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What Should I Do To Improve My Sperm Count Any Vitamin I Can Take
Diet, sex less often: Sperm count drops within each ejaculation if you are having sex very often. The absolute number of sperm produced is fairly staedy, thus very frequent ejaculation leads to fewer sperm in the semen. Ecaculating once or twice a week will increase the count. Don't smoke and avoid xs alcohol. A health diet probaly helps as does avoidance of of running marathons or xs exercise. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See answer: I know of no validated evidence to suggest that there are any vitamins, herbs, supplements, or exercises that can safely or effectively increase length or girth of a man's penis and would not recommend traction devices or surgery. Per sigmund freud: "a man should not strive to eliminate his complexes but to get into accord with them: they are legitimately what directs his conduct in the world.". ...Read more
My fiancé and I are trying to conceive and I'm wondering if I should be taking anything to improve sperm health, I have heard l-arginine might help.
Here are some...: L-arginine is considered as a "recursor" for nitic oxide, which is currently known key molecule to dilate blood vessels so it has been touted to enhance erection. More details? Go to http://www.mayoclinic.org/drugs-supplements/arginine/background/hrb-20058733; thereby you gain more its usage & side effects. ...Read more
My BP reading is low, what can I do to bring it back to normal, & i don't want to take any medication, so what should I do?
Actual numbers..: ...Are sometimes not as important as how you are feeling. Without significant symptoms of postural dizziness, light headedness, and associated rapid heart rate then the numbers are almost insignificant to a degree. If you are vertical with a b/p of 90/60 and a pulse of 72 and have no symptoms then don't worry. ...Read more
How long does it take a couple with no fertility problems to conceive? Anything I can do to boost my chances?
1 year: Roughly 85-90% of normal couples (no problems) conceive within 1 year of unprotected sexual relations. This becomes the clinical "definition" of infertility: failure to conceive in one year. Timing - counting days, natural methods such as BBT/mucus, and home OPK can help you conceive sooner when trying at home. ...Read more
Rx you, not lab: If this high value is due To hemochromatosis, as I suspect it is, you will need scientific Rx, probably phlebotomy, to manage it. Of all the highly lethal diseases of young adults, hemochromatosis is the easiest to manage. Noncompliance will cost you your life. If the high ferritin is due to the acute phase reaction, it is a non-issue. ...Read more
Depends: In general the advances in treating male issues require your participation and treatments such as IUI or ivf. There are some urologists that treat men with low sperm counts with Clomiphene which is controversial. Surgical removal of a varicocele has been proposed as well. The folks who make proxeed believe that this supplement increased sperm count...I am not so sure. Good luck. ...Read more
I want to get pregnant in few months. What should I do before we try? What kinds of vitamins should I take? Do I have to talk to a doctor before?
If you have not: Has a pap and exam in the past year then u need that before u get preg and i rec the doc do a good hx and physical to make sure you do not ahae any gyn or non gyn problems that need to addressed before u are pregnant and if everything is ok then u should be taking a prenatal or multi vitamin and extra Folic Acid 1 mg while u are trying. ...Read more
Can staminogro or spermaid increase my sperm count? If yes how many must i take a day? I really looking for answers to my problem.
Who knows?: All these pills are made of some vitamins, herb, amino acids, together claiming their effects on sex drive and sperm count, etc. But their effects have not usually be studied under recommended scientific control. In fact, in my 35- yr practicing urology, I have never come across these. So, i would advise to seek a formal consultation with a knowledgeable urologist for detailing how you should do.. ...Read more
Not sure what ...: I'm not sure of the key point of your question, but do you mean more volume of semen and longer harder penis for coital pleasure? If so, let's face the facts: there have been no known pills, herbs, or devices, which have been proven to do so. Yet, low-risk healthy lifestyle without overindulgence/obsession is the surest way to deliver such, but comes with a price - dedication and hard work. ...Read more
I'm just 21 and feel low t what can I do to boost my testosterone level ?Should i take any supplement?
Not likely-evaluate!: It is extremely rare for a 21 yo to have low testosterone. Symptoms of low t are nonspecific. Other imbalances with similar symptoms are much more likely such as low thyroid or adrenal function, depression or heavy metal toxicity. See a doctor for evaluation. You can ask a doctor to test free and total testosterone levels, though your doctor will likely suggest other tests as well. ...Read more
What should I do to prepare for pregnancy & what can I do to increase my changes to get pregnant?
Pregnancy : Ensure that you eat a balanced diet and live a healthy lifestyle. You can also start taking prenatal multivitamins while trying to get pregnant. You can increase your chances of getting pregnant by having sexual relations on days that you're ovulating. There are different ways of predicting your ovulatory period. Consult your physician about this. Good luck. ...Read more
What supplements can i take to supress the growth of my 1cm gallstones if i do not want to have surgery?
How many chorella vitamins should I take a day? My doctor recommended it to me cause of my acne and eczema but I don't know how many to take daily
Chlorella: According to the manufacture, start with 1 gram per day (equals 1000 mg which is the dose of one capsule). You may increase gradually to a total of 5 grams per day (5 capsules) if desired. Carefully read the directions on the label. If still in doubt ask the doctor who recommended them how much they would like you to take. ...Read more
Hi there i'm trying to get pregnant but my period circle is not regular what can i do and what vitamin B6 can i take.
Failure to conceive: At age 32, and if you have been trying to conceive for greater than 6 months, you need to see a Fertility GYN MD to assess why your periods are irregular. The most common reason is inability to ovulate which will prevent any form of conception. A prenatal Rx given by a MD will have the requisite amount of vitamins contained therein. ...Read more
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