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    Male Fertility

    Optimising male fertility Many cases of unexplained infertility and sub-fertility are thought to be attributable to male factors. Male infertility is defined as the presence of abnormal semen parameters in the male partner of a couple who have been unable to conceive after one year of unprotected intercourse. For couples who are unable to conceive a male infertility associated factor is found in 50% of cases. [1] Studies show that acupuncture has substantial effects on reproductive function and helps male fertility by improving sperm count concentration, [2] sperm quality [3] and sperm motility. [4] Causes of male infertility can range from physical problems to psychological problems and hormonal imbalance. How to improve male fertility and some of the…