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Men's Health

We focus a significant portion of our professional practice on men's andrological (reproductive and urological) health issues such as infertility, erectile dysfunction (impotence), premature ejaculation, and symptoms associated with prostate conditions and CPPS.

Male Factor Infertility

  • Naturopathic Medicine - How it can help improve sperm
  • Free PDF download - detailed information handout regarding male factor infertility
  • Causes of male factor fertility - Sperm has to be made in the testes, travel through the spermatic ducts, and find the egg.
  • Complete male factor fertility evaluation - history, semen analysis, physical, hormone levels, and additional tests should be done.
  • Understanding a semen analysis - For the semen analysis, the man is asked to ejaculate into a sterile container,...
  • Advanced Semen Report - Reprosource - Yinstill is the only clinic that offers this testing. Measures DNA fragmentation and reactive oxidative stress (ROS) damage to sperm. Both indicators of reduced fertility and possible connection to the male factor involvement in recurrent pregnancy loss.
  • Research on the effects of acupuncture on sperm - A growing body of evidence displays how acupuncture can improve semen abnormalities.
  • Research on the effects of Chinese Herbal Medicine on sperm - Yes fellows, there are some alternatives to the needles.
  • Research on the effects of nutrition & diet on sperm - Ok guys, looks like you actually are what you eat, and so is your sperm and your children,...time to add some colorful food to your plate.
  • Research on the effects of stress on sperm - The Mayo Clinic states: How you react to stressors in your life is affected by such factors as genetics and life experiences. Fortunately, despite your genetics or bad luck you can learn to react to life’s stress in healthier ways.
  • Research on male factor infertility - This section is comprised of literature on the effects of stress, acupuncture, diet, and supplementation on semen quality, IVF outcomes, and male factor infertility.
  • Articles and blog posts on male factor infertility - The facts, the emotions, stories, how to take control, diet and supplement recommendations, being a dad, tips, testosterone, and more...
  • Success stories with the treatment of male factor infertility - testimonials of men that have been helped through traditional Chinese medicine and acupuncture.
  • Thyroid & male factor infertility - We now know the ranges of TSH on lab reports are not specific enough when it comes to a woman wanting to conceive. Could this hold true for men also? Does TSH need to be 'more' specific for optimal sperm production and health?
  • Omega Oils and the STUD - A study in the Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics showed that sperm from bovine studs thawed much better from its frozen state when it was supplemented with omega oils and vitamin e. Triangulate these findings quite simply into; sperm stronger if take fish oil.
  • Medications that interfere with male fertility - Medications that have a direct toxic effect on the testicles can damage the cells which produce sperm. This can result in lower sperm counts or in severe cases - cause a complete absence of sperm. Damage to the sperm producing cells can be temporary or permanent.
  • Spermatogenesis: how sperm is produced - The main role of the male reproductive system is to produce sperm and testosterone.
  • Testosterone helps produce sperm - some basic functions of testosterone and why it is so important to male fertility.
  • Sperm & miscarriage - if you have been told that sperm does not play a role in recurrent pregnancy loss please follow this link to a Google Scholar search on the topic.
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    Erectile Dysfunction (Impotence) & Libido

  • Yinstill Treatment Plan Outline for Erectile Dysfunction (impotence)
  • Research: Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine for ERectile Dysfunction (impotence)
  • Article: treatment of male reproductive and andrological conditions

    Premature Ejaculation

  • Yinstill Treatment Plan Outline for Premature Ejaculation
  • Article: treatment of male reproductive and andrological conditions

    Prostatitis / Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome (CPPS)

  • Yinstill Treatment Plan Outline for Prostatitis & Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome (CPPS)
  • Research: Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine for Prostatitis & Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome (CPPS)