Family planning and pregnancy can be quite stressful at time. When the female partner is not getting pregnant after a couple of months several men fear that it may be their fault. The guilt conscience begins to take root. There are many myths associated with masturbation and many men are not sure what the real truth is any longer.
One area of fertility where there's more myth than real fact being circulated on the Internet is the subject of masturbation and infertility — especially how masturbation may affect a man's ability to get his partner pregnant. The truth may surprise you. The big reason many people believe masturbation negatively impacts fertility is the idea that it'll lower your sperm count when it comes time to try to get your partner pregnant. So is that true? On the contrary, it says, a large study of 10, semen samples found that men with normal sperm show no decline in sperm count or motility with daily ejaculation.
Male attitude towards masturbating: an impediment to infertility evaluation and sperm parameters.
Some data shows that optimum semen quality occurs after two to three days of no ejaculation. But other research suggests that men who have normal sperm quality maintain normal sperm motility and concentrations even with daily ejaculation. Ultimately, having sexual intercourse with ejaculation several times a week will maximize your chances of getting your partner pregnant, whether you masturbate or not. Erik P.
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