We all know that sperm plays a vital role in making a child – that's biology 101.
But you knew not just fertilize eggs, there is a whole list of things that he is capable of.
On average, a man produces between 80 and 300 million sperm each time he ejaculates.
However, more than 60 percent of fertility problems are related to poor sperm, according to fertility experts Dr Andrew Orr – so it is important to keep healthy swimmers.
Apart from the disadvantages with fertility problems, there is much you do not know about sperm.
Here, Dr. Orr tells us 8 facts you would not have known …
1. Helps prevent depression in women
Research has shown that women who have unprotected sex – not as if they are in a healthy relationship – or oral sex are less likely to have depression, said Dr. Orr Belly Belly.
"They have healthier provisions and immune systems and are happier in general," he added.
Sperm helps increase oxytocin, prostaglandins and serotonin in women, according to a study by the State University of New York.
2. Sperm makes you fertile
You probably think "well yes, of course more sperm makes you more fertile," but it's not about that.
"Seed is not just the sperm transport vehicle, it plays a crucial role in triggering ovulation, according to a recent study," said Dr. Orr.
Scientists have discovered proteins in sexual fluid actions as a hormonal signal in the female brain.
"It triggers release of other hormones that signal the ovaries to release an egg."
3. You can cook with it
Yes, you read this right … cook with him.
There are real cooking books that use semen in their recipes, "said Dr. Orr.
One, for example, is the natural harvest – a collection of seed-based recipes, in which semen is described as "not only fed, it also has a wonderful texture and stunning cooking properties, it is complex and dynamic," he added. he.
We'll let you decide if you want to try this.
4. Helps implant an egg into the uterus
Once the sperm fertilized an egg, it does not just stop doing its job there.
Studies have shown that sperm actually help to embryo embryos through several chemicals and hormones, Dr. Orr explained.
"However, many people are advised to refrain from having sex after IVF.
"I can tell you that you have to have more sex, ignore BS and listen to research that proves otherwise."
5. It's good for your skin
Sperm can help maintain healthy skin, but not everybody wants to snatch her face.
The sperm contains minerals such as zinc, vitamin C, prostaglandins, collagen, vitamins, amino acids and many other health benefits to get the skin, "said Dr. Orr.
"Bioforskning, a Norwegian company, synthesized the compounds in a facial cream.
"According to Bioforskning, the cream, Spermine, is 30 times more effective than vitamin E and can delay the aging process by 20%.
6. Storage does not make it better
You saved yourself so your sperm is of the best quality when you try a kid – boys, it does not work like that.
Research has shown that regular ejaculation improves sperm quality and the resulting transport of seminal fluids, Dr. Orr said.
Regular ejaculation also helps maintain healthy prostate.
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7. Sperm does not last days outside the body
Have you ever heard that sperm can live in the vagina for a few days after sex? They were not right.
"After ejaculating in a woman, the majority of the 300-500 million sperm that are started are dead within one hour and only about 5-10 single sperm survive effectively the tube travel, where more than half of them die "Dr. Orr said.
"The sperm is killed by the acid or the immune system of the woman, they die in tubes, they die or they lose themselves in the uterus and so on.
"Only the most appreciated survive the race to pregnancy. Sperm may take a few days – even up to five – but the chances of this are very thin."
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