Do your sperm pass muster?
If you and your partner are planning a pregnancy, you might be wondering about the health of your sperm. Start by understanding the various factors that can affect male fertility — then consider steps to help your sperm become top performers.
Sperm health depends on various factors, including quantity, movement and structure:
Eating less and moving more are the basics of weight loss that lasts. For some people, prescription weight loss drugs may help. You'll still need to focus on diet and exercise while taking these drugs, and they're not for everyone. Doctors usually prescribe them only if your BMI is 30 or higher, or if it's at...Read More
Men and women seeking a well-groomed bikini line are at greater risk of infections, say researchers. Waxing and shaving causes micro trauma to the skin, leaving it vulnerable to pathogens like poxvirus, they told a British Medical Journal publication. The team studied 30 new patients with a poxvirus called molluscum contagiosum who...Read More
It might. Eating more whole-grain foods on a regular basis may help reduce your chance of developing high blood pressure (hypertension). Whole grains are grains that include the entire grain kernel — they haven't had their bran and germ removed by refining. Whole-grain foods are a rich source of healthy nutrients,...Read More