Male Fertility

Coping With Infertility On Father's Day

Dr Geetha Venkat | Posted 31.05.2017 | UK Parents
Dr Geetha Venkat

Joining a support group can often be a good idea where you can share your emotions amongst caring, like-minded individuals. At HSFC we know the fertility journey can be very stressful and we believe that reducing this stress will contribute significantly to your overall health and well-being.

The Truth About Your Weight And Fertility

Dr Geetha Venkat | Posted 18.04.2017 | UK Parents
Dr Geetha Venkat

We all know that maintaining an ideal weight is important for our overall health and wellbeing, but what we have come to learn from recent studies, is that weight can cause complications during pregnancy and also has a significant effect on fertility. In fact, research shows that overweight and obese women have poorer outcomes following fertility treatment.

How To Navigate The Festive Season Whilst Undergoing Fertility Treatment

Dr Geetha Venkat | Posted 13.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Geetha Venkat

For couples undergoing fertility treatment this December, some thoughtful planning can help to reduce the sadness and stress and increase your chances of not just surviving, but enjoying a Merry Christmas.

Fertility Isn't Just a Women's Issue

Kate Brian | Posted 06.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Kate Brian

It's never easy to talk about having a fertility problem, and many people who have difficulty conceiving prefer not to tell anyone beyond their very close family and friends. Now, a new study has revealed quite what a taboo subject infertility still is for many men.

Mass Sperm Freezing is Not an Answer: Fertility Education Is the Solution

Dr Geeta Nargund | Posted 06.07.2016 | UK Parents
Dr Geeta Nargund

I was deeply concerned to read the proposal by Dr Kevin Smith last week, that young men should consider freezing their sperm, around the age of 18 with the promise of artificial fertility even in old age.

The Five Arms for Maintaining Your Fertility Naturally

Michael Dooley | Posted 14.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Michael Dooley

There have been some tremendous scientific developments over the last three decades in the realm of assisted conception, opening a great number of doors for women and transforming the way we think about fertility. However, I still believe that self-care needs to be front of mind for couples that are trying to conceive.

What to Eat to Improve Your Fertility

Henrietta Norton | Posted 16.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Henrietta Norton

Whether you are trying to conceive naturally or you are undergoing fertility treatment, the period of time before you conceive gives you a window of opportunity to evaluate your nutrition and general lifestyle.

Sperm From Skin Cells Could Help Fertility

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.08.2012 | UK Lifestyle

A breakthough in aiding male infertility may have been made as researchers 'grow' early stage sperm from human skin cells. Scientists at University...

Perks Of Delayed Fatherhood? Your Children May Live Longer

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 12.06.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Men who have delayed fatherhood may finally have some good news, after a recent study suggests that children of older men may live longer as a result....

Could His Love Of Junk Food Be Making Him Infertile?

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 14.03.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Men who love eating junk food could be slowly killing their sperm count with every bite, research has revealed. A study by Harvard Medical School, ...

Are Your Beauty Supplements Increasing Your Risks Of Diabetes?

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 29.02.2012 | UK Lifestyle

The beauty supplement which helps keep skin healthy could also act as a catalyst for type 2 diabetes, a recent study has discovered. Selenium supp...

Sperm Grown In Laboratory In Landmark Study

The Huffington Post UK | Georgia James | Posted 03.01.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Scientists have made a breakthrough that could enable infertile men to father children with their own sperm. Researchers at Muenster University in ...

Georgia James

Men Should Eat More Fruit And Less Red Meat To Boost Fertility

HuffingtonPost.com | Georgia James | Posted 22.11.2011 | UK Lifestyle

A diet high in fruit and grains and low in coffee, alcohol and red meat could boost a man’s fertility during IVF treatment, scientists say. The ...