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How long does it take to increase sperm count?

You may not realize it, but your sperm count is constantly in flux.  It goes up and down as changes in your health, habits, and the world around you impact your body’s ability to produce sperm.

What's Behind the Decline in Sperm Count? Trak studies 10K men for the answer.

What’s behind the decline in sperm counts? Trak’s Findings From 10,000+ Men

In May 2015, we launched a Male Fertility Risk Assessment tool on our brother website dontcookyourballs.com.

The skinny on bodybuilding and male fertility

Many bodybuilders use performance-enhancing substances like anabolic steroids and HGH to help build muscle mass.  In addition to other unwanted side effects like liver damage, acne, and gynecomastia (man boobs), most steroids will cause your testicles to shrink and stop doing what they want to do – making sperm.

Yes, sperm counts are plummeting

Researchers found that from 1973 to 2011, sperm counts dropped 53% (1.4% per year) and show no sign of “leveling off” anytime soon.

What does heat do to your sperm?

Sperm cells are some of the most sensitive cells in the body. Not only do they need an environment free of toxins and a very specific set of vitamins- they're also incredibly sensitive to temperature.

Sperm: The Sixth Vital Sign

When you think about standard medical tests you probably think blood pressure, cholesterol, glucose, etc.  These are general tests that physicians rely on to flag potential underlying conditions such as risk of heart attack or stroke.

Stress & Sperm: How a busy life can interfere with baby making

Humans are well adapted to handle life’s challenges. If our bodies sense a threat they rise to the occasion by altering our physiology with a shot of adrenaline and an uptick in heart rate to prepare us to either fight or run for our lives.

Top 20 Sperm Superfoods

Diet is one of the first things people try to improve to help their fertility. For good reason. There is strong evidence that a healthy diet can improve fertility in both men and women. Sperm are particularly sensitive to what you eat.