What is Oligospermia (low sperm count)?

A low sperm count is called Oligospermia and the absence of sperms i.e. no production of sperms is termed as Azoospermia. Whenever one thinks of expanding their family the number and quality of sperms matters the most to conceive a baby. Oligospermia is a medical condition found in men which are characterized by a low sperm count in their semen and the sperms count is considered lower than normal if a male has less than 15 million sperm per millimeter. This has become a very common problem in men and the main cause is their lifestyle. Any problem related to sperm i.e. whether it is low sperm count or the quality of sperm is found in most males and the couples struggle to get pregnant. It is a health issue in males that lowers the chance of his female getting pregnant. Male infertility treatment in Ayurveda has the most effective results and helps in the natural production of sperms.
Oligospermia is also classified into 4 categories i.e.-

  • Mild Oligospermia— Sperm count varies between 10-15 million sperm per milliliter.
  • Moderate Oligospermia— Sperm count lies between 5-10 million sperm per milliliter.
  • Severe Oligospermia— Sperm count is between 0 to 5 million sperm per milliliter. Low sperm count Ayurvedic treatment is safe and sure and helps the production of sperms naturally with Ayurvedic medicines and a healthy diet prescribed by the expert.
  • Nil Sperm count- There is no production of sperms and is termed as Azoospermia.

Causes of Oligospermia

  • Obesity- Obesity, overweight directly impairs fertility in several ways.
  • Excessive Alcohol Consumption- Excessive intake of alcohol, smoking, drugs impacts the production of sperms.
  • Trauma- Surgeries like vasectomy, hernia repair surgery, prostate surgery can reduce sperm count.
  • Certain Medications- Medicines like antifungal, antibiotics, ulcers medicines, chemotherapy drugs reduce the production of sperms.
  • Klinefelter Syndrome- It is a genetic disorder that causes abnormal development in the male reproductive organs.

Symptoms of Oligospermia

  • Infertility- to conceive a baby due to low sperm count.
  • Erectile Dysfunction- It gets hard for a man to maintain his erection during sexual intercourse.
  • Reduced Body Hair- Less facial and body hair growth due to hormonal imbalance.
  • Swelling Around Testicles- Swelling, pain, and a lump in the testis is caused due to some pathophysiology that develops hindrance in the passage of sperm.
  • Swollen Veins- Enlarged and swollen veins in the scrotum.

Ayurvedic Treatment for Oligospermia (Low Sperm Count)

  • As per Ayurveda Oligospermia can be correlated with Shukrakshaya. Ayurveda uses the principles of nature to maintain the health of a person by keeping the individual’s body, mind, and soul in perfect equilibrium with nature.
  •  Oligospermia Ayurvedic treatment comprises therapies like rasayanas and vajikaradravyas and Ayurvedic medicines which are given internally followed with dietary changes.
  •  Panchkarma and Vajikarana are beneficial for detoxification and rejuvenation along with lifestyle modification.
  •  Get enough Vitamin D

What Our Patients Say About Us

Discover the heart-warming stories shared by our satisfied patients,

praising our compassionate care and life-changing results.

Mrs. Seema

I was suffering from Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) from the past 10 years. I took western medicines for more than 8 years but got no relief. Then I got to know about Dr. Sharda Ayurveda and visited their Ludhiana clinic. They got my various blood investigation done and my RA was positive. In July 2019 I started their course of treatment.

Manjindar Kaur

Myself Manjindar Kaur from Rupnagar. I was suffering from Asthma. I was totally dependent on inhalers and had breathing issues in winters. But after treatment from Dr. Sharda Ayurveda Ludhiana from Dr. Mukesh Sharda, I was fully satisfied with their treatment. Within 7 months of treatment.

Raj Kumar

I was suffering from Knee Pain for many years. I took treatment from various hospitals but of no use. Then somebody advised me to take treatment from Dr. Sharda Ayurveda clinic and after taking treatment from there I was almost free from knee pain within 6 months. I have stop my medicines and feeling no pain.

Arminder Kaur Gill

I Arminder Kaur Gill for the last 5-6 years was suffering from diabetes, weather allergy, and unexplained weight gain. Even after consulting various renowned Ayurvedic Doctors in Toronto. My health condition was progressively declining and imagining a day without taking medicines and inhalers was impossible.


How can Oligospermia be treated naturally?

By getting enough sleep, exercise, avoiding smoking and alcohol, reducing stress adding more antioxidant-rich food. For early and safe recovery you can begin with Ayurvedic medicines.

Is watery sperm an indication of oligospermia?

Yes, it is a sign of low sperm count that may be a temporary condition but can be permanent too that will vary according to disease.

What are the signs of unhealthy sperm?

The problem in sexual activity, low sexual desire, pain and swelling in the testicular area, facial and body hair loss due to chromosomal abnormality.

At what age do men stop producing sperm?

Men older than 40 years have fewer healthy sperm than young men. Even motility also starts decreasing as age advances.

Which food items produce sperms fast and healthy?

Food items like Walnuts, spinach, eggs, Asparagus boost the sperm count.

Can Azoospermia be treated in Ayurveda?

Yes, it is treatable. With the most effective Ayurvedic herbs and healthy nutritious diet, some lifestyle changes, following a workout routine one can recover from azoospermia too. It may take a little extra time but will be recovered.

Blog post