Are you a man struggling with infertility, or do you know someone else who is?
Well, read this if you want to improve your fertility success!
The occurrence of male infertility is about 10%, which means 1 out of 10 males may experience fertility issues. The reason is: male semen quality decreases by 10% every ten years for the last 50 years.
Why nowadays men are less fertile than their fathers and grandfathers? That is mainly related to the living environment of nowadays:
- Stress: work and life pressures are increasing day by day; physical and mental exhaustion reduces semen quality. Stress increases the level of stress hormones, such as adrenaline and cortisol. They can inhibit the release of the hormone GnRH (gonadotropin-releasing hormone) in the body, which is responsible for the release of sex hormones. Subsequently, reduce the number of sperm in men.
- Poor lifestyle: stay up late at night, lack of physical activity, overweight, drinking, smoking which all can affect the quality and quantity of the sperm
- Pollution: Diets are rich in hormones can affect the body’s own hormone and endocrine balancing. In addition, there is also pollution of the living environment includes water, air, radiation, etc. which are furth destroying our health.
- Drugs: The effects of drugs on sperm include disruption in testosterone production and a decrease in sperm production. Drugs such as supplemental testosterone, anabolic steroids, chemotherapy drugs, marijuana, and opiates affect a male’s sperm quality.
To improve male fertility, men need to reduce stress, have enough rest, move more, avoid toxic food, drink, or drugs, have a healthy diet, and take nutrition supplements.
Besides the above, for thousands of years Chinese have been using Acupuncture and Chinese Herbs to help males to achieve the goal of fatherhood. Acupuncture and Chinese herb can help the body produce endorphin which can counteract the stress hormone; the same treatment can also balance male hormone, encourage blood circulation of the reproductive system, subsequently improve the quality and quantity of the sperm. Many men also find after the course of treatments their general health and sex performance improved as well.
At the same time, Acupuncture and Chinese herb can work hand in hand with other assist fertility treatments like IVF, IUI, etc. which can further increase the success fertile rates.