Natural Ayurvedic Remedy for Male Infertility Treatment and Symptoms
ERECTILE DYSFUNCTION, SPERMATORRHEA, SEXUAL WEAKNESS, LOSS OF LIBIDO
Dr. Shivani Nautiyal
An Ayurvedic Practitioner and Consultant with a specialization in Panchkarma. My goal is to design an individual treatment plan to help each patient to achieve the best outcome possible. Treats Male and Female Fertility problems, Irregular Menstruation, Leucorrhea, UTI, COPD, Diabetes, Hypertension, Insomnia, Joint Pain, Arthritis, Sciatica, Skin problems, Alopecia, Grey Hairs, Gastric problems and other Lifestyle Disorders with Panchkarma Therapies and Ayurvedic Medicines.
Infertility is a common issue amongst people looking to start a family. If a couple is not getting pregnant after trying for many years, they are considered infertile. Among partners, either one or both can be responsible for infertility. Approximately 5-10% of couples are categorized as infertile, which means they have been trying to conceive with repeated unprotected intercourse for more than a year with no success.
Male Infertility can be caused due to various reasons like low sperm count, low quality of sperm, chronic health issues, illness, and much more. But, it can be naturally treated too with the help of Ayurvedic medicines.
Symptoms of Male Infertility
Male infertility can be a genetic disorder or occur because of hormonal imbalance, testicles, or semen problems; the symptoms vary entirely from man to man.
Below are the common signs and symptoms of male infertility:
Difficulty with ejaculation because of expanded veins around the testicles or difficulty maintaining an erection.
Decreased sperm count (less than 15 million sperm per millilitre of semen or total sperm count of less than 39 million per ejaculation) or a small volume of semen ejaculated.
Loss of respiratory functions (smell) or repetitive respiratory infections.
Low libido, nightfall, or premature ejaculation.
Abnormal breast growth (Gynecomastia).
Pain, swelling, and lump around the testicle area.
Causes of Impotence in Men
Male Infertility can be caused by various issues that impact sperm production and quality. In some cases, the movement or traveling of the sperm is the primary cause of impotence where sperm doesn’t go where it’s supposed to.
Some common causes of impotence in men are related to health, diet, and lifestyle, which includes:
Alcohol and drugs: The use ofsteroids, cocaine, marijuana, etc., can be the primary cause of male infertility.
Emotional stress: Stress can trigger certain hormones that produce sperm and result in impotence.
Lifestyle generated disorders: Obesity, Diabetes, Hypertension can cause hormonal and other metabolic changes that reduce male fertility.
Electromagnetic radiation: Excessive use of a laptop, computer, cell phone, x-rays, etc., can cause infertility as they damage the male sperm cells.
Malnutrition: Deficiencies of nutrients like vitamin C, selenium, zinc, and folate can lead to infertility.
Environmental exposure: It includes both indoor and outdoor pollution. Indoor pollution factors also include Pesticides and other household chemicals. On the other hand, outdoor pollution factors include vehicles, factories, etc.
Causes of Male Infertility According To Modern Science
Apart from the improper lifestyle, male infertility is caused due to other reasons. Modern science has a different perspective towards the causes of impotence. These causes and factors can be considered health problems separately.
These factors include:
Azoospermia – A lack of sperm in semen characterizes Azoospermia. It can be a natural disease or caused due to the excessive use of steroids and androgens.
Oligozoospermia – In this condition, sperm count is low, i.e., less than 20 million per ml of semen, and is responsible for infertility.
Teratozoospermia: An abnormal morphology of sperms seen in diseases like Crohn’s disease & Hodgkin disease leads to infertility.
Aspermia – This condition is responsible for delayed ejaculation of sperm or retrograde ejaculation. The situation occurs when semen enters the bladder instead of ejaculating through the penis.
Hematospermia – It denotes the blood in semen due to infection of the prostate gland or urethra.
Ayurvedic Overview of Impotence in Men
According to Ayurveda, the channel carrying nutrition to the reproductive system is called Shukravaha Srotas (semen channels). The healthy functioning of Shukravaha Srotas also plays an essential role in maintaining harmony and happiness in a couple’s life.
According to Acharya Charaka, “The man alone without offspring looks like a single tree having a single branch, shadeless, fruitless, and with a foul smell.”
Semen (Shukra Dhatu) is one of the Sapta Dhatus as per Ayurveda texts. It is produced from oleation (Sneha Bhag) of bone marrow (Majja Dhatu).
Shukra Dhatu consists of four elements (Mahabhoot):
Water (Aap) and
It is mild (Saumya) in nature. It develops patience (Dhairya), love (Priti), physical strength (Dehabala), and happiness (Harsha). It also helps in the production of healthy progeny. Also, typical characteristics of Shukra are Sfatikabham (white like alum), Dravam (liquid), Snigdham (viscid), Madhuram (sweet), and Madhugandhi (honey-like odour).
Ayurvedic Causes for Male Infertility
Ayurveda’s concept of infertility is different due to which it views the causes of impotence in another way. The reasons revolve around sperm-related issues like sperm quality, quantity, and some lifestyle, diet, and psychological factors.
Here are the causes of male infertility as per Ayurveda:
Congenital Abnormalities (Bija Dosha)
In this situation, defects in the sperm cells decrease the reproductive system’s development, structural abnormalities, chromosomal disorders, and various genetic disorders.
Sperm Diseases (Sukra Dosha)
Sperm diseases can occur due to poor lifestyle, diet, and other behavioural issues. These causes may vary from person to person. Shukra Dosha includes three factors affecting male infertility as follows:
Food Factors – These includeoveruse of dry, bitter, astringent, salted, sour, and hot foods. The variance in food with the place, time, water, quantity, habit, digestion, doshas, and preparation mode also impacts fertility.
Behavioural factors – Excessive sexual indulgence, absolute sexual denial, overexertion of the body, suppression of natural excitements, and sexual arousal come under behavioural factors of Shukra Dosha. Also, habits like sleeping late at night & disturbed lifestyle lead to Rakta and Pitta Dosha’s vitiation, causing Shukra (semen) Kshaya, i.e., decreased amount of Shukra Dhatu.
Psychological factors – Grief, anxiety, fear, anger, lack of mutual love, and low confidence.
Impotence Treatment in Ayurveda
According to Etiopathogenesis, various methods, including Ayurvedic medicines, can treat male infertility. As per Ayurveda, a specific medication group/therapy named Vajikaran-Chikitsa (Aphrodisiac Therapy) is beneficial for treating impotence. In addition, it plays a vital role in improving the quality, maintaining sexual health, and quantity of sperms.
Ayurveda Male Infertility Treatment does not directly affect the hormonal system but plays a vital role in making the reproductive system normal and maintaining equilibrium, resulting in favourable fertilization conditions. Ayurveda considered male sexual dysfunction thousands of years ago and mentioned a unique treatment method named Vajikaran-Chikitsa (Aphrodisiac therapy). Also, appropriate use of plant-based remedies, a proper diet, lifestyle pattern, and Panchakarma therapy are recommended for treating male infertility. Find lifestyle tips and Ayurvedic products at HealthyBazar. All the products on-site are genuine, and one can also consult with Dr Shakti, an Ayurvedic Practitioner with 7 years of experience in male sexual dysfunction/male infertility.
Last Updated: Mar 15, 2022
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