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Anovulation: Not Ovulating- An Overview

Anovulation refers to a condition in women in which an egg is not released from the ovaries. It is the #1 cause of female infertility. ... more »
menstrual period, ovulation, infertility, anovulation, no period, periods stopped, Amenorrhea, female infertility, menstrual disorders, menstrual problems, Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS), Premature Ovarian Failure (POF)

Amenorrhea: No Menstrual Period and Not Pregnant

If you have amenorrhea and you don't have a period and are not pregnant, then certain tests can be done to find out why you are not getting your period. ... more »
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Traffic Exhaust Fumes Interfere with Women’s Fertility

The Federal Highway Administration counts 4.09 million miles of road in the United States.  Some of those millions of miles of roadway are paved, some are not.  Either way, vehicles fueled by gasoline and diesel travel them and each vehicle leaves behind a souvenir of smoke, soot, fumes, dust, and other gunk that can be harmful to human health.  A recent study from Massachusetts (35,000+ ... more »
Female reproductive system

Common Cause Links Female Infertility to High Risk of Ovarian Cancer

A recent study indicates there may not be a cause-and-effect association between infertility and ovarian cancer but a common cause instead that leads to both. ... more »
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Too Many Infertile Black Women Overlooked by Research, Emotional Interventions

Infertility affects women of all races, every socioeconomic situation, every culture and religion. Most of the research being done on infertility in the US, however, involves affluent white couples. ... more »
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Thyroid Disorders Linked to Female Infertility

A recent study makes a strong case for including thyroid health in the nation’s universal screening protocols. ... more »