Low Sperm Count


Sperm quality isn’t necessarily something you think about often. However, if you and your partner want to start or expand your family, the number and quality of swimmers you have may be foremost on your mind.
While it only takes one sperm to fertilize an egg, the journey getting there can be rough. The more sperm you have, the better your chances.
Let’s take a closer look at why you might have low sperm count, how you can find out for sure, and what treatments are available to help boost your reserves or otherwise increase your chances of achieving pregnancy.

Causes of low sperm count

Low sperm count, also called oligospermia, is a major cause of male infertility. Sperm count is considered low if it dips below 15 million sperm per milliliter (mL) of semen, although the average is around 75 million sperm per mL.
Risk factors include having obesity or overweight, having experienced trauma or surgery in or around the testicles, and taking certain medications. Other things that may put you at risk include exposing your testicles to too much heat or having other medical issues.
Beyond that, there are various causes of low sperm quality, which can be divided into three main categories: medical, environmental, and lifestyle.
Cancer treatments, including chemotherapy, radiation, or surgery, may also affect hormone and sperm production. Radiation of the testicles directly damages the cells that produce sperm, while radiation or surgery of the brain can likewise cause low sperm count, as hormones produced in the brain stimulate sperm production.

Other possible causes include:
• swelling in the veins that drain the testicles, which is called varicocele and one of the most common causes of male infertility
• previous infections or sexually transmitted infections (STIs), which can cause blockages, scarring, or other damage to the reproductive system
• issues with erections or ejaculation (For example, diabetes and spinal injuries may cause erectile dysfunction or retrograde ejaculation.)
• issues with the immune system
• conditions like cystic fibrosis or being a genetic carrier of cystic fibrosis may block sperm from entering the semen
• medical procedures, treatments, or medications for a range of conditions, including some cancer, antifungal, antibiotic, and ulcer drugs
• previous surgery to the male reproductive system, such as testicular surgery, bladder surgery, surgery for undescended testicles, inguinal hernia repair, and of course, a vasectomy


You may be surprised to learn that ideal sperm conditions are slightly less than body temperature, which is why the testicles are positioned outside of the abdominal cavity.
Overheating your testicles can lower sperm production. This means that anything from frequently enjoying hot tubs to sitting with your computer atop your lap may lower your counts.
Other possible environmental causes include occupational exposure to herbicides, pesticides, solvents, and other industrial chemicals or heavy metals. Exposure to radiation from X-rays or other sources may harm sperm production as well.


Activities like heavy drug and alcohol use, as well as using tobacco or vaping, may likewise lower sperm count. Anabolic steroids, which are usually taken to increase muscle mass, will almost always shrink testicles and decrease sperm production.
Marijuana and opioids also reduce sperm production.

Other possible causes include:
• testosterone boosters, vitamins, and pre-workout supplements marketed toward a workout crowd all may contain small amounts of anabolic steroids, which can impair sperm production
• jobs that require long periods of sitting, such as truck driving
• emotional issues, like stress and depression, particularly if they’re long term and severe
• body weight, particularly if you have obesity or overweight, can also affect hormones

Signs of low sperm count

You may not experience any signs or symptoms of low sperm quality until you try to start a family. That’s right — the main symptom of oligospermia is infertility.
If your low sperm count is caused by an underlying condition — a hormone imbalance, chromosomal abnormality, testicular tissue, or blockage — you may experience symptoms related to the condition, which isn’t the same as having symptoms of low sperm count. These symptoms may include:
• low sex drive
• erectile dysfunction
• swelling or pain in or around the testicles
• less facial or body hair

Medicine for treatment
Spemax Pills

Duration for treatment
30 days

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