Did you know that sperm counts in western world have almost halved in the last 50 years and continue to fall at a rate of nearly 2% per year? This alarming trend can be attributed to factors such as high levels of lead and other toxic chemicals in the environment, use of harmful pesticides, certain occupations, increased stress, and a sedentary lifestyle.
Dealing with infertility can be a traumatic experience. Here is a list of some fertility myths that must be dispelled as you look for the ideal treatment option for your condition:
Your fertility doctor must be willing to discuss various treatment options for your condition and this should include treatments that are not offered at the fertility center. The possibility of conceiving by simply timing sex properly, reducing weight, smoking cessation, or just waiting a bit longer should also be discussed.
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%.
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.
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 […]
Author: Dr. Anil Pinto
Maybe you’ve heard that a significant number of infertility cases are associated with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) or concerns with male semen quality or quantity, but did you know that diet and lifestyle choices play a significant role in the fertility outcomes for both males and females? The […]