Top Tips to Boost Male Fertility

Keep Moving

A study ( suggests regular exercise and physical activity increase testosterone hormone levels and sperm quality. This can improve fertility. While you may think too much exercise leads to greater results, that is not the case. Overexercising can wreak havoc on your testosterone levels, negatively affecting your fertility.

Eat Foods High in Vitamin C

Vitamin C has antioxidant properties that prevent oxidative stress.  According to one study (, oxidative stress reduces sperm motility and damages sperm DNA, leading to male infertility. Foods to keep an eye on include citrus fruits, broccoli, potatoes, Brussels sprouts, peppers and strawberries. You can also take vitamin C supplements after consulting with your doctor or physician, though.

Manage Your Stress

Stress leads to increased production of the hormone cortisol as a coping mechanism. According to one study (, your testosterone levels will likely reduce when your cortisol levels stay up for a long time. So, how can you manage your stress? Try walking outdoors, meditating or connecting with loved ones.

Charlotte Cremers
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MS, University of Tartu
Sleep specialist

Using the acquired academic and professional experience, I advise patients with various complaints about mental health - depressed mood, nervousness, lack of energy and interest, sleep disorders, panic attacks, obsessive thoughts and anxieties, difficulty concentrating, and stress. In my free time, I love to paint and go on long walks on the beach. One of my latest obsessions is sudoku – a wonderful activity to calm an unease mind.

Barbara is a freelance writer and a sex and relationships adviser at Dimepiece LA and Peaches and Screams. Barbara is involved in various educational initiatives aimed at making sex advice more accessible to everyone and breaking stigmas around sex across various cultural communities. In her spare time, Barbara enjoys trawling through vintage markets in Brick Lane, exploring new places, painting and reading.

Mental health expert
MS, University of Latvia

I am deeply convinced that each patient needs a unique, individual approach. Therefore, I use different psychotherapy methods in my work. During my studies, I discovered an in-depth interest in people as a whole and the belief in the inseparability of mind and body, and the importance of emotional health in physical health. In my spare time, I enjoy reading (a big fan of thrillers) and going on hikes.

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