Many people have naturally thick semen. You should only keep an eye on it or consider seeing your doctor if you experience other symptoms. Here's what to watch for, what could be behind the texture change, and when to see your doctor. Semen texture varies widely from person to person. Your unique biology can affect the smell, taste, and texture. Some habits, such as smoking marijuana or drinking alcohol , can also affect your semen volume and texture. These habits lower sperm count and sperm concentration in a single ejaculation, as well as lower overall testosterone levels. Ejaculation changes texture as soon as it leaves the penis. It often starts off thick and warm, but becomes watery and cool after being exposed to the air for a few minutes. Frequent ejaculation can lower your semen volume and the amount of sperm that leaves your body during a single ejaculation.
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Updated: March 29, Reader-Approved References. You can increase your sperm volume by making simple dietary and lifestyle changes. Try a variety of methods to see which ones work best for you. Eat foods with a lot of vitamin C, and try to eat micrograms of folic acid a day. Once your diet is in check, avoid lifestyle habits that lower sperm volume, like smoking and not getting 8 hours of sleep every night. For more advice, including why you should stop riding your bike, read on! Did this summary help you? Yes No. Log in Facebook Loading Google Loading
Those reasons—more intense orgasms, makin' babies—are all pretty predictable. So too is the existence of a site like bigger loads. It can be hard to know if the common advice you'll find floating around the internet is reliable. But doctors who study human ejaculate for fertility purposes and porn stars tasked with creating the biggest loads possible for visual effect have tons of insights on the dynamics of cum. For the latter , the blogosphere puts a lot of stock in the idea that eating certain foods like red meat or dairy, smoking, and drinking alcohol make your cum taste foul, while eating citrus and greens will make it taste sweeter. Sexologists like Carol Queen and some female porn performers have supported the idea that eating certain foods can help or hurt the taste of semen. Sins says female performers often complain that men who smoke have "chunky" cum. However, he doubts any single food will have a huge impact on semen's flavor, while other medical experts suspect you'd have to consume them in huge amounts to have any effect.
So what effect will all this have on her waistline? Well, not much of an effect at all. The caloric content of the average ejaculate is estimated to be approximately 5 to 25 calories — hardly the most fattening meal.