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How To Increase Sperm Viscosity
Easy. Stay healthy: Sperm production wants to run hard and fast. By poisoning your body with drugs, tobacco and processed foods ( i call it airport food) you drag things down. Stay fit, stay trim, stay healthy, reduce your stress and treat your body like a temple. See: http://www.Theturekclinic.Com/increase-male-fertility.Html. ...Read more
Avoid Testosterone: Use of exogenous testosterone, eg androderm, androgel, axiron, Fortesta & testim will shut down sperm production. Off-label use of injected HCG will increase sperm & t production but it's not commonplace. Off-label tamoxifen or anastrazole might do this, too, assuming otherwise functional testes. Bottom line, there's no accepted mainstream way to increase sperm production other than wearing boxers. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Healthy lifestyle: Start by eating a healthy diet and drinking lot of H20. Maintain a healthy weight. Exercise regularly. Get plenty of rest and decrease stress. Avoid drugs and tobacco, limit Etoh. Avoid toxic chemicals and pesticides. The temperature of the the testes must be lower than the core body temperature. Avoid tight clothes, prolonged sitting and biking, hot tubs /and saunas. Wear boxers. ...Read more
Depends: There are different ways to try an improve sperm quality and/or quantity but it all depends on the underlying diagnosis and reasons for the abnormal sperm. The treatment can go anywhere from life style modifications, hormonal treatment, surgery antioxidant. If no improvement fertility treatments can help. There is also a decline in sperm quality as men age. A fertility speciliast/urologist can hel. ...Read more
Avoid chemicals : Questioner wants to increase sperm counts. I do not think there is a medication to do this. The focus should be on a lifestyle that avoids chemicals and toxins. It seems to be the case that sperm counts within the male population are trending downward. A causal candidate is the increase and pervasiveness of synthetic chemicals in our environment, including household products and food. ...Read more
No cure, but...: The described condition couldn't be answered in 400 letters. For your situation, it's most advisable to collect the features ; degree of the symptoms with detailed sequence of event.And bring them for his/her review and analysis. Most likely, he/she can offer reasonable advice after more history, physicals, and tests as needed. Best wish... ...Read more
Proper Environment: Sperm count is controlled by a number of factors, some which are out of your control. If there is a specific medical cause for a low sperm count (varicocele, hormones), correcting those may help. Otherwise, proper diet, proper hydration, proper rest, proper temperature (boxers vs. Briefs), increase the interval between ejaculations, etc. ...Read more
Here are some...: Concerning sperm count usually involves infertility, which is caused by female factors in 35% of couples, by males' in 30%, in part by male's and female's in 20%, and unexplained in 15%. Before improving sperm count, seeking pro-evaluation & counseling is the first step so to find potentially modifiable factors such as varicocele, sex hormonal imbalance, etc.. More? Ask the experts timely. ...Read more
Asparagus: Asparagus should help. Also avoid hot tubs. ...Read more
My husband has low sperm count of 4 million.His viscosity is vicious.While morphology is 25%.How to bring is count to normal? Plz help as I m hopless.
Semen analysis: First, both of you should be evaluated for infertility if you have been trying for over 1y to conceive a child. Second, he needs to be examined for varicocele and also have another semen analysis. There are multiple treatment avenues, but first he needs to see a urologist. ...Read more
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
My husbands sperm count are very low as well as him morphology is 25%? His viscosity is vicious. What should he do to reach normal range?
Men can take clomid (clomiphene) : Men too can take Clomid (clomiphene) to Increase their sperm counts. Doses and timing is different than women. It may take them longer , few months to see results. Talk to a Endocrinologist or reproductive endocrinology. Now adverse effects of all drugs before starting any therapy. ...Read more
Is there a difference between a fertile sperm and infertile sperm ? I mean the shape and the viscosity
Here are some...: The significance of sperm shape and semen viscosity has evolved & changed over the decades especially over the past 10-15 yrs. Currently, normal sperm shape appears in only about 4%, and semen is expected to liquefy in 30 minutes; if not, high viscosity is considered but its significance remains unknown. For infertility, make sure both parties need to be simultaneously evaluated and counseled. ...Read more
Sa:motility(rapid)=19.4%-slow=14%-immotile=59.6%/total sperm count=56mill/abnormal forms=80%/vitality=45%/viscosity=normal.What's your opinion?
See answer : If you compare the results with the 2010 world health organization reference values for normal semen parameters, this semen sample is close to being within normal limits: sperm count very good, morphology adequate, and motility and vitality slightly low. Not knowing any further details, might consider a repeat semen sample at some point given variability that can occur. Hope this helps. ...Read more
Sir i did my sperm analysis today and the rs result is sperm count -43% and viscosity is strong viscid , am married and can I make ofsprings?
I took a semen analysis they said I have normal sperm count but low motility abnormal viscosity incomplete liquification?
My husband has high viscosity, normal count but also some of the sperm were twitching and they died at 2 hours. What does that mean?
We have been ttc>9mos, husband's sperm count wnl except for high viscosity. What causes this (?Dehydration) and what is the rx(?Mucinex)?
Semen analysis report: count 30 million volume 7, pH 7.5, motility 30%, normal morphology 80%, viscosity good. Total motile sperm 63 mil. Good?
Semen: Your count of 30 million is good although your motility is low. Volume is over the top. ...Read more
We have been trying for a baby for a long time, recently my husband was recommended for a test and the report say Motility 35% (very sluggish) (<40%), Volume 3.99ml (1.5 ml), Viscosity Hyperviscid, Sperm count too viscous to assess, morphology <
Volume 3.5, viscosity liquefaction time >1 hr, sperm count 78, active motile 40 %, sluggish 10%, non motile 50%. Does non motile 50% means infertile?
My Semen analysis report is..
Total sperm count..84%
My sperm analysis results shown abnormal viscosity and low sperm motility. So, done tests prolactin level - 20, LH and FSH - range of 4 to 5 . Is my results normal for hormone tests ? Please help.
Pls interpret .Volume 3. 5 , pH 8 , viscocity liquefaction time >1 hr, total sperm count 78, active motile 40 %, sluggish motile 10%, non motile 50%?
Here are some...: Overall, your semen analysis is reasonable but higher viscosity for male fertility; for confirmation, repeat it in 6-8 weeks from current test after 3-day abstinence. Note: your doc for male infertility is the best one to correlate the findings with your individual concerns; about 50% of infertitlty are due to female factors, 30% being due to male's, and 20% being due to both's. So, be evaluated.. ...Read more
Lifestyle choices: Sperm counts can be low for a number of reasons. Smoking, alcohol and marijuana can also lower count and motility. Sometimes hormones may also be low and there are meds that can improve this. You need a thorough workup from a urologist or reproductive endocrinologist to see why it's low in the first place. Start with llifestyle changes. Avoid all testosterone boosters or steroid as well. ...Read more
Sperm count: it depends on the cause of low sperm count or oligospermia. Have you done a sperm analysis? what is the count? detailed history and PE is needed. TO increase the count, you should stop smoking if you smoke, and avoid anabolic steroids. Varicocele is well known cause of low sperm count as well. sometimes, hormonal therapt can help if there is an hormonal imbalance. ...Read more
Removing risks: Eliminate anything that can be the cause of the low sperm count to begin with. Avoid heat, stop smoking, stop any cannibis use, decrease drinking, lose weight, make sure you have a healthy diet, daily vitamin supplements. If your sperm count is normal then there is no need to "increase" it. ...Read more
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