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LOW SPERM COUNT.  FACTS AND FICTIONS.

LOW SPERM COUNT.  FACTS AND FICTIONS. In Infertility management, sometimes   the male factors that contribute to both primary and secondary infertility are either neglected or poorly investigated and managed. It is important to have a comprehensive evaluation of both the male and female factors before commencing management. There are so many male factors that contribute […]

TUBAL FACTOR INFERTILITY

TUBAL FACTOR INFERTILITY Tubal factor infertility occurs when the fallopian tube(s) prevents sperm from reaching the egg for fertilization or prevents a fertilized egg (an embryo) from reaching the uterus for pregnancy.   In the event that the fallopian tube is damaged, misshapen, or blocked in some way, a sperm, and an egg cannot meet, […]

FALLOPIAN TUBAL DISORDERS

FALLOPIAN TUBAL DISORDERS Conditions in the fallopian tubes consist of blockages and adhesions or scar tissue, either of which can obstruct sperm or embryo movement.  BLOCKAGE Blockages can be due to harmless, temporary contractions of the uterine muscle, or to more significant conditions such as infection, inflammation or endometriosis. A condition called hydrosalpinx refers to a fallopian […]

LOW SPERM COUNT AND MOTILITY

LOW SPERM COUNT AND MOTILITY Low sperm count and motility is a fertility issue for men. It may make it harder to get a partner pregnant. There are myriad causes for this condition, including: Taking certain medications Scarring from past surgery or infection Cancer or prior cancer treatment Hormonal imbalances Certain diseases like Celiac disease […]

SPERM PRODUCTION PROBLEMS

SPERM PRODUCTION PROBLEMS Good fertility requires a high sperm count, and good sperm motility of healthy sperm. Low sperm count (Oligospermia), and poor sperm quality (Asthenospermia), are the two main reasons for over 90% of male infertility cases. The production of healthy sperm in adequate quantities is important to maintain fertility. A number of factors […]

SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF OVARIAN CYSTS

SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF OVARIAN CYSTS Though some ovarian cysts occur without pain but causes infertility, some women with cysts experience significant symptoms. The signs and symptoms of ovarian cysts can include:   PELVIC PAIN When an ovarian cyst develops, some women experience moderate to severe pain. The pain may occur as a dull, constant […]

WHAT IS THE LINK BETWEEN VARICOCELE AND INFERTILITY?

WHAT IS THE LINK BETWEEN VARICOCELE AND INFERTILITY? Many men have enlarged veins in the scrotum, which is the pouch that holds the testicles. This veins is called varicoceles. Many men with varicoceles have no symptoms, but so may have fertility issues. Varicoceles are common, affecting 10 to 15 percent of men. Doctors continue to debate the […]

EXERCISE FOR FIBROIDS

EXERCISE FOR FIBROIDS If you suffer from the unpleasant effects of uterine fibroids, you may want to know what you can do to keep your symptoms from getting worse. Perhaps you are worried that your fibroids will grow larger, or that additional growths will develop. You may be concerned that your fibroid pain and other symptoms will continue […]

EXPOSED: Facts about Female and Male infertility (All you need to know about Infertility)

Are you or someone you love trying to get pregnant or having infertility? Understanding Infertility – The Basic Infertility means not getting pregnant after a year of regular, unprotected sex. The man, the woman, or both, may have a fertility problem. In women over 35 years old, infertility means not getting pregnant after six months […]