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WHAT IF I GET A BAD RESULT?

Smoking cigarettes is a recognized problem when it comes to sperm quality. The decline in the quality of sperm has been found more significant when it comes to the heavy smokers (more than 20 cigarettes a day) compared to moderate (10-20 cigarettes a day) or mild smokers (1-10 cigarettes a day). One of the ways, tobacco is influencing sperm quality is by disturbing […]

CAN A COUPLE OF DRINKS HELP YOUR SPERM?

According to a study published in the Andrology journal moderate alcohol intake appeared positively associated with sperm quality. The study was made between September 2014 and December 2016, on a sample of 323 male patients. As the study states, in most cases sperm quality does not always have a clear explanation, but there is evidence linking lifestyle […]

IS YOUR SPERM STRESSED OUT?

Well, if you are stressed out, your sperm is most likely as well. Stress influences our general well-being, our mood and how we react to our environment, but there are also less visible effects of stress. Some of the less visible effects of longer exposure to stress without intervention can lead to cardiovascular diseases, upper respiratory […]

CAN THE COVID-19 VACCINE AFFECT MALE FERTILITY?

For the past few months there have been ongoing rumors about how the Covid-19 vaccine affects fertility. Without a background check and own research, you can easily get tangled in all the fake information floating around in the sea of Facebook posts and random “news” articles, created for click-baiting. These posts are also being shared by your […]

HOW TO IMPROVE MALE FERTILITY? MEN’S REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH IS AS IMPORTANT IN A SUCCESSFUL PREGNANCY AS WOMEN’S.

If couples encounter problems when trying to achieve pregnancy, the first thought in a woman’s mind usually revolves around the female reproductive issues, but according to studies, of all infertility cases, approximately 40%–50% is due to “male factors”. It may be one or a combination of low sperm concentration, poor sperm motility, or abnormal morphology.[1] THERE […]

THE TRUTH ABOUT FOOD

A healthy food diet is important when it come to improving your sperm quality. BBC have som very interesting points, so I would recommend that you read their article to gain more insight on how to improve your sperm quality. “A number of studies have shown that a good dietary intake of antioxidants and micronutrients is […]

WHAT IF I GET A BAD RESULT?

What should you do if you get a bad result (low sperm quality) when testing with the SwimCount device? Our founder Steen Laursen, PhD and experienced fertility-doctor explains in the video below: