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Simple Ways To Increase Your Sperm Count


Research found that moderate exercise can help to boost healthy sperm production.

  • In fact, a 2013 study revealed that increase sedentary lifestyle among young men has led to a decline in the overall quality of semen.
  • People who engaged at least 15 hours of moderate exercise a week had better sperm quality and 73% higher sperm count than those who engaged in little or no exercise.
  • To increase sperm count do moderate physical exercise for at least half to 1 hour a day on a regular basis except cycling and weight training also beneficial.


  • Smoking is bad for overall health. 
  • Smoking cause low sperm quality and affect men fertility.
  • A 2006 study revealed that current smoking can moderately impair the semen quality. 
  • Another study found that there is a positive link between cigarette smoking and male infertility.
  • Smoking can reduce sperm production, sperm normal forms, sperm motility, and sperm fertilizing capacity due to increased seminal oxidative stress and DNA damage.
  • Looking at the results it is good to take steps to quit smoking.


  • Stress affects sexual activity in men or women.
  • Stress raises the cortisol hormone which give negatively affects the testosterone level and low level of testosterone affects male fertility.
  • To manage stress, try taking a walk in nature, meditating, taking up a hobby, cooking, exercising, or spending time with friends.


  • Processed meats like hot dogs and salami
  • Foods with Trans fats 
  • Soy products. 
  • High-fat dairy products like whole milk
  • Foods with pesticides on them 
  • Foods packaged with bisphenol-A (BPA).
    Foods that improve sperm count and motility include:
  • Fishfish rich in omega-3 fatty acids that improves sperm count.
  • Fruits and vegetablesFresh fruits and vegetables have higher content of vitamins and antioxidants that protect cells from damage and improve sperm count. 
  • Walnuts – study found that consuming 15-18 walnuts a day for 12 weeks improved sperm count.


  • D-aspartic acid (D-AA)Experts believe this amino acid is related to low sperm count because men with fertility issues have lower levels of amino acid. Taking D-AA as a supplement can raise testosterone levels.
    If hormonal issues are the cause of low sperm count and motility problems so D-aspartic may help.
  • Vitamin C Vitamin C have powerful antioxidant properties that protects body’s cells from oxidative stress, which leads to deterioration of cells. Oxidative stress can contribute to heart disease to cancer disease or infertility.
  • Vitamin DVitamin D deficiency could lead to lower sperm count. Studies showed that taking vitamin D for a year increased testosterone levels significantly.
  • Fenugreek fenugreek extract improved testosterone levels, sexual function, and sexual frequency.
    This is another supplement that help hormonally related low sperm count and motility issues.
  • Zinczinc increases both sperm count and testosterone levels in people who have zinc deficient. Too much zinc in semen may damage sperm.
  • Ashwagandha – Take Ashwagandha herb daily for three months led to more than 150% increase in sperm count. The same study also showed more than 50% increase in motility. 
  • Maca roottaking maca root powder daily for four months improved both motility and sperm count. 
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