Is it possible to increase your semen volume?

Decreased libido does not only affect women, men can also experience it at least once in their lives. It can be detected by a soft or involuntary erection, or by impotence. A drop in libido can also result in a weak ejaculation. However, you should not panic if you experience this kind of problem. Here’s everything you need to know about how to deal with all these issues as quickly as possible. 

Semen: what it’s made of?

Semen consists of different elements. First of all, there are the spermatozoa, which make up 1% of the total volume. Then there is the seminal fluid, which is secreted by the two seminal vesicles and makes up 40 to 60% of the total volume of the semen. This liquid is particularly rich in proteins and fructose. It is made up of the fluids secreted by the Cowper glands, by the prostate and also by the glands under the prostate. 

Semen contains minerals such as zinc and nitrate. It contains growth hormone, white blood cells, epithelial cells. It also contains fructose, protein, carnitine, and phosphatase.

The quantity of semen and its evolution over the years

On average, the volume of semen per ejaculation is 4 ml, the equivalent of a teaspoon. This quantity decreases in case of frequent ejaculations. After a certain age, the volume also tends to decrease. 

However, it is important to know that the quantity of semen does not affect your chances of conceiving a child. It has no impact on the man’s or woman’s sensitivity during sex. Note that a man produces nearly 400 million sperm during each ejaculation. 

Essential terminology you need to know: aspermia, retrograde ejaculation

Aspermia is a problem that can affect a man’s fertility. It manifests as the inability to expel sperm during sexual intercourse. This disorder can be caused by taking certain medications. It can also be linked to neuropathic diseases such as diabetes, Parkinson’s disease and multiple sclerosis.

Retrograde ejaculation is less common. It refers to the deviation of the semen pathway during ejaculation. Most of this fluid travels back into the bladder and only a small amount leaves through the normal route.

Elements involved in semen production

Testosterone is the main player in semen production. As a result, a man with a large amount of this hormone is able to produce a large volume of this fluid. In fact, if a decrease is observed, the ideal solution is to consult a specialized laboratory to have your testosterone levels measured. A medical consultation is also necessary in order to rule out any other causes.

The second key element is water, which is the main component of semen. If you want to produce a lot of semen, you should therefore take a look at how you hydrate yourself. Drinking 1.5 liters of water a day is already a good thing.

The third factor determining the quantity of semen is the periodicity of ejaculations. Experts advise against ejaculating every day. For example, after 3 days of abstinence, the individual will surely be able to increase the volume of his semen.

There are no miracle solutions to increase the production of semen

Several online sales sites claim to have miracle solutions that allow you to rapidly increase the volume of your semen. Such solutions include magic pills or decoctions.

In any case, miracle treatments to ejaculate large quantities of semen do not exist. A man may be tempted to compete with a porn movie actor who can ejaculate large amounts of sperm. However, some scenes in this kind of movies are staged: ejaculations are artificially pre-programmed so that everything happens naturally. So you have to be careful, and follow natural and scientifically proven methods.

Regulate your testosterone levels to increase the volume of your semen

Studies show that the production of testosterone depends on a healthy lifestyle. Changing some of your habits can prove to be useful in this regard. The first is exercising. If you’re more of a sedentary kind of person, then start exercising. 

The second is your eating habits. Eating a healthy and balanced diet can help you regulate your testosterone levels. At the same time, you can get rid of ejaculation problems, low libido and erectile dysfunction.

However, you should still keep a close eye on your diet. Foods that are too sweet, fatty and salty should be avoided: pastries, cold meats, salty biscuits, etc. You should also stop consuming drinks such as alcohol and soda. On the other hand, it is recommended to take foods rich in antioxidants, such as oranges and grapefruit.

Those containing zinc will also do the trick: oysters, chicken and beef. The same goes for foods containing vitamin B9, such as vegetables and cereals, and vitamin D in dairy products.

Experts also advise men to eat garlic for an improved blood circulation. This plays an important role in the genitals, which are full of blood vessels.

If you suffer from overweight, the ideal solution is to consult a nutrition specialist. He will know the right way to lose weight quickly and will be able to recommend a suitable food ration to increase your testosterone levels. It should be noted that obesity diminishes your ability to produce semen.

An update on the amino acids actively involved in the production of testosterone

There are three essential amino acids that contribute significantly to the stimulation of testosterone levels and thus the semen volume in men. Carnitine is one of them. You can find it in milk and meat. Another is lysine, which is found in dairy products. Lastly, there is arginine, which you can find in eggs, seeds and nuts.

In addition, foods known to be aphrodisiacs are effective in increasing the volume of your semen. Some natural Viagra recipes contain a lot of it. These include ginger, watermelon and chili peppers.

Food supplements to increase your semen volume

There are different types of dietary supplements that can help to quickly increase your semen volume. They are in fact products containing all the necessary natural ingredients that help to improve the quality of the erection, making it longer and stronger. They also stimulate sexual desire and the production of serotonin. This is a hormone that promotes the production of testosterone and, as a result, the production of semen. To avoid any risk, you should consult a physician who will prescribe the ideal product for your situation.

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