This is similar to varicose veins on your legs except it occurs in the scrotum. It causes a blockage of blood flow to the testicles resulting in poor sperm production. It often leads to abnormally shaped, low volume, and inactive sperm. Varicocele is a common cause of male infertility.


Surgery is often utilized in reproductive endocrinology to repair the vein and restore blood flow to the testicles. … it is generally a successful procedure and results in improved sperm parameters for many men with varicocele. Full Article

About fifteen percent of the normal male population may have a varicocele and approximately forty percent of those men present with infertility. Infertility affects 10-15% of couples endeavoring to conceive, with male infertility contributing to nearly fifty percent. Full Study

How can Chinese medicine help? We work with your urologist to help improve blood flow and circulation and reduce inflammation to the pelvic floor. This is helpful pre and post-surgical to help improve morphology, motility, and viscosity.