Infertility has been a common problem among many couples. Many couples, though having quite a perfect lifestyle still have some common problems and infertility might just be one of them.
To be able to produce offspring and make a relationship complete, both of you have to be fertile enough to carry out this activity. As infertility is a common problem in women, men too are also prone to suffer from infertility in various ways. In this article, we will discuss how to improve your fertility as a man. However, these are just natural ways to boost your fertility, sexual health, as well as your immune system.
Your infertility can be caused by these few examples:
● Libido: This is the ability of your body to be turned on by your sexual hormones. It is known as your sex drive, which gives you the desire to have sex.
● Erectile Dysfunction: Infertility can also be caused by erectile dysfunction. This is when your penis unable to get an erection or maintain an erection for a long time. This can also be called impotency
● Sperm Count: To be considered fertile, there is a certain amount of sperm you need to produce. However, if it is less than 39 million sperm cells per ejaculation then it is a sign of Infertility.
● Testosterone Levels: If your testosterone levels are low, this may affect your sex hormones.
Sometimes, infertility can be linked to genetic issues, general health, diseases, fitness, unhealthy lifestyle, and semen quality. In this post, we would talk about traditional or natural ways to improve your fertility and sperm count. You need not undergo some surgical operation if you keep strictly to the recommendations. Now, let’s get started:
The importance of exercise to human health in general, cannot be overemphasized. As essential as it is to human health, it is also an essentially natural way to improve your fertility. If you are living with obesity, there is a high-risk you might be infertile. However, exercise can be a natural way to burn all the fat and calorie in your body and boost your fertility. Jogging, swimming, cycling, and other aerobic exercises for a period of 16 weeks for 30 minutes can help you a lot in improving your fertility. Asides from improving your fertility, you are sure to lose weight, burn belly fat and calories, and sweat out toxins off your system. Exercise is such a healthy lifestyle that cannot be ignored.
Avoid Stress and Get Enough Sleep
A stressed body system could be a hindrance to healthy sperm. When you are stressed, you’re too tired to satisfy your partner in bed, hence you’re not able to fertilize your partner’s eggs with healthy sperm. Sleep helps restore energy, restore brain cells, and refresh and regulates sperm cells and fertility-related hormones. Sleep strengthens and refreshes the body system. 8-10 hours of sleep can increase your libido; refresh your sperm cells for healthy fertilization and boost sperm count.
Eat Antioxidants Frequently
Antioxidants are commonly known as disease-fighters—heart disease and cancer fighters. Asides from this advantageous quality of antioxidants to general health, they are also good for male fertility. Studies have shown that intake of antioxidants had less DNA damaged sperm compared to men who do not take antioxidants. Antioxidants are important for your fertility as well as pregnancy. Foods rich in Folic acid, Lycopene, Selenium, Vitamin C, Zinc, Iron, and Vitamin E is a perfect antioxidant excellent for your sperm. Some of these foods are vegetables, nuts, tomatoes, grapefruits, Capsicums, oranges, and leafy greens.
Quit Smoking Tobacco
As smokers are liable to die young, they are also liable to be infertile. Smoking is bad for your health, as you know; also, it is bad for your sperm health: it causes decreased sperm count and reduces sperm motility. Asides from causing fertility problems, smoking also orchestrates the rise of liver diseases like hepatitis B, cancer, and kidney failure. Smoking is also one of the major causes of mental stress, which could affect your fertility.
Quit Drinking Alcohol
Quitting your favorite brandy or whiskey could be a difficult step to carry especially if you are already addicted to them. However, for the sake of your healthy sperm and its motility you have to, at least limit alcohol intake. Alcohol, asides from being bad for your kidney and liver are also bad for your sperm counts. High intakes of alcohol are often related to fertility issues. If you would ever take alcohol, it should be in moderation. Drink responsibly.
Make Veggies and Fruits Your Favourite
Yes, we all know it is not easy being vegan, but the role of a healthy diet to your fertility cannot be discussed further as a good diet and a nix out of junk on your diet is very essential. Leafy vegetables, potatoes, and fruits rich in vitamins, iron, zinc, citrus, phosphorus are perfect for boosting your sperm battery and balancing a good immune system.
Furthermore, veggies added to your diet reduce the risk of deadly diseases like cardiovascular diseases, stroke, cancer, and gastric problems. It also balances blood sugar and makes your sperm milky, creamier, and fertile.
Now we have come to the end of this post. What you need is a healthy lifestyle and a partner who would help you achieve the goals of fertility. Although, being fertile is a sign of good health.
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