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Articles from August, 2019

Understanding Ovulation & Fertility

Understanding your menstrual and ovulation cycle can help you improve your chances of getting pregnant. That does not mean only understanding the regularity of it, but understanding what happens during each phase. The first phase begins on the first day of your period. Your body releases hormones that make the eggs inside your ovaries grow.…. read more

How Chemotherapy Can Affect Therapy in Women

Cancer, or more often cancer treatments, can interfere with some parts of your body’s processes and affect your ability to have children. Different types of treatments can have different effects. Talk with your doctor about fertility before treatment, as there may be ways to save or protect your fertility before and perhaps during treatment. Options…. read more

Boosting Male Fertility & Increasing Sperm Count

Infertility may not always be treatable, but it can sometimes be improved by a healthy diet, supplements, and other lifestyle strategies. Male fertility usually depends on the quality of his sperm cells. A man’s infertility may depend on genetics, general health, fitness, diseases, and dietary contaminants. Some aspects of sexual function and semen quality that…. read more

Why Infertility Happens & What You Can Do

If you are wondering why fertility happens or whether you or your partner is infertile, know that you are not alone. There can be a combination of factors that prevent pregnancy but fortunately, they are many effective therapies that can improve your chances. Many infertility cases can be treated with artificial insemination or assisted reproductive…. read more

Habits To Keep & Avoid During Preconception

When trying to get pregnant, there are things that must be avoided to achieve the best results. Preconception is an important part of your pregnancy journey, not just the nine months of carrying your baby! The first few weeks are vital to the development of the baby, but you should go ahead and cut out…. read more

When/Why Should I Freeze My Eggs?

Many people hear women say they want to freeze their eggs simply because they are getting older and have not had children yet, or are not currently in a relationship. Or maybe they are just not quite ready yet but might be in the future. Some women may have careers that do not allow them…. read more

How Does Hormonal Replacement Therapy Help Menopause?

Is menopause taking a toll on you? Did you know that some of the symptoms you may be feeling are signs of low testosterone? You may be thinking that testosterone is strictly a male hormone, but this is not true. Women have testosterone too, and when women have a low testosterone level, they may suffer…. read more

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