Increasing sperm count

How to increase your sperm count naturally

Max. D Gray
By Max. D Gray. Updated: January 30, 2017
How to increase your sperm count naturally
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If you and your partner are planning parenthood and after an assessment found your sperm count is not very high, increasing it is important to making pregnancy more likely. First you should check with your doctor why exactly the count is low but at the same time you can consider some of these suggestions to increase your sperm count successfully.

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Steps to follow:


The first thing to do is to determine the cause of the low sperm count. One of the main causes of this can be bad habits which logically affect the production of sperm. However, there are some illnesses or congenital disorders that also affect this for which the solution would be different.

How to increase your sperm count naturally - Step 1

If you're completely healthy then the first change you should make is improve your diet. Increase your intake of fruits and vegetables (preferable lean meats, chicken and fish), reduce fat in your diet, fried and junk foods and make sure you eat fruits, and vegetables daily. This will provide vitamins and nutrients to your body and improve your blood circulation and hence the quality and quantity of your semen. An Ayurvedic food supplement that might help is Chyawanprash.

How to increase your sperm count naturally - Step 2

Bad habits (alcohol, drugs and tobacco) affects the fertility of women just as much as men, so these things affect the quantity and quality of your sperm. So if you are a smoker this is a good time to quit and with regards to alcohol, it is best to consume it in moderation

How to increase your sperm count naturally - Step 3

Being overweight or underweight is one of the main determinants of a decreased fertility. To improve your sperm count, make sure that your body weight is within the normal ranges.

How to increase your sperm count naturally - Step 4

Use appropriate underwear which do not mistreat or overheat your testicles as this affects the production of semen. Your boxers should not be too tight on you as this could block the circulation in the testicular area. When playing sports always use a jockstrap for comfort and to prevent damage to the area.

How to increase your sperm count naturally - Step 5

Keep stress at bay as it is very important not to become obsessed with the issue of paternity as this will only increase the pressure on you as well as affecting the amount of sperm you produce. Stress has many negative physiological effects on your body, and can cause your overall health to deteriorate.

How to increase your sperm count naturally - Step 6

Playing sports will help drain tension and improve blood circulation which leads you to have better and longer lasting erections and better sex. On the whole these elements contribute favourably to a successful pregnancy.

How to increase your sperm count naturally - Step 7

This article is merely informative, oneHOWTO does not have the authority to prescribe any medical treatments or create a diagnosis. We invite you to visit your doctor if you have any type of condition or pain.

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  • Remember that before pointing to a fertility problem you should try to conceive naturally for at least one year
  • If you put use these tips for several months without success, it is advisable to visit a specialist for further study
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