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What is a semen analysis?

Also known as a sperm count test, a semen analysis is used to determine the health and viability of your sperm. An analysis of your semen measures three key factors of sperm health: The amount of sperm   The shape of the sperm – sperm morphology How the sperm move – sperm motility Often, a […]

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How long does sperm take to regenerate?

While women are born with all the eggs they’ll have in their lifetime, men produce millions of sperm every day. If you are struggling to conceive, the sperm regeneration cycle should be considered as a contributing factor. There are several simple lifestyle changes you can make which will improve the health of your sperm, increasing […]

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What is a male fertility test?

Of the 11 million couples who try for a baby each year, around 2 million will experience fertility issues. If you and your partner are struggling to conceive, you’re likely to be referred for fertility tests to determine the cause. On average, around 50% of infertility issues can be attributed to the male. Only 20% […]

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How can sperm motility be improved?

Sperm motility refers to the action of sperm movement. Good sperm motility is one of the essential criteria for healthy sperm, as it is vital that healthy sperm cells are able to swim proficiently to be able to reach and fertilise the egg. Asthenozoospermia is a condition where sperm do not swim proficiently, which can […]

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How to improve sperm morphology

Sperm morphology refers to the proper formation of the sperm – essentially the size and shape. You will be familiar with the image of a normal sperm with an oval head with a long tail. In comparison, abnormal sperm have crooked or double tails or misshapen heads. Sometimes abnormal sperm can affect the ability of […]

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