Successful Pregnancy by Improving Sperm Parameters Based on Iranian Traditional Medicine (Persian Medicine) – a Case Report

Document Type: Case reports or series


1 Assistant Professor, Research Institute for Islamic and Complementary Medicine, School of Persian Medicine, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

2 Department of Traditional Medicine,School of Traditional Medicine, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran,Iran.


Background: Treatment of male infertility is an issue in all societies. Abnormalities of sperm parameters constitute almost half of the causes of infertility worldwide. The cause of the disorder is unclear in many cases, and thus male idiopathic infertility is diagnosed for the patient. Medications are usually not very successful in these patients. Therefore, many patients have to resort to assisted reproductive technologies at a high cost. Hence, finding effective therapies for clinicians and researchers is of great value.
Case Presentation: The patient is a 34-year-old man with a two-year history of idiopathic infertility. He had used various drugs to improve sperm parameters, none of which was successful. Finally, after 3 months of using an Iranian Traditional Medicine (ITM) product, lobub morakab, the patient had a significant improvement in spermogram parameters and the patient’s spouse became pregnant.
Conclusion: ITM offers various treatments and strategies for infertility, one of which is the drug reported in this article. Integrating the rich resources of ITM with assisted reproductive technology can bear good results for patients.

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Successful Pregnancy by Improving Sperm Parameters Based on Iranian Traditional Medicine (Persian Medicine) – a Case Report


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