2009-06-30 Men Told Have Sex Daily to Boost Sperm Quality, Fertility


Daily sex can improve the genetic quality of a man’s sperm and could enhance his chances of fathering a child, new research has suggested.

Couples who are trying for a baby are often advised to have sex every other day, so that the man’s sperm count has time to recover, but scientists in Australia have discovered that this may lower some men’s fertility.

While abstaining from sex for a few days does boost sperm counts, sperm quality as well as quantity is important to male fertility and this can be damaged if a man ejaculates too infrequently.(Read entire article)

2009-06-30 Daily Sex May Help Men's Fertility - Study: 7 Days of Sex or Ejaculation May Reduce Sperm DNA Damage in Men With Fertility Problems


Men with a history of fertility problems may curb DNA-damaged sperm by ejaculating for seven days in a row, a new study shows.

"It seems safe to conclude that couples with relatively normal semen parameters should have sex daily for up to a week before the ovulation date," David Greening, MD, of Sydney IVF in Wollongong, Australia, writes in his report, titled "Keep the River Flowing."

Greening's study was presented today in Amsterdam, Netherlands, at the 25th annual meeting of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology.(Read entire article)