Sex is an integral part of life. For men, Male fertility & sexual health is quite an important factor in their well-being. It refers to a state of wellbeing that lets a man fully participate in and enjoy sexual activity.
- Quantity: A healthy sperm count is about 15 million or more for every milliliter of semen.
- Movement (motility) – 60-80% must be actively moving.
- Shape (morphology)- Healthy sperm have rounded heads and long, strong tails.
Semen analysis includes
- Number of sperm (volume)
- Shape of sperm
- Movement of sperm (sperm motility)
Factors affecting sexual health and Male Fertility
Many things can affect a man’s sexual life. Some of the factors affecting are
- Social factors
Common sexual problems
Sexual dysfunction is a common health problem affecting men of all ages. But the issues increase with increasing age. Common problems are
- Lack of sexual desire(libido)
- Inability to get or keep an erection (erectile dysfunction)
- The orgasm happens too quickly or too slowly.
- Inability to have an orgasm
Causes of Sexual Dysfunction
- Heart and blood vessel diseases
- Hormone imbalances (low testosterone levels)
- Nervous system disorders (Multiple sclerosis, Parkinsonism)
- High blood pressure
- High cholesterol
- Spinal cord injuries
Psychological causes of Male infertility
- Concern about the sexual performance
- Relationship problems
Ayurvedic Treatment to increase Men’s Sexual Health & Male Fertility.
The term Vajeekarana denotes all aspects of sexual health described in Ayurvedic texts. Vajeekarana comes among one of the eight Ashtangas (eight main divisions in Ayurveda). Vajeekarana is often clubbed with Rasayana (branch of rejuvenation and longevity). That emphasizes the importance of maintenance of good sexual health for a better and healthy life.
Ayurvedic treatment includes medicines, herbal aphrodisiacs, lifestyle changes, dietary changes, psychological therapy, and Panchakarma (detoxification) treatment procedures.
a) Dietary changes for Male Fertility
There are a lot of foodstuffs that can increase the level of testosterone in the body. Increased testosterone levels help to increase sperm motility and quality.
Foods that boost sperm count and motility
- Leafy vegetables
- Food rich in Zinc (barley, beans, meat)
- Oily sea fish
- Whole grain products
- Low-fat dairy products
- Black gram
Characteristics of foods that are to avoid
- High intake of red and processed meat
- High intake of sweet drinks and snacks
- Low intake of fiber, vitamins and minerals
- Poor consumption of vegetables, fruits, nuts and seeds
- Intake of trans and omega- 6 fatty acids
b) Practice a Healthy Lifestyle
Maintaining a healthy lifestyle improves sperm quality. These include
- Proper exercise
- Good sleep
- Avoid smoking
- Avoid alcohol consumption
- Minimize stress
- Regular practice of Yoga
- Lose excess weight
c) Psychological Therapy for Male Fertility
- Counseling helps you address feelings of anxiety, depression etc.
d) Herbal Aphrodisiacs for Male Fertility
Aphrodisiacs : An aphrodisiac is a food or drug that arouses sexual desire (libido). In addition, aphrodisiacs can improve sexual health. Studies show the following herbs show aphrodisiac properties.
- Tuberous roots of Chlorophytum borivilianum (commonly known as Safed Musli)
- Tribulus terrestris (Land-Caltrops, Gokshura)
- Crocus sativus (Saffron, Kesar)
- Mucuna pruriens(Kapikachu)
- Asparagus racemosus(Shathavari)
e) Herbal Medicines for Male Fertility
Choornams (powders): Aswagandha Choornam, Gokshura Choornam
Arishtams: Mritasanjeevani Arishtam, Ashwagandharishtam, Dasamoolarishtam, Saraswatharishtam
Mritasanjeevani Arishtam :
The primary ingredients are Vavari Twak (Acacia nilotica), Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera), Gokshura (Tribulus Terrestris ) etc. Most of the drugs help to improve sexual health and male fertility are good aphrodisiacs.
The primary ingredient is Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) which is a known aphrodisiac. Dasamoolarishtam and Saraswatharishtam improve sexual health.
Tender coconut water is the main ingredient of Nalikerasavam. In addition, Nalikerasavam contains many nutrients which can improve sexual health.
Lehyam: Narasimha Rasayanam, Aja Ashwagandha Rasayanam,
The key ingredients are Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) and Aja Mamsa (Goat’s meat). It helps to improve vigour and vitality. In addition, it is an excellent aphrodisiac too.
- Ashwagandha capsules
- Gokshura capsules
- Kapikachu capsules
The primary ingredients of Asthra plus are goat testicles, Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera), Kapikachu (Mucuna pruriens), Shatavari (Asparagus racemosus), etc. Most of the drugs improve sexual health and are excellent aphrodisiacs.
- Asthra plus is an excellent aphrodisiac.
- It improves vigour and vitality.
- Asthra plus improves sperm quality, motility and count.
f) Treatment Procedure for Male Fertility
Along with internal medicines, Panchakarma procedures (detoxification) are advised in Ayurveda. The treatment includes Snehana (oleation), Vamana (medicated enema), Virechanam (purgation), Basti (medicated enema) and Uthara Basti.
These problems of erectile dysfunction and pre-mature ejaculation are very much treatable.
I am suggesting you some ayurvedic medicines.
Take Aswagandhadi churan half teaspoon in the morning & in the night.
Take Capsule SHILAJIT one in the morning and one in the night,
Take tablet manmath Ras one in the morning and one in the night.
Take tablet Pushp dhanva Ras one in the morning and one in the night. And take tablet Sidh Makardhwaj Vati with gold, one in the morning and one in the night after food.
All the above preferably with hot milk or with water
Also apply and message Shri Gopal tail on your penis three times a week for 2 to 4 minutes.
Avoid junk food, oily and spicier food, alcohol, tobacco, tension and anxiety
Start doing brisk walk or running or cardio exercises for at least 30 min a day. Start doing yoga, pranayama, meditation, Vajroli mudra. Ashwini mudra, Kegel exercise for at least 30 min a day.
Start taking hot milk twice a day.
2-3 dates in the morning and in the night with milk.
Do all the above suggested treatment for 3 months and see the results.
If you don’t get satisfactory results then please go to your family doctor or a good sexologist.
You can also contact me on my private chat or directly in my clinic. We can send you the medicines by courier.