Tagged: infertility

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Obesity and PCOS

Obesity is a common finding in PCOS and aggravates many of its reproductive and metabolic features. About 25% of asymptomatic women with regular menses have PCO morphology on ultrasound. Many of these women have...

Thyroid & Fertility 3

Hypothyroidism can lead to infertility

Hypothyroidism can lead to infertility, increased miscarriage risk, and complications in both mother and baby. 50 to 70% of hypothyroid female patients have menstrual abnormalities. Many present with oligo menorrhea (scanty bleeding during cycle)....

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...