Months later, maybe a year or more they asking about the best antidepressants, or ed treatment. Please sign up and join the conversation. So looking for an advice. Learn about the different types of sperm motility and whether Y "boy" chromosomes actually swim faster than X "girl" chromosomes. I inject it myself. It works by helping to produce more hormones that cause your ovaries to release. Sluggish motile 20 percent and non motile are 70 percent.
Before artificial insemination, the woman may take medication that promotes ovulation. Read these encouraging artificial insemination success stories. In vitro fertilization IVF involves handling both the egg and the fertilized embryo outside of the body. The eggs are then combined with sperm in the laboratory. ICSI involves injection of a single sperm into the egg. Clomid is typically used as an infertility treatment in women. Taking Clomid can lead to an increase in testosterone and sperm count, but studies on its efficacy in men have had mixed results.
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There are limitations to this study. But this kind of study is what needs to be done with more men and for a longer time to really determine the safety of clomiphene for long term use in men. Clomid surely has its advantages compared to testosterone for use in men with low testosterone. It also saves sperm, as testosterone itself reduces sperm production. But information about its use is less than that of testosterone, which puts men and their doctors in a kind of Catch Mulhall and colleagues are to be commended for expanding what we know of the safety of this medication.
Do you know of any non-prescription alternatives, either OTC or natural, that also act as an anti-oestrogen? Additionally, although slightly off topic, what are your thoughts on aromatase inhibitors as a method to decrease the conversion to estradiol? I will re-read this and other articles, but I do not recall reading anyting about OTC or natural alternatives.
Sorry, Phil, I thought that you were asking about alternatives in general. Unfortunately, nutraceuticals nowadays can make all sorts of claims without being verified. I have been browsing your site. Thank you for writing such an informative blog. It is difficult to find good information from a professional and not just your average joe who has a passion, but may not be the best educated on a subject.
After some searching, I do not see a place where you have previously addressed the interaction of clomid and weight gain in men. Clomid supresses the absorbtion of estridiol in the pitutary gland, but as a result the body produces an increased amount of estridiol. A lot of men report increasing weight while taking clomiphene due to increasing muscle mass and increasing appetite. Sometimes the appetite exceeds the muscle, and fat gets added.
Doc, thank you so much for this blog. And if so, is there typically an increase after the plateau? Thanks for the nice words, Dave. Can clomid in small doses 25mg and maybe once or twice a week work as a very gentle way of achieving this? Thanks for your time Andy. Hi Andy, I would urge such a man to see a doctor who can do more extensive testing and prescribe whatever medication is required, as all men with those characteristics are different.
Have you read any studies tracking Clomid use on infertile men who are trying to conceive? Hi Will, there are definitely reports in the scientific literature, ours included. It also depends on how low the counts are.