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Healthy Male - Andrology Australia

Healthy Male is a national organisation that provides easy access to the latest scientific and medical research on male reproductive and sexual health, and aim to make this information available to everybody, regardless of gender, age, education, religion or ethnicity.

To do this, Heathy Male collaborate with Australia’s leading researchers, specialists, clinicians and educators to develop evidence-based information that fills the gaps in men’s health.

Healthy Male is supported by the Australian Government Department of Health and administered by Monash University.

Healthy Male vision

A healthier life for all men and boys.

Healthy Male mission

To promote health and wellbeing in all aspects of life, with an evidence-based approach that encompasses andrology (the study of the functions and diseases specific to males, especially of the reproductive organs), and the associated and related chronic health issues.

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Last reviewed: April 2019

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Vasectomy | Healthy Male

Vasectomy What is a vasectomy? Will I still ejaculate after a vasectomy? How common are vasectomies? Who performs a vasectomy? Are there different techniques for vasectomies? What should I expect after the operation? Does a vasectomy affect sex drive or ejaculation? How quickly does a vasectomy work? Can a vasectomy fail? Is a vasectomy right for me? What are the risks of a vasectomy? Why is it important to think about sperm storage? Where can I get more information on vasectomies? Your doctor’s appointment Resources and videos Resources Filter resources Type: Fact sheet Video Fact sheet Video RESET Fact sheet Vasectomy and vasectomy reversal fact sheet Download PDF Video What is a vasectomy? And how does it work? WATCH VIDEO Fact sheet Storing your sperm fact sheet Download PDF Video Vasectomy WATCH VIDEO SEE ALL RESOURCES

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What you need to know about low sex drive in men | Healthy Male

Sexual desire is different for everyone and fluctuates naturally over the course of your life. There are normal dips during times of stress and a decline as you age — just a couple of the many reasons you might not feel up for it as much.

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Foreskin problems and circumcision | Healthy Male

Foreskin problems and circumcision Foreskin problems and circumcision Balanitis Balanitis xerotica obliterans (BXO) Phimosis Paraphimosis Circumcision Your doctor’s appointment Resources and videos Resources Filter resources Type: Fact sheet Video RESET Fact sheet Foreskin hygiene and problems fact sheet Download PDF Video Foreskin problems and circumcision WATCH VIDEO SEE ALL RESOURCES

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Your guide to sperm donation in Australia | Healthy Male

If you’ve ever thought about helping someone grow their family through sperm donation, now might be the time to take the next step as Australia is experiencing a shortage in the supply of sperm donors.

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Sperm health | Healthy Male

Sperm health How important is my health when I’m trying for a baby? How does being overweight affect fertility? How does smoking affect fertility? How does drinking alcohol affect fertility? How does age affect fertility? How can STIs affect fertility? How does the use of certain drugs or medications affect fertility? How do environmental and occupational chemicals affect fertility? Resources and videos Resources Filter resources Type: Fact sheet Booklet Video RESET Fact sheet Sperm health fact sheet Download PDF Booklet Your sperm and how to look after them Download PDF Video Sperm health and having a baby WATCH VIDEO SEE ALL RESOURCES

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Moving beyond simplistic and stereotypical ideas about men’s health | Healthy Male

Testosterone has copped a lot of the blame for inequality in health outcomes between men and women affected by COVID-19, and the possibility of a genetic determinant of vulnerability resulting from sex chromosome differences

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A man's guide to going through IVF | Healthy Male

Sadness and stress are common reactions to finding out you can’t start a family. And even though one in nine Australian couples struggle to conceive, you probably feel isolated and alone.

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Does testicular cancer affect fertility? | Healthy Male

Being diagnosed with testicular cancer comes with plenty of anxieties, from prognosis to potential treatments and their side effects. One of the natural concerns many men have is whether the disease, given its location, will impact their ability to conceive a child.

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Male infertility - Symptoms & Causes | Healthy Male

Male infertility What is male infertility? How common is it? What are the symptoms? What are the causes? What are the genetic causes? What can I do? How is it diagnosed? What are the treatment options? Can I do anything to prevent male infertility? Can older age cause male fertility problems? How to cope with infertility Your doctor’s appointment Resources and videos Resources Filter resources Type: Fact sheet Information guide Fact sheet Clinical summary guide Video Video Video Video RESET Fact sheet Genetic causes of male infertility fact sheet Download PDF Information guide Male infertility information guide Download PDF Fact sheet Male infertility fact sheet Download PDF Clinical summary guide Male infertility clinical summary guide (#5) Download PDF Video Men, sperm and healthy babies WATCH VIDEO Video What are the causes and consequences of male infertility? WATCH VIDEO Video Male infertility - Diagnosis, treatment and prevention WATCH VIDEO Video Male infertility - Symptoms and causes WATCH VIDEO SEE ALL RESOURCES

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Klinefelter Syndrome - Symptoms & Causes | Healthy Male

Klinefelter syndrome What is Klinefelter Syndrome? What are the symptoms? What are the causes? How is it diagnosed? What treatment options are there? Your doctor’s appointment Resources and videos Resources Filter resources Type: Information guide Fact sheet Clinical summary guide Video Video RESET Information guide Klinefelter syndrome information guide Download PDF Fact sheet Klinefelter syndrome fact sheet Download PDF Clinical summary guide Klinefelter syndrome clinical summary guide (#10) Download PDF Video What is Klinefelter syndrome? WATCH VIDEO Video Klinefelter syndrome WATCH VIDEO SEE ALL RESOURCES

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