African hemp boosts sperm quality, improves antioxidant levels

The Nigerian hemp (Cannabis sativa) is known to cause male gonadotoxicity (damage to the testes), which could be temporary or permanent. One of its main characteristics is hyperprolactinemia, a condition that, in men, causes sexual dysfunction and infertility. According to reports by The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) of Nigeria, illicit users in the … Continue reading African hemp boosts sperm quality, improves antioxidant levels

High Sugar Diet May Epigenetically Affect Sperm Quality

Obesity continues to be a rising problem in the US. It can result in a number of negative health effects that can shorten life expectancy like diabetes, hypertension, and can even alter the functionality of sperm in men. With fertility levels in recent decline for both women and men it’s important to understand all factors that contribute to healthy reproduction. … Continue reading High Sugar Diet May Epigenetically Affect Sperm Quality

Dietary Folate Boosts Sperm Quality, Boosts Fertility

Men who consume more folate are significantly less likely to produce sperm with the chromosomal abnormalities that can lead to birth defects, according to a study conducted by researchers from the University of California at Berkeley and published in the journal Human Reproduction. A high intake of folate by women is already known to help prevent … Continue reading Dietary Folate Boosts Sperm Quality, Boosts Fertility

Does Soy Affect Your Sperm Count?

Source: Does Soy Affect Your Sperm Count? by Dr. Edward Group If you consume soy on a regular basis, you may want to take a look at this new study coming out of Harvard School of Medical Health and published in Human Reproduction [1]. According to researchers, men who regularly consume foods containing soy, soy milk, … Continue reading Does Soy Affect Your Sperm Count?