Understanding your test score
Thanks for taking your latest test, your score is in the below normal total motile sperm count range. On this page we’ll take you through what your score means, give you some tips on how to improve your sperm health, as well as explaining further support available to you from our team.
What does a low test score mean?
Understanding the Total Motile Sperm Count.
The ExSeed Home Sperm Test measures the Total Motile Sperm Count. This is the total amount of sperm cells moving forward per ejaculate. This number is one of the best predictors of male fertility because it measures the amount of sperm cells that could possibly reach the egg after intercourse.
The number is made up of the three measurements: volume, concentration, and motility. A below normal score means that your sperm had a low reading for one or all of the measurements.
What causes below normal score?
There are a number of factors that can lead to low total motile sperm count. Below are some of the key causes of this specific male fertility issue
What next? How can I improve my score
Our immediate recommendation is to take a second test after a minimum of 48 hours. There are a number of factors that can create natural variation in sperm samples and by taking additional tests you'll get a more accurate picture of your sperm health overtime (which you can track in the ExSeed app).
Introduce healthy habits
There are a number of lifestyle changes you can start making including exercising more, improving nutrition and limiting bad habits. You can find more by reading our lifestyle blog or heading to general advice with the app.
Got a question?
Ask our medical team
If you have any questions about your test or upcoming tests our medical team is at hand to help. Whether you prefer a call, email or message, we’ll be here for you.
How your lifestyle affects fertility
Many aspects of your current lifestyle can impact your fertility. here are general recommendations on what you can do to improve sperm count and motility.