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Video: Common Causes of Male Infertility

Video: Common Causes of Male Infertility

Either female and male infertility can be the cause if a couple is not able to conceive after one full year of unprotected sex. While the female partner is more often blamed, male infertility, in reality, contributes to 50% of these cases. 90% of male infertility is derived from deficient sperm count.

In this video,’s YouTube channel, Illumistream Health,  will help you understand the common causes of male infertility which can make it really difficult for the male and female partner to conceive.


Male Infertility Causes:’s YouTube video points out the causes of male infertility.

1. Structural abnormalities of the male reproductive organs such as blocked tubes and varicoceles, abnormally enlarged veins in the scrotal sac which can cause blood to pour into the scrotum, raise the semen temperature and kill sperms in the process.

2. Testicular overheating as in high fever or excessive hot tubs can cause sperm death.

3. Infection of the male reproductive organ such as chlamydia and other sexually transmitted diseases.

4. Low release of male hormone testosterone or high levels of female hormone estrogen in the male.

5. Emotional and physical stress

6. Exposure to environmental toxins and chemicals

7. Vitamin and mineral deficiency

8. Drugs, substance abuse and smoking reduce the quality and quantity of sperm  by up to 50%.

9. Age impairs sperm movement and lowers male fertility


Consult Your Physician to Evaluate Male Infertility


Due to the many possible causes of male infertility, it’s best to consult your physician if you and your partner are having trouble conceiving.

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