Natural Ways To Increase Sperm Count And Increase Low Testosterone
Dr.Mike • onHealth & Beauty 8 years ago • 4 min read

Increased sperm count is significant in all aspects of life; it emits strong sexual occurrence for a man and is also very helpful when you and your wife are trying to get pregnant.

Read on to find out some of the best ways on how to increase sperm count and get the preferred results fast.

Ways to Increase Sperm Counts

The great news is that there are ways that you can do in which increasing sperm count is possible. Let's discuss some things that you can do. For instance:

  1. Quit smoking. This can prove to be beneficial, because your overall good health is one of the factor that governs your sperm count.

  2. Limit your alcohols. This, like the first point, is for your overall health and in turn will increase your sperm count.

  1. Do not use illicit drugs.

  2. If you can, cut out junk and processed foods in your daily diet. It's more beneficial that you eat things high in protein and low fat. If you can afford it, eat only organic foods.

  3. Exercise regularly. This will reduce the hormone released from stress that can damage your sperm. One thing that you have to watch out is cycling. An avid cycler over exercising can also damage or stress the testicles.

  4. Regulate your intercourse amount to around 3 days interval (you can consult this with your physician).

  5. Studies show that sperm counts are the highest at mornings. If you can, try to have sex in the morning.

  6. Avoid bathing in hot water and wearing tight underwear. The heat can damage your sperm.

  7. Consider supplements that can increase your semen volume and promote good reproductive health. This can prove to be the one thing that can change your condition quickly.

What is Testosterone?

Testosterone is the male hormone. It is responsible for your manly characterstics. Every one knows this. It is secreted in the testes and is the main hormone behind your sexual libido. Not only does it affect your sexual health but also a lot of other aspects of your general health. It is responsible for keeping your bones healthy. It is the hormone behind your hard mucles, strength and height factors.

Deepening of voice, growth of beard and torso hair is other features associated with testosterone.

Effects of Low Testosterone

Low testosterone leads to the most dreaded and feared problem- Sexual Dysfunction. This makes men realize that something is out of place and needs to be rectified. Usually men try to treat this through prescribed medication rather than getting to the root of the problem.

This phase is generally termed as ANDROPAUSE or the male equivalent of menopause. The most common sysmptoms include

  1. Low libido

  2. Weight gain

  3. Loss of muscle

  4. Hair loss

  5. Irritability

  6. Lack of energy and youthfulness

Lifestyle Changes to Raise Testosterone

A good and healthy lifestyle can go a long way in increasing your testosterone levels naturally.

Physical Activity

Though testosterone production is highly influenced by aging, physical inactivity, excessive alcohol and use of prescribed or recreational medication can also affect it. It is important to know that both lack and excess of physical activity can affect your testosterone production negatively.Testosterone levels increase most with short intense bursts, while it decreases with prolonged activity especially that of frequent endurance training. During endurance training, testosterone is needed to maintain muscle but frequent extended training doesn't allow for repair and recovery of testosterone and tissue damage occurs. The ideal duration for a workout is anywhere between 45 to 60 minutes in a single session. Any more than that and your cortisol levels will rise and testosterone will decline.


Eat moderate amounts of protein. Protein stimulates the hormone glucagon and the anabolic (muscle building) responses important for adequate testosterone release. Eat more vegetable and fruits and reduce carbohydrate intake specially those that are rich in simple sugars and starches since they lead to production of hormone insulin and cortisol which fights and diminishes testosterone production. Eat fats! Essential fats such as the omega 3 fatty acids found in fish and flax seed as well as saturated fats are essential for normal testosterone production. All steroid hormones need cholesterol for production and a diet that is deficient in fats leads to lower levels of testosterone.

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