Mucuna pruriens Reduces Stress and Improves the Quality of Semen in Infertile Men

@article{Shukla2010MucunaPR,
  title={Mucuna pruriens Reduces Stress and Improves the Quality of Semen in Infertile Men},
  author={Kamla kant Shukla and Abbas Ali Mahdi and Mohammad Kaleem Ahmad and Shyam Pyari Jaiswar and Satya Narain Shankwar and Sarvada Chandra Tiwari},
  journal={Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine : eCAM},
  year={2010},
  volume={7},
  pages={137 - 144}
}
  • K. Shukla, A. Mahdi, +3 authors S. Tiwari
  • Published 18 December 2007
  • Medicine
  • Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine : eCAM
The present investigation was undertaken to assess the role of Mucuna pruriens in infertile men who were under psychological stress. [...] Key Method Study included 60 subjects who were undergoing infertility screening and were found to be suffering from psychological stress, assessed on the basis of a questionnaire and elevated serum cortisol levels. Age-matched 60 healthy men having normal semen parameters and who had previously initiated at least one pregnancy were included as controls.Expand
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