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Estimation of Aromatase Enzyme in Obese Infertile Men in Correlation with Sex Hormones and BMI

Hikmat F. Wassef --- Nawal K. AL-Ani --- Ula M. AL-Kawaz

Iraqi Journal of Embryos and Infertility Researches المجلة العراقية لبحوث الأجنة والعقم
ISSN: eISSN: 26166984 / pISSN: 22180265 Year: 2017 Volume: 7 Issue: 1 Pages: 62-70
Publisher: Al-Nahrain University جامعة النهرين

Abstract

Male obesity is associated with physiological changes that can negatively affect male fertility. Obese men have demonstrated a 3-fold increase in the prevalence of oligozoospermia when compared with men with normal Body Mass Index (BMI).

Keywords

Aromatase enzyme --- Male infertility --- Obesity