Low Sperm Count: Causes, Symptoms, and Effective Treatments

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Low sperm count, medically known as oligospermia, affects many men worldwide. It's when the semen you ejaculate during an orgasm contains fewer sperm than normal.

Common causes include medical conditions like varicocele, infections, hormone imbalances, and lifestyle factors such as stress, obesity, and poor diet.

Causes of Low Sperm Count

While many men don't notice symptoms, some signs can include reduced sexual desire, difficulty maintaining an erection, pain or swelling in the testicle area, and reduced facial or body hair.

Symptoms to Watch

Diagnosis typically involves a semen analysis to check sperm count, movement, and shape. This test might need to be done several times to confirm low sperm count.

Diagnosing Low Sperm

Improve sperm count with regular exercise, a balanced diet rich in antioxidants, reducing alcohol and tobacco use, and managing stress effectively.

Lifestyle Changes

Treatments may include medications for hormone imbalances, surgery for varicoceles, or assisted reproductive technologies (ART) like IVF depending on the cause.

Medical Treatments

Supplements like zinc, selenium, and folic acid can boost sperm count. Natural remedies also include herbal supplements such as ashwagandha and maca root.

Natural Remedies

If you suspect a low sperm count, consult a healthcare provider. Early intervention can improve outcomes and guide appropriate treatment plans.

When to See a Doctor

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