Facing a tough illness, disease or injury can be hard enough, but when a woman later questions her fertility, the stress can increase dramatically. In many cases,
illness, disease and injury will not affect the ability to become
pregnant, but that is not always the case.
Suffering from hot flashes and/or night sweats but do not want to take estrogen? Here are some non-estrogen options:
Doctors believe that in utero therapy for children diagnosed with Lissencephaly could improve brain disease.
This Fertility Quiz is not just about making love but also about improving your fertility. There are many things you should and should not do to maximize your fertility.
Nearly one-third of cases of melanoma, the most serious form of skin cancer, are diagnosed in women during their childbearing years and during pregnancy.
There are a few studies that have linked the hormonal changes that occur during pregnancy with psoriasis outbreaks. There are several factors that can be the cause of the psoriasis breakout and these are not limited to the change in hormones.
There are several common skin changes during pregnancy that can result in red patches on the skin. These include melasma, varicose veins, chloasma and acne.
Melasma most often presents as brown patches on the skin.
When you have ovarian cancer pregnancy is something that should be avoided if at all possible until you have been treated successfully.
Not all cancer treatments cause irreversible infertility. The only time a patient will be permanently affected by the treatment is if the eggs are all destroyed (in women) or the stem cells are destroyed (in men).
Whether cancer treatments cause infertility depends mostly on whether and where radiation is being directed. Chemotherapy, on the other hand rarely affects fertility long-term.
Cancer can be a heart breaking thought for the woman who has yet to start a family. With the help of the cancer treatment team and advanced fertility options, motherhood is not out of the question in all cancer cases.
The #1 reason for infertility in men is usually a low or abnormal sperm count.
Infertility diagnosis and tests for women include testing for ovulation, hormone testing, and a hysterosalpingogram and laparoscopy to check the fallopian tubes.
A large number of usually educated older couples have an unrealistic expectation of fertility. Among the top reasons for infertility is "egg quality", and the negative effect of a woman's age on fertility cannot be overemphasized.
Female factor infertility (such as anovulation or fallopian tube issues)
is involved in about 50% of all infertility cases. Though pregnancy
happens in about 80-85% of couples within one year of trying, in about
15-20% of couples it takes longer than one year.
Male infertility afflicts about 50% of all infertile couples. Pregnancy usually happens in about 80-85% of couples within one year of trying, and in about 15-20% of couples it takes longer than one year of trying to get pregnant.
Diaper rash is a painful condition in which the skin that is covered by a baby's diaper is red and inflamed from the constant contact of the diaper and the occasional contact of fecal matter to the baby’s skin.
For most people, baby poop diaper smell in the pail, a combination of old, stale baby urine and poop, is the worst part of having a baby. However, with some planning and common sense, the diaper pail does not have to stink quite so much.
Ovulation happens on average 38 hours after an HCG injection, with a range of 34 and 46 hours.
A couple is considered to be infertile if they have not conceived after 12 consecutive months of unprotected intercourse (6 months if the woman is over 35 years old) or earlier if there are known issues.
Dealing with back pain during pregnancy is all about rest, relaxation and the right support. But back pain could also indicate a more serious problem.
Pregnancy is a beautiful thing; however, many women do not seem to think so the entire time they are pregnant, especially when they have constipation, heartburn and morning sickness.
The hCG shot contains a hormone call hCG or Human Chorionic Gonadotropin
A recurrent miscarriage is when you lose more than 2-3 pregnancies in a row, Most causes of miscarriages are unknown.
Obese and overweight men are less fertile and programs to prevent obesity may improve men's reproductive health and save medical costs for infertility treatment
If you have chlamydial infection, take all of the prescribed medicine, even after symptoms disappear. If the symptoms do not disappear within one to two weeks after finishing the medicine, go to your doctor or clinic again.