Depends on the severity of abnormal sperm count, borderline abnormal sperm count can be treated with IUI but for severe case of male infertility, IVF or utilizing ICSI (intra-cytoplasm sperm injection) by injecting sperm into the oocyte to fertilize the oocyte is usually the treatment of choice.

  • Smoking tobacco
  • Overweight
  • Varicocele
  • Blockage or defects of tubules that transport sperm
  • Infections that can cause inflammation of testicles and epididymis
  • Previous trauma, surgery to the testicles
  • History of undescended testicles
  • Taking medications such as Testosterone, long-term steroids and certain antifungal and antibiotic medications can impair sperm production.
  • Previous chemotherapy or radiation therapy
  • Away from tobacco
  • Maintain a healthy weight and BMI
  • Assessment by Urologist to possible medical reasons
  • Talk to doctor about medications that can affect sperm count
  • Limit alcohol
  • Steer clear of recreative drugs
  • Avoid exposure to Endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) including plastics marked with a ‘PC’ for canned food which have BPA (Bisphenol A).