Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Natural ways to Increase Sperm Count and Motility

Oligoospermia can happen due to a wide variety of reasons and contributing factors like hormonal abnormalities, infected semen, infection in the prostate gland, varicoceles (enlargement of veins within the scrotum), damaged sperm ducts, use of anabolic steroids, cigarette smoking, alcohol abuse, drug abuse, toxic chemicals, certain medications, heavy metal exposure and radiation. Even vaginal lubricants tend to be toxic to sperm.  indicate that heating of the testicles due to electromagnetic frequencies (EMFs) may also contribute to low sperm count. Thus, habits like keeping a laptop on your lap and a cell phone in your pants pocket are often discouraged. 
Conception problems becoming more and more common among today's couples. If you have been trying to get pregnant for more than a year, make sure that both of you go and get infertility testing. There are at-home sperm count tests available in stores, or you can have a complete semen analysis performed at your doctor’s office. Low sperm count in men is not a new phenomenon, many men have suffered from this condition throughout the centuries. However, in the old days it was difficult to know for sure that it was the man that suffered from low fertility due to lack of technology. As a result of this lack in technology, women were often blamed and labelled “infertile” if a couple could not conceive a child.



Try not to stress about your sperm quality or phthalate levels, because you’ll only decrease your motility and fertility if you get anxious! Instead, focus on how you can recover sperm and increase your overall health. 
The results of a good test would be a sperm count of 20 million or more sperm with healthy motility and morphology. Suboptimal levels are less than 20 million sperm. If you find that your sperm levels are low or are having issues with mobility, motility or morphology, this article will share with you some natural therapies you can use to help improve sperm count and health.
Various natural remedies and other tips can help increase your sperm count and also improve sperm quality.  Many ways to boost male fertility and increase sperm count naturally, and to understand lifestyle factors which can impact male fertility. Infertility is defined as the absence of conception after one year of regular intercourse without the use of any contraceptive. Men are responsible for this problem at least 40 percent of the time. Where modern medicine has developed its own technical solutions for assisting infertile couples in getting pregnant, complementary medicine can also offer its own assistance in increasing male fertility and sperm count. Before attempting natural remedies, it is important to rule out any underlying treatable medical conditions.  Heat can also reduce sperm production. Hot baths, sitting for long periods of time and tight-fitting underwear that constricts the testes can all elevate temperatures long enough to suppress sperm production.  The anti-ulcer drugs cimetidine and ranitidine have both been reported to decrease sperm count and produce impotence. The semen of the average man today has half the sperm, and of poorer quality, than 50 years ago.  This is believed to be caused by exposure to xenoestrogens (PCBs, DDT, dioxin, other pesticides, plastics and industrial pollutants) that mimic the effects of estrogen. You can prevent or minimize the impact of xenoestrogens on your health by doing the following, Avoid plastic containers for food storage, plastic bottles, wraps and utensils. Use office paper products whitened without chlorine.
Use only non-bleached coffee filters, paper, napkins and toilet tissue to reduce dioxin exposure.  Avoid chlorinated tap water, chlorine bleach and other chlorinated products; use hydrogen peroxide as an alternative. Eat organic food as much as possible to avoid pesticides and herbicides. Avoid synthetic deodorants and cosmetics; use only organic products whenever possible. Avoid animal products with a high fat content that contain hormones, especially conventional milk and dairy products, chicken, beef and pork. Avoid alcohol and caffeine.
Avoid fried, charcoal-broiled or barbecued forms of cooking.  Eat lots of foods high in antioxidants (carotenes, vitamins A, C, E and selenium) such as green leafy vegetables, kale, carrots, citrus, broccoli, cauliflower and yams. Avoid tobacco, refined carbohydrates, coffee, tea, alcohol and foods with artificial additives.
Food deprivation in men leads to a loss of sex drive and structural changes to reproductive tissue leading to infertility. Some time obesity can be reason for low sperm count,as higher temperature caused by excess fat near the testes. Sperm formation takes almost three months of time. So important to plan accordingly a nutrient supplementation program.
There are some herbs like panax ginseng ( Korean Ginseng, sawpalmetto berry, muira puama, ginkgo biloba extract, rhodiola rosea, nutmeg, horny goat weed, elk antler velvet, tribulus terrestria which can help you in sperm formation. It is good to have it under your family doctor guidance as they know what your body will accept it.     Vitamin E, Vitamin E has been shown in studies to improve sperm health and motility in men. Studies have also shown a diet deficient in Vitamin E to be a cause of infertility in rats. The meaning of the name for vitamin E ‘Tocopherol’ literally means to bear young. Vitamin E is an important antioxidant to help protect sperm and egg DNA integrity.  Food sources: Sunflower seeds, almonds, olives, spinach, papaya, and dark leafy greens, sweet potatoes. 
Folic acid – New research suggests that folic acid can boost sperm health. Men with low levels of folate had increased risks for sperm that contained too little or too many chromosomes. If an egg is fertilized by an abnormal sperm it could result in a birth defect such as downs syndrome, or an increased chance of miscarriage.


Food sources: Liver, lentils, pinto beans, garbanzo beans, asparagus, spinach, black beans, navy beans, kidney beans, and collard greens.
Asparagus, snow peas, cooked tomatoes, strawberries are best for formation of sperm. 
Ashwagandha, Ashwagandha root extract can significantly increase sperm count, semen volume and sperm motility. Now a days we get tablets in local market easily. 3 tablets a day for 90 days, you will find a good change in your body. this herb promotes healthy testosterone production. It also improves your overall health, increases vitality and reduces stress and anxiety.
Shilajit – Shilajit helps in improving physical and mental strength in men. Modern physicians have tested the Shilajit herb for cases of low libido, premature ejaculation, erectile dysfunction and many sexually related disorders. The fertility rates and sperm counts increase by many times with the usage of Shilajit. Most Ayurvedic physicians recommend Shilajit herb for improving stamina and energy levels and sperm count in males thereby helping them feel more powerful and efficient when working out.    Even green tea as high antioxidants and have good fertiliy boosting potential as they neutralize free radicals that can damage sperm cells.Drink 1 or 2 cups of green tea daily to enjoy enhanced fertility as well as overall health.    Add fenugreek seeds or green leafy vegetables in your daily diet. It will give good strength and improve libido, sexual performace. 
Dark Chocolate,  A powerful aphrodisiac, dark chocolate contains L-Arginine. This is an amino acid which is known to increase semen volume as well as improve the intensity of your orgasms. Just don’t overdo it or else you will end up gaining weight which will only reduce levels of testosterone in your body and your sperm count.
The vitamin C in these foods affect sperm motility and viability (how fast and effectively they swim). Vitamin C and vitamin A are found in many of the same foods: kale, red peppers, sweet potatoes, yellow veggies and fruits. The antioxidants in these foods help increase sperm count by decreasing harmful free radicals.
Garlic is a very effective food that has been used for centuries in treating various physical ailments including heart problems and respiratory infections. What most people don’t know is that it is also a potent aphrodisiac and very effective in boosting sperm volume. It contains a compound called allicin which improves blood flow to the male sexual organs, increasing sperm production and semen volume. Goji Berries, These berries are known to improve your overall stamina and mood. But that’s not all, they also keep temperatures in the scrotum at the optimum level. The scrotum contains the testes which produce sperm. Higher temperatures tend to hamper the sperm production and decrease the volume that is released in a man’s ejaculate. They also promote sperm production by improving blood circulation and protecting against free radical damage.
Salmon, sardines, anchovies, walnuts, “DHA and other essential omega-3 fatty acids help improve blood flow to the genitals and increase sexual function. Other foods high in omega-3 fatty acids include arugula, crab, shrimp, flax, and chicken. To increase sperm count, load up on foods that contain healthy omega-3s. Or, take a male fertility supplement or vitamin with these essential fatty acids.
Make sure you’re getting enough folic acid, because low levels can lead to birth defects. Men with low levels of folate have more sperm with chromosomal abnormalities. To increase your sperm count, production, and motility, make sure you’re eating lots of dark green veggies and fruit. You may also want to consider a folic acid supplement.  Massage your body with herbal oils. This, along with regular exercise, improves overall blood flow and circulation. Increased circulation means healthier sperm.    Frequent ejaculations can lower sperm count. Your body produces millions of sperm each day, but if you already have low sperm count, consider storing them up longer between ejaculations. If you have sex or masturbate daily, cut down on the frequency for increased sperm production.
Exercise regularly. Finding out a workable exercise regimen is a tough task in the modern world, but rest assured that exercise will help you produce more sperm. Exercise releases testosterone into your body, helping with sperm production. Use compound exercises and lift heavy weights, but refrain from working the same set of muscles the day after. Giving your muscles time to rest and rebuild should help you produce testosterone.
Do not exercise too much. Excessive exercise causes the release of adrenal steroid hormones that actually cause a testosterone deficiency. So whether you want to put on that extra muscle or help out your sperm, remember not to stress your body too much. Do not use anabolic steroids. Anabolic steroids may help you pack on the pounds, but they shrink your testicles and may cause infertility. If you're trying to conceive, stay far, far away.
The information provided on this video is for educational and informational purposes only. It should not be used as a substitute for the advice of an appropriately qualified and licensed practitioner or healthcare provider. There will be different views from different corner, so it is better to consult your doctor too for best diet supplements and herbs to increase your sperm count.