Unlike in the past, breast cancer today is a very treatable condition. Increased breast cancer awareness and advances in medical science have enabled early detection and effective treatment. If breast cancer is diagnosed early when the cancer cells are only located within the breast, the five-year survival rate is 99%.
Polycystic ovarian disease, also known by the acronym PCOS, is a common reason many women have trouble becoming pregnant. Women with this condition have ovaries that are bigger than normal and these ovaries contain tiny cysts with immature eggs.
Nutrition plays an important role when it comes to having a healthy reproductive system. The foods you eat supply the building blocks necessary for your body to produce reproductive hormones necessary to sustain life. At the same time, certain foods may contain chemicals or other substances that might have a negative effect on your fertility.
The decision to undergo fertility treatment is never an easy one to make. Understandably, when receiving fertility treatments every patient would like to be sure that they are receiving the best treatment available. Usually a lot of research goes into selecting a fertility clinic and hence seeking a second opinion is something most patients would rather not do. However, there are several reasons when a seeking second opinion might be necessary
August is one of the hottest months in Texas. Interestingly, it is also the month when most children are born in the USA. Why this is so, is subject too much speculation. Some suggest it may be because the cold weather in late fall or winter forces people to spend more time indoors heating things […]
Vitamin D plays an important role in maintaining healthy bones and protection against chronic diseases. It is also essential for the development of sex hormones and regulating cell growth, which are key factors in being able to conceive. Research studies performed on women with fertility issues noted most of them had vitamin D deficiency. Studies […]
Since the first baby was conceived through in-vitro fertilization in 1977, IVF has helped millions of couples struggling with infertility fulfill their desire to have a baby. IVF can be performed using eggs and sperm belonging to the couple or from donors. A gestational carrier, a woman who carries the baby inside her uterus on […]
Male fertility, the ability to cause a female to become pregnant, is essentially dependent on the quality and quantity of your sperm. Research studies have indicated that from around the age of 35 onwards, it takes a man longer to get a woman pregnant. While the march of time is unstoppable, the following factors can […]
Author: Dr. Anil Pinto
The decision to get pregnant can significantly alter the course of your life! Many of the things that you once considered indispensable may have to take a back seat in favor of the more important task of creating a little human. Junk food, smoking, and excessive drinking will […]