The miracle of a new life starts from one healthy active and fast sperm. Recent research showed that male sperm counts are declining in many parts of the world. There is quite a lot of factors that cause damage to sperm such as radiation and other harmful environmental toxins. Low sperm count is a condition called oligospermia. If there are no sperm at all in the semen sample, the condition is termed azoospermia.
What Causes Low Sperm Count?
* Infected semen
* Physical properties such as bathing in very hot water, sitting
for long hours, being over weight where fat layers sag on
* Excessive semen ejaculation
* Excessive alcohol intake
* Physical and Mental Fatigue
* Zinc deficiency
* Prostate infections
* Malformed genital organs
* Use of anabolic steroid
How to Increase Your Sperm Count?
1. Have sex & masturbate less often
Intercourse every 2 to 3 days helps maintain a good volume of sperm with quality density.
2. Refrain from habits like smoking, alcohol consumption
Alcohol affects your liver function, which may cause dramatic rise in estrogen levels. It also causes decline in the sperm count and male hormone testosterone. Studies show that smoking over 20 cigars a day causes such effect as the alcohol's as well.
3. Exercise regularly
Exercise generally facilitates your body's metabolism, including your reproductive function.
4. Have a healthy diet
Prefer a low-fat diet and high in protein, vegetables, and whole grains is good for your health and for healthy sperm produce.
5. Limit activities that involves heat on testicles such as hot baths and saunas.
Heat can have detrimental effect on normal sperm production. It has been placed in the scrotum outside the body to prevent excessive heat as compared to the ovaries placed inside the abdomen) beyond its naturally capacity.
6. Lose excess weight
Excess weight causes testosterone/estrogen imbalances.
7. Relax from time to time
Use relaxation techniques such as YOGA and MEDITATION to reduce stress.