Zinc Improve Your Fertility, and Selenium Benefit Your Testicles!
Trace and metallic elements that affect the male reproductive system.
Zinc is an essential trace element in the reproductive system. Its deficiency can cause a series of problems in men: it affects the development of male reproductive organs and secondary sexual characteristics in adolescence; prone to infectious diseases such as prostatitis and epididymitis; affects sperm motility, weaken the body's immune capacity; affect the secretion of gonadotropins; inhibit the body's excretion of harmful metal lead. Therefore, proper zinc supplementation can maintain and improve fertility. Foods with high zinc content mainly include milk and corn.
Glutathione peroxidase, which has a powerful antioxidant effect, needs the assistance of selenium to exert its maximum influence. Selenium deficiency can increase the concentration of peroxides in the body, causing self-harm, including damage to the male reproductive system and testicles. Therefore, appropriate supplementation of selenium is also beneficial. It can also resist the damage of cadmium, copper, and lead to the testicles. Foods with high selenium content include black rice, black beans, and other foods.
Men with iodine deficiency are prone to sexual dysfunction and poor semen quality. Iodized salt can supplement the body's demand for iodine. Magnesium, manganese, and nickel are essential elements for the human body and play a particular role in maintaining normal fertility.
Of course, any good things are not as many as possible. Blindly and excessively replenishing these "beneficial" trace elements will also "get twice the result with half the effort," sometimes even harmful and useless. For example, excessive supplementation of zinc, manganese, etc., will also affect sperm production. Therefore, it is necessary to stop in the specific operation process or seek the help and guidance of experts.
In addition, some trace elements and metal elements are beneficial to the human body and can be supplemented appropriately; some are harmful and should be avoided or stayed away resolutely. For example, lead is the killer of trace elements that has the most significant impact on male reproductive function. Cadmium is also harmful. Even a tiny amount of exposure will have a toxic effect on the body, especially the testis. Copper, boron, iron, molybdenum, cobalt, silver, excessive mercury elements can inhibit the metabolism of sperm and have different toxic effects on the male reproductive system.
Aluminum, which is closely related to daily lives, is also one of the culprits. People must control aluminum intake in everyday life, such as avoiding eating foods with high aluminum content (dried beans, fried dough sticks made of alum, first tea). Try not to use aluminum cooking utensils or containers (pots, bowls), especially aluminum containers for acid, alkali, and pickled food. Eat less or not eat aluminum-containing drugs (aluminum hydroxide, sucralfate). Note that the aluminum content in drinking water should not exceed the standard, especially when purified by alum.
In preventing and treating prostate diseases and paying attention to trace and metal elements, men can also focus on non-hazardous treatment-herbal medicine Diuretic and Anti-inflammatory Pill. In addition to treating prostate diseases, Diuretic and Anti-inflammatory Pill can also nourish the body and dredge the meridians. It has the effects of promoting blood circulation and removing blood stasis, diuresis, and leaching, clearing heat and detoxification.
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