Male Fertility

Increase fertility by reducing BPA exposure

Increase fertility by reducing BPA exposure

There are studies showing BPA levels may decrease male fertility and increase risk of miscarriage.  BPA is a synthetic estrogen found in the lining of cans and hard plastics.  It is slowly being phased out but is still in most...

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Healthy Living is Good for Men’s DNA

Healthy Living is Good for Men’s DNA

This study is fascinating! Healthy lifestyle positively affected the DNA in men.  Here’s the link. (Thanks Dr. Lee Hullender Rubin)

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Male Factor Studies

Male Factor Studies

Male factor infertility often responds well to Traditional Chinese Medicine. Whether it is low count, motility, morphology or another male factor issue, Chinese medicine can often help. Here’s a link to a summary of Male Factor and Chinese Medicine studies.

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TV Watching, Exercise and Sperm

TV Watching, Exercise and Sperm

A Harvard study recently showed that men who watched more than 20 hours a week of TV had 44% lower sperm concentration.  However, those who are watching lots of TV also may have other lifestyle habits (drinking, smoking, poor diet,...

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Better Diet Equals Better Sperm, Study Shows

Better Diet Equals Better Sperm, Study Shows

A diet high in grains and fruit and low in coffee, alcohol, and red meat seems to enhance sperm motility, according to recent research.  In Chinese medicine, grains and fruit help to tonify one’s qi, which also is helps to...

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Studies Showing How Diet Affects Sperm

Studies Showing How Diet Affects Sperm

Chinese medicine has long recognized the link between diet and health, even with one’s reproductive potential.  Here is an article that discusses the link between a diet high in trans fats and lower sperm concentration.  Trans fats are found in...

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Scientists Restore Fertility in Mice Using Lab-Generated Sperm

Scientists Restore Fertility in Mice Using Lab-Generated Sperm

A new study shows promise for creating sperm in the laboratory. Read more here.

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Defect in Sperm Protein Linked to Male Infertility

Defect in Sperm Protein Linked to Male Infertility

Researchers have pinpointed a genetic mutation that may help explain why some men are less fertile than normal, a new study in the 20 July issue of the journal Science Translational Medicine reports.  Here is the link.

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Complimentary Fertility Consultations

Complimentary Fertility Consultations

If you have questions about how acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine can enhance your fertility, you can have a free 15 minute phone consultation with one of our fertility acupuncturists. In this 15 minute consultation, we can review your fertility history...

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