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VISUAL GUIDE TO ENDOMETRIOSIS

WHAT IS ENDOMETRIOSIS? Endometriosis happens when the endometrium, the tissue that usually lines the inside of a woman’s uterus, grows outside it. This tissue acts like regular uterine tissue does during your period: It will break apart and bleed at the end of the cycle. But this blood has nowhere to go. Surrounding areas may become inflamed or […]

THE TOP 9 SYMPTOMS OF A VARICOCELE

A varicocele is a group of enlarged veins in your scrotum, the pouch of skin that holds your testicles in place.  Varicoceles are usually the result of incompetent or faulty valves in the veins in your scrotum. Often, they cause no symptoms at all. However, if you do have any varicocele symptoms, they’ll fall into one of […]

WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT HYDROSALPINX

Hydrosalpinx is the name for a condition in which a woman’s fallopian tube becomes blocked with fluid. There are different causes for this condition and symptoms can vary depending on the individual. Some women do not experience any symptoms, but hydrosalpinx can have a severe impact on fertility. SYMPTOMS Symptoms of hydrosalpinx include: abdominal and […]

BLOCKED FALLOPIAN TUBES AND TUBAL FACTOR INFERTILITY

BLOCKED FALLOPIAN TUBES AND TUBAL FACTOR INFERTILITY The fallopian tubes must be open and undamaged to allow the sperm to fertilize an egg and the resulting embryo to be transported to the uterus for pregnancy. Tubal factor infertility is the result of scarring, blockage or dilation (hydrosalpix) of the fallopian tube, which can be caused by […]

THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT UTERINE FIBROIDS?

WHAT ARE UTERINE FIBROIDS? Uterine fibroids are growths in your uterus. They’re usually not dangerous, but they can cause pain, heavy bleeding, and problems with fertility or pregnancy.   WHAT ARE UTERINE FIBROIDS? Uterine fibroids are growths that develop on the wall of your uterus. They’re also called leiomyomas or myomas. They can be smaller than a […]

Facts About Fibroid Tumors Every Woman Should Know

1. What are fibroids? Fibroids are abnormal growths that develop in or on a woman’s uterus. Sometimes these tumors become quite large and cause severe abdominal pain and heavy periods. In other cases, they cause no signs or symptoms at all. The growths are typically benign, or noncancerous. The cause of fibroids is unknown. 2. […]

IS TIGHT UNDERWEAR MAKING YOU INFERTILE?

EVERY DAY LIFESTYLE CHOICES COULD BE NEGATIVELY AFFECTING YOUR FERTILITY. Roughly 10 percent of couples experience infertility issues at some point, with male infertility contributing to 50 percent of fertility problems. Male Infertility may be the sole reason that a couple can’t conceive, or it may simply add to the difficulties experienced. Male infertility occurs […]

WHAT DOES AZOOSPERMIA MEAN TO YOUR FERTILITY

WHAT DOES AZOOSPERMIA MEAN TO YOUR FERTILITY When it comes to talking about infertility, there are still many people that think of it as a primarily female issue. This is far from true and thinking like this may actually hurt your chances of getting pregnant. When you don’t look into the health and fertility of […]