Male infertility: 20 foods to add to your diet to help boost fertility - what are they?

MALE fertility has seen a steep decline over the last 50 years and has become a major cause for medical concern. Nutrition can play a major role in boosting male fertility. What are the 20 best foods to help boost a man ’s fertility?
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Abstract Objective: The aims of this study were to determine the prevalence of human papillomavirus (HPV) infection in women treated for infertility and oocyte donors, and to investigate the possible influence of HPV infection on reproductive outcomes. Study design: In this observational laboratory-based study, cervical swabs were collected from oocyte donors (n = 207), and women treated for infertility (n = 945) and analysed for the presence of high-risk HPV (hrHPV) genotypes using the cobas® 4800 HPV Test and PapilloCheck® HPV-Screening. Associations between hrHPV positiv...
Source: Reproductive Biology - Category: Reproduction Medicine Authors: Tags: Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol X Source Type: research
Authors: Hoseinpour MJ, Ghanbari A, Azad N, Zare A, Abdi S, Sajadi E, Abbaszadeh HA, Farahani RM, Abdollahifar MA Abstract OBJECTIVE: Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a common and multifactorial disease associated with female factor infertility. Ulmus minor bark (UMB) is one of the medicinal plants used in Persian folklore as a fertility enhancer. In the current study, we aimed to elucidate the effect of UMB hydro-alcoholic extract on histological parameters and testosterone condition in an experimental model of PCOS rats. METHODS: Thirty female rats were randomly divided into five groups: (1) control, (2) v...
Source: Endocrine Regulations - Category: Endocrinology Tags: Endocr Regul Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: The main result of this research is recommendation of investigating the tissue of interest for diagnosis of diabetes complications, measuring inflammatory mediators of tissue rather than evaluating their serum concentrations, and focusing on vascular complications as a major complication of diabetes. Furthermore, regular exercise could help improve the function of reproductive organs in healthy groups and prevent diabetes infertility complications to an acceptable degree in diabetic groups. PMID: 31517613 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Endocrine Regulations - Category: Endocrinology Tags: Endocr Regul Source Type: research
ConclusionGreater awareness of HWWS will lead to earlier detection and is the key to alleviating patient suffering and avoiding potentially severe complications.
Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 13 September 2019Source: Clinica Chimica ActaAuthor(s): Jing-ling Zhu, Zhuo Chen, Wen-jie Feng, Shuang-lian Long, Zhong-Cheng MoAbstractPolycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), one of the most common endocrine diseases that causes infertility in reproductive women, is characterized by hyperandrogenemia, chronic anovulation, and polycystic ovary morphology (PCOM), and most women with PCOS have metabolic abnormalities. A reduction in plasma sex hormone-binding globulin (SHBG), a transport carrier that binds estrogen and androgens and regulates their biological activities, is often used as an indic...
Source: Clinica Chimica Acta - Category: Laboratory Medicine Source Type: research
The objective of this study was to evaluate a single-dose anti-gonadotropin-releasing hormone vaccine (GonaCon, USDA/NWRC, Fort Collins, CO, USA) as a non-lethal alternative for population control in free-ranging, synanthropic male capybara. In addition to infertility efficacy of this treatment, potential effects on the alpha male's secondary sexual characteristics and agonist behavior need to be assessed because any alterations in these factors could lead to population management failure. The treatment group (n = 3) received 1 mL of the anti-GnRH vaccine, intramuscularly, and the control group (n = 2) a 1 mL s...
Source: Animal Reproduction Science - Category: Zoology Authors: Tags: Anim Reprod Sci Source Type: research
This study utilized high ‐resolution 1H NMR spectroscopy to reveal whether the metabolomic changes of seminal plasma obtained from 31 patients with oligoasthenoteratozospermia (OAT) are different from the ones obtained from 28 normozoospermic controls.ResultsMultivariate statistical analysis of NMR data concluded that the metabolomic profile of samples from patients with OAT exhibits statistically significant differences when compared to the controls. The differences were based on the metabolites lactate, citrate, lysine, arginine, valine, glutamine, creatinine, α‐ketoglutaric acid, spermine, putrescine and tyros...
Source: Andrology - Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Tags: Original Article Source Type: research
Modifiable risk factors such as diet may be important in both the etiology and progression of endometriosis as well as the prevalence of pain symptoms and infertility associated with this condition. In adults, higher intake of dairy has been associated with lower risk of endometriosis diagnosis. There is currently no literature on whether dairy intake during adolescence - a potentially critical window of exposure - influences endometriosis risk.
Source: American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology - Category: OBGYN Authors: Tags: Original Research: Gynecology Source Type: research
Although limited by society guidelines from the American Society for Reproductive Medicine and the Centers for Disease Control in the past, many human immunodeficiency virus serodiscordant American couples who desired future childbearing were referred to Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility specialists for in vitro fertilization. The access to and cost of assisted reproductive technology created a significant barrier to reproductive care in this patient population. New evidence-based guidelines by the Centers for Disease Control, however, endorse condomless intercourse timed to ovulation for human immunodeficiency vi...
Source: American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology - Category: OBGYN Authors: Tags: Call to Action Source Type: research
Infertility affects 1 in 10 American reproductive-age women. The impact of this disease beyond the reproductive years is largely unknown.
Source: American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology - Category: OBGYN Authors: Tags: Original Research: Gynecology Source Type: research
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