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November 2018

Infertility Solution

Penile implant in the era of Viagra

Viagra:

Viagra tablets (famous as a blue pill) sell like hotcakes soon after its launch in 1998 and completed its 20th anniversary in 2018. It still continues to be the first line of medical treatment for a penile erection problem (Erectile Dysfunction).

Viagra contains Sildenafil, which was initially tested in cardiac trials. It was termed as a “lucky accident” when the nurses in the wards started noticing that these patients’ who received Viagra preferred lying on their tummy with embarrassment to hide their penile erections. It was then more studies were done to establish its role in erectile dysfunction (ED).

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Benefits of Optimal Testosterone

Low Testosterone (Hypogonadism)

What is low testosterone? 

Testosterone is an important hormone for men. Produced by the testes, the hormone gives men many of their masculine characteristics, like facial hair and a deeper voice. It is involved with sperm production and sex drive. It also contributes to strength, bones, and muscle mass.

Low testosterone, also called hypogonadism, occurs when a man’s body doesn’t produce adequate amounts of the hormone.

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Erectile Dysfunction Treatment

ERECTILE DYSFUNCTION (ED)

Men who have Erectile Dysfunction(ED) are unable to have or maintain a penile erection that’s firm enough for sexual intercourse and satisfaction.

Erectile Dysfunction(ED) Causes and Treatment

It can cause low self-esteem, performance anxiety, depression, and stress. Erectile Dysfunction (ED) may affect the quality of a marriage or intimate relationship. The good news is there are many safe and effective treatments. Keep Reading

NU Fertility - IVF Treatment

Things To Know Before Opting For IVF

Once a couple decides to go ahead with IVF(In vitro fertilization), the next concern is the success rate and to decide where to do it. As we all know IVF has its limitations and a variety of factors influence the outcome. Some of them are under our control and some of them are not.

IVF Success Rates

The outcome of an IVF cycle depends on the quality of the embryo which in turn depends on the egg quality and the sperm quality. Egg quality is mainly dependent on the age of the woman. As age increases, particularly in the late thirties, the chances of having aneuploid/ abnormal eggs increases. ICSI( intracytoplasmic sperm injection) can overcome most of the sperm-related problems but severely abnormal semen samples can give rise to poor quality embryos, thereby compromising the IVF success rates. Egg numbers are equally important. Studies show that IVF success increases as the number of eggs retrieved increases up to about 15 eggs. Thereafter there is no further increase in the success.

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