Caffeine May Cause Infertility In Women, Study Shows

Caffeine May Cause Infertility In Women, Study Shows

A recent study suggests that caffeine may be linked to infertility in women. The researchers from the University of Nevada School of Medicine, Reno say that caffeine can reduce the muscle activity in the fallopian tubes which carry the eggs from the ovaries to the womb. This can further reduce a woman’s chances of getting […]

The Effect of Diet on Infertility

The Effect of Diet on Infertility

Diet seems to play a significant role in fertility health. Aside from a person’s lifestyle, the type of food that one eats and have been accustomed to may affect the level of fertility for women. There have been recent studies that show a close link between diet and infertility. Carbohydrate FactorCarbs are considered as the main part of everyday diet. They are required by the body for energy. And recent studies have shown that they also may have a role in fertility health. This role deals with …

Top 3 Fertility Centers in the United States

Top 3 Fertility Centers in the United States

Child magazine reveals which fertility centers in the United States offer the greatest chance of fertilization success. In this first-ever inquiry of its kind, Child ranks fertility centers based on their success rates with in-vitro fertilization (IVF) and based on the opinion of medical experts. Here are the 3 best fertility centers in the country.1. Colorado Center for Reproductive MedicineThe Colorado Center for Reproductive Medicine in Englewood tops the list. In 2002, the center had 912 ass…

Treating Infertility Through Fertility Clinics

Treating Infertility Through Fertility Clinics

Infertility is one of the most widely spread health conditions in the United States and many people who have problems conceiving a child are seeking medical help. So it is not surprising that fertility clinics abound in the country.Infertility as a diseaseProcreation is a biological process that involves two people who are eager to have children and live happy lives with them. However, because of infertility, they are hindered to achieve this simple goal of having a wonderful family. One of the …

Fertility Drugs for Women

Fertility Drugs for Women

Clomiphene Citrate is a fertility drug that helps induce ovulation and helps in fertility for women. It aids the body by tricking it that it needs more estrogen in the body. Thus it stimulates it into producing follicle stimulating hormones (FSH) as well as leutinizing hormones (LH). This drug is available in 50 milligram tablets. For the dosage range, it ranges from 25 milligrams to 150 milligrams – ½ tablets to three tablets, respectively. It has to be taken once a day for five days in a woman…

Choosing a Fertility Doctor

Choosing a Fertility Doctor

Fertility problems are a major blow to a couple who want to have a family. That is why it is important to have a doctor who understands what you are going through and who can design a treatment plan that is perfectly suited to your specific needs. Kinds of fertility doctorsTo start with, look for a fertility doctor who is a board-certified endocrinologist – a reproductive endocrinologist. Though your current OB/GYN has had years of experience dealing with women’s reproductive problems, caring fo…

What Causes Infertility?

What Causes Infertility?

Together, the male and the female reproductive systems can create a wonderful miracle that is called life. This can happen if both can function optimally. Unfortunately, certain health conditions may keep the reproductive systems from functioning properly. Thus, infertility issues set in.Infertility, or sterility, is the biological inability of either or both partners in an intimate relationship to contribute to the conception of a baby. It is basically the result of hormonal messages that are n…

Coping With Infertility

Coping With Infertility

For a woman, finding out that she won’t be able to have a baby is devastating news. The fact that fertility drugs create mood swings doesn’t help. In our society, more often than not we are taught to “grin and bear it”. Elderly people would tell you to be thankful for your many blessings instead of dwelling on the negative and that keeping a positive outlook will bring about a miracle. Doubt that.Let it outGrinning and bearing it does not change anything. Being sad for something you don’t have d…

Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis: Is PGD for You?

Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis: Is PGD for You?

Genetic diseases that are passed on to the children stresses the parents. This is an understatement. With scientific innovations, prenatal testing has become an option so that even before the babies in the wombs of the mothers are born, the parents already know about the genetic diseases that their babies are likely to inherit. This prenatal procedure is called the chorionic villus testing or the CVS. For such a time, CVS has become a wonderful option for parents because it has been through this…

How In Vitro Fertilization Work?

How In Vitro Fertilization Work?

There are several assisted reproductive technologies that infertile couples can choose from. One of the most utilized methods is in vitro fertilization (IVF). As a matter of fact, this method accounts for over 95% of all assisted reproductive technology procedures. If you are not familiar with IVF, then read on. This article gives you an overview of what this procedure is.What is IVF?IVF is a process that involves the fertilization of egg cells by sperm cells outside the womb, in vitro (“in glas…