RELATIONSHIP OF TESTOSTERONE WITH BODY MASS INDEX IN INFERTILE MALES IN LOCAL COMMUNITYJournal: Indo American Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences (IAJPS) (Vol.05, No. 04)
Publication Date: 2018-04-09
Authors : Aneeqa Ali Ruqayya Irshad Gulshan Rasheed;
Page : 3093-3096
Keywords : Azospermia; BMI; Testosterone; Male Infertility; Oligospermia.;
Objective: To determine the relationship of high BMI to testosterone levels in infertile men. Material and Method: It is a study by cross-sectional carried out from May 2016 to May 2017. The size of sample was 250 males (infertile 123 and healthy 127 and control cases of fertility) range from 30 to 60 years of age, taken from the Nishter Hospital, Multan. All volunteers were divide in groups according to the BMI criteria (WHO Ascia's Pacific region). After a thorough physical examination and medical history, were selected with intentional sampling. Analysis of semen was performed and samples of blood were taken to check testosterone in serum. analysis of Data was done using SPSS 14.0 with ANOVA and T test independently done to compare averages and to perceive the sensitivity of the tests and to assess the significant correlation in the group. Result: There is a significant negative correlation between testosterone and BMI. High BMI appears to be associated with male infertility with reduced testosterone levels. Conclusion: Obesity has been confirmed for male infertility as a risk factor in the local community. Keywords: Azospermia, BMI, Testosterone, Male Infertility, Oligospermia.
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