How To Boost Your Sperm Health Naturally

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Want to make a baby, but can’t? You’re not alone. Infertility affects 10-15% of couples in the United States, and that percentage is steadily rising. When the cause of infertility lies with the male partner (about 30% of cases), it is usually due to poor sperm health. But there’s good news: sperm health can be drastically improved with simple diet and lifestyle changes.
 
Sperm count and motility are affected by heat, toxins, hormones, stress, sleep and weight; even cellphone use and TV watchinghave been implicated as factors in declining sperm health. 
 
Toxins are one of the toughest categories of sperm-blockers to avoid, because they’re hidden everywhere, from pesticides and heavy metals in your food to plastics and prescription drugs. Eliminating them all may not be possible or realistic, so just control whatever you can. Eat organic to avoid pesticides, and increase your intake of fruits, vegetables, nuts and seeds, which contain antioxidants that help fight free radical damage. Aim to consume low-mercury seafood like crab, oysters, and salmon. Don’t forget that avoiding toxins also means cutting out those that we willingly choose to consume, such as alcohol, tobacco, and over-the-counter or recreational drugs.
 
Testosterone, the hormone that drives sperm production and health, can be compromised by too much estrogen in the system. Hormones in meat and dairy foods, drinking water, plastics and even the phytoestrogenic effects of soy foods may contribute to an excess of estrogen in men. Eating organic or hormone-free animal products, filtering your tap water, and using glass containers for water and leftovers may help men avoid the hormone imbalance that can lead to sperm degeneration.
 
In addition to following the above guidelines, men may be able to improve sperm health in the following ways:
  • Use relaxation techniques such as deep breathing or meditation to combat stress.
  • Sleep at least eight hours a night in complete darkness.
  • Limit cell phone use and carry your cell phone away from your body.
  • Exercise.
  • Avoid excessive heat in the pelvic region (hot tubs, tight underwear or tight pants).
The importance of nutrition in fertility preparation program is also paramount. Foods containing Vitamins A, C, and E, selenium and zinc can be of great benefit to naturally boost sperm quality. Giving the body a 6-12 month period to detoxify and restock vital nutrients through a whole food diet is crucial to sperm health, and will help increase the odds of conception.
 
Men don’t have to overhaul their lives in order to improve their fertility; small changes can make a big difference over time. By taking these baby steps towards better sperm health, men may soon witness baby steps of another kind.
 
By: Emily Wade Adams
Source: www.mindbodygreen.com

2013-09-05T11:29:34+00:00

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    Q: I need your help, I'm carrying the herpes virus and have a low sperm count, I have been trying with my wife to have a child but have not been successful. I know that consolation is required before you can prescribe any herb for my problem, I am low on finance to do the consolation, but I will be able to purchase all products from you. I here you on the Warren Ballentine show in Atlanta. Please help me cut cost so I can be able to buy the products that I need. Please I need your help.

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    I recommend that you first perform FULL BODY DETOX Cleanse followed by TOTAL MALE CLEANSE!

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    Q: Too much sex drive. Hot sperm, premature ejaculation, stress, life problem, learning problems, and extreme anger, a general feeling of unwanted life situations. Feeling drained after sex acts without a partner and not satisfied with my life.

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    I recommend the following for you:

    1. Total Male Cleanse
    2. Full Body Detox Companion

    After the Total Male Cleanse, perform the Full Body Detox.

    Read our "Articles" on Testicular Health, Male Prostate Problems, Infertility-Impotence-Sterility, etc.

    Thank you for your interest in Dherbs.Com!

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    Q: What do you recommend for low sperm count?

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    I recommend you perform the FULL BODY DETOX kit and regimen followed by the TOTAL MALE CLEANSE kit and regimen. And change your diet. Consider going Vegan! Eat more raw fruits and vegetables.

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    Q: I am a 38-year-old Black woman, and my husband and I want to have a baby. I have Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, which has caused me to be infertile. My egg count is very high, and my husband has a good sperm count. My Fallopian tubes are open. My body just doesn't produce enough progesterone. I have taken two rounds of clomid, and I did ovulate both times; however, I didn't time it correctly, so my husband and I didn't have intercourse at the right time. I would really prefer to pursue a natural route to getting pregnant. Do you have any suggestions. Thanks in advance for your help! Rasheda

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    We recommend doing with the Full Body cleanse to detox your body of waste and toxins that often contribute to health ailments like such. In doing the cleanse, you're detoxing all of your major organs giving your body the reset it needs to function properly. Your body is more receptive to healing itself when your overall health is in a better place. Move on to The Female Cleanse to specifically help aid with the conditions of PCOS. After addressing the PCOS you can move on to the Fertility Cleanse to help with conceiving if you're still experiencing difficulties.

    Please take time to read the following article: 

    Poly Cystic Ovarian Syndrome –

    http://www.dherbs.com/articles/poly-cystic-ovarian-syndrome-431.html

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    Q: I need to get the Thyroid Formula again for myself. Also I was thinking of getting the Fertility Cleanse as well. I have gotten pregnant, but I miscarried early in the pregnancy. My tubes are clear; my husband has a good sperm count and motility. My thought was that your kit couldn't hurt to try. Yet I'm not sure I need to do all of it. Meaning I don't have any yeast problems, never had a disease, etc. What is your thought on this? Just do it all anyway and treat the whole area?

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    IT NEVER HURTS TO CONSUME HERBS DUE TO THEIR POTENT PROPERTIES. PLUS HERBS CLEANSE AND PROVIDE NOURISHMENT. I'D SAY GIVE IT A TRY IN ADDITION TO EVERYTHING ELSE YOU'RE DOING. IF YOU ARE MISCARRYING EARLY, THEN YOU NEED TO REPROGRAM YOUR CERVIX TO HOLD A FETUS. THERE'S A DEFECT WITH THE CERVICAL SOFTWARE.

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    Q: My wife and I are having a tough time getting pregnant primarily due to her having endometriosis which results in her having extreme pain and discomfort for 2 weeks out of the month. I am looking for herbal direction on the following: 1) What can she take to help her pain from the endometriosis? 2) What can she take to address the infertility? 3) What can she take to address her lack of sex drive? 4) I am looking for something to help my sex drive and sperm count also. In summary we need help with endometriosis, and increasing our chances to get pregnant, while improving sex drive and performance for both of us.

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    SUGGESTIONS FOR HER: FIRST, PERFORM THE FULL BODY DETOX. SECOND, PERFORM THE TOTAL WOMAN CLEANSE. THIRD, PERFORM THE FERTILITY CLEANSE SHE SHOULD DRINK FEMALE HEALTH TEA EVERYDAY (1-2 CUPS EVEN WHILE ON THE ABOVE CLEANSES) AFTER THE CLEANSES, MAINTENANCE SHOULD CONSIST OF BUNNY RABBIT, FEMALE HORMONAL FORMULA, AND MOON CYCLE FORMULA SUGGESTIONS FOR HIM: FIRST, PERFORM THE FULL BODY DETOX. SECOND, PERFORM THE TOTAL MALE CLEANSE. AFTER THE CLEANSES, MAINTENANCE SHOULD INCLUDE: JACKRABBIT FORMULA, MSM SULFUR, MALE HORMONAL FORMULA, AND MALE HEALTH TEA. PLEASE READ THROUGH SOME OF OUR ARTICLES TOO, I.E. â€IMPOTENCE INFERTILITY AND STERILITYâ€,â€NATURAL PENIS ENLARGEMENTâ€, ETC.

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    Q: I've been told I have a condition called 'sapho syndrome'. I've been in severe pain for years now. (shoulders and neck) it seems to be getting worse. I've been told to take drugs that can affect my sperm count, hair loss and weaken my immune system. Please let me know if there's an alternative to these 'treatments'.

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    Perform the FULL BODY DETOX for starters. Do this first!

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    Q: What Are Some Natural Sweet Treats (Junk Foods) I can Consume? Under free will you can consume what you like, but healthier products are best. You will find plenty of "healthier" snack, treat, and junk foods at good health food stores such as Whole Foods Market, PCC Natural Food Stores, Erewhon, Trader Joes, Natural Grocers, New Frontiers, etc. Just make sure to abstain from salt, sugar, and other harmful chemicals in the products you buy. We list many companies of alternative foods and products (and their website addresses) in our ALTERNATIVE DIET AND LIFESTYLES MANUAL.

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    Recommended: ALTERNATIVE DIET AND LIFESTYLES MANUAL

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    Q: My darling partner has a prostate problems, hypertension and diabetes these health issues plus a daily neck pain and bodily pain which moves around. His bowel movements are good being 3 times daily and water intake approx. 1.5 to 2 liters per day. He takes 100mg coenzymes Qq10 twice daily, cod liver oil and various other supplements inc. alpha lipoic acid to help prevent nerve damage repair. So far he seems to be managing the ill health without taking toxic drugs. However he stills gets toe pains. I would like his health to be restored. Can you please help me?

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    We would recommend your partner try our 20-Day Full Body Cleanse. The Full Body Cleanse is a safe and effective 20-day herbal-based Cleanse that helps you work toward ensuring that your entire body is functioning at an optimal level: your immune system, circulatory system, digestive system, respiratory system, organs, vessels, and more.

    Once he completes the cleanse, he should take these formulas: Nerves Formula, Headache & Pain Formula, and MSM Sulfur.

     

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    Q: I am currently serving in Iraq. I started your 20-day Full Body Cleanse and I have a question about diet. The food that is served to Soldiers is terrible here! The fruits and vegetables are laced with pesticides. So there really isn?t a good source of nutrition here. My question is should I continue with my detox even though I'm fighting a losing battle? I can feel the difference in my health after one week so far! Also, do you have any advice or a product that will get rid of excessive body moles? I notice that with aging, my body moles have shown up in the weirdest places and are very visual on my face, neck and upper chest.

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    Don't stop detoxing due to circumstances. The herbs are fighting the pesticides. Keep doing what you're doing and you will still see the beneficial results of the cleanse.

     

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    Q: I am in need of cleansing my body and weight removal! (Removal and not loss because I don't want to find it again)! I need to remove about 80 pounds of unhealthy weight from my body and would like to do so in a natural way. I looked at both your Female Cleanse and the Full Body Cleanse, but don't know which is a better option for me to follow right now? I eat a lot of organic foods, I juice (some) but need to increase my water intake (A LOT). I don't drink much soda at all and when I do it is organic carbonated lemonade. I realize carbonated drinks are not good for us and limit how much I drink. My body lets me know when I have eaten something that is not good for me by causing my hands and feet to swell. To reduce this I drink water. I am allergic to wheat and try to stay away from it as much as possible. I have few ailments and have started working out again (cardio and weight training). I also looked at your weight loss products, but thought I should maybe detox first. What do you think? Any assistance you can offer on your products and which ones I should take is of great appreciation.

    A: The best thing for you is the Full Body Cleanse. The Full Body Cleanse will allow you to remove unwanted weight, while also optimizing your entier body so that you can maintain that weight and live a healthier lifestyle.

     

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    Q: I heard that regular detoxing removes toxins from the body, but in order to get heavy metals such as mercury, arsenic, etc. You have to do a special/certain type of detox design to remove heavy metals. Do your detox program remove heavy metals from the body? BTW I have large amounts of arsenic and mercury in my body. I notice your detox program is 3 weeks and most holistic practitioners say it takes 3-6 months to rid the body of heavy metals through chelation. If your detox program removes heavy metals do I have to do several iterations to totally remove heavy metals to an acceptable level?

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    The Full Body Cleanse removes heavy metals from the body via the use of activated charcoal. No other product removes heavy metal toxins like activated charcoal (carbon). Now if your focus is mainly on removing heavy metals, we suggest you use liquid bentonite clay (every other day while on the detox) and also drink plenty of vegetable juice that has plenty of cilantro in it. Cilantro is an excellent heavy metal remover, especially for mercury (due to mercury amalgam in the mouth).

    You don't have to cleanse for 3-6 months straight to remove heavy metals. You simply detox (Full Body Cleanse), add liquid bentonite clay, cilantro juice, perform castor oil packs for liver cleanses, get colonics performed and do enemas (coffee enemas), drink oxygenated water (1 ounce every 30 minutes), fast (once you're off the detox); perform hot water soaks in 2-3 boxes of sea salt, etc.

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    Q: Hello, I enjoyed reading the information on your website. I have many questions, but my concern is that I am 43 year old African- American female, who would be classified as obese. Last year I had a miscarriage, which was devastating to me though we were not trying to get pregnant. I have a 16 year old healthy son. The doctor wanted me to have a hysterectomy because of my age and reported that I had non-cancerous fibroids. I chose not to as if I have the opportunity to get pregnant again, I would like to carry my baby to full term and deliver another healthy baby. My question is: which would you suggest I do first (as we know, time is a factor)? Should I do the full body detox and then the weight cleanse? I don't want to do the fertility program, but I'm not sure exactly why I lost my baby. I know stress played a major factor (I quit that high-stress job I was on) and after reading your website, realized that weight played a much larger role than I wanted to realize. I'm not trying to actively get pregnant, but because it remains a possibility, I would like to be as healthy as possible. My partner and I broke up shortly after the miscarriage, but have recently recommitted to a relationship again after almost a year apart. I am sorry for this long email, but your opinion would be greatly appreciated. Sincerely

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    First perform the FULL BODY DETOXfirst followed by the WEIGHT RELEASE CLEANSE AND REGIMEN.

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    Q: My father had prostate surgery and I got the Male Health tea do you think that his body will heal and he will get better even though the doctors messed him up with that surgery and he cleanse all the time and eat fruits and vegetables?

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    I say have him perform the Total Male Cleanse (TMC). You say the surgery messed him up ... how?

    His daily regimen (after the TMC) should consist of (1) prostate formula (3 capsules daily), Male Hormonal formula (3 capsules daily), and Male Health Tea (2 cups daily).

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    Q: I have a fried who was told he has a heart murmur, and a small hole in his heart that is leaking. He needs to get surgery to get the whole closed up, or else it can get worst. He has severe chest pains, and his right shoulder hurts him constantly. They say it is because no blood is pumping to his arm at a steady rate because of his heart. He does not have health insurance and wants to avoid the medications and surgery. He has lost weight so what do you recommend? Full Body Detox? The only thing with that is it says you will lose 10-50 pounds he cant afford to losse to much weight. Could you explain? And would this help him a great deal? Also me personally would like to do the Full Body Detox just for overall health reasons and it seems to be a great cleanse. Im only 120 pounds will this make me loose a lot of weight? I cant afford it either. Please advise.

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    Please read the article "I'm Thin, Will I Lose Excess Weight During the Detox." Visit our articles section. You guys have nothing to worry about. You will only release weight if you NEED to do so. Just read the article for more insight and understanding. The Full Body Detox and drinking the Hearty Heart tea will tremendously help your friend. He needs to do something and fast though.

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    Q: Thank you for the great advice! :) Our baby has had baby eczema since infancy; however it looks as though it is now getting worse. She has always been and continues to be breastfed; we have supplemented with formula and Gerber baby products once she was ready for solids. She is now eating foods such as oatmeal, whole milk (sometimes we tradeoff between that and baby formula), various fruits and vegetables, meats such as chicken, turkey and beef, pasta, bread, beans, rice, etc. She seems to be more interested in eating carbohydrates than anything else. Also, another question we have is pertaining to my wife's acne and melasma problem which she has had for several years since adolescence (acne) and since she started using contraceptives (melasma). She also has a few crow's feet around her eyes which she would like to get rid of. Do you have any advice and or recommendations for treating these problems? Once again, thank you for the advice and we greatly appreciate your help/suggestions.

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    The baby's diet is unfortunately conducive to eczema. It is greatly acid-forming and needs to be changed immediately. For your wife, have her begin her healing journey by performing the FULL BODY DETOX.

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    Q: I recently completed the Full Body Detox, which I loved. Now, 2 months later, I am very interested in the weight release program. Last year, I lost 40 lbs in 8 months, in the most healthy way (good nutrition and exercise). This year, I slowly started gaining weight back, and 1 year later, I continue to gain weight much more quickly. I am still working out regularly, and eating well. Would you recommend the Weight Release Kit? I am looking to take off 20 lbs at the most. Is that realistic for this formula? However, I want to build muscle and strength as well. Can I maintain the results of the program with the directed nutrition plan, and add white meat for protein (chicken, turkey, tuna). I am also wondering if the formulas simply release excess weight, or can I expect to lose inches and lower my body fat percentage? Thanks for your time and dedication to natural health!

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    Glad to hear about your success with the Full Body Detox!

    I would highly recommend the Weight Release Kit and Regimen. NO MEAT though! Try vegan alternatives if you must have something - but no meats!

    You will release weight (waste)! Your weight is nothing but waste!

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    Q: I have a 7 month old baby girl name Neffera. I breast fed her for about 4 1/2 months. I have been giving her soy infant formula and really do not feel right about it. I also have been giving her the Gerber organic green beans, peas, applesauce, ect. She has a lot of congestion and mucus like I have never seen before ever in a baby. I am not sure what has caused all of this mucus, but I want to strengthen her immune system and feed her better. What do you suggest?

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    Wow, Beloved! I'll tell you what caused all that mucus: the soy-based infant formula which is crap!!!! Plus, those baby foods. Gerber's is CRAP!!!!! You must undo the damage you unintentionally done via ignorance. Please read our article on "ALTERNATIVE INFANT FORMULA MILK" and learn to make alternative formulas for your baby. You must also start making your own baby food. You must do these things to reverse the serious harm you've done to your baby. All wrong can be righted by doing the right thing. I would highly, highly, highly recommend you schedule a 1-hour health consultation (only $100) a.s.a.p. There's just so much that needs to be explained to you so that child can make a speedy recovery. Time here won't allow it, so a consultation is best!

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    Q: I am writing you with concern for my father. He is 54 years old, and was just diagnosed with an enlarged heart. He is very worried, and to be honest I am too. I told him that he immediately needs to go on the Full Body Detox. Start a raw foods diet that includes no meats, and no dairy. Do you think he should get a colonic? Should he get it first? He began running this morning, and has been walking in the evenings. He has a HUGE stomach. It looks as if he is about 8 months pregnant. SOLID! We live in the Philadelphia Area and we are Muslim. The only person we know that is GOOD as far as colonics is a female, and he has some reservations about that. My mother always says "Do what you gotta do". What steps should he take to heal his body? In what order? I know it may be kind of hard to diagnose, or give steps to a third person. I am really concerned, and afraid that his concern may cause more damage to his heart. I am almost certain that my father would not mind talking to you. He may be impressed with your knowledge. All the herbalist we know thus far have been women. As soon as he told us of his illness I immediately thought of you. I pray that you can help us. We all as a family need to get our health together. PLEASE HELP US the best way you can. . . . .

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    It's the easiest thing to take care of. Detox the body with the Full Body Detox followed by the 10-Day Electric Greens Cell Food Cleanse. He will drink Hearty Heart tea during both cleanses. The man has eaten himself into this condition via poor diet so reversed diet is the way out. More raw foods (fruits and vegetable), vegetable juice.

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    Q: I made the alternative baby formula for my 3 month old yesterday, and she drank all of it! However, I just did some research online and wanted to know what your take on a warning I found online. Caution: Irish Moss has some blood thinning properties, So people taking anti-coagulating medications should avoid using it. Pregnant or breast-feeding patients should avoid it. Infants shouldn't be given Irish moss because it may suppress the immune system. Patients with underlying bleeding disorders or hypotension should use Irish moss with caution. Please Advise?

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    A bunch of BS! Don't believe the hype! Sea moss is 100% nutrition with no adverse side effects!