EP 7 Part 2: Expert advice on Male Fertility and how to improve it from Dr Allan Pacey and Dr Zhai

male infertility, poor sperm health, men and fertility

Pic: Dr Allan Pacey Credit: Justin Tallis, University of Sheffield

GUEST 1: About Dr Allan Pacey

Dr Allan  Pacey is an expert in male infertility. He works as a Senior Lecturer at the University of Sheffield School of Medicine and Biomedical Science, Department of Human Metabolism and the Head of Andrology for Sheffield Teaching Hospitals. His research interests include understanding aspects of men and their fertility. He is currently the chairman of the Steering Group for the UK National External Quality Assurance Scheme for Andrology and chairman of the British Fertility Society as well as a member of the Editorial Boards of Human Fertility, Reproduction and Fertility and Sterility.

Items mentions in this podcast:

  • Issues affecting research on men’s fertility in the UK
  • Discussion of IVF treatment
  • Lack of funding for research compared to Cancer, Diabetes, Mental Health
  • Danish research regarding effects of alcohol
  • Should men have a fertility MOT?

In this podcast you will learn:

  • Age is a factor for male fertility
  • Sperm is hard to test
  • 2 stages in a mans life when fertility can be affected
  • UK fertility practice works on evidence – treatment abroad may have more ‘claims’ of methods to improve sperm health

Follow on twitter @AllanPacey

@ivfjourney444: Great seminar from @allanpacey , he’s got people following him around like he’s the messiah!” <- oh goodness I hope not!

— Allan Pacey (@AllanPacey) November 1, 2014

chinese medicine, male infertility, IVF, ICSI

Pic: Dr Xiao-Ping Zhai

GUEST 2: About Dr Zhai

Dr Xiao-Ping Zhai is campaign champion at Make Fertility Conceivable. She is a fertility expert with more than two decades worth of experience successfully helping many couples to conceive at The Zhai Clinic on Harley Street in London. She has extensive experience helping both men and women and has conducted ground-breaking research alongside academics at The University of Kent and Brunel University, including research into reducing sperm disomy, something never done before. Dr Zhai is a fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine and member of the British Fertility Society.

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In this podcast you will learn:

  • DNA of sperm can be altered with TCM
  • Benefits of using TCM to get the body ready for natural fertillity
  • Effects of TCM on poor sperm health and  male fertility 

Follow Dr Zhai @TheZhaiClini

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