Tagged: fertility

Sleep Habits

Health Sleep Habits

Healthy sleep habits can make a big difference in our quality of life. Few people worry about spending too much time in bed. An extra hour or two of stolen sleep on Sunday can...

Miscarriages

What are the causes of miscarriages?

Miscarriages –         There are many possible causes for miscarriage, including: genetic and hormonal problems; infection and  defects in blood-clotting; uterine problems and cervical weakness. The treatment recommendations for patients with recurrent pregnancy loss are based on...

How IVF is done

IVF treatment – Preparations

IVF Treatment – How to prepare? IVF treatment is time consuming and requires a lot of patience. Get prepared for your journey with the following tips – Select a clinic – There are numerous...

IVF hormones

Fertility Hormones In IVF

In a fertility work-up, Cycle Day 3 is the day when a woman is asked to perform certain blood tests. These tests are to check the levels of three important hormones – follicle stimulating...

Improve egg quality in ivf

How to improve quality of eggs in IVF?

Women doing IVF with their own eggs experience a significant decrease in success rates as age advances. The difference in egg quality between a 25-year-old and a 40-year-old is significant. This may be due...

ovulation

Ovulation disorders

What are Ovulatory disorders? Anovulation or lack of ovulation is a condition in which follicular development and rupture is impaired. This leads to infertility as oocyte(egg) is not released from its follicle. This Ovarian...

Donor Egg IVF

Donor Egg IVF

Egg donor IVF is a fertility treatment option for those who can’t use their own eggs due to various reasons. The egg donation process involves retrieving eggs from a woman who has normally functioning ovaries. Following egg retrieval, the eggs are fertilised in the...

IMPLANTATION

Embryo Implantation

What happens in implantation window? Embryo–endometrial dialogue has led to the identification of a ‘window of implantation’. The implantation window is characterised by changes to the endometrium cells, which aid in the absorption of...

stress and infertility

Oxidative stress and Fertility

What can Oxidative stress cause to female fertility? Oxidative stress is a condition where reactive oxygen species are overproduced & cannot be neutralized by the antioxidant system of body. Reactive oxygen species (ROS) are...

Exercises & Fertility

Exercises & Health

Exercise plays a vital role in building and maintaining strong muscles and bones. Exercises produce changes in the parts of the brain that regulate stress and anxiety. It can also increase brain sensitivity for...