A 41-year-old male asked:
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i maybe misread an article that said, folic acid is good for a mans sperm count and/or quality. is it true? thankyou vm

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Dr. Neeoo Chin
40 years experience Fertility Medicine
True: Antioxidants such as folic acid, vitamin c, and b complex vitamins are very helpful for sperm development.
Answered on Jan 30, 2014
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