Diminished Ovarian Reserves

Diminished Ovarian Reserve: Nature, Symptoms, Treatment Options and Reversal In terms of female empowerment today, 40 is the new 30. On the positive side, women now have more flexibility in terms of their roles outside of the traditional household setting and career choices. However, this is not that case when it comes to fertility. Having…

Endometriosis

What is Endometriosis? Endometriosis is a disorder that affects a woman’s reproductive organs. It causes the tissue that lines the uterus (which is known as the endometrium) to grow outside of the uterus. This can cause scar tissue to form, can be painful and affect fertility. During menstruation the lining of the uterus is shed.…

Blocked Fallopian Tubes

What are Blocked Fallopian Tubes? Fallopian tubes are ducts which form part of the female reproductive system. They are responsible for transferring eggs from the ovaries to the uterus[ref]”Kajanova M, Miko M, Urban L, Bokor T, Varga I. The structural basis for transport through the Fallopian tube. 2012. Cesla Gynekol. 77 (66): 566-71″[/ref]. Adhesions and…

Amenorrhea

Understanding amenorrhea Amenorrhea is the absence of menstruation in women who are of a reproductive age. The condition affects many women and there are a number of causes. Amenorrhea occurs naturally when a woman is pregnant or breastfeeding (lactational amenorrhea). In some women, however, amenorrhoea is a result of infertility. Watch this funny and highly educational…

Fertility over 40

FERTILITY OVER 40 Age and Fertility As women age, their chances of becoming pregnant get smaller[ref]American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Committee on Gynecologic Practice; Practice Committee of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine. Female age-related fertility decline. Committee Opinion No. 589. Obstetrics and Gynecology. 2014. 123(3): 719-721[/ref]. According to the American Society for Reproductive…

Female Fertility

FEMALE FERTILITY PROBLEMS Female Fertility Video Basic examinations to diagnose female fertility Approximately 15% of couples do not conceive after 12 months of unprotected, regular sex[ref]Gnoth C, Godehardt D, Godehardt E, Frank-Herrmann P, Freundl G. Time to pregnancy: results of the German prospective study and impact on the management of infertility. Human Reproduction. 2003. 18(9):…