Infertility means not being able to become pregnant after a year of trying. If a woman keeps having miscarriages, it is also called infertility. Lots of couples have infertility problems. About a third of the time, infertility can be traced to the woman. In another third of cases, it is because of the man. The rest of the time, it is because of both partners or no cause is found
Oligospermia, a condition in which the sperm count in a man’s semen is lower than the normal range, is the leading cause of infertility in men. According to WHO statistics, there are about 20 million infertile couples in India. In about 30–40% of these cases, the male partner is responsible for infertility; whereas, in 10-15% of the cases, both partners could be having some fertility problem. Oligospermiacan be caused due to various reasons such as fever, certain medications, smoking, and excessive alcohol consumption, which temporarily reduces the sperm count.
Following is a case of a 42-year-old man Mr. Narayanmurthy(name changed), who was suffering from Oligospermia. He had previously consulted many specialists but none of their treatments had shown any results. Discouraged and depressed, he stopped the treatment and stopped socializing as well. After 6 years, Mr. Narayanmurthy, at a friend’s suggestion, visited Dr. Batra’s® Clinic. The doctor at the clinic reviewed his case after taking a detailed history, examining the patient and evaluating his reports.
According to his reports, his sperm count was only 2 million. Also, the viability and motility of his spermatozoa were nil. The doctor prescribed homeopathic medicines for him, asked him to follow up every month and advised him to get his semen analysis done once every 6 months.
Mr. Naryanmurthy, already impatient, got his semen analysis done in the 4th month itself instead. Much to his delight, he found that his sperm count had increased to 30 million, 2% of the spermatozoa were alive at the end of 3 hours and their motility had increased to 5%.
This case proves right the homeopathic principle that when you treat the root cause of a disease, its effects get taken care of automatically. Homeopathic medicines should preferably be taken in the beginning itself because the more that one delays appropriate treatment, the more chronic the problem gets, which then takes longer to treat. Hence, many people who try Homeopathy as their last resort wrongly conclude that homeopathic remedies are slow to act.