1. Have regular frequent penetrating ejaculatory coitus, at least three (3) times weekly.
2. Treat any underlying infection(s), research has shown that women with pelvic inflammatory diseases (PID) have difficulty in getting pregnant.
3. Reduce stress, work on your emotions. Those in stressful situations or emotional stress may suffer from infertility.
4. Consume food rich in antioxidant. One study of young, adult men found that eating seventy-five (75( grams of antioxidant-rich walnuts per day improved sperm quality.
5. Ensure you take good breakfast, research has shown that those who suffered from PCOS may get respite when they consume larger breakfast.
7. Avoid Trans fats, they are commonly found in hydrogenated vegetable oils and are usually present in some margarine, fried foods, processed products and baked goods.
Research have also shown a linkage of trans fat with infertility, obesity and cardiovascular diseases.
Choosing trans fats instead of monounsaturated fats may increase the risk of ovulatory infertility by thirty-one (31) percent.
8. Refined carbs may be especially problematic. Refined carbs include sugary foods and drinks, processed grains, white pasta (macaroni, spagetti, rigatoni, ravioli).
9. Avoid refined carbohydrates, they have have a high glycemic index (GI).
One large observational study carried out, found that foods with high-GI were associated with a greater risk of ovulatory infertility.
10. Eat more of protein from plant origin like beans, groundnut.
Research shows that a higher protein intake from meat was linked to a thirty-two (32) percent higher chance of developing ovulatory infertility.
11. Drop weight!
CREDIT: Dr Precious Omokhefe.
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