The Link Between Vitamin E and Male Fertility

Low levels of certain free radicals are important for the production of sperm. The subjects that had abnormally high levels of these radicals also had an effect on the number and health of sperm being produced.

No Conclusive Evidence

While this particular study illuminated some interesting links between vitamin E and male infertility, there still is no conclusive evidence to prove that when taken as a supplement, vitamin E might increase a man’s fertility. Interestingly, there are also studies that show that taking vitamin E for five or six months had no influence on a man’s fertility. There is, however, no harm in trying. Taking vitamin E as a vitamin supplement has long since been proven to safe. Just be sure to check with your doctor prior to taking any new supplements.

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