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low sperm count and gone crazy with supplements

hi, we got a bit of a shock when my husband got a bad sperm result/low counts, especially when all home testing kits said his counts were fine :(
he got a result of 10m, everything else was good.
since then i feel like ive gone crazy adding stuff to boost counts as ours odds are slashed in half and we have already been ttc for 18 months.
he is on:
1. wellmans conception
2. 1 500mg vitamin c chewable tablet
3. 1 500mg ashwagandha tablet
4. 1 500mg / 2000mg pure root black maca tablets
5. 1 200mcg selenium tablet
6. omega 3 tablets (when he doesnt eat omega 3 in the day)

when we got bad results he was taking - wellmans and thats it. because we really didnt believe it could possibly be him. so in essence we have added 5 new supplements.

im not even sure how he should take them? all together/at same time? what onces should he definately not take together and which ones should he?

Thank you :)
we just want to concieve, and quickly, we are looking at kick starting ivf in july so only have 1 more cycle of trying after this one has gone so i feel erratic to get it sorted.

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  • Don't over do it with supplement as it could be even worth.
    Try to add iron in his diet and lots of spinach,kale and parsley.
    From supplement leave Wellman's (or try men supplements for TTC) omega-3.
  • Sigsauer said:
    Don't over do it with supplement as it could be even worth.
    Try to add iron in his diet and lots of spinach,kale and parsley.
    From supplement leave Wellman's (or try men supplements for TTC) omega-3.
    Thanks. Do you mean to say we shouldnt use wellmans? Why?
  • No you can use it,just swapping it for Wellman conception or similar 
  • Also good to include vit D and C but mixing it up with zinc to better intake. But supplement for conception will have it already.
    Boost citrus fruit intake,help a lot
  • Try to avoid alcohol as it might lower count.
    As a good healthy snack- handful of walnuts and bananas.
    If he is drinking soya milk,swap it for almond or oat, as soya has isoflavones (associate with lower count again)
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