Category Archives: Infertility

Infertility- The Right Time To Plan

Why Plan Right? If you have decided to have a baby you might want to consider the ways in which you can increase your chances of getting pregnant. It will certainly help if you understand how conception occurs and on which days of your periodic cycle you are most fertile. Calculating when it's most likely…
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The Emotional Pain of Infertility

Infertility is commonly defined as the inability to conceive after 12 months of unprotected sexual intercourse.  Approximately 7.3 million women and their partners (about 12% of the reproductive-age population) are infertile. Women grow up assuming that one day they will be mothers. Right from playing with dolls, the onset of periods, the expectations of the…
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Plan Your Pregnancy With PCOS

PCOS is a complex health issue. It presents with obesity, multiple ovarian cysts, elevated levels of androgen and absent or irregular menstrual cycles. It has not been fully understood but is a common cause of an-ovulatory cycles and female infertility.  What is the cause of infertility in PCOS? The presence of excess male hormones or…
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The Link between Malnutrition and Infertility in Women

Malnutrition is a major problem in developing countries. Though we generally equate malnutrition with a poor diet, the term in a broader sense refers to both undernutrition and overnutrition. Nutrition problems are strikingly different in developing nations (deprivation and undernutrition) and developed nations (eating disorders and obesity), although obesity and eating disorders are on the…
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