Fertility in aging men.

  title={Fertility in aging men.},
  author={Howard R. Nankin},
  volume={7 3},
A wide variety of disorders, medications, physical factors, and trauma can alter testicular function and reproductive function in men as they age. There are no precise age limits for 'aging men', but most studies consider 50-80-yr-old subjects. Assuming we have healthy individuals, there are still changes that occur with aging. There is progressive testicular failure as evidenced by gradually increasing levels of both gonadotropins with aging. Although basal levels of male hormone remain… CONTINUE READING