More than 30 million people in India including, women and men are suffering from infertility, to varying extents. Infertility can be defined as an inability to bear children or conceive. Around 20% of infertility cases in India are caused by abnormal sperm related conditions found in men. 40% to 50% of infertility cases occur due to abnormality related to the body conditions,and the physiological and hormonal processes of women. Men in India are most susceptible to infertility after 50 years of age all the same age for women is 32 years.
Major Causes of Male Infertility In India
Smoking is one of the main causes of infertility, for which the majority of Indians seek infertility problem treatment. Obesity is another general condition that has been found to be associated with male abnormal sperm condition and count and female infertility. Besides this, there are a number of differentiating infertility causes in men and women.
Infertility in men is primarily caused by reasons including:
- Varicocele- this is a condition of swelling of veins that is responsible for draining the testicles. Ejaculation problems- during ejaculation, the sperm sometimes does not comes out of the penis but enters the bladder.
- Infection- sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and inflammation among other infections may deteriorate the health of sperms or block their passage.
- Hormonal imbalances-hormonal imbalances that are related to a hormone secreted from glands including the thyroid, pituitary, hypothalamus, and adrenal glands may cause infertility.
- Antibodies- some times a defective immune and antibody system of the body identifies sperm as a foreign pathogen and destroys it.
- Tumors and Cancers- non-malignant tumors and cancers also impact the health of male reproductive parts and organs.
- Sexual Problems- these problems include premature ejaculation, inability to maintain or have a firm erection,psychological problems, anatomical abnormality,relationship issues and pain during intercourse among others.
In some cases, treatments including radiation therapy for cancer,and other treatments like testosterone replacement therapy, antifungal medications, and others impact the quality or count of sperms. Visit a sexologist today who will help you identify the right cause for impotence and infertility and will have the right set of medication and treatment for treating it.