For the correct function of male fertility, a normal hormonal stimulation is essential to achieve the correct formation of sperm and normal sexual function. There are various hormones that participate in male endocrine function and the balance between them is essential.
There are diseases or hormonal alterations that can affect male fertility, which is why an adequate hormonal assessment is very important in situations of male sterility.
Endocrine diseases that affect fertility in men are multiple, but the most common are hypogonadotropic hypogonadism, benign androgenic hyperplasia, and hypothalamic dysfunctions. Others such as obesity and elevated prolactin also play an important role in male sterility. Most of these disorders have medical treatment with a very good response, being possible in most cases to regain fertility and achieve pregnancy.