What habits do you recommend for males to boost their sperm quality?

By Javier Domingo del Pozo MD, PhD.
Last Update: 11/10/2014

There is scientific proof that tobacco, alcohol, drugs, obesity and bad nutritional habits affect the quality of sperm, since diet that is poor in antioxidants like vitamins E, A, C, B-12, carnitine, arginine, selenium, etc., has a negative impact on the sperm’s DNA. Also, a lack of folates, which are vital for the development of germ cells, is highly damaging.

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MD, PhD
Gynecologist
Bachelor's Degree in Medicine from the University of Alicante. Specialist in Obstetrics & Gynecology via M. I. R. at Hospital Universitario Materno-Infantil of Canarias, Spain. PhD in Human Reproduction and Female Reproductive System Pathology from the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. Currently, he is the Director of the clinics IVI Las Palmas and IVI Tenerife.
License: 353504174
Gynecologist. Bachelor's Degree in Medicine from the University of Alicante. Specialist in Obstetrics & Gynecology via M. I. R. at Hospital Universitario Materno-Infantil of Canarias, Spain. PhD in Human Reproduction and Female Reproductive System Pathology from the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. Currently, he is the Director of the clinics IVI Las Palmas and IVI Tenerife. License: 353504174.
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