The Men’s Health Awareness movement encourages the early detection of male-factor infertility. The movement’s mission is to increase public awareness of preventable health conditions for men – especially infertility. This includes preventing sterility. Organizers have developed and implemented creative awareness activities during the month of June.
This movement has developed and implemented creative awareness resources for men utilize in improving their health year-round. A Men’s Health Awareness network coordinates dozens of corporate, government, religious, and fraternal outreach activities across the nation. There are many federal, state, and local government websites providing information about Men’s Health Awareness. Most major broadcast and print media organizations cover stories about men’s health by interviewing experts in the field.
The purpose of this movement is to heighten the awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of medical conditions prevalent among men.
One third (1/3) of infertility cases are attributed to male factor infertility. Men are less apt to openly discuss their infertility or to have a support system in place to help them cope through treatment. This is because men do not think about their fertility until it comes time to have a baby.
Proven, successful treatments to overcome male-factor infertility:
Coping through male infertility treatment is made easier with some very simplistic proactive tools.
Testing for male infertility begins with a semen sample analysis. A semen analysis reveals the efficiency of sperm function.
A computer assisted semen analysis is a simple – yet sophisticated – diagnostic test used to detect male factor infertility. A semen sample is collected through masturbation and analyzed for sperm quality.
When a diagnosis of male factor infertility has been made, IUI – or – ICSI in conjunction with IVF using the man’s sperm is typically recommended.
It is important to work with a multidisciplinary fertility care team having a thorough understanding of the root cause of your infertility. At New Hope Fertility Center, all patient cases are evaluated, reviewed and discussed by and between their multidisciplinary fertility team. The team collectively arrives at and executes the best customized fertility treatment plan based upon every patient’s individualized needs.
A multidisciplinary team approach to treating your infertility will:
Dr. John Zhang is an avid promoter of men’s health week to increase awareness of male-factor infertility prevention and treatment. To schedule your initial consultation with Dr. John Zhang, call 917.525.5496.