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How To Enhance Male Fertility - Male Fertility Boosters

Male fertility is an issue that many people are unaware of and need to contend with. It is said that nearly 30% to 50% of couples who have trouble making a baby are affected by the Male fertility issue. The main reason for this problem is the inability to produce adequate quantities of healthy sperms. It could also be due to problems in getting the sperm into the woman due to impotency, premature, inhibited or retrograde ejaculation. Many couples who are keen on pregnancy planning feel frustrated when their repeated attempts seem to fail and consult their physicians who usually run fertility checks on both partners. Male fertility test is not conducted usually until the couples have been trying to make a baby for more than a period of a year.

Causes Of Male fertility

  • Varicoceles are dilated scrotal veins that impair proper sperm development by inhibiting proper drainage of blood, this is an easily correctible condition.
  • Sperm disorders due to problems in their production and development are common too. Low sperm count, abnormal shaped sperms, no sperm production at all are some of the defects that can cause infertility.
  • Retrograde ejaculation is when the semen drains into the bladder due to malfunctioning muscles and nerves of the bladder which do not close the bladder during orgasm, and can be caused due to diseases, operations, or as a result of medication.
  • Obstruction that may block the normal passage of sperm
  • Low hormone levels
  • Genetic abnormalities
  • Side effects of certain medication such as anabolic steroids,
  • Illnesses such as mumps orchitis and epididymitis.
  • Diseases such as cancer of the pituitary
  • Exposure to excessive heat through hot tubs, saunas etc. radiation, toxins, heavy metals or chemotherapy
  • Drug, alcohol or substance abuse
  • Excessive smoking
  • Psychological and physiological impotency

The good news is that almost half the cases of male fertility are curable by a simple surgical procedure or with medication. There are methods such as in vitro fertilization or Intracytoplasmic sperm injection to help couples.

Tips To Help Prevent Male Infertility

  • Regular exercise
  • Practicing relaxation techniques
  • Staying fit- not obese nor underweight
  • Eating a well balanced diet rich in antioxidants and vitamins.

Ways To Increase Sperm Count

There are several ways in which one can increase sperm count. Increasing dietary antioxidant intake by increasing consumption of fresh fruits and vegetables has been recommended. Regular helpings of apples, green leafy vegetables, peppers, oranges etc. is recommended as these are said to be foods that increase sperm count.

Diet plays an important role in influencing male fertility issues. Vitamins to increase sperm count such as vitamin C, E, multi vitamin tablets and nutrients like zinc, folate and selenium are to be included in the diet.

There are several sperm count enhancers available such as herbs, massage oils etc. herbs such as Maca, ginseng, astralagus, saw palmetto, Flax seed oil, sun flower and pumpkin seeds, fish oils etc. are said to aid in raising sperm count. There are several over-the-counter products claiming to aid in increasing male fertility. Consult your physician before you try them.

The pre pregnancy stage can be utilized to get you ready physically and mentally for childbirth. Try to lead a lifestyle that will help increase your chances such as abstaining from smoking, drinking, drugs etc. regular exercise and drinking plenty of water is also recommended. Avoid wearing tight fitting cloths, carrying cell phones and laptops.

Remember there are other options available and try not to get too tense while trying to make your partner pregnant. Stress has a negative influence and can delay conception. Read books and magazines to learn as much as you can and above all have a positive attitude.

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