Symptoms of infertility and impotence
Infertility and impotence are common problems among men characterized by the consistent inability to sustain an erection sufficient for sexual intercourse or inability to achieve ejaculation or both. The factors below are the Symptoms of Impotence and infertility
Low sperm count means that the fluid (semen) you ejaculate during an orgasm contains fewer sperm than normal.
A low sperm count is also called oligospermia (ol-ih-go-SPUR-me-uh). A complete absence of sperm is called azoospermia. Your sperm count is considered lower than normal if you have fewer than 15 million sperm per milliliter of semen.
Having a low sperm count decreases the odds that one of your sperm will fertilize your partner’s egg, resulting in pregnancy. Nonetheless, many men who have low sperm count are still able to father a child.
2. Poor Sperm Quality
Low sperm count is not the only defect of semen that can affect fertility, lack of certain enzymes and organic proteinous components can also cause this because the absence of those components reduce sperm motility and then affects fertilization
3. Partial or Total Inability to Achieve an Erection
4. Shrinking of the Testes
Shrinking of the testes is also known as testicular atrophy. Testicular atrophy refers to the shrinking of your testicles, which are the two male reproductive glands located in the scrotum. Reduced muscle mass, absent or reduced facial hair growth, absent or reduced pubic hair growth are symptoms
5. Lack of Offspring
We are talking about infertility and impotence which are the inability to have Offsprings, so when you are unable to have offsprings for medical reasons, you are infertile
“Stress has long been identified as having an influence on health. Our research suggests that men’s reproductive health may also be affected by their social environment.”
7. Mental Depression
Infertility can be distressing, and many people experience bouts of stress, sadness, or feelings of hopelessness. Some people with infertility become depressed.
8. Emotional Stress
Increased level of Prolacting is an enemy of semen, it leads to reduced sperm motility and quality with spermatogenic arrest. Accumulation of stress, Physical or emotional leads to increased prolactin in the Body
Anxiety , being overexcited and eagerness to have sex have a great impact on Mens performance during intercourse and its negative effect leads to impotence (Premature ejaculation)
Fear of failure is a big cause of impotence and at times infertility too. It leads to premature ejaculation because they fear will lead to anxiety and wouldn’t let the body function normally during intercourse
11. Loss of the Desire for Sexual Intimacy
With Loss of sexual Intimacy, there wouldn’t be regular sex which is a factor to increase the chances of conception, there are some types of loss of desire for sexual intimacy e.g the one caused by masturbation. This can make the man not be able to ejaculate anymore. There are several more about what loss of the desire for sexual Intimacy can cause in the sexual and reproductive life of men. Search our blog to read more