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Ways to improve sperm health

• Avoid saunas, hot tubs, steam baths and exposure to any other sources of excessive heat.

• Stop tobacco use.

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• Avoid excessive alcohol use.

• Do not take

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anabolic steroids
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or illicit

testosterone

supplements.

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• Eat a

heart-healthy diet

rich in fresh fruits, vegetables and whole grains.

• Talk to a doctor about vitamin use, specifically a multivitamin,

Vitamin C

and Coenzyme Q10.

• Exercise regularly, especially cardiovascular workouts.

• Watch your waistline.

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• Get sufficient rest.

• Avoid use of sexual lubricants that can affect sperm motility.

Sources: Dr. Robert Brannigan, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, and SpermCheck.

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