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How Can I Improve My Low Sperm Count
Optimize health: Like most health related questions, fertility is linked to health in general. Avoid hot tubs, tight pants and long bike rides. Male anatomy is on the outside for a reason. A cooler temperature is optimal for sperm production. In the words of Michael Pollan, "eat food, not too much, mostly vegetables." That means you eat nutrients and avoid dyes and artificial processing that may affect fertility. ...Read more
What can my husband take to improve his sperm count? He has low sperm count from the test done recently
Meds may help some: See a reproductive endocrinologist, who may also refer your husband to urology. Hormone tests for men with low sperm count: total testosterone, estradiol, lh, fsh, tsh, prolactin. Some need genetic testing. Men with hormone issues may get better sperm counts with Anastrozole or clomid. Injections (hcg, fsh) are rarely needed. Severe sperm problems need ivf + icsi (intracytoplasmic sperm injection). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are the reasons for low sperm count and motility? and can we improve them how long does it take?
Very low sperm count. Low morphology. And viscosity is vicious. What should be done to improve them all. Plz guide in detail.
Short answer only: HealthTap is a short answer format only. I'd suggest repeating the test again making certain the circumstances (abstinence, time to get sample to lab) are perfect. If it's still low see a doctor. You can also do an online consultation with HealthTap doctors, but not in the short answer boxes. Good luck! ...Read more
Is there any drug to improve low sperm count that is as low as 1.1 million count after laboratory test?
Usually no: In most cases, low counts are non reversible, and steps such as ivf must be taken to overcome such low numbers. However, you should be thoroughly evaluated, as about 10% in this position may have a reversible cause. ...Read more
Mt hormones are 318 which is low as per dr.He mentiined one injection to increase hormone will it affect by sperm count if yes then how i can improve?
I doubt it: It is not something that is commonly done. So I do not have any good answers for you. ...Read more
Herbs & supplements: At least 3 herbs have been proven in published studies to improve sperm count and motility: maca, tongkat ali & mucuna pruriens. There is also evidence that ginseng, ashwagandha and tribulus may be helpful. Reliable standardized extracts are available. Other nutrients like zinc & l-carntine/acetly-l-carnitine can help too. See http://www.Raysahelian.Com/fertility.Html for a summary of research. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
TESTOSTERONE not ok: Many men with low sperm counts are found to have low testosterone. While there are many advantages to recommending testosterone replacement sperm count and fertility are not one of them. In fact, testosterone replacement will suppress FSH levels and over time sperm production may cease entirely. If you desire fertility, please seek out a urologist trained in fertility medicine or an rei md. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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