Men Health

Plastic bottles and low sperm count

Xenoestrogens – a threat to fertility in humans.- Xenoestrogen are a type of synthetic compounds which have estrogenic effect on living organism. These chemicals enter our body through pesticides, use of plastics and plastic bottles, chemicals and other pollutants. Xenoestrogens lower the level of testosterone and reduce sperm count in men. It may cause serious …

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Unhealthy semen – An ayurvedic view

Unhealthy semen or abnormalities in semen lead to infertility in men. According ayurveda unhealthy semen is known as dooshita shukra. When vitiated doshas affect semen, the semen loses its ability to fertilize egg. The semen and its contents are referred as “beeja” in ayurveda. The Sanskrit word “Beeja” denotes seed. Acharya Charaka while explaining semen …

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Natural ways to increase testosterone

Testosterone hormone is produced by testicles in men. It is responsible for development of male sexual characters like physical strength, muscle mass, body shape, body hair, deep voice, sexual function etc. Erectile dysfunction occurs when this male hormone level is reduced. But this is not the only cause for erectile dysfunction. Texts of ayurveda recommend …

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Hormones that influence in sperm production

We all know various male hormones are responsible for sperm production. Ayurveda acharyas have also mentioned the functions of these hormones in their texts. This article is an effort to explain in a simple way about hormone responsible for sperm production and its ayurvedic view.  Male hormones begin to appear in body at the onset …

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Smoking reduces sperm count and sperm motility

Most men are aware of the injurious effect of smoking on their well being. Scientific experiments and statistics have shown that smokers lose an average of 10-15 years from their life expectancy. It is a well known fact that smoking increases the risk of cancer, cardio vascular diseases (heart diseases), strokes etc. Smoking also affects …

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Smoking and Erectile Dysfunction

Medical research has consistently shown that smoking is most likely a major cause of Erectile Dysfunction (ED). Erectile Dysfunction is also colloquially referred to as ‘impotence’ (a term of much wider import encompassing multifarious dysfunctions of the male reproductive system). Men who smoke over 20 cigarettes a day have a 60% higher risk of Erectile …

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Anatomy and physiology of male reproductive system

The testes are two glandular organs, which secrete the semen; they are suspended in the scrotum by the spermatic cords. Testes are suspended outside the abdominal cavity in the scrotum, In ayurveda Acharya Sushruta , while explaining the anatomy of testis has said ” Maamsa asruk kapha medaha prasaadaadwavrushanaha” which means The two testes are …

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Causes of low sperm count

Low sperm count, reduced sperm motility and malformed sperms are main causes for male infertility. There are various biological and environmental factors which affect sperm count, motility and morphology. Many of these factors have been mentioned in ayurvedic texts. The causes of low sperm count are briefly explained below. Age : Innumerable researches have been …

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Natural ways to increase sperm count

Major cause for male infertility is low sperm count, low sperm motility and a large number of malformed or abnormal sperms. Various environmental and biological factors affect the sperm count. Numerous ways are explained in ayurveda to increase sperm count, sperm motility and thus increase fertility of men. There are very effective Ayurvedic Medicines for …

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