Low sperm count
is one of the leading causes of infertility in men.
Low sperm count refers to an unhealthy condition that some men experience when they do not have appreciable amount of sperm cells in their semen.
Having a low sperm count decreases the odds that one of a man’s sperm will fertilize his partner’s ovum, resulting in pregnancy.
The causes of low sperm count are, but not limited to:
• Exposure of the scrotum to excess heat
• Lack of semen ejaculation
• Hereditary factors
• Some STDs
• Some certain drugs and antibiotics that attack the sperm cells
• Hormonal problems and
• Unbalanced diets.
Practise healthful dietary habits:
• Chew longer and slowly. It is a proven fact that taking time to chew all foods carefully, slower and longer will reduce the amount of food consumed, thus fewer calories.
• Do not eat between meals.
• Avoid anxiety and worry at mealtime, since this unconsciously leads to more consumption.
• Do not skip breakfast. Contrary to popular opinions, a solid breakfast prevents obesity
, while a light one fosters it. A research study shows that eating a balanced breakfast can help maintain a healthy weight.
• Make breakfast and lunch the primary meals of the day, while eliminating supper or reducing it to a salad or a little fruit.
This is probably the most familiar of all nutrients.
It contains collagen for beautiful skin and bones, produces serotonin for proper brain function, protect against free radicals and increase sperm count and increases sperm motility naturally.
L-carnitine is an amino acid (a building block for proteins) that is naturally produced in the body.
Vitamin B12 Cobalamin
Folic acid (folate)
Studies has shown that folate has positive effect on increasing sperm count
It is an important antioxidant made in the human body that helps to protect cells from free radical damage, protecting DNA and needed for basic cell function.