express: 2-3 day