Semen Test – Ayurveda View

Texts of ayurveda recommend examination of semen while treating male infertility. The sperms in semen may lose capacity to fertilize egg if they are vitiated by doshas like vata, pitta and kapha. The features of vitiated semen are as follows. The semen affected by vata will be frothy, thin and loses its stickiness. It is less in volume and thin in consistency. The ejaculation of vata affected semen will be painful. The semen affected by vitiated pitta looks yellow in color and has offensive odor. The ejaculation is accompanied with burning sensation in penis. When kapha affects semen,...
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Never Do these six things when you have Diabetes

The dos and don’ts with food in diabetes are many. Here are six important dos and don’ts for diabetes which have to be followed to keep healthy in this condition. Don’t eat junk foods- Junk foods provide only calories they never contain any essential nutrients. Hence don’t eat junk foods. Instead take healthy diet which is rich in vegetables, fruits and whole grains. But watch your carbohydrate intake. Limit Sugar and fat. Don’t Miss Vitamin B12:  Deficiency of Vitamin B12 worsens diabetic neuropathy. In diabetic neuropathy the nerve endings in skin get damaged and affect the sensation o...
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Link Between Obesity and Erectile Dysfunction

obesity and Erectile dysfunction
Researchers have found that men with increased BMI (Body Mass Index) have a higher risk of erectile dysfunction. The quality of life of men is affected by erectile dysfunction. Sexual performance of obese men is almost equal to the performance of man with normal weight who is 20 years older. Erection requires a sequence of events. Erectile dysfunction can occur when any of the events is disturbed. Nerve impulses in the brain, spinal column, around the penis and response in muscles, fibrous tissues, veins, and arteries in and around the corpora cavernosa constitute this sequence of event...
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Link Between Erectile Dysfunction and Low Testosterone

Testosterone Deficiency and Obesity
The principle male sex hormone is testosterone. This hormone is mainly secreted by testicles and a small amount is secreted by adrenal glands. Testosterone helps to build up muscles. It helps in development of male secondary sexual characteristics like beard, mustache, body hair etc. Endocrinologists opine that there is a link between erectile dysfunction and testosterone level in blood. They indicate that there is a delicate link between obesity, diabetes, increased blood cholesterol, high blood pressure and low testosterone level. The level of testosterone in men, start declining a...
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Link Between Erectile Dysfunction and Diabetes

Men who suffer from diabetes tend to develop erectile dysfunction earlier than men of same age who do not have diabetes. Diabetic men experience difficulties to achieve erection as age advances. Probable causes of erectile dysfunction in diabetes: Erection requires a sequence of events. Erectile dysfunction can occur when any of the events is disturbed. Nerve impulses in the brain, spinal column, around the penis and response in muscles, fibrous tissues, veins, and arteries in and around the corpora cavernosa constitute this sequence of events. Diabetes affects skin, blood vessels, nerv...
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Link Between Cholesterol and Erectile Dysfunction

The human arteries contain a thin delicate inner lining called endothelium. A healthy endothelium is necessary to get good erections. Endothelium uses nitric oxide to send signals to surrounding muscles. Upon receiving the signals from endothelium the muscles surrounding the arteries relax and blood rushes into arteries. The same process happens in arteries of penis to cause hard erections. Hence healthy arteries are required for healthy erections. When the cholesterol level increases in blood, the excess cholesterol gets accumulated on the inner walls of arteries, as hard plaques. This nar...
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Erectile dysfunction – Causes as Explained in Ayurveda

Erectile dysfunction is not a rare condition. It is very common .Male impotence or erectile dysfunction is a condition and not a diseases. This condition occurs when our body or mind do not work properly as they used to in normal conditions. About 80 % of erectile dysfunction or male impotence occur due to physical cause. About 10% result due psychological disturbances. the cause for remaining 10% is unknown. Here are some of the possible causes for erectile dysfunction: Lowered level of testosterone hormone: Over exertion - physically and mentally : Working for long hours in office, ...
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Ayurveda definition of Erectile Dysfunction

Erectile dysfunction or ED is the inability of a man to achieve or maintain an erection sufficient for his sexual needs or the needs of his partner. This means the  penis does not get or stay hard enough to perform sexual intercourse. The person's sex drive may be normal. But he may not be able to start or finish intercourse. Ayurveda defines Erectile dysfunction or ED as follows. Sankalpapravano nityam priyaam vashyaamapi sthreeyam || na yaathi lingashaithilyaath kadaachidyaathi vaa yadi | Shwaasaarthaha swinnagaatrshcha moghasankalpacheshtitaha || mlaanashishnashcha nirbeejaha syode...
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