Causes and treatments for female infertility.
Blood Type 'O' Fertility Risks
Women with blood type O may have increased risks of poor ovarian reserve. Learn how to get tested so your fertility treatments can be fine-tuned to your needs.
Boost Blood Flow For Luteal Phase Defect
Luteal phase defect is closely tied to poor ovarian blood flow, improving pelvic and ovarian blood flow may help the ovaries to function better.
Can Laparoscopy Help Conception After IVF Failure?
Women are often ushered through the ART process from Clomid to IVF without a diagnostic laparoscopy which may - even after IVF failure - help women to conceive successfully.
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Clomid Is More Successful With Hormone Support
Clomid success rates may increase when estrogen and progesterone are added to your cycle to prevent clomid side-effects.
Clomid Works Better With Dexamethasone
Taking tiny doses of corticosteroids such as dexamethasone with Clomid can help you to respond better increasing the likelihood of pregnancy.
Crohn's Disease And Infertility
Crohn's disease may interfere with fertility through multiple nutrient deficiencies which can be helped through sub-lingual vitamins. Learn which nutrients may need extra help to restore fertility-friendly levels.
Does Unexplained Infertility Exist?
Unexplained infertility is often simply unexamined. A multitude of hidden factors may be at the root of your infertility problem which once diagnosed may lead to effective treatment and a successful conception.
Endometrial Biopsy Helps Unexplained Infertility
A procedure which superficially scratches to the uterus lining may more that double pregnancy rates for women with unexplained infertility.
Green Tea Extract May Help To Shrink Fibroids
Green tea extracts can help to shrink and slow the growth of uterine fibroids which may help women to protect fertility and avoid surgery.
High Fiber Diets May Promote Anovulation
Diets high in fiber - especially fruit fiber - can lower estrogen and promote anovulation in some women. If you are anovulatory your diet may need a fiber check.
High Homocysteine Drops Fertility And IVF Success
Having higher levels of homocysteine can adversely affect fertility and may increase miscarriage rates. You may want to ask for this test before TTC.
High Prolactin? Could You Have Celiac Disease?
Hops May Help Anovulatory Infertility
Hops have a potent estrogenic effect - more so that soy - and are reputed to be able to restore spontaneous menstrual cycles which may help anovulatory women.
Hormone Treatment Combats Clomid Side-Effects
Clomid can adversely affect the uterus lining making implantation difficult and predisposing toward miscarriage, a simple hormone treatment can help your uterus lining be more receptive despite Clomid's anti-estrogen effects.
How To Tell If You Ovulated
There are a few reliable ways to check whether you did ovulate and when. Check out the high-tech and low-tech ways to know if you ovulated.
Hydrotubation May Help Tubal Infertility
Studies show that a novel low-tech fallopian tube treatment can result in pregnancy success for women with tubal and unexplained infertility.
IVF May Be Needed After Chlamydia
Women with a past history of Chlamydia are less likely to conceive naturally and may need IVF. Getting tested for past or present Chlamydia antibodies may help you to understand your risks of hidden tubal disease.
Laparoscopy May Solve Unexplained Infertility
Diagnostic laparoscopy is often skipped as women with unexplained infertility are pushed towards ART/IVF as the only solution. Laparoscopy also has impressive success rates.
Late Ovulations Linked To Birth Defects
Ovulating late - day 20 or so - and having irregular cycles is tied to increased risk of birth defects, regulate your cycle before you conceive to prevent birth defects.
Low Glycemic Diets May Prevent Fibroids
Eating a low-glycemic diet may reduce the production of factors that feed fibroid growth, useful information if you ave small fibroids or have had fibroid surgery.
Luteal Phase Defect Helped By Nutrients/HCG Shots
Luteal phase defect can be caused by poor blood ovarian flow. Specific nutrients have been demonstrated to correct poor ovarian blood flow and to boost flagging progesterone levels.
Luteal phase Helped By Vitamin E And hCG
A healthy robust luteal phase is important for implantation and early pregnancy. Vitamin E and hCG support may help the corpus luteum to function better, improve intra-ovarian blood flow and improve your chances of conceiving.
Melatonin May Help Clomid Conceptions
Melatonin may help increase the success of Clomid cycles by improving egg quality and increasing fertilization rates by reducing hydrogen peroxide levels in ovarian follicles.
Reducing Post-Op Adhesions After Laparoscopy
Laparoscopy can trigger the formation of adhesions post-surgery; two nutritional supplements have been demonstrated to reduce the risk of post-surgical adhesions.
Restore Key Fertility Minerals After The Pill
The contraceptive pill may trigger deficiencies of magnesium, zinc and selenium - all are key fertility nutrients that you may need to replenish if you trying to conceive after having taken the pill.
Running Lowers Estrogen And Fertility For Some
Regular vigorous exercise drops estrogen significantly which may prevent ovulation or cause luteal phase defect for some women.
Running, Exercise And Luteal Phase Defect
Luteal phase defect may be caused by excessive exercising, especially running, it may be wise to rethink your exercise program while trying to conceive.
Seven Strategies For Healing Blocked Tubes
Natural methods can sometimes unblock fallopian tubes allowing you to get pregnant naturally, learn about the strategies that may help.
Thyroid, Pregnancy And Fertility 80% Undiagnosed
A 2011 review shows that up to 30-80% of women with thyroid problems are misdiagnosed as 'normal' and left untreated with tragic consequences, make sure that you are not one of them.
Tomatoes And Lycopene May Help Reduce Fibroids
Eating tomatoes daily or taking a lycopene supplement may help to shrink uterine fibroids and deter new fibroid growth helping to preserve fertility.
Too Skinny To Concieve Or For IVF To Succeed?
Having a low BMI can increase the chances of IVF failing and increase ovulatory infertility. Full-fat organic dairy foods may help.
Two Pieces Of Fruit Daily May Deter Fibroids
Nutritional strategies such as eating fruit daily may reduce your risk of fibroids which may in turn help you to conceive.
Unexplained Infertility And Natural Killer Cells
Elevated levels of natural killer cells (NK) - the good guys that keep you healthy - may be keeping you infertile too!
Unexplained Infertility Could Be Celiac Disease
Women with unexplained infertility have a higher risk of having celiac disease which can cause infertility and miscarriage.
Unexplained Infertility Tied To Poor Blood Flow
Women with unexplained infertility are more likely to have poor ovarian and uterine blood flow which can be corrected with acupuncture and other natural treatments.
Vitamins And Sildenafil May Boost Uterus Lining
Having a thin uterus lining - less than 9 mm - or poor uterine blood flow may lessen the chances of IVF success and increase miscarriage rates, this study demonstrates how vitamin E, L-arginine and Sildenafil suppositories may make a difference.
When Unexplained Infertility Is Endometriosis
Unexplained infertility is often undiagnosed endometriosis which if diagnosed and treated effectively can often lead to speedy conception
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