Yes, varicoceles in the testes cause infertility, a reduction of sperm motility as well as sperm count. Varicoceles raise the temperature of the testicles. The sperms need a temperature lower than the body temperature which is why testes are located outside the body, so this increased temperature affects the development of sperm. This increase in temperature has two effects.
It leads to a decrease in the production of testosterone (male hormone). This decrease in testosterone causes a reduction in the number of sperm produced and may also cause defects in the development of the sperm so that the motility, or the ability of the sperm to swim, is defective.
The increased temperature is also thought to lead to a rise in reactive oxygen species, which is said to damage the sperm’s DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid) and membrane, or outer coating. All of these effects harm the health of the sperm.
For surgical treatment, the common treatment is open surgical ligation but there are many side effects. Yes, you can go for homeopathic treatment, for this, you have to give a complete history, which includes your basic nature, and behavior along with the disease.
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