It describes how to prepare and take the mixture, ending with: “Share this information everywhere on Facebook to help. I need your testimony. God bless you.”
Azoospermia is a condition where there is no sperm in a man’s ejaculate. Causes include hormonal problems, a blockage along the reproductive tract, ejaculation problems or issues with testicular function or structure.
But is there any scientific evidence that this simple home remedy would cure these conditions? We checked.
‘Treatable, but see a doctor’
Sulyman Alege Kuranga, professor of urology at the faculty of clinical sciences at the University of Ilorin in western Nigeria, said the claim was wrong.
“There is no scientific evidence to support this claim. If an infection is causing the low sperm count, we treat the infection and that may help,” he said.
He added that there were several causes of low sperm count and azoospermia. Treatment options are available but depend on the cause.
Kuranga said the safest option for men with these conditions was to see a specialist who could prescribe the right treatment options after assessment.
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