Acupuncture helping low sperm count

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Low sperm count is a condition called oligospermia. The average man can produce this many sperm multiple times per day. If there are no sperm at all in a semen sample, the condition is termed azoospermia. When you are trying to have children, the number of sperm a man ejaculates is quite important.

Acupuncture for improving sperm quality

Acupuncture and Male Infertility: How Do I Improve My Sperm Quality?

The clinical definition of male infertility is the presence of abnormal semen parameters in the male partner of a couple who have been unable to conceive after 1 year of unprotected intercourse Dohle The World Health Organization defines male factor infertility as the presence of one or more abnormalities in the semen analysis, or the presence of inadequate sexual or ejaculatory function Rowe Male fertility requires normal sperm production and sperm transport, and adequate sexual performance, functions that require normal levels of testosterone. Male infertility can be due to a number of factors, including abnormal spermatogenesis; reproductive tract anomalies or obstruction; inadequate sexual and ejaculatory functions; and impaired sperm motility Patki ; Isidori ; Dohle However, in such men, semen analysis reveals a decreased number of spermatozoa oligozoospermia , decreased sperm motility asthenozoospermia and many abnormal forms of sperm teratozoospermia Dohle

Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine for Male Infertility

This is a very common condition and is dramatically on the increase. The reasons for this appear to be increased exposure to environmental pollutants and the amount of man made oestrogens that are in general circulation. The diagnosis of male infertility is simpler in Chinese medicine than that of women and normally falls into one of three main categories or a combination of these. These are as follows:. Constitutional weakness of the sperm.
Do you really need to improve your sperm health and can acupuncture help? If your semen analysis results came back less-than-ideal you are not alone. The good news is that research also shows there is a lot you can do about it. Even if your results came back in the okay range you can still improve your sperm-health even further, giving you the best chance of conceiving. The answer is that we all probably could!