Blog Articles

MANday- What to Know About Sperm DNA

Sperm DNA is a silent culprit causing miscarriages, failed IVF, and unexplained infertility. What is the best way to measure a man’s sperm DNA quality? The Y Factor team routinely uses the Tunel sperm DNA test to provide an effective evaluation of sperm.

Jan 10th, 2021
MANday- Adult Circumcision- It’s Never Too Late!

The biggest misconceptions that men have regarding circumcision is that they’re too old or have missed their window of opportunity. The Y Factor- Men’s Urological Wellness & Fertility offers both the conventional and Shang Ring circumcision techniques.

Jan 4th, 2021
MANday- Unexplained Infertility

Unexplained infertility is defined as normal female fertility, normal ejaculate, and one to three years of timed intercourse with no pregnancy. The Y Factor takes the evaluation & treatment a step further with advanced semen testing of sperm DNA.

Dec 28th, 2020
MANday- Recurrent Pregnancy Loss (RPL) Affects Men Too

Recurrent pregnancy loss (RPL) affects men too and it is under appreciated. They react differently and the unknown as to the cause is frustrating. The Y Factor- Men’s Urological Wellness & Fertility actively manages men who have suffered (RPL).

Dec 20th, 2020
The Advantages of Vasectomies for Birth Control

Approximately half a million men undergo a vasectomy each year, which not only accomplishes the goal of birth control, but also takes the burden off of women. Here’s a look at some of the many reasons why you may consider a vasectomy.

Dec 7th, 2020
MANday Topic- Who You Associate With Matters!

Sub-specialties of medicine have extensive research and governance resources that empower physicians to practice the highest quality medicine. We call this the standard of care! The Y Factor is associated with these recognized & high-quality associations!

Dec 4th, 2020
MANday Topic- The Y Factor's Cancer Screening

Women go to their Gynecologist on a regular basis to be screened for cervical and breast cancer. Men have certain cancer screening requirements that change as they age & The Y Factor can help!

Nov 30th, 2020
Semen Analysis & Sperm Count: What Does it Mean? What's Next?

The semen analysis is the corner stone in the evaluation of male fertility. The Y Factor evaluates and treat men so that the quality of their semen analysis improves, allowing them to consider more natural options. We call this “upgrading men’s fertility"

Nov 10th, 2020
Myths and Facts About Male Infertility

Among couples who struggle to conceive, male reproductive issues play a role in up to half of all cases. Here’s a look at a few of the myths and facts surrounding male infertility and how we can help you build the family of your dreams.

Nov 2nd, 2020
What is " The Y Factor? "

While most of us have 23 pairs of chromosomes, the “Y” chromosome is the defining factor that determines unique male characteristics. When you think about women’s health, you immediately think of obstetrics and gynecology (OB-GYN). But what about men?

Oct 23rd, 2020
5 Warning Signs You Have Low Testosterone

Testosterone is one of those hormones that affect far more than you think, which is made abundantly clear when levels drop off. Here are five signs that you may have a testosterone deficiency and what we can do about it.

Oct 7th, 2020
Why You Should Never Ignore Pain in Your Testicles

While the acute and severe pain that comes with trauma to your testicles is the stuff of legends, ongoing discomfort in this region of your genitals may be a sign of a brewing problem. Here’s a look at why you shouldn’t ignore testicular pain.

Sep 14th, 2020
5 Causes of Urinary Issues

Do you find yourself needing to urinate more often, even waking at night to do so? Or perhaps you’re struggling with bladder control. Here’s a look at five of the more common causes of urinary issues in men.

Aug 9th, 2020
Are You a Candidate for Adult Circumcision?

If you’re struggling with foreskin problems, adult circumcision is a viable and effective option, especially with the Shang Ring procedure. Explore how we can remove your foreskin without surgery and with less pain.

Jul 6th, 2020
Common Reasons to Reverse a Vasectomy

Thinking about having kids, but you’ve had a vasectomy in the past? It’s not too late. The Y Factor walks you through vasectomy reversal and what you can expect after the procedure.

Jun 8th, 2020
5 Reasons to Consider a Vasectomy

Ready to stop having kids? Or not have kids at all? Consider getting a vasectomy. The procedure is effective and permanent, and there are several reasons you may benefit from a vasectomy over other contraceptive options.

Apr 21st, 2020
What Can You Do About Sexual Dysfunction?

It can be difficult for men to admit they have sexual dysfunction, even when it occurs more often than you think. The truth is you don’t have to live with it. The best thing you can do is to seek help for your condition.

Feb 25th, 2020
The Y Factor hosts Webster Fun Run

In keeping with The Y Factor’s spirit of giving back to the community and promoting good health and exercise, our clinic in Webster, Texas was a host to the 2018 Webster Fun Run.

Jan 13th, 2020
Achieving Pregnancy Through Vasectomy Reversal

Dr. Williams is recognized as one of the few reproductive urologists who performs vasectomy reversals and concentrates on men’s urological wellness in the Greater Houston area.

Jan 13th, 2020
The Common Desire and Hesitation of Vasectomies

Vasectomies are one of the safest, most effective means of birth control. For this reason, vasectomies are a great option for couples who don’t want to have children, or don’t want to have anymore children.

Jan 13th, 2020
The Y Factor Focuses On Male Fertility For Pregnancy Success

Did you know? 15% of couples have trouble conceiving, and 50% of those infertility issues are due to male urological issues. Since 50% of infertility issues are caused by the man, focusing on male fertility makes conception more likely. Our Reproductive Ur

Jan 13th, 2020
Shock Wave Technology for Erectile Dysfunction Now Offered at TYF

Dr. Russel Williams and his team of urology experts at The Y Factor are dedicated to the study and practice of men’s urological wellness. Their comprehensive care approach reveals the root cause of urological issues, allowing their medical team to develop

Nov 1st, 2019