Various statistic show that Male Fertility rates have dropped dramatically over the last 100 years and one of the main factors has been changes in our diets and lifestyle.Here in this article we will look at diet and lifestyle changes that can be made to increase male fertility, as well as natural herbal ayurvedic supplements for male reproductive health.
Male infertility surfaces due to various causes. Here we deal with male infertility due to low sperm count and low sperm motility. The likely causes for this condition are diet, addictions, lifestyles and combination of these.
Alcohol consumption: Medical evidences have shown that alcohol consumption is linked with defective sperm. Hence avoid or cut alcohol consumption.
Smoking: We all know that smoking is injurious to health. Smoking is directly related to erectile dysfunction and low libido. Various researches have shown that smoking affects production of healthy sperms and it reduces sperm activity. If you want a healthy baby quit smoking.
Recreational drugs: There is not enough room here to go into the affect of all the recreational drugs on sperm count and male fertility, but there is medical evidence linking a number of them with male infertility.
Nutrition: Male fertility does not exist on its own, it is part of our overall body functions and what you put into your body affects how efficiently it operates.Not eating the right diet can have the following impact. It can impair hormone function, inhibit sperm production, and produce abnormal sperm. There is no question that our diets have undergone dramatic changes in the last 100 years and these have affected male fertility rates and seen a dramatic rise in male infertility.
Here are some tips on a diet for increasing male fertility.
Eat Naturally: Eat “naturally from the earth” get plenty of fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, fish, poultry, legumes, nuts, brown rice and seeds.Strictly avoid junk food, processed food and foods high in saturated fat.
Drink Plenty of Water: Drink plenty of water at least 2 -3 liters a day to flush out any toxins in the body. Water also provides the medium for fluid part i.e semen for sperms to swim easily and derive nutrients for survival.
Pumpkin seeds: A great food for male fertility, as they contain high levels of zinc and essential fatty acids which are vital to healthy functioning of the male reproductive system.
Omega fatty acids: Omega 3 fatty acids (found in oily fish and flaxseed oils) and omega-6 fatty acids (evening primrose and starflower oils) can help improve the sperm membrane fluidity and male fertility.
Ginseng (Panax ginseng): This herb is used in Chinese medicine for thousands of years, and popular worldwide to help increase testosterone levels and sperm count and improve the quality of sperm
Consult Dr.Savitha Suri at [email protected] for ayurvedic remedies to increase sperm count. It’s a free consultation.