Can sperm DNA fragmentation be improved?

By Zaira Salvador.
Last Update: 06/26/2018

Yes, following a treatment based on antioxidants, as well as vitamin supplements including vitamins C, E, and A. However, the chances of success depend on the level of DNA fragmentation. In the most severe cases, that is, when the percent of DNA fragmentation is above 30%, pregnancy can only be achieved by means of IVF/ICSI.

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 Zaira Salvador
Zaira Salvador
BSc, MSc
Embryologist
Bachelor's Degree in Biotechnology from the Technical University of Valencia (UPV). Biotechnology Degree from the National University of Ireland en Galway (NUIG) and embryologist specializing in Assisted Reproduction, with a Master's Degree in Biotechnology of Human Reproduction from the University of Valencia (UV) and the Valencian Infertility Institute (IVI)
License: 3185-CV
Embryologist. Bachelor's Degree in Biotechnology from the Technical University of Valencia (UPV). Biotechnology Degree from the National University of Ireland en Galway (NUIG) and embryologist specializing in Assisted Reproduction, with a Master's Degree in Biotechnology of Human Reproduction from the University of Valencia (UV) and the Valencian Infertility Institute (IVI) License: 3185-CV.
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