Inability to reproduce after a specified period of unprotected intercourse. Reproductive sterility is permanent infertility.
The inability of the male to effect FERTILIZATION of an OVUM after a specified period of unprotected intercourse. Male sterility is permanent infertility.
Diminished or absent ability of a female to achieve conception.
Clinical and laboratory techniques used to enhance fertility in humans and animals.
Diseases involving the FALLOPIAN TUBES including neoplasms (FALLOPIAN TUBE NEOPLASMS); SALPINGITIS; tubo-ovarian abscess; and blockage.
Mature male germ cells derived from SPERMATIDS. As spermatids move toward the lumen of the SEMINIFEROUS TUBULES, they undergo extensive structural changes including the loss of cytoplasm, condensation of CHROMATIN into the SPERM HEAD, formation of the ACROSOME cap, the SPERM MIDPIECE and the SPERM TAIL that provides motility.
A condition of having no sperm present in the ejaculate (SEMEN).
The capacity to conceive or to induce conception. It may refer to either the male or female.
An assisted reproductive technique that includes the direct handling and manipulation of oocytes and sperm to achieve fertilization in vitro.
The status during which female mammals carry their developing young (EMBRYOS or FETUSES) in utero before birth, beginning from FERTILIZATION to BIRTH.
A condition of suboptimal concentration of SPERMATOZOA in the ejaculated SEMEN to ensure successful FERTILIZATION of an OVUM. In humans, oligospermia is defined as a sperm count below 20 million per milliliter semen.
The process of germ cell development in the male from the primordial germ cells, through SPERMATOGONIA; SPERMATOCYTES; SPERMATIDS; to the mature haploid SPERMATOZOA.
A count of SPERM in the ejaculum, expressed as number per milliliter.
Movement characteristics of SPERMATOZOA in a fresh specimen. It is measured as the percentage of sperms that are moving, and as the percentage of sperms with productive flagellar motion such as rapid, linear, and forward progression.
A condition in which functional endometrial tissue is present outside the UTERUS. It is often confined to the PELVIS involving the OVARY, the ligaments, cul-de-sac, and the uterovesical peritoneum.
Radiography of the uterus and fallopian tubes after the injection of a contrast medium.
A condition characterized by the dilated tortuous veins of the SPERMATIC CORD with a marked left-sided predominance. Adverse effect on male fertility occurs when varicocele leads to an increased scrotal (and testicular) temperature and reduced testicular volume.
The thick, yellowish-white, viscid fluid secretion of male reproductive organs discharged upon ejaculation. In addition to reproductive organ secretions, it contains SPERMATOZOA and their nutrient plasma.
The quality of SEMEN, an indicator of male fertility, can be determined by semen volume, pH, sperm concentration (SPERM COUNT), total sperm number, sperm viability, sperm vigor (SPERM MOTILITY), normal sperm morphology, ACROSOME integrity, and the concentration of WHITE BLOOD CELLS.
Methods pertaining to the generation of new individuals, including techniques used in selective BREEDING, cloning (CLONING, ORGANISM), and assisted reproduction (REPRODUCTIVE TECHNIQUES, ASSISTED).
The ratio of the number of conceptions (CONCEPTION) including LIVE BIRTH; STILLBIRTH; and fetal losses, to the mean number of females of reproductive age in a population during a set time period.
A triphenyl ethylene stilbene derivative which is an estrogen agonist or antagonist depending on the target tissue. Note that ENCLOMIPHENE and ZUCLOMIPHENE are the (E) and (Z) isomers of Clomiphene respectively.
The male gonad containing two functional parts: the SEMINIFEROUS TUBULES for the production and transport of male germ cells (SPERMATOGENESIS) and the interstitial compartment containing LEYDIG CELLS that produce ANDROGENS.
Suspension or cessation of OVULATION in animals or humans with follicle-containing ovaries (OVARIAN FOLLICLE). Depending on the etiology, OVULATION may be induced with appropriate therapy.
A condition in which the percentage of progressively motile sperm is abnormally low. In men, it is defined as
An assisted fertilization technique consisting of the microinjection of a single viable sperm into an extracted ovum. It is used principally to overcome low sperm count, low sperm motility, inability of sperm to penetrate the egg, or other conditions related to male infertility (INFERTILITY, MALE).
Techniques for the artifical induction of ovulation, the rupture of the follicle and release of the ovum.
A medical-surgical specialty concerned with the morphology, physiology, biochemistry, and pathology of reproduction in man and other animals, and on the biological, medical, and veterinary problems of fertility and lactation. It includes ovulation induction, diagnosis of infertility and recurrent pregnancy loss, and assisted reproductive technologies such as embryo transfer, in vitro fertilization, and intrafallopian transfer of zygotes. (From Infertility and Reproductive Medicine Clinics of North America, Foreword 1990; Journal of Reproduction and Fertility, Notice to Contributors, Jan 1979)
The human male sex chromosome, being the differential sex chromosome carried by half the male gametes and none of the female gametes in humans.
Compounds which increase the capacity to conceive in females.
Artificial introduction of SEMEN or SPERMATOZOA into the VAGINA to facilitate FERTILIZATION.
Results of conception and ensuing pregnancy, including LIVE BIRTH; STILLBIRTH; SPONTANEOUS ABORTION; INDUCED ABORTION. The outcome may follow natural or artificial insemination or any of the various ASSISTED REPRODUCTIVE TECHNIQUES, such as EMBRYO TRANSFER or FERTILIZATION IN VITRO.
The transfer of mammalian embryos from an in vivo or in vitro environment to a suitable host to improve pregnancy or gestational outcome in human or animal. In human fertility treatment programs, preimplantation embryos ranging from the 4-cell stage to the blastocyst stage are transferred to the uterine cavity between 3-5 days after FERTILIZATION IN VITRO.
Human artificial insemination in which the husband's semen is used.
A pair of highly specialized muscular canals extending from the UTERUS to its corresponding OVARY. They provide the means for OVUM collection, and the site for the final maturation of gametes and FERTILIZATION. The fallopian tube consists of an interstitium, an isthmus, an ampulla, an infundibulum, and fimbriae. Its wall consists of three histologic layers: serous, muscular, and an internal mucosal layer lined with both ciliated and secretory cells.
The reproductive organ (GONADS) in female animals. In vertebrates, the ovary contains two functional parts: the OVARIAN FOLLICLE for the production of female germ cells (OOGENESIS); and the endocrine cells (GRANULOSA CELLS; THECA CELLS; and LUTEAL CELLS) for the production of ESTROGENS and PROGESTERONE.
Abnormal number or structure of the SEX CHROMOSOMES. Some sex chromosome aberrations are associated with SEX CHROMOSOME DISORDERS and SEX CHROMOSOME DISORDERS OF SEX DEVELOPMENT.
Inflammation of a TESTIS. It has many features of EPIDIDYMITIS, such as swollen SCROTUM; PAIN; PYURIA; and FEVER. It is usually related to infections in the URINARY TRACT, which likely spread to the EPIDIDYMIS and then the TESTIS through either the VAS DEFERENS or the lymphatics of the SPERMATIC CORD.
The fusion of a spermatozoon (SPERMATOZOA) with an OVUM thus resulting in the formation of a ZYGOTE.
Pathological processes involving any part of the UTERUS.
Endometrial implantation of EMBRYO, MAMMALIAN at the BLASTOCYST stage.
A spectrum of inflammation involving the female upper genital tract and the supporting tissues. It is usually caused by an ascending infection of organisms from the endocervix. Infection may be confined to the uterus (ENDOMETRITIS), the FALLOPIAN TUBES; (SALPINGITIS); the ovaries (OOPHORITIS), the supporting ligaments (PARAMETRITIS), or may involve several of the above uterine appendages. Such inflammation can lead to functional impairment and infertility.
Proteins found in SEMEN. Major seminal plasma proteins are secretory proteins from the male sex accessory glands, such as the SEMINAL VESICLES and the PROSTATE. They include the seminal vesicle-specific antigen, an ejaculate clotting protein; and the PROSTATE-SPECIFIC ANTIGEN, a protease and an esterase.
Congenital conditions of atypical sexual development associated with abnormal sex chromosome constitutions including MONOSOMY; TRISOMY; and MOSAICISM.
The male sex chromosome, being the differential sex chromosome carried by half the male gametes and none of the female gametes in humans and in some other male-heterogametic species in which the homologue of the X chromosome has been retained.
Methods for assessing the patency of the fallopian tubes.
A variation from the normal set of chromosomes characteristic of a species.
Cessation of ovarian function after MENARCHE but before the age of 40, without or with OVARIAN FOLLICLE depletion. It is characterized by the presence of OLIGOMENORRHEA or AMENORRHEA, elevated GONADOTROPINS, and low ESTRADIOL levels. It is a state of female HYPERGONADOTROPIC HYPOGONADISM. Etiologies include genetic defects, autoimmune processes, chemotherapy, radiation, and infections.
A complex disorder characterized by infertility, HIRSUTISM; OBESITY; and various menstrual disturbances such as OLIGOMENORRHEA; AMENORRHEA; ANOVULATION. Polycystic ovary syndrome is usually associated with bilateral enlarged ovaries studded with atretic follicles, not with cysts. The term, polycystic ovary, is misleading.
A scientific or medical discipline concerning the study of male reproductive biology, diseases of the male genital organs, and male infertility. Major areas of interest include ENDOCRINOLOGY; SPERMATOGENESIS; semen analysis; FERTILIZATION; CONTRACEPTION; and CRYOPRESERVATION.
Pathological processes of the TESTIS.
The mucous membrane lining of the uterine cavity that is hormonally responsive during the MENSTRUAL CYCLE and PREGNANCY. The endometrium undergoes cyclic changes that characterize MENSTRUATION. After successful FERTILIZATION, it serves to sustain the developing embryo.
A major gonadotropin secreted by the adenohypophysis (PITUITARY GLAND, ANTERIOR). Follicle-stimulating hormone stimulates GAMETOGENESIS and the supporting cells such as the ovarian GRANULOSA CELLS, the testicular SERTOLI CELLS, and LEYDIG CELLS. FSH consists of two noncovalently linked subunits, alpha and beta. Within a species, the alpha subunit is common in the three pituitary glycoprotein hormones (TSH, LH, and FSH), but the beta subunit is unique and confers its biological specificity.
Infections with bacteria of the genus CHLAMYDIA.
Drugs used to increase fertility or to treat infertility.
Pathological processes of the OVARY.
The convoluted cordlike structure attached to the posterior of the TESTIS. Epididymis consists of the head (caput), the body (corpus), and the tail (cauda). A network of ducts leaving the testis joins into a common epididymal tubule proper which provides the transport, storage, and maturation of SPERMATOZOA.
Expulsion of the product of FERTILIZATION before completing the term of GESTATION and without deliberate interference.
The discharge of an OVUM from a rupturing follicle in the OVARY.
Type species of CHLAMYDIA causing a variety of ocular and urogenital diseases.
Female germ cells derived from OOGONIA and termed OOCYTES when they enter MEIOSIS. The primary oocytes begin meiosis but are arrested at the diplotene state until OVULATION at PUBERTY to give rise to haploid secondary oocytes or ova (OVUM).
The condition of carrying two or more FETUSES simultaneously.
Three or more consecutive spontaneous abortions.
The hollow thick-walled muscular organ in the female PELVIS. It consists of the fundus (the body) which is the site of EMBRYO IMPLANTATION and FETAL DEVELOPMENT. Beyond the isthmus at the perineal end of fundus, is CERVIX UTERI (the neck) opening into VAGINA. Beyond the isthmi at the upper abdominal end of fundus, are the FALLOPIAN TUBES.
MYCOBACTERIUM infections of the female reproductive tract (GENITALIA, FEMALE).
Centers for acquiring and storing semen.
Endoscopic examination, therapy or surgery of the interior of the uterus.
The number of births in a given population per year or other unit of time.
Contraceptive methods based on immunological processes and techniques, such as the use of CONTRACEPTIVE VACCINES.
Pathological processes consisting of the union of the opposing surfaces of a wound.
Supporting cells projecting inward from the basement membrane of SEMINIFEROUS TUBULES. They surround and nourish the developing male germ cells and secrete ANDROGEN-BINDING PROTEIN and hormones such as ANTI-MULLERIAN HORMONE. The tight junctions of Sertoli cells with the SPERMATOGONIA and SPERMATOCYTES provide a BLOOD-TESTIS BARRIER.
Hormones that stimulate gonadal functions such as GAMETOGENESIS and sex steroid hormone production in the OVARY and the TESTIS. Major gonadotropins are glycoproteins produced primarily by the adenohypophysis (GONADOTROPINS, PITUITARY) and the placenta (CHORIONIC GONADOTROPIN). In some species, pituitary PROLACTIN and PLACENTAL LACTOGEN exert some luteotropic activities.
The state of estrangement individuals feel in cultural settings that they view as foreign, unpredictable, or unacceptable.
The event that a FETUS is born alive with heartbeats or RESPIRATION regardless of GESTATIONAL AGE. Such liveborn is called a newborn infant (INFANT, NEWBORN).
Preservation of cells, tissues, organs, or embryos by freezing. In histological preparations, cryopreservation or cryofixation is used to maintain the existing form, structure, and chemical composition of all the constituent elements of the specimens.
Human behavior or decision related to REPRODUCTION.
A form of male HYPOGONADISM, characterized by the presence of an extra X CHROMOSOME, small TESTES, seminiferous tubule dysgenesis, elevated levels of GONADOTROPINS, low serum TESTOSTERONE, underdeveloped secondary sex characteristics, and male infertility (INFERTILITY, MALE). Patients tend to have long legs and a slim, tall stature. GYNECOMASTIA is present in many of the patients. The classic form has the karyotype 47,XXY. Several karyotype variants include 48,XXYY; 48,XXXY; 49,XXXXY, and mosaic patterns ( 46,XY/47,XXY; 47,XXY/48,XXXY, etc.).
The emission of SEMEN to the exterior, resulting from the contraction of muscles surrounding the male internal urogenital ducts.
Male germ cells derived from the haploid secondary SPERMATOCYTES. Without further division, spermatids undergo structural changes and give rise to SPERMATOZOA.
Surgical anastomosis or fistulization of the spermatic ducts to restore fertility in a previously vasectomized male.
The convoluted tubules in the TESTIS where sperm are produced (SPERMATOGENESIS) and conveyed to the RETE TESTIS. Spermatogenic tubules are composed of developing germ cells and the supporting SERTOLI CELLS.
Interactive processes between the oocyte (OVUM) and the sperm (SPERMATOZOA) including sperm adhesion, ACROSOME REACTION, sperm penetration of the ZONA PELLUCIDA, and events leading to FERTILIZATION.
Condition resulting from deficient gonadal functions, such as GAMETOGENESIS and the production of GONADAL STEROID HORMONES. It is characterized by delay in GROWTH, germ cell maturation, and development of secondary sex characteristics. Hypogonadism can be due to a deficiency of GONADOTROPINS (hypogonadotropic hypogonadism) or due to primary gonadal failure (hypergonadotropic hypogonadism).
Variations of menstruation which may be indicative of disease.
A developmental defect in which a TESTIS or both TESTES failed to descend from high in the ABDOMEN to the bottom of the SCROTUM. Testicular descent is essential to normal SPERMATOGENESIS which requires temperature lower than the BODY TEMPERATURE. Cryptorchidism can be subclassified by the location of the maldescended testis.
Extracts of urine from menopausal women that contain high concentrations of pituitary gonadotropins, FOLLICLE STIMULATING HORMONE and LUTEINIZING HORMONE. Menotropins are used to treat infertility. The FSH:LH ratio and degree of purity vary in different preparations.
The posterior filiform portion of the spermatozoon (SPERMATOZOA) that provides sperm motility.
Studies which start with the identification of persons with a disease of interest and a control (comparison, referent) group without the disease. The relationship of an attribute to the disease is examined by comparing diseased and non-diseased persons with regard to the frequency or levels of the attribute in each group.
A procedure in which a laparoscope (LAPAROSCOPES) is inserted through a small incision near the navel to examine the abdominal and pelvic organs in the PERITONEAL CAVITY. If appropriate, biopsy or surgery can be performed during laparoscopy.
Transfer of preovulatory oocytes from donor to a suitable host. Oocytes are collected, fertilized in vitro, and transferred to a host that can be human or animal.
Time interval, or number of non-contraceptive menstrual cycles that it takes for a couple to conceive.
The islands of the central and South Pacific, including Micronesia, Melanesia, Polynesia, and traditionally Australasia. (Random House Dictionary, 2d ed)
A type of male infertility in which no germ cells are visible in any of the biopsied SEMINIFEROUS TUBULES (type I) or in which germ cells are present in a minority of tubules (type II). Clinical features include AZOOSPERMIA, normal VIRILIZATION, and normal chromosomal complement.
Methods and procedures for the diagnosis of conditions related to pregnancy, labor, and the puerperium and of diseases of the female genitalia. It includes also demonstration of genital and pregnancy physiology.
Pathological processes of the OVARIES or the TESTES.
Health care services related to human REPRODUCTION and diseases of the reproductive system. Services are provided to both sexes and usually by physicians in the medical or the surgical specialties such as REPRODUCTIVE MEDICINE; ANDROLOGY; GYNECOLOGY; OBSTETRICS; and PERINATOLOGY.
Procedures to obtain viable OOCYTES from the host. Oocytes most often are collected by needle aspiration from OVARIAN FOLLICLES before OVULATION.
The social institution involving legal and/or religious sanction whereby individuals are joined together.
A major gonadotropin secreted by the human adenohypophysis (PITUITARY GLAND, ANTERIOR). Follicle-stimulating hormone stimulates GAMETOGENESIS and the supporting cells such as the ovarian GRANULOSA CELLS, the testicular SERTOLI CELLS, and the LEYDIG CELLS. FSH consists of two noncovalently linked subunits, alpha and beta. The alpha subunit is common in the three human pituitary glycoprotein hormones (TSH, LH, and FSH), but the beta subunit is unique and confers its biological specificity.
Mystical, religious, or spiritual practices performed for health benefit.
Human artificial insemination in which the semen used is that of a man other than the woman's husband.
A tough transparent membrane surrounding the OVUM. It is penetrated by the sperm during FERTILIZATION.
Inflammation of the uterine salpinx, the trumpet-shaped FALLOPIAN TUBES, usually caused by ascending infections of organisms from the lower reproductive tract. Salpingitis can lead to tubal scarring, hydrosalpinx, tubal occlusion, INFERTILITY, and ectopic pregnancy (PREGNANCY, ECTOPIC)
The deposit of SEMEN or SPERMATOZOA into the VAGINA to facilitate FERTILIZATION.
The total process by which organisms produce offspring. (Stedman, 25th ed)
A technique that came into use in the mid-1980's for assisted conception in infertile women with normal fallopian tubes. The protocol consists of hormonal stimulation of the ovaries, followed by laparoscopic follicular aspiration of oocytes, and then the transfer of sperm and oocytes by catheterization into the fallopian tubes.
Procedures to obtain viable sperm from the male reproductive tract, including the TESTES, the EPIDIDYMIS, or the VAS DEFERENS.
An OOCYTE-containing structure in the cortex of the OVARY. The oocyte is enclosed by a layer of GRANULOSA CELLS providing a nourishing microenvironment (FOLLICULAR FLUID). The number and size of follicles vary depending on the age and reproductive state of the female. The growing follicles are divided into five stages: primary, secondary, tertiary, Graafian, and atretic. Follicular growth and steroidogenesis depend on the presence of GONADOTROPINS.
A group of simple proteins that yield basic amino acids on hydrolysis and that occur combined with nucleic acid in the sperm of fish. Protamines contain very few kinds of amino acids. Protamine sulfate combines with heparin to form a stable inactive complex; it is used to neutralize the anticoagulant action of heparin in the treatment of heparin overdose. (From Merck Index, 11th ed; Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p692)
Clinical conditions caused by an abnormal sex chromosome constitution (SEX CHROMOSOME ABERRATIONS), in which there is extra or missing sex chromosome material (either a whole chromosome or a chromosome segment).
A type of CELL NUCLEUS division, occurring during maturation of the GERM CELLS. Two successive cell nucleus divisions following a single chromosome duplication (S PHASE) result in daughter cells with half the number of CHROMOSOMES as the parent cells.
A common inhabitant of the vagina and cervix and a potential human pathogen, causing infections of the male and female reproductive tracts. It has also been associated with respiratory disease and pharyngitis. (From Dorland, 28th ed)
The maturing process of SPERMATOZOA after leaving the testicular SEMINIFEROUS TUBULES. Maturation in SPERM MOTILITY and FERTILITY takes place in the EPIDIDYMIS as the sperm migrate from caput epididymis to cauda epididymis.
A potentially life-threatening condition in which EMBRYO IMPLANTATION occurs outside the cavity of the UTERUS. Most ectopic pregnancies (>96%) occur in the FALLOPIAN TUBES, known as TUBAL PREGNANCY. They can be in other locations, such as UTERINE CERVIX; OVARY; and abdominal cavity (PREGNANCY, ABDOMINAL).
A republic in eastern Africa, south of UGANDA, east of DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO, west of TANZANIA. Its capital is Kigali. It was formerly part of the Belgian trust territory of Ruanda-Urund.
The period from onset of one menstrual bleeding (MENSTRUATION) to the next in an ovulating woman or female primate. The menstrual cycle is regulated by endocrine interactions of the HYPOTHALAMUS; the PITUITARY GLAND; the ovaries; and the genital tract. The menstrual cycle is divided by OVULATION into two phases. Based on the endocrine status of the OVARY, there is a FOLLICULAR PHASE and a LUTEAL PHASE. Based on the response in the ENDOMETRIUM, the menstrual cycle is divided into a proliferative and a secretory phase.
Occurrence or induction of release of more ova than are normally released at the same time in a given species. The term applies to both animals and humans.
A major gonadotropin secreted by the adenohypophysis (PITUITARY GLAND, ANTERIOR). Luteinizing hormone regulates steroid production by the interstitial cells of the TESTIS and the OVARY. The preovulatory LUTEINIZING HORMONE surge in females induces OVULATION, and subsequent LUTEINIZATION of the follicle. LUTEINIZING HORMONE consists of two noncovalently linked subunits, alpha and beta. Within a species, the alpha subunit is common in the three pituitary glycoprotein hormones (TSH, LH and FSH), but the beta subunit is unique and confers its biological specificity.
Actual loss of portion of a chromosome.
Voluntary acceptance of a child of other parents to be as one's own child, usually with legal confirmation.
Pathological processes involving the female reproductive tract (GENITALIA, FEMALE).
Paired ducts in the human male through which semen is ejaculated into the urethra.
The anterior portion of the spermatozoon (SPERMATOZOA) that contains mainly the nucleus with highly compact CHROMATIN material.
A method of providing future reproductive opportunities before a medical treatment with known risk of loss of fertility. Typically reproductive organs or tissues (e.g., sperm, egg, embryos and ovarian or testicular tissues) are cryopreserved for future use before the medical treatment (e.g., chemotherapy, radiation) begins.
An aspect of personal behavior or lifestyle, environmental exposure, or inborn or inherited characteristic, which, on the basis of epidemiologic evidence, is known to be associated with a health-related condition considered important to prevent.
Women who allow themselves to be impregnated with the understanding that the offspring are to be given over to the parents who have commissioned the surrogate.
Surgical removal of the ductus deferens, or a portion of it. It is done in association with prostatectomy, or to induce infertility. (Dorland, 28th ed)
Euploid male germ cells of an early stage of SPERMATOGENESIS, derived from prespermatogonia. With the onset of puberty, spermatogonia at the basement membrane of the seminiferous tubule proliferate by mitotic then meiotic divisions and give rise to the haploid SPERMATOCYTES.
Studies used to test etiologic hypotheses in which inferences about an exposure to putative causal factors are derived from data relating to characteristics of persons under study or to events or experiences in their past. The essential feature is that some of the persons under study have the disease or outcome of interest and their characteristics are compared with those of unaffected persons.
A potent androgenic steroid and major product secreted by the LEYDIG CELLS of the TESTIS. Its production is stimulated by LUTEINIZING HORMONE from the PITUITARY GLAND. In turn, testosterone exerts feedback control of the pituitary LH and FSH secretion. Depending on the tissues, testosterone can be further converted to DIHYDROTESTOSTERONE or ESTRADIOL.
A benign neoplasm of muscular tissue. (Stedman, 25th ed)
The number of offspring a female has borne. It is contrasted with GRAVIDITY, which refers to the number of pregnancies, regardless of outcome.
Chemical substances or agents with contraceptive activity in males. Use for male contraceptive agents in general or for which there is no specific heading.
The cap-like structure covering the anterior portion of SPERM HEAD. Acrosome, derived from LYSOSOMES, is a membrane-bound organelle that contains the required hydrolytic and proteolytic enzymes necessary for sperm penetration of the egg in FERTILIZATION.
Pathological processes involving the male reproductive tract (GENITALIA, MALE).
Infections of the genital tract in females or males. They can be caused by endogenous, iatrogenic, or sexually transmitted organisms.
The reproductive cells in multicellular organisms at various stages during GAMETOGENESIS.
Prevention of CONCEPTION by blocking fertility temporarily, or permanently (STERILIZATION, REPRODUCTIVE). Common means of reversible contraception include NATURAL FAMILY PLANNING METHODS; CONTRACEPTIVE AGENTS; or CONTRACEPTIVE DEVICES.
A benign tumor derived from smooth muscle tissue, also known as a fibroid tumor. They rarely occur outside of the UTERUS and the GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT but can occur in the SKIN and SUBCUTANEOUS TISSUE, probably arising from the smooth muscle of small blood vessels in these tissues.
Absence of menstruation.
Male germ cells derived from SPERMATOGONIA. The euploid primary spermatocytes undergo MEIOSIS and give rise to the haploid secondary spermatocytes which in turn give rise to SPERMATIDS.
Abnormally infrequent menstruation.
Tumors or cancer of the UTERUS.
Abnormal number or structure of chromosomes. Chromosome aberrations may result in CHROMOSOME DISORDERS.
Tumors or cancer of the TESTIS. Germ cell tumors (GERMINOMA) of the testis constitute 95% of all testicular neoplasms.
The period in the MENSTRUAL CYCLE that follows OVULATION, characterized by the development of CORPUS LUTEUM, increase in PROGESTERONE production by the OVARY and secretion by the glandular epithelium of the ENDOMETRIUM. The luteal phase begins with ovulation and ends with the onset of MENSTRUATION.
A sac or recess formed by a fold of the peritoneum.
A decapeptide that stimulates the synthesis and secretion of both pituitary gonadotropins, LUTEINIZING HORMONE and FOLLICLE STIMULATING HORMONE. GnRH is produced by neurons in the septum PREOPTIC AREA of the HYPOTHALAMUS and released into the pituitary portal blood, leading to stimulation of GONADOTROPHS in the ANTERIOR PITUITARY GLAND.
The age of the mother in PREGNANCY.
A gonadotropic glycoprotein hormone produced primarily by the PLACENTA. Similar to the pituitary LUTEINIZING HORMONE in structure and function, chorionic gonadotropin is involved in maintaining the CORPUS LUTEUM during pregnancy. CG consists of two noncovalently linked subunits, alpha and beta. Within a species, the alpha subunit is virtually identical to the alpha subunits of the three pituitary glycoprotein hormones (TSH, LH, and FSH), but the beta subunit is unique and confers its biological specificity (CHORIONIC GONADOTROPIN, BETA SUBUNIT, HUMAN).
Surgery performed on the male genitalia.
Observation of a population for a sufficient number of persons over a sufficient number of years to generate incidence or mortality rates subsequent to the selection of the study group.
Inflammation of the EPIDIDYMIS. Its clinical features include enlarged epididymis, a swollen SCROTUM; PAIN; PYURIA; and FEVER. It is usually related to infections in the URINARY TRACT, which likely spread to the EPIDIDYMIS through either the VAS DEFERENS or the lymphatics of the SPERMATIC CORD.
The process by which semen is kept viable outside of the organism from which it was derived (i.e., kept from decay by means of a chemical agent, cooling, or a fluid substitute that mimics the natural state within the organism).
The genital canal in the female, extending from the UTERUS to the VULVA. (Stedman, 25th ed)
The injection of very small amounts of fluid, often with the aid of a microscope and microsyringes.
Predetermined sets of questions used to collect data - clinical data, social status, occupational group, etc. The term is often applied to a self-completed survey instrument.
Studies in which subsets of a defined population are identified. These groups may or may not be exposed to factors hypothesized to influence the probability of the occurrence of a particular disease or other outcome. Cohorts are defined populations which, as a whole, are followed in an attempt to determine distinguishing subgroup characteristics.
A species of gram-negative bacteria originally isolated from urethral specimens of patients with non-gonoccocal URETHRITIS. In primates it exists in parasitic association with ciliated EPITHELIAL CELLS in the genital and respiratory tracts.
Personal care items for women.
An autosomal recessive disorder characterized by a triad of DEXTROCARDIA; INFERTILITY; and SINUSITIS. The syndrome is caused by mutations of DYNEIN genes encoding motility proteins which are components of sperm tails, and CILIA in the respiratory and the reproductive tracts.
Changes that occur to liberate the enzymes of the ACROSOME of a sperm (SPERMATOZOA). Acrosome reaction allows the sperm to penetrate the ZONA PELLUCIDA and enter the OVUM during FERTILIZATION.
The chromosomal constitution of cells which deviate from the normal by the addition or subtraction of CHROMOSOMES, chromosome pairs, or chromosome fragments. In a normally diploid cell (DIPLOIDY) the loss of a chromosome pair is termed nullisomy (symbol: 2N-2), the loss of a single chromosome is MONOSOMY (symbol: 2N-1), the addition of a chromosome pair is tetrasomy (symbol: 2N+2), the addition of a single chromosome is TRISOMY (symbol: 2N+1).
A glycoprotein that causes regression of MULLERIAN DUCTS. It is produced by SERTOLI CELLS of the TESTES. In the absence of this hormone, the Mullerian ducts develop into structures of the female reproductive tract. In males, defects of this hormone result in persistent Mullerian duct, a form of MALE PSEUDOHERMAPHRODITISM.
Voluntary SEXUAL INTERCOURSE between a married person and someone other than the SPOUSE.
Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.
Inflammation of the ENDOMETRIUM, usually caused by intrauterine infections. Endometritis is the most common cause of postpartum fever.
The performance of surgical procedures with the aid of a microscope.
A medical-surgical specialty concerned with the physiology and disorders primarily of the female genital tract, as well as female endocrinology and reproductive physiology.
Increased levels of PROLACTIN in the BLOOD, which may be associated with AMENORRHEA and GALACTORRHEA. Relatively common etiologies include PROLACTINOMA, medication effect, KIDNEY FAILURE, granulomatous diseases of the PITUITARY GLAND, and disorders which interfere with the hypothalamic inhibition of prolactin release. Ectopic (non-pituitary) production of prolactin may also occur. (From Joynt, Clinical Neurology, 1992, Ch36, pp77-8)
Mapping of the KARYOTYPE of a cell.
A condition observed in WOMEN and CHILDREN when there is excess coarse body hair of an adult male distribution pattern, such as facial and chest areas. It is the result of elevated ANDROGENS from the OVARIES, the ADRENAL GLANDS, or exogenous sources. The concept does not include HYPERTRICHOSIS, which is an androgen-independent excessive hair growth.
Stress wherein emotional factors predominate.
Strains of mice in which certain GENES of their GENOMES have been disrupted, or "knocked-out". To produce knockouts, using RECOMBINANT DNA technology, the normal DNA sequence of the gene being studied is altered to prevent synthesis of a normal gene product. Cloned cells in which this DNA alteration is successful are then injected into mouse EMBRYOS to produce chimeric mice. The chimeric mice are then bred to yield a strain in which all the cells of the mouse contain the disrupted gene. Knockout mice are used as EXPERIMENTAL ANIMAL MODELS for diseases (DISEASE MODELS, ANIMAL) and to clarify the functions of the genes.
Pathological processes involving the PERITONEUM.
A nitroimidazole antiprotozoal agent used in ameba and trichomonas infections. It is partially plasma-bound and also has radiation-sensitizing action.
Conditions or pathological processes associated with pregnancy. They can occur during or after pregnancy, and range from minor discomforts to serious diseases that require medical interventions. They include diseases in pregnant females, and pregnancies in females with diseases.
An important aggregate factor in epidemiological studies of women's health. The concept usually includes the number and timing of pregnancies and their outcomes, the incidence of breast feeding, and may include age of menarche and menopause, regularity of menstruation, fertility, gynecological or obstetric problems, or contraceptive usage.
The 17-beta-isomer of estradiol, an aromatized C18 steroid with hydroxyl group at 3-beta- and 17-beta-position. Estradiol-17-beta is the most potent form of mammalian estrogenic steroids.
Pain in the pelvic region of genital and non-genital origin and of organic or psychogenic etiology. Frequent causes of pain are distension or contraction of hollow viscera, rapid stretching of the capsule of a solid organ, chemical irritation, tissue ischemia, and neuritis secondary to inflammatory, neoplastic, or fibrotic processes in adjacent organs. (Kase, Weingold & Gershenson: Principles and Practice of Clinical Gynecology, 2d ed, pp479-508)
Short tracts of DNA sequence that are used as landmarks in GENOME mapping. In most instances, 200 to 500 base pairs of sequence define a Sequence Tagged Site (STS) that is operationally unique in the human genome (i.e., can be specifically detected by the polymerase chain reaction in the presence of all other genomic sequences). The overwhelming advantage of STSs over mapping landmarks defined in other ways is that the means of testing for the presence of a particular STS can be completely described as information in a database.
Vaccines or candidate vaccines used to prevent conception.
A genetic rearrangement through loss of segments of DNA or RNA, bringing sequences which are normally separated into close proximity. This deletion may be detected using cytogenetic techniques and can also be inferred from the phenotype, indicating a deletion at one specific locus.
The total number of cases of a given disease in a specified population at a designated time. It is differentiated from INCIDENCE, which refers to the number of new cases in the population at a given time.
Surgery performed on the female genitalia.
The sexual functions, activities, attitudes, and orientations of an individual. Sexuality, male or female, becomes evident at PUBERTY under the influence of gonadal steroids (TESTOSTERONE or ESTRADIOL), and social effects.
The excretory duct of the testes that carries SPERMATOZOA. It rises from the SCROTUM and joins the SEMINAL VESICLES to form the ejaculatory duct.
Formation of an artificial opening in a fallopian tube.
A cutaneous pouch of skin containing the testicles and spermatic cords.
Any detectable and heritable change in the genetic material that causes a change in the GENOTYPE and which is transmitted to daughter cells and to succeeding generations.
Chemical substances having a specific regulatory effect on the activity of a certain organ or organs. The term was originally applied to substances secreted by various ENDOCRINE GLANDS and transported in the bloodstream to the target organs. It is sometimes extended to include those substances that are not produced by the endocrine glands but that have similar effects.
Evaluation undertaken to assess the results or consequences of management and procedures used in combating disease in order to determine the efficacy, effectiveness, safety, and practicability of these interventions in individual cases or series.
The male reproductive organs. They are divided into the external organs (PENIS; SCROTUM;and URETHRA) and the internal organs (TESTIS; EPIDIDYMIS; VAS DEFERENS; SEMINAL VESICLES; EJACULATORY DUCTS; PROSTATE; and BULBOURETHRAL GLANDS).
The premature cessation of menses (MENSTRUATION) when the last menstrual period occurs in a woman under the age of 40. It is due to the depletion of OVARIAN FOLLICLES. Premature MENOPAUSE can be caused by diseases; OVARIECTOMY; RADIATION; chemicals; and chromosomal abnormalities.
Procedures to reverse the effect of REPRODUCTIVE STERILIZATION and to regain fertility. Reversal procedures include those used to restore the flow in the FALLOPIAN TUBE or the VAS DEFERENS.
Utilization or disposal of an embryo that is fertilized but not immediately transplanted and resulting course of action.
The major progestational steroid that is secreted primarily by the CORPUS LUTEUM and the PLACENTA. Progesterone acts on the UTERUS, the MAMMARY GLANDS and the BRAIN. It is required in EMBRYO IMPLANTATION; PREGNANCY maintenance, and the development of mammary tissue for MILK production. Progesterone, converted from PREGNENOLONE, also serves as an intermediate in the biosynthesis of GONADAL STEROID HORMONES and adrenal CORTICOSTEROIDS.
Genes that are located on the Y CHROMOSOME.
In vitro method for producing large amounts of specific DNA or RNA fragments of defined length and sequence from small amounts of short oligonucleotide flanking sequences (primers). The essential steps include thermal denaturation of the double-stranded target molecules, annealing of the primers to their complementary sequences, and extension of the annealed primers by enzymatic synthesis with DNA polymerase. The reaction is efficient, specific, and extremely sensitive. Uses for the reaction include disease diagnosis, detection of difficult-to-isolate pathogens, mutation analysis, genetic testing, DNA sequencing, and analyzing evolutionary relationships.
A slightly alkaline secretion of the endocervical glands. The consistency and amount are dependent on the physiological hormone changes in the menstrual cycle. It contains the glycoprotein mucin, amino acids, sugar, enzymes, and electrolytes, with a water content up to 90%. The mucus is a useful protection against the ascent of bacteria and sperm into the uterus. (From Dictionary of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 1988)

Recombinant follicle stimulating hormone: development of the first biotechnology product for the treatment of infertility. Recombinant Human FSH Product Development Group. (1/1211)

Genes encoding the common gonadotrophin alpha subunit and follicle stimulating hormone (FSH)-specific beta subunit were isolated from a DNA library derived from human fetal liver cells, and inserted into separate expression vectors containing a selectable/amplifiable gene. These vectors were inserted into the genome of the Chinese hamster ovary cell line, resulting in expression of large amounts of biologically active human (h)FSH. This cell line was cultured on microcarrier beads in a large-scale bioreactor. hFSH in the cell culture supernatant was purified to homogeneity by a multistep process. The mature beta subunit had seven fewer amino acid residues than reported in the literature and three other differences were found in the sequence. Similar oligosaccharide structures were present on recombinant (r)-hFSH and a purified urinary (u)-hFSH preparation. In-vitro and in-vivo, the biological activities of u- and r-hFSH were indistinguishable. r-hFSH was formulated in ampoules containing 75 IU FSH activity (approximately 7.5 microg FSH), which accounts for >99% of the protein content of the preparation. Studies in non-human primates and human volunteers showed the pharmacokinetics of u- and r-hFSH to be similar. In healthy volunteers, r-hFSH stimulated follicular development and induced significant increases in serum oestradiol and inhibin. Clinical experience with r-hFSH has shown it is more effective at stimulating ovarian follicle growth than urinary gonadotrophins. It is also effective at initiating spermatogenesis when given together with human chorionic gonadotrophin.  (+info)

The clinical efficacy of low-dose step-up follicle stimulating hormone administration for treatment of unexplained infertility. (2/1211)

The present study was designed to compare the clinical efficacy of low-dose step-up follicle stimulating hormone (FSH) administration with conventional FSH protocol (FSH was injected daily starting with a dose of 150 IU), both combined with intrauterine insemination (IUI), for the treatment of unexplained infertility. A total of 97 unexplained infertility couples was randomly assigned to one or other of the two treatment groups, either conventional FSH with IUI (48 patients) or low-dose step-up FSH with IUI (49 patients), and only the first treatment cycle was evaluated in each protocol. The difference in pregnancy rates per cycle was not statistically significant between the low-dose FSH group and the conventional group [seven of 49 (14.3%) and seven of 48 (14.6%) respectively]. A significant reduction in the incidence of ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS) was observed in the low-dose group (8.3% versus 27.1%, P < 0.05). The incidence of moderate OHSS requiring hospitalization was reduced significantly in the low-dose group (low-dose 0% versus conventional 16.7%, P < 0.01). However, the low-dose protocol did not completely prevent multiple pregnancies. Our results suggest that the low-dose step-up FSH treatment appeared to be useful for the treatment of unexplained infertility because of the high pregnancy rates and the significant decrease in the incidence of OHSS.  (+info)

Infertility services and managed care. (3/1211)

The birth of the McCaughey septuplets in Iowa in November 1997 brought issues of fertility assistance and their potential outcomes to worldwide attention. This Pergonal-stimulated multiple pregnancy ended successfully, but not without health hurdles and economic consequences for the new siblings and their family. This article reviews the general situation surrounding infertility services and, within the current debate of epidemiological, economic, legal and social issues, posits that managed care may be able to make greater strides than the present fee-for-service system in providing more accessible and comprehensive care to the 5.3 million US citizens at risk for infertility. Our conclusions suggest that managed care plans for infertility can aid in assuring quality and decreasing unnecessary costs. Managed care organizations should take the lead in providing infertile couples with an organized, humanistic approach that is mindful of the attending social issues. On May 5, 1997, a US District court in Chicago ruled that infertility fits the definition of a disability, and thus is subject to the antidiscrimination enforcement under the Americans with Disabilities Act.  (+info)

Parentage testing implications of male fertility after allogeneic bone marrow transplantation. (4/1211)

Fertility is expected to be reduced after the extensive chemotherapy and/or radiotherapy that is needed for conditioning prior to bone marrow transplantation. However, a male patient can be fertile, and in very rare situations such as reported here, this may confuse subsequent paternity testing. The patient, initially excluded as the biological father by red cell types but not by HLA, was subsequently included after the history of his previous marrow transplant was revealed, a review of the HLA results and further RFLP testing on buccal mucosal cells. This case points to the need for good history taking before performing paternity testing.  (+info)

Effects of mutations in DNA repair genes on formation of ribosomal DNA circles and life span in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. (5/1211)

A cause of aging in Saccharomyces cerevisiae is the accumulation of extrachromosomal ribosomal DNA circles (ERCs). Introduction of an ERC into young mother cells shortens life span and accelerates the onset of age-associated sterility. It is important to understand the process by which ERCs are generated. Here, we demonstrate that homologous recombination is necessary for ERC formation. rad52 mutant cells, defective in DNA repair through homologous recombination, do not accumulate ERCs with age, and mutations in other genes of the RAD52 class have varying effects on ERC formation. rad52 mutation leads to a progressive delocalization of Sir3p from telomeres to other nuclear sites with age and, surprisingly, shortens life span. We speculate that spontaneous DNA damage, perhaps double-strand breaks, causes lethality in mutants of the RAD52 class and may be an initial step of aging in wild-type cells.  (+info)

The Caenorhabditis elegans mel-11 myosin phosphatase regulatory subunit affects tissue contraction in the somatic gonad and the embryonic epidermis and genetically interacts with the Rac signaling pathway. (6/1211)

Caenorhabditis elegans embryonic elongation is driven by cell shape changes that cause a contraction of the epidermal cell layer enclosing the embryo. We have previously shown that this process requires a Rho-associated kinase (LET-502) and is opposed by the activity of a myosin phosphatase regulatory subunit (MEL-11). We now extend our characterization and show that mel-11 activity is required both in the epidermis during embryonic elongation and in the spermatheca of the adult somatic gonad. let-502 and mel-11 reporter gene constructs show reciprocal expression patterns in the embryonic epidermis and the spermatheca, and mutations of the two genes have opposite effects in these two tissues. These results are consistent with let-502 and mel-11 mediating tissue contraction and relaxation, respectively. We also find that mel-11 embryonic inviability is genetically enhanced by mutations in a Rac signaling pathway, suggesting that Rac potentiates or acts in parallel with the activity of the myosin phosphatase complex. Since Rho has been implicated in promoting cellular contraction, our results support a mechanism by which epithelial morphogenesis is regulated by the counteracting activities of Rho and Rac.  (+info)

How concordant are the estimated rates of natural conception and in-vitro fertilization/embryo transfer success? (7/1211)

Knowledge of the chance to conceive for the subfertile couple is important in the process of counselling and clinical decision making. There are no data available on the reproducibility of the clinician's ability to assess the chance to conceive, both after expectant management or treatment with in-vitro fertilization and embryo transfer (IVF-embryo transfer). We evaluated this reproducibility by means of a set of case histories presented to a panel of gynaecologists and endocrinologists. A poor reproducibility would indicate a strong need for the use of prognostic models. In 1995, 57 gynaecologists and 32 reproductive endocrinologists were asked to appraise the 1 year spontaneous conception chance as well as the cumulative success rate of three cycles for IVF-embryo transfer of four couples with different medical histories. The clinical and laboratory data of these couples were presented as case histories. The difference between the estimated spontaneous pregnancy chances and the success rate of IVF-embryo transfer was also calculated. Calculation of intra-class correlation coefficients, which can be considered as measures of the reproducibility, demonstrated a substantial reproducibility of the assessment of spontaneous conception chances, but a slight to fair reproducibility of the assessment of IVF-embryo transfer success rates. We conclude that the use of reliable prognostic models for IVF-embryo transfer in the management of subfertility is warranted.  (+info)

Intrauterine insemination treatment in subfertility: an analysis of factors affecting outcome. (8/1211)

A total of 811 intrauterine insemination (IUI) cycles in which clomiphene citrate/human menopausal gonadotrophin (HMG) was used for ovarian stimulation were analysed retrospectively to identify prognostic factors regarding treatment outcome. The overall pregnancy rate was 12.6% per cycle, the multiple pregnancy rate 13.7%, and the miscarriage rate 23.5%. Logistic regression analysis revealed five predictive variables as regards pregnancy: number of the treatment cycle (P = 0.009), duration of infertility (P = 0.017), age (P = 0.028), number of follicles (P = 0.031) and infertility aetiology (P = 0.045). The odds ratios for age < 40 years, unexplained infertility aetiology (versus endometriosis) and duration of infertility < or = 6 years were 3.24, 2.79 and 2.33, respectively. A multifollicular ovarian response to clomiphene citrate/HMG resulted in better treatment success than a monofollicular response, and 97% of the pregnancies were obtained in the first four treatment cycles. The results indicate that clomiphene citrate/HMG/IUI is a useful and cost-effective treatment option in women < 40 years of age with infertility duration < or = 6 years, who do not suffer from endometriosis.  (+info)

Kamphuis and colleagues analysed the overuse of IVF treatment focusing on the newer indications such as unexplained subfertility where evidence is sparse.1There is no doubt of an increase in the incidence of unexplained subfertility as an indication for IVF, but it would be pertinent to ask the question why is this so? With the cited incidences being especially based on registries from Western countries, one of the most likely reason for the increase in unexplained causes is the increase in female childbearing age2&3 and ovarian senescence in these older women presenting as unexplained subfertility.4. Since the beginning of IVF registries there has been a gradual increase in the mean age of women seeking IVF treatment.5&6 There has been a parallel increase in the proportion of older women seeking IVF treatment5&6 and in the proportion of IVF cycles being offered for unexplained subfertility as correctly pointed out by the authors.1. Human biology dictates conception which has a negative ...
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Downloadable (with restrictions)! Over the last several decades, both delay of childbearing and fertility problems have become increasingly common among women in developed countries. At the same time, technological changes have made many more options available to individuals experiencing fertility problems. However, these technologies are expensive, and only 25% of health care plans in the United States cover infertility treatment. As a result of these high costs, legislation has been passed in 15 states that mandates insurance coverage of infertility treatment in private insurance plans. In this paper, we examine whether mandated insurance coverage for infertility treatment affects utilization for a specific subgroup in the population: older, highly educated women. These women are both at high risk for fertility problems, and have high rates of coverage by insurance plans affected by the mandates. We find robust evidence that while an effect of the mandates on utilization can not be found for the full
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The causes of infertility discussed above are rooted in the Western, bio-medical paradigm and it is important to understand that infertility is understood differently in each sociocultural context in which it is experienced. Traditional knowledge in Anglophone Africa acknowledges both male and female causes of infertility, however in patriarchal societies men are protected and women are almost always blamed for involuntary childlessness. In Tanzania, for example, medical treatment for infertility is often delayed or precluded in favour of traditional and religious treatments because evil forces are often thought to be the cause of infertility. In Latin America, strong social stigma is attached to infertility and machismo attitudes create a dynamics where women blame themselves for infertility. In the Far East, Confucian texts recognize three elements that control reproduction, a male component, a female and an element with comes from both male and female. Infertility however is usually blamed on ...
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Investigations. The couple should start investigations 12 months after trying to conceive. If the female partner is more than 35years old, her fertility might be low.. Because there is a correlation between hormone levels and fertility, hormone levels should be investigated.. Sperm health should be investigated as it is also a major cause of infertility. Female factors like patency of the fallopian tubes, and ovarian hormone levels. Levels of follicle stimulating hormone, lutenizing hormone and progesterone should be tested. These hormones levels should checked whether they vary from the expected levels in the menstrual cycle. If the couple had done some previous test, have a look at the tests.. For a woman with chronic anovulation, presenting with hirsutism (male pattern hair) test for serum levels of androgens and find the source of excess androgens. Test serum levels for sex hormone binding globulin dihydroepiandrostenedione (DHEA), dihydroepiandrostenedione-sulfate (DHEAS) and ...
Multiple exposure photography (MEP), an objective technique, was used in determining the percentage of motile sperms in the semen samples from 41 males being investigated for infertility. This technique was compared with the conventional subjective o
Infertility primarily refers to the biological inability of a person to contribute to conception. Infertility may also refer to the state of a woman who is unable to carry a pregnancy to full term. There are many biological causes of infertility, some which may be bypassed with medical intervention as well. Infertility can be treated with medicine, surgery, artificial insemination, or assisted reproductive technology, though it often creates one of the most distressing life crises that an infertile couple can ever experience together. Many times these treatments are combined and in most cases infertility is treated with drugs or surgery. Doctors recommend specific treatments for infertility based on: test results, how long the couple has been trying to get pregnant the, age of the man and woman, the overall health of the partners, preference of the partners Infertility or sub fertility is no more a personal problem. Due to pollution and life style changes, infertility has become a common health ...
Yes, a lot of studies suggest that the diagnosis of infertility does lead to stress, anxiety and depression in a lot of couples. Research has shown that infertile couples are more stressed when compared with a matched sample of fertile couples. Some infertile couples describe the experience of infertility to be as stressful as the experience of divorce or the death of a loved one.. Consider the situation. When a couple is unable to conceive, facing family and societal pressures to have a baby, the pressures sometimes could be silent ones, the couple faces self-doubt, and society frequently fails to realize how much grief childlessness can carry. Being infertile is not a dangerous medical condition, but it is a struggle to build a family, to fulfill a dream and to be happy.Such circumstances can be stressful for the couple experiencing infertility.. ...
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Background: Unnecessary treatment of thyroid cancer as a result of increased surveillance may be associated with substantial side effects, including infertility, often without improvements in survival rates. Objective: To examine the association between thyroid cancer treatment and subsequent infertility diagnosis. Study Design: Population-based cohort study of female Adolescent and Young Adults (AYAs, 15-39 years) who have been treated for thyroid cancer between 1992 and 2011 in Ontario and lived at least 5 years after cancer diagnosis. Exposure data were obtained through the CIHI/DAD, which was linked to several health care data sources through ICES. Thyroid cancer treatment, from less invasive to more aggressive, was categorized as: less than total thyroidectomy-LTT, total thyroidectomy-TOT, or TOT accompanied with radioactive iodine therapy-TOT+RAI. Women were followed in the cohort until December 31, 2016. Infertility diagnosis was identified using information on physician billed claims ...
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In 2014, nearly 15% of the Indian population, both male and female, were infertile, according to statistics. Factors like working style can cause infertility in both men and women who live in the city. In men, infertility is predominantly due to inebriation, lifestyle and environment, where as in women, disorders like polycystic ovaries or PCD are the major cause for infertility.. A common misconception is virile men are fertile. There is no correlation between fertility and virility. Another common misconception is that a mismatch between the blood groups of a couple trying to have a baby, can cause infertility. Experts say, another reason why infertility is on the raise in women today, is because they are waiting until older to have a baby now more than ever. However infertility can be a problem for any woman, whether she is young or old, single or married.. Some of the main reasons apart from stress and unhealthy lifestyle habits are not ovulating; blocked fallopian tubes; poor egg ...
This is a randomized clinical trial to evaluate the efficacy, adverse events, and particularly cost and cost-effectiveness of two alternative infertility treatment strategies for patients who would otherwise be candidates for ovulation induction and IUI as their initial treatment. The two therapies compared are conventional treatment and fast track to IVF. Conventional therapy is a cost-conscious progressive treatment strategy that begins with the least invasive form of ovulation induction, clomiphene/IUI. It then progresses to FSH/IUI and, if pregnancy is not achieved, to IVF. The fast track to IVF strategy begins with clomiphene/IUI; if pregnancy does not result, these patients bypass FSH/IUI and move directly to IVF. We hypothesize that the fast track to IVF therapy results in a higher pregnancy rate, lower rates of medical complications during treatment, lower rates of pregnancy complications, and costs no more than conventional infertility treatment.. The trial has the following specific ...
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In the UK the odds of having a live birth from IVF average about 25 per cent, depending on age and other factors, and in 2013 nearly 50,000 British women had fertility treatment in both private and NHS clinics, the resulting children accounting for two per cent of all births. The National Institute of Clinical Excellence (Nice) recommends that couples in which the woman is under 40 should get three free cycles of IVF. But a post code lottery for fertility treatment on the NHS forces many UK couples down the private route. Susan Seenan, the chief executive of the charity Infertility Network (IN), said, If you live in one area you might get one cycle of IVF only, and if you picked yourself up and moved post code by only 10 miles, you might get three full cycles on the NHS. The price of private fertility treatment in the UK is high, she explained, so UK couples are often forced to go abroad, where it can be more affordable.. Indeed, an online survey by the IN found that the reasons couples travel ...
The Surgery Door guide to infertility treatment contains articles on infertility and IVF treatment which are aimed at improving your knowledge of treatments for infertility, their benefits and potential risks.
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Although 10% of infertile couples are diagnosed with unexplained infertility, infertility is generally diagnosed when conception does not occur after one year of unprotected intercourse. Where the woman is in her 30s or older, the diagnosis of infertility is usually made once a couple has been trying to become pregnant for only six months. This decision is based on the fact that a womans reproductive potential declines after the age of 35.. Unexplained means that, at the time of diagnosis, a conventional battery of fertility tests for both partners has failed to reveal a cause for infertility.. ...
The Surgery Door guide to infertility treatment contains articles on infertility and IVF treatment which are aimed at improving your knowledge of treatments for infertility, their benefits and potential risks.
Dr. is skilled to perform Infertility Work up, Infertility Counseling and Infertility Management in couples having all types of Infertility (Male, female and Unexplained). Many of his patients have experienced the joy of parenthood after long periods of Infertility. After his treatment, many couples with infertility problems like PCOS (Polycyctic Ovaries), Fibroids, Endometriosis conceived naturally after drug treatment, ovulation induction, surgery (laparoscopy, hysteroscopy in some cases) and in some advanced cases conception was possible by IUI (Intrauterine Insemination) and IVF (In vitro Fertilization- test tube baby). Many of his patients with low sperm counts are enjoying parethood after successful drug treatment, IUI and IVF. He continued his care to these couples throughout the pregnancy till delivery and afterwards. To give few examples- one patient with severe endometriosis, who refused surgery, conceived naturally after 3 months of injection therapy. Another patients with very low ...
Since the identification of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) in the 1980s, there have been significant advances made in the management and long-term prognosis for infected individuals. Currently, with the advent of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART), HIV-positive individuals may live a healthy and productive life for years to decades after diagnosis. As life expectancy has increased, this group of people has begun to engage in family planning. This has created a need for access to advanced reproductive technologies and fertility treatments. While attempting to achieve pregnancy, utilization of these services can help to minimize the risk of transmission in serodiscordant couples, and can allow treatment of subfertile couples. Access to these services may be limited in Ontario for a variety of reasons. The purpose of this study is to determine the access to infertility clinics and services in Ontario for couples in which one or ...
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Infertility….. I am sure that you all know someone who has been affected or you have been affected by infertility. April 23-29 2017 is Infertility Awareness Week. To give you an idea of just how many are affected, here are some staggering statistics regarding infertility. 7.4 million women, or 11.9% of women, have ever received any infertility services in their lifetime. (2006-2010 National Survey of Family Growth, CDC). 1 in 8 couples (or 12% of married women) have trouble getting pregnant or sustaining a pregnancy. (2006-2010 National Survey of Family Growth, CDC). Approximately one-third of infertility is attributed to the female partner, one-third attributed to the male partner and one-third is caused by a combination of problems in both partners or, is unexplained. ( A couple ages 29-33 with a normal functioning reproductive system has only a 20-25% chance of conceiving in any given month (National Womens Health Resource Center). After six months of trying, 60% of couples ...
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TY - JOUR. T1 - Association between testosterone, semen parameters, and live birth in men with unexplained infertility in an intrauterine insemination population. AU - Reproductive Medicine Network. AU - Trussell, J. C.. AU - Coward, R. Matthew. AU - Santoro, Nanette. AU - Stetter, Christy. AU - Kunselman, Allen. AU - Diamond, Michael Peter. AU - Hansen, Karl R.. AU - Krawetz, Stephen A.. AU - Legro, Richard S.. AU - Heisenleder, Dan. AU - Smith, James. AU - Steiner, Anne. AU - Wild, Robert. AU - Casson, Peter. AU - Coutifaris, Cristos. AU - Alvero, Reuben R.. AU - Robinson, R. B.. AU - Christman, Greg. AU - Patrizio, Pasquale. AU - Zhang, Heping. AU - Lindgren, Mark C.. PY - 2019/6. Y1 - 2019/6. N2 - Objective: To determine whether men with unexplained infertility and low total T (TT) have abnormal spermatogenesis and lower fecundity. Design: Secondary analysis of the prospective, randomized, multicenter clinical trial, Assessment of Multiple Intrauterine Gestations from Ovarian Stimulation ...
The infertility is not a disease - it is a consequence of a breach in the body. May be due to improper development or disease of the reproductive system of one of the partners, endocrine disease, mental or neurological disease. The infertility is a problem of both sexes, so it is incorrect to say that the inability to conceive is the only woman. According to the statistics the infertility in women and men is virtually identical. Sometimes the cause is and sexual incompatibility, so it is sometimes enough to change the partner and children to come. Experts advise when doing research for infertility, such be subjected to both partners to be able to find the cause of infertility and to rectify the problem (if possible) early on. For infertile couples are considered one in which several years of regular intercourse without using contraception, a woman is not pregnant. According to research, even if it does not cause infertility, though some couples do not get to have kids. It is possible to cause ...
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University of Iowa News. Feb. 23, 2006. UI-Designed Tool Helps Doctors Tailor Infertility Treatments For Couples. Physicians must consider a number of variables when treating couples who cannot naturally conceive because of factors involving both the woman and man. However, a new tool developed at the University of Iowa helps experts better predict outcomes and choose the treatment method that is most likely to help the couple achieve pregnancy.. The model applies when a womans own eggs can be used for an advanced form of in vitro fertilization (IVF), intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI), in which a single sperm cell is injected into the females egg. The model takes into consideration the womans age, factors that cause the mans infertility, the choice of three different sperm retrieval methods and the choice of using fresh or frozen sperm. The computational model was created by Moshe Wald, M.D., assistant professor of urology in the UI Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine, and ...
Infertility is a problem that confronts one in six to seven of couples hoping to have children. Roughly a third of all cases of limited fertility or complete infertility are attributable to the female or the male partner, while up to 40% cases are due to disorders in both partners. Involuntary childlessness can be a result of genetic factors, disorders of endocrine regulatory circuits or abnormalities and diseases of the genital organs. Equally relevant factors are infections and environmental influences, including lifestyle and nutrition. In view of the shift in the reproductive phase, age is also becoming an increasingly critical factor. In 10-20% of all cases it is not possible to pinpoint the cause. In veterinary medicine, reproductive biotechnologies and assisted reproductive technologies are used to increase the progress in breeding, not to treat infertility. Research is needed to answer specific veterinary challenges on the one hand, and on the other hand the bovine embryo plays an ...
In the US, up to 20% of infertile couples have unexplained infertility. In these cases abnormalities are likely to be present but not detected by current methods. Possible problems could be that the egg is not released at the optimum time for fertilization, that it may not enter the fallopian tube, sperm may not be able to reach the egg, fertilization may fail to occur, transport of the zygote may be disturbed, or implantation fails. It is increasingly recognized that egg quality is of critical importance and women of advanced maternal age have eggs of reduced capacity for normal and successful fertilization. Also, polymorphisms in folate pathway genes could be one reason for fertility complications in some women with unexplained infertility.[59] However, a growing body of evidence suggests that epigenetic modifications in sperm may be partially responsible.[60][61] ...
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While infertility can be emotionally stressful and damaging, there are medical treatments that can give many couples hope of conception. Infertility treatments usually begin with medication, designed to increase the fertility of either the woman, man or both. Failing that, there are also other procedures, such as in-vitro fertilization, which can attempt to complete the fertilization outside the human body, and artificial insemination, which attempts to complete fertilization inside the body. While the field of infertility treatment grows every day, medical treatments are still an invaluable resource: a little more than half of the couples that seek medical intervention for infertility can expect a successful pregnancy. ...
No matter what the reason is for infertility, starting a family is not impossible. If you truly want to bring a baby into the world, you can beat infertility and start a family in your own way and on your own terms. The following outlines the causes of infertility and its various solutions:. Infertility Statistics According to the Department of Health and Human Services, approximately 10 to 15 percent of couples in the United States are infertile. Most doctors determine a couple is infertile if theyve had regular unprotected sex for a period of two years and are still unable to conceive. In many, but not all, cases of infertility, physicians are able to diagnose the reason why.. The Mayo Clinic reports that approximately 20 percent of infertility issues are caused by a problem in the man, and approximately 40 to 50 percent are due to issues in the female. Its very possible that infertility is due to problems in both the man and the woman. And, of course, there are couples for whom its ...
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Welcome to Golden Gate Fertility Centre. We help cure infertility problems with married couples in both men and wommen. Golden Gate Fertility Centre has been operating for the past decade. We specialize in infertility treatment using chinese herbal treatment with integrated western approach as well. We approach the treatment of Infertiltiy using natural methods. Golden Gate Fertiltiy Fertiltiy Centre also provide various excercie classes and meditaton classes as an alternative approach to cure infertility. Come and visit our clinic. Our clinic has helped more than 900 couples to get concieved. Visit our clinic for free consultation on infertility treatment. We offer various fertility treatments and all using natural approaches and natural remedies to cure infertility in men and woman. Apart from the herbal remedies for fertility, we also have exercise and mediation practices to approach fertility problems, and cure infertility.
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Anything unexplained can often lead to frustration. Not only is it frustrating, but its also demoralizing, depressing, and engenders a feeling of helplessness. Unexplained infertility is one of them.. According to Prof. Dr Human Fatemi, Medical Director, IVI Middle East Fertility Clinics, around 30% of couples suffering from infertility receive a diagnosis of unexplained infertility worldwide. While the problem exists, its root cause cant be easily detected using the usual current methods.. We perform several medical tests to establish the factors that may be causing the infertility problem. A diagnosis of unexplained infertility often leaves the couples unsatisfied because, while the test results show that everything seems normal, pregnancy still eludes them despite years of trying. Knowing the underlying issues is always better for more effective treatment, Dr. Fatemi said.. He further added, We understand the frustration. So, we always inform the couples about the tests we use to ...
According to clinical studies, around 35% of all infertility cases are related to male fertility issues. Male infertility can be caused due to several factors. Fortunately, male infertility treatment is now available at the top Fertility Treatment Clinic, Pacific Reproductive Center in Los Angeles. Male infertility can be divided into four main categories.. Pre-testicular causes. These are problems that occur due to some form of hormone deficiency, such as a problem with the pituitary gland or hypothalamus. Men who have this type of infertility often have underdeveloped male characteristics. As part of male infertility treatment at leading fertility treatment clinic, Pacific Reproductive Center Los Angeles, hormone imbalance correction can be treated using hormone replacement therapy or medications to restore body hormones.. Testicular causes. These problems can be genetic, based on birth defects, or testicular compromised from physical damage or toxins.. Sperm disorders. This includes problems ...
The maiden national infertility and childlessness conference in Ghana was held on saturday march 15, 2014 with more than 1,500 attending.. Mostly couples without children, women who have been trying for years to have children and counsellors attended the conference, which was on the theme, Hope for childless couples in Ghana.. It was organised by the Association of Childless Couples of Ghana with support from the Church of Pentecost.. New reproductive method. Conference participants were introduced to a new method of assisted reproductive technology called the walking egg (tWE), which reduces the high cost of In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) by more than 70 per cent.. Currently, the cost of IVF, excluding the necessary examinations, is more than GH¢9,000 in Ghana but the new method, found by some Belgium scientists and fertility experts, seeks to reduce the price to less than GH¢1000.. A number of childless couples have not been able to access assisted reproductive technologies such as ...
Infertility is no more considered to be a curse for any couple as you have a number of treatment options available today to fix this problem. Thanks to the development taking place in the domain of infertility treatment options being developed by competitive groups in the western world. Unlike the western nations like the US or the UK, India too has developed its healthcare infrastructure attracting the best talents giving quality and innovative surgical and non-surgical methods to treat the issue of infertility. Interestingly, the cost for these treatment options is low provided you choose the right medical tourism company. Hence with Infertility treatment cost in India for Indianmedguru can give the global patients the most affordable healthcare solutions hard to find out any other country. India has some of the best hospitals, which certainly include the Apollo Group having its medical centers in Mumbai and Delhi ...
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Welcome to Golden Gate Fertility Centre. We help cure infertility problems with married couples in both men and wommen. Golden Gate Fertility Centre has been operating for the past decade. We specialize in infertility treatment using chinese herbal treatment with integrated western approach as well. We approach the treatment of Infertiltiy using natural methods. Golden Gate Fertiltiy Fertiltiy Centre also provide various excercie classes and meditaton classes as an alternative approach to cure infertility. Come and visit our clinic. Our clinic has helped more than 900 couples to get concieved. Visit our clinic for free consultation on infertility treatment.
Free Online Library: Use of clomiphene citrate alone, urinary follicle-stimulating hormone alone, or both combined sequentially in patients with unexplained subfertility undergoing intrauterine insemination: A randomized trial/Sadece klomifen sitrat, sadece uriner folikul stimulan hormon ve her ikisinin kombinasyonu ile intrauterin asilama yapilan aciklanamayan infertilitesi olan hastalarda kullanimi: Randomize calisma.(Clinical Investigation / Arastirma, Report) by Turkish Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology; Health, general Artificial insemination Methods Clomiphene Usage Estrogen Antagonists Estrogen antagonists Female infertility Care and treatment Follicle-stimulating hormone Infertility, Female Pregnancy
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Bhubaneswar, 16/12/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Abhisek Mohanty )- : A new technic developed by Ashoka Super Speciality Hospital has emerged as one of the pioneers in technological advancement in the infertility treatment through Time Lapse System (TLS). TLS assisted infertility treatment got successful in turning dreams of a childless couple into reality, renowned infertility specialist and director of the hospital Dr A Suresh Kumar said in a press conference here on Saturday.. Ashoka Super Speciality Hospital and Test Tube Baby Center Pandri launched new technique for improvement of success rate in infertility treatment. TLS advanced infertility treatment is bringing happiness to childless couple.. Highlighting the specifications of the TLS, which has been introduced for the first time in Central India, Dr Kumar said, The system allows the embryos to develop in the environment without any disturbances. It improves embryo selection by helping the IVF team to observe the exact time of cell ...
Results M. genitalium serum IgG was more common among women of infertile couples (5.4%) than among fertile controls (1.6%) (OR (95%CI) 3.45 (1.10 to 10.75)), adjusting for C. trachomatis IgG (adjusted OR=3.00 (0.95 to 9.47)). Of the women with tubal factor infertility (TFI) 9.1% had M. genitalium IgG compared with 4.6% of women without TFI (OR=2.07 (0.60 to 7.05)); (AOR=1.20 (0.32 to 74.40)). In patients IgG positive to both microorganisms the OR for having TFI was increased (OR=4.86 (1.22 to 19.36)) compared with those positive to C. trachomatis IgG only (AOR=3.14 (1.58 to 6.20)). No associations were found with other infertility diagnoses. Only two men of the infertile couples were M. genitalium IgG positive (0.8%). ...
TY - JOUR. T1 - The effect of antioxidants on male factor infertility. T2 - the Males, Antioxidants, and Infertility (MOXI) randomized clinical trial. AU - Reproductive Medicine Network. AU - Steiner, Anne Z.. AU - Hansen, Karl R.. AU - Barnhart, Kurt T.. AU - Cedars, Marcelle I.. AU - Legro, Richard S.. AU - Diamond, Michael P.. AU - Krawetz, Stephen A.. AU - Usadi, Rebecca. AU - Baker, Valerie L.. AU - Coward, R. Matthew. AU - Huang, Hao. AU - Wild, Robert. AU - Masson, Puneet. AU - Smith, James F.. AU - Santoro, Nanette. AU - Eisenberg, Esther. AU - Zhang, Heping. PY - 2020/3. Y1 - 2020/3. N2 - Objective: To determine whether antioxidants improve male fertility, as measured by semen parameters and DNA fragmentation at 3 months and pregnancy resulting in live birth after up to 6 months of treatment, among couples with male factor infertility. Design: Multicenter, double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trial with an internal pilot study. Setting: Nine fertility centers in the United ...
Children conceived via infertility treatments are no more likely to have a developmental delay than children conceived without such treatments, according to a study by researchers at the National Institutes of Health, the New York State Department of Health and other institutions. The findings, published online in JAMA Pediatrics, may help to allay longstanding concerns that conception after infertility treatment could affect the embryo at a sensitive stage and result in lifelong disability.
The Global IVF team understands that a major stress for many intended parents is the high cost of fertility treatments. Intended parents might seek assistance through IVF scholarships or by traveling for treatment, but no U.S. tax credit is currently in place to help reduce the financial burden of fertility treatments. A bill has been introduced to the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives that will help lesson the cost of medical fertility treatments. The Family Act of 2011, S 965/ H.R. 3522 will create a tax credit for the out-of-pocket costs associated with infertility medical treatment. If passed, this bill will help support countless couples struggling with infertility.. You can help support this bill! Write your representatives today explaining why the Family Act of 2011 is important to you. RESOLVE offers easy forms and sample letters to help you reach your Senators and Representative today ...
Infertility in Men. Infertility is the medical term for a couples inability to become pregnant after one year of sexual intercourse. Based on current statistics, around 15% of couples in the U.S. and Europe have problems with conception. Fertility depends upon several factors, for both the man and the woman. Male factors contribute to 30% of infertility. In the past, men with infertility had few options. However, improvements in technology have now gave hope to many couples.. Causes of Male Infertility. For a man to be fertile, he must have a normal functioning pituitary gland and hypothalamus (hormone-producing structures of the brain), as well as adequate testicular function. Around 35% of cases of male infertility are related to problems with the testes, with around 15% being contributed to blockage in the passage of sperm. In addition, around 45% of male infertility cases have no identifiable cause.. Risk ...
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Downloadable! Beyond natural sterility, there are two main types of childlessness: one driven by poverty and another by the high opportunity cost to child-rearing. We argue that taking childlessness and its causes into account matters for assessing the impact of development policies on fertility. We measure the importance of the components of childlessness with a structural model of fertility and marriage. Deep parameters are identified using census data from 36 developing countries. On average, one more year of education decreases poverty-driven childlessness by 0.75 percentage points, but increases opportunity-cost-driven childlessness by 0.57 percentage points from the 9th year of schooling onwards. Neglecting the endogenous response of marriage and childlessness leads to overestimating the effectiveness of family planning policies, except where highly educated mothers are also heavily affected by unwanted births, and to underestimating the effect of promoting gender equality on fertility, except in
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Overview. Up to 15 percent of couples are infertile. This means they arent able to conceive a child, even though theyve had frequent, unprotected sexual intercourse for a year or longer. In over a third of these couples, male infertility plays a role.. Male infertility is due to low sperm production, abnormal sperm function or blockages that prevent the delivery of sperm. Illnesses, injuries, chronic health problems, lifestyle choices and other factors can play a role in causing male infertility.. Not being able to conceive a child can be stressful and frustrating, but a number of male infertility treatments are available.. Symptoms. The main sign of male infertility is the inability to conceive a child. There may be no other obvious signs or symptoms. In some cases, however, an underlying problem such as an inherited disorder, a hormonal imbalance, dilated veins around the testicle or a condition that blocks the passage of sperm causes signs and symptoms.. Although most men with male ...
Research Work (Effects of Female Infertility on Women of Child-Bearing Age (15-45years) In Nnewi Community). Female Infertility - It has been discovered that childlessness has led many couples into the valley of conflict, bondage of polygamy, ocean of confusion, mountain of obstacles and eventually into the cell of divorce. [Read more…]. ...
There are many conditions, in both the female and male that can cause or contribute to infertility. These conditions are discussed in detail throughout our Web site. A thorough evaluation by an infertility specialist is essential to identifying all possible factors contributing to infertility, accurate diagnosis, and effective treatment.. The most important component of the male evaluation is the semen analysis. Tests used to diagnose male subfertility are discussed in detail in the Male Infertility section.. The female reproductive cycle, commonly referred to as the menstrual cycle, is controlled by a complex series of interactive hormonal events. These interactions occur between the endocrine glands such as the hypothalamus, pituitary and gonads by means of many chemical mediators and hormones like estrogens, follicle stimulation hormone, leutinizing hormone, progesterone and many others.. These hormones are critical to egg recruitment, follicle development, ovulation, embryo implantation, ...
There are many options for female infertility treatment, including fertility pills, artificial insemination, and high-tech assisted reproductive technologies (ART) like in vitro fertilization (IVF).
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The following examples tell you how clinicians take a pragmatic approach whilst managing cases of unexplained infertility.. In unexplained infertility, if we know that there will be some hidden cause, why dont we continue investigating until we know the answer?. As purists all fertility experts would like to go to the root cause of the infertility and conduct as many tests as possible to find out whats the problem. However we have to be pragmatic about this and look at the cost-benefit ratio of continuing investigations to find out unusual or less common causes. Most often clinicians takes the practical pragmatic approach of getting on with the treatment which covers many factors and corrects them even without being sure that they need correction. Lets take a few examples on the limitations of investigations and the reason for starting treatment before you are 100% sure about the cause.. Pragmatism Rules. Example 1. The fallopian tube is where the egg meets a sperm to make a baby. We ...
Male infertility treatment in India must be cured well with proper medications and precautions to be followed which is being guided by the doctors and expert male infertility can be cured and also will not be found in the future.
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To minimize the issues, proceed small meals, do not overwhelm the sluggish system with large meals. Amen!!. However thats flawed, specialists say. Im not a licensed medical professional. Infertility issues and miscarriage rates improve significantly after 35 yr of age. Between each of lately, I have 4 potentialities of getting pregant. Obese girls ought to achieve from 15 to 25 pounds, and overweight girls ought to gain 11 to 20 pounds. Most definitely, you miscalculated your most fertile days, so your accomplices sperm never had the possibility to fertilize your egg. Morning sickness, for instance, could develop. Other symptoms a woman might experience whereas pregnant is lack of sleep, varicose veins, forgetfulness, fuel, or snoring. In vitro fertilisation for unexplained subfertility. Use the Pregnancy Weight Gain Calculator early pregnancy when does nausea start judge your particular scenario. Detecting this example early makes issues much less likely, so consciousness of the signs is ...
Researchers in Argentina report that women with multiple sclerosis (MS) who undergo assisted reproduction technology (ART) infertility treatment are at risk for increased disease activity. Study findings published in Annals of Neurology, a journal of the American Neurological Association and Child Neurology Society, suggest reproductive hormones contribute to regulation of immune responses in autoimmune diseases such as MS.. According to a 2006 report from the World Health Organization (WHO), MS affects 2.5 million individuals worldwide and is more common among women than men. While previous research found that up to 20% of couples in Western countries experience infertility, women with MS typically do not have diminished fertility except in those treated with cyclophosphamide or high-dose corticosteroids. Medical evidence shows sex hormones and those involved in ovulation (gonadotrophin-releasing hormone (GnRH)) play an important role in the development of autoimmune disorders.. When MS and ...
Demographers tend to define infertility as childlessness in a population of women of reproductive age, whereas the epidemiological definition refers to trying for or time to a pregnancy, generally in a population of women exposed to a probability of conception.[8] Currently, female fertility normally peaks at age 24 and diminishes after 30, with pregnancy occurring rarely after age 50.[9] A female is most fertile within 24 hours of ovulation.[9] Male fertility peaks usually at age 25 and declines after age 40.[9] The time needed to pass (during which the couple tries to conceive) for that couple to be diagnosed with infertility differs between different jurisdictions. Existing definitions of infertility lack uniformity, rendering comparisons in prevalence between countries or over time problematic. Therefore, data estimating the prevalence of infertility cited by various sources differs significantly.[8] A couple that tries unsuccessfully to have a child after a certain period of time ...
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Roughly 48 million women are affected by infertility. Infertility is triggered by various causes such as nutrition, illnesses and other uterine abnormalities. Infertility impacts millions of women and varies in cultural and social stigmatization. Although female infertility factors can be classified as either genetic or acquired, female infertility is usually more or less a combination.. ...
Male infertility is responsible for 20-30% of infertility cases, while 20-35% are due to female infertility, and 25-40% are due ... Male infertility is responsible for 20-30% of infertility cases, while 20-35% are due to female infertility, and 25-40% are due ... Primary infertility is infertility in a couple who have never had a child. Secondary infertility is failure to conceive ... of all infertility cases. See Infertility associated with small supernumerary marker chromosomes and Genetics of infertility# ...
... is infertility that is idiopathic in the sense that its cause remains unknown even after an infertility ... Male infertility Female infertility merckmanuals > Unexplained Infertility Last full review/revision November 2008 by Robert W ... Globally, about 10% of infertile couples have unexplained infertility. Potential methods in unexplained infertility include ... duration of infertility/subfertility, infertility/subfertility being primary or secondary, percentage of motile sperm and being ...
... caused by anovulation is called "anovulatory infertility", as opposed to "ovulatory infertility" in which ... Infertility can further be broken down into primary and secondary infertility. Primary infertility refers to the inability to ... Female infertility refers to infertility in women. It affects an estimated 48 million women, with the highest prevalence of ... Infertility is caused by many sources, including nutrition, diseases, and other malformations of the uterus. Infertility ...
The male infertility crisis is an increase in male infertility since the mid-1970s. The issue attracted media attention after a ... Y chromosomal infertility is a direct cause of male infertility due to its effects on sperm production, occurring in ... In humans it accounts for 40-50% of infertility. It affects approximately 7% of all men. Male infertility is commonly due to ... It is present in up to 35% of cases of primary infertility and 69-81% of secondary infertility. Hypogonadotropic hypogonadism ...
The male infertility crisis is an increase in male infertility since the mid-1970s. The issue attracted media attention after a ... Kumar, Naina; Singh, AmitKant (2015). "Trends of male factor infertility, an important cause of infertility: A review of ... "Why the male infertility crisis could be good news for women". New Scientist. Retrieved 2018-10-10. Nelson, C.M. Kinloch; Bunge ... Believers that male infertility has reached crisis proportions say that more must be done to remediate potential causes of male ...
If tubal factor infertility is suspected to be the cause of the infertility treatment begins with or without confirmation of ... Tubal factor infertility (TFI) is female infertility caused by diseases, obstructions, damage, scarring, congenital ... Infertility is the major symptom of TFI and is generally defined as a woman under 35 who has not become pregnant after 12 ... Infertility can have multiple possible causes and may not be recognized for years after a gonorrhea, Chlamydia or Mycoplasma ...
It is preferable to speak of "endometriosis-associated infertility" rather than any definite "infertility caused by ... Endometriosis is estimated to occur in 1% to 5% of women, with an associated risk of infertility for between 30% and 50% of ... Women in which the presenting symptom is infertility often have diagnoses delayed beyond the average window of 25-29 years of ... The decision when to apply IVF in endometriosis-associated infertility cases takes into account the age of the individual, ...
The Akanksha Infertility Clinic is a women's health centre located in Anand, Gujarat, India, and headed by Dr Nayna Patel. The ...
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NR5A1 mutations are associated with male infertility, suggesting the possibility that these mutations cause the infertility. ... sSMCs occur in 0.125% of all infertility cases, are 7.5-fold more common in men, and in women are often associated with ovarian ... However, it is possible that these mutations individually have no major effect and only contribute to the male infertility by ... The sSMCs associated with infertility can consist of parts of virtually any other chromosome. While only a small percentage of ...
... (REI) is a surgical subspecialty of obstetrics and gynecology that trains physicians ... In Australia and New Zealand, a training program in reproductive endocrinology and infertility takes 3 years, and is offered in ... While most REI specialists primarily focus on the treatment of infertility, reproductive endocrinologists are trained to also ... Then, to become board certified in reproductive endocrinology and infertility, one must first complete board certification in ...
... the presence of ovulation indicates absence of infertility, though it does not rule out infertility by other causes.[citation ... Infertility in polycystic ovary disease (PCOS) is a hormonal imbalance in women that is thought to be one of the leading causes ... Management of infertility in polycystic ovary syndrome includes lifestyle modification as well as assisted reproductive ... Polycystic ovary syndrome causes more than 75% of cases of anovulatory infertility. Not all women with PCOS have difficulty ...
The diagnosis of infertility causes many males to question their masculinity. Male factor infertility is frequently associated ... "The male experience of infertility: a thematic analysis of an online infertility support group bulletin board." Journal of ... which heightens the feelings of inadequacy that already accompany infertility. The psychological stress of infertility has been ... Men who acknowledge infertility, articulate the sources of their anxiety, express their loss of confidence in sexual adequacy, ...
Infertility. Total lack of sense of smell (anosmia) or markedly reduced sense of smell (hyposmia). This is the defining feature ... In males with KS/CHH, infertility is primarily due to the lack of sperm production within the testes. Sperm production can be ... In females with KS/CHH, infertility is primarily due to the lack of maturation of eggs located within the ovaries. Ovulation ... This will lead to a fall in testosterone or oestrogen levels and infertility. Functional hypothalamic amenorrhoea is seen in ...
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Infertility is an increasingly common issue among women of reproductive age. The CDC estimates 6% of women between the ages of ... Several effects of infertility, pregnancy loss, birth trauma, and delivery of offspring lead to a wide range of major health ... "Infertility , Reproductive Health , CDC". 2019-06-06. Retrieved 2021-04-07. Hilbert SM, Gunderson S (May 2019). " ... "Infertility , Reproductive Health , CDC". 2022-03-03. Retrieved 2022-08-12. Seyede Batool Hasanpoor-Azghdy. "The ...
"Infertility". The Lecturio Medical Concept Library. Archived from the original on 27 August 2021. Retrieved 27 August 2021. " ... Infertility Menorrhagia (heavy menstrual periods); a common indication for hysterectomy Prolapse of pelvic organs Infections of ... Gender gap in pay extends to reproductive endocrinology and infertility specialists". ScienceDaily. Archived from the original ...
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  • While these definitions of infertility are used for data collection and monitoring, they are not intended to guide recommendations about the provision of fertility care services. (
  • Submucous myomas are strongly associated with poor fertility outcomes and should be removed in the setting of infertility. (
  • NCHS has released a new report that presents nationally representative estimates and trends for infertility and impaired fecundity-two measures of fertility problems-among women aged 15-44 in the United States. (
  • The researchers collected exosomes from semen samples collected from 10 men who had unexplained infertility and from 10 sperm donors with no fertility problems. (
  • After infertility problem the very first discussion in family is to go through fertility treatments with may create dissimilarity in opinions. (
  • Mohak Infertility Center is one of the Best fertility hospitals in India and provides you affordable IVF treatment cost in Indore. (
  • Most of the focus of infertility research has been on women, however: on what can reduce their fertility and on how that can be averted, compensated for or corrected with treatment. (
  • Comprehensive European or global data on funding going to male fertility research are not available, but in Britain, for example, only around 3.6 percent of the Medical Research Council Populations and Systems panel budget was provided for male infertility research from 2014 to 2017. (
  • Infertility : causes, care and consequences, studies of frequency, risk factors, psychological consequences and health services for Norwegian women with reduced fertility of childlessness / by Johanne Sundby. (
  • I began reflecting on the struggles we went thru to even get our infertility treatments covered by insurance and how incredibly hard our doctor fought for us, to the emotional goodbye when we transitioned from our fertility doctor, to the multiple rounds of IVF that we endured, to the emotional rollercoaster that is infertility. (
  • Visit your gynecologist for more information on fertility and infertility. (
  • SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- California IVF Fertility Center, a full-service infertility treatment center based in Northern California announced the second annual infertility awareness campaign. (
  • Individuals and couples who are unable to conceive a child should consider making an appointment with a reproductive endocrinologist-a doctor who specializes in managing infertility. (
  • Although advanced age plays a much more important role in predicting female infertility, couples in which the male partner is 40 years old or older are more likely to report difficulty conceiving. (
  • Happily, many couples treated for infertility go on to have babies. (
  • Spontaneous pregnancy in couples waiting for artificial insemination donor because of severe male infertility. (
  • Human infertility affects ~15% of couples, each partner being equally likely to be affected. (
  • There are blogs written by gay and lesbian parents, single mothers by choice, and by couples who have successfully conceived after infertility. (
  • The good news is that many couples who experience male infertility issues are still able to conceive. (
  • Infertility can be an uncomfortable puzzle for couples trying to conceive, and male partners feel the stress just as much as women do. (
  • Here's a closer look at the issues that can affect a man's ability to conceive with his partner, how male infertility is diagnosed and what couples can do about it. (
  • Many couples are turning to acupuncture to treat infertility. (
  • Primary infertility refers to couples who have not become pregnant after at least 1 year having sex without using birth control methods. (
  • Secondary infertility refers to couples who have been able to get pregnant at least once, but now are unable. (
  • 1. Fear that your partner will leave you - It is the most common notice impact of infertility in couples. (
  • 4. Dissimilarity in opinions - Dealing with infertility issue is it self a roller coaster for couples along with that if the opinion of partner doesn't matches is another one pressure on heads. (
  • In 10 out of 100 couples who are tested for infertility, no cause is found. (
  • Enormous advances in treating infertility in recent decades have helped couples conceive longed-for offspring they previously would not have had. (
  • Infertility is a significant global health problem, with specialists estimating that as many as one in six couples worldwide are affected. (
  • Therefore, it is necessary to develop actions that aim at improving the marital and sexual quality of life of couples who are undergoing diagnosis and treatment for infertility. (
  • Female infertility is a problem that affects many couples around the world. (
  • We have seen many couples struggle with the challenge of infertility. (
  • According to Nye, a study of 18,000 Chinese couples indicated that those who experienced significantly higher levels of small-particle pollution had a 20% higher chance of infertility. (
  • It is more crucial than ever to consider air pollution as a potential cause because up to 30% of couples experience infertility problems with no known explanation. (
  • is a bugging question couples with secondary infertility often ask. (
  • For couples under age 35, infertility is defined as the inability to conceive after 12 months of unprotected intercourse. (
  • In this WLTX interview inside Lexington Medical Center's new patient care tower, Dr. Blake Chapman of Lexington Women's Care , a Lexington Medical Center physician practice, talks about diagnosing infertility and helping couples to welcome a baby. (
  • That means that approximately 10 to 15 percent of couples fall into the category of infertility and should see their health care provider. (
  • Infertility in general has increased over the years, with 7% couples unable to have children unassisted. (
  • Infertility is a significant psychological stressor among infertile couples. (
  • Impaired fecundity is a condition related to infertility and refers to women who have difficulty getting pregnant or carrying a pregnancy to term. (
  • Data show female physicians have higher risks for infertility and pregnancy loss than the general public. (
  • In total, 18,555 married, premenopausal women without a history of infertility were followed as they attempted a pregnancy or became pregnant during an 8-year period. (
  • Younes, A.K. (2003) Improvement of sexual activity, pregnancy rate, and lowplasma testosterone after bilateral varicocelectomy in impotence and male infertility patients. (
  • 2009) Effect of infertility duration on post varicocelectomy sperm counts and pregnancy rates. (
  • Facing infertility involves grieving the pregnancy and birth experience, and a biological connection with your child, and these feelings may not be fully resolved by the time you adopt. (
  • Male infertility is referred as male's inability to cause pregnancy in fertile female. (
  • Mastodynon is a German homeopathic remedy proven to improve pregnancy rates in women with luteal phase defect, unexplained infertility and secondary amenorrhea. (
  • Magnesium may help to resolve unexplained infertility and is especially important to supplement adequately to protect your pregnancy, are you getting enough? (
  • The sequelae of STIs include pelvic inflammatory disease (PID), infertility, tubal or ectopic pregnancy, cervical cancer, and perinatal or congenital infections in infants born to infected mothers. (
  • Infertility is one component in a spectrum of poor reproductive tract outcomes, such as ectopic pregnancy and chronic pelvic pain. (
  • 12 infertility and ectopic pregnancy. (
  • Infertility, early menstrual periods with scanty pale blood flow, dizziness and tinnitus, sore waist and weak legs, blurred vision and palpitation, feverish sensation in the five centers, low fever in the afternoon, red tongue with scanty coating, thready and rapid pulse. (
  • A World Health Organization (WHO) study that involved 33 medical centers in 25 countries found evidence of high levels of STIs and tubal infertility in the same countries. (
  • Consulting infertility centers in Iran can be a helpful way to eliminate further emotional and costly strains of infertility in women who want to get pregnant. (
  • During 2015-2019, among women aged 25-44 years, 14.3% had ever used any infertility services, down from 16.8% during 2006-2010. (
  • In general, infertility is defined as not being able to get pregnant (conceive) after one year (or longer) of unprotected sex. (
  • In the United States, among married women aged 15 to 49 years with no prior births, about 1 in 5 (19%) are unable to get pregnant after one year of trying (infertility). (
  • Infertility means not being able to become pregnant after a year of trying. (
  • If a woman can get pregnant but keeps having miscarriages or stillbirths , that's also called infertility. (
  • In humans, infertility is the inability to become pregnant after one year of intercourse without contraception involving a male and female partner. (
  • The names of the blogs reflect the hopeful, harrowing, and at times absurd experience of living with infertility: "A Little Pregnant," "And I wasted all that birth control," or "Wishing On a Star," for example. (
  • A study showed that approximately 34% of young women (average age of 23 years) who struggle to fall pregnant due to infertility issues are also obese. (
  • infertility is defined as an inability to become pregnant after trying for a year. (
  • Infertility means you cannot get pregnant (conceive). (
  • Infertility treatments can increase your chances of getting pregnant. (
  • Infertility is defined as trying to get pregnant with frequent, unprotected sex for at least a year with no success. (
  • While it can be difficult to determine who is at risk for female infertility, there are some factors that can increase a woman's chances of having difficulty getting pregnant. (
  • Secondary infertility is the inability to become pregnant or to carry a baby to term after previously giving birth to a baby. (
  • Infertility is a term doctor use if a woman hasn't been able to get pregnant after at least one year of trying. (
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  • Approximately one fifth of women aged 35-39 years and 40-44 years had ever used infertility services, either to become pregnant or to prevent a miscarriage, compared with 2.3% among females aged 15-24 years. (
  • Male infertility is because of little sperm production, the function of the sperm will be abnormal or blockages that stop the delivery of sperms. (
  • Male infertility due to low or abnormal sperm production is becoming increasingly more prevalent. (
  • Male infertility/andrology. (
  • The course will model the structure of the ABU exam by covering Core/General Urology on the first day followed by Module 3: Impotence, Infertility and Andrology on the second day. (
  • Winner of a 2021 Vine Award for Canadian Jewish Literature, Catalogue Baby: A Memoir of Infertility tells the story of Myriam Steinberg's quest to become a mother. (
  • What kinds of problems lead to infertility? (
  • Some surgeries may lead to infertility. (
  • Certain medicines, such as alpha and beta blockers, anabolic steroids, and diuretics can lead to infertility. (
  • Their petition raises questions about whether infertility might be possible, using phrases like "If the vaccine works" a certain way, it "could" lead to infertility. (
  • Both men and women can contribute to infertility. (
  • Upper genital tract infections caused by STIs or poor gynecologic and obstetric care likely contribute to infertility. (
  • There are many factors that can contribute to infertility in women. (
  • The diagnosis of infertility starts initially by a medical history and physical examination by the doctor. (
  • The wold Health Organization (WHO) and The Centre of Disease Control and prevention (CDC) have special attentions on rapid diagnosis and treatment of the disease for preventing further infertility and even fatal results. (
  • Infertility is a unique medical diagnosis for doctors because it involves a couple rather than just an individual. (
  • Diagnosis and appropriate correction of intrauterine anomalies are considered et d'Application en Chirurgie essential in order to increase chances of conception. (
  • Infertility problems and miscarriage rates increase significantly after 35 years of age. (
  • About a quarter of all cases of female infertility are due to tubal factor infertility. (
  • Thirty percent of the time, infertility has its source in females (female factor infertility). (
  • About 1/3 of infertility is female factor infertility. (
  • About 1/3 of infertility is male factor infertility. (
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  • Clinical varicocele patients have a very negative perception about their condition specially whose primary infertility and in comparing to general population have more depression grades. (
  • Secondary infertility shares many of the same causes of primary infertility. (
  • This statistic shows the percentage of U.S. adults with difficulty conceiving who used select infertility treatments as of 2020. (
  • In humans 40-50% of infertility is noted. (
  • Infertility treatment usually starts with making sure you are having sex during your 6-day fertile window, which is your day of ovulation and the 5 days before it. (
  • Pregnancies with multiple gestations are associated with serious infant and maternal health risks as well as psychological distress and significant financial consequences, and are a far too common consequence of infertility treatments such as assisted reproductive technology (ART) and ovulation induction drugs. (
  • Problems with ovulation or problems with fallopian tubes cause most cases of infertility in women . (
  • Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS): the most common cause of female infertility is a hormone imbalance that interferes with ovulation. (
  • To evaluate whether the amount or quality of carbohydrate in diet is associated with ovulatory infertility. (
  • During follow-up, 438 women reported ovulatory infertility. (
  • Total carbohydrate intake and dietary glycemic load were positively related to ovulatory infertility in analyses adjusted for age, body mass index, smoking, parity, physical activity, recency of contraception, total energy intake, protein intake and other dietary variables. (
  • The multivariable-adjusted risk ratio (RR) (95% confidence interval (CI)) of ovulatory infertility comparing the highest-to-lowest quintile of total carbohydrate intake was 1.91 (1.27-3.02). (
  • Dietary glycemic index was positively related to ovulatory infertility only among nulliparous women. (
  • Intakes of fiber from different sources were unrelated to ovulatory infertility risk. (
  • Infertility and impaired fecundity are less common among women with one or more prior births. (
  • Partly due to the fact that more women are delaying childbearing, fibroids are being seen more frequently in infertility patients. (
  • Get infertility advice, support and a listening ear from women who understand. (
  • Janesville General Infertility Support Group is an informal opportunity for women and men experiencing infertility to connect with one another, to discuss their situations and to receive support from others who have had similar experiences or who are struggling with similar issues. (
  • In this podcast, hear research insights about the potential relationships between certain environmental chemicals and infertility in both men and women. (
  • As a result, the area known as the Kashmir Valley, tucked in between towering mountain ranges in the northern Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir, is witnessing an alarming increase in childlessness and infertility among local women. (
  • Infertility is becoming increasingly common among young Kashmiri women, who are suffering from stress and trauma due to the long-standing conflict in the region. (
  • These changes lead to various physical ailments including thyroid malfunction, which in turn can cause infertility among women of childbearing age," Margoob explains to IPS. (
  • Women who have IVF/ICSI infertility treatments have a 29% chance of conceiving naturally within six years of the cessation of treatments. (
  • Research into conception rates after these treatments - whether successful or unsuccessful - has been limited, but the authors hope that their findings will be useful for counselling and reassuring women about their chances of natural conception after infertility treatment. (
  • Some treatments for cancer can cause infertility in both men and women. (
  • VERIFY: Will the COVID-19 vaccine cause infertility in women? (
  • Infertility is not always a woman's problem, both women and men may have the problems that cause infertility sometimes. (
  • This is especially true for women when it comes to female infertility. (
  • Infertility is a somewhat common issue, with about 10 percent of women dealing with it. (
  • These cause most cases of infertility in women. (
  • Many women face the challenge of infertility. (
  • The infertility kit is a month treatment formulated to treat Barrenness, Hormonal Imbalance, Endometriosis, Inability to reproduce in women and so on. (
  • Most cases of infertility in women result from problems with producing eggs. (
  • Ovulatory disorders are one of the most common reasons why women are unable to conceive and account for 30% of women's infertility. (
  • During 2006-2010, among females aged 15-44 years, the percentage of those who ever used infertility services increased through age 34 years, leveling off for women aged 35-44 years. (
  • In this study there was a relationship between infertility and physical, sexual and psychological violence and infertile women were more likely to encounter domestic violence. (
  • The present study domestic violence among ever partnered women was re- was conducted with the aim of assessing the relationship ported to be from 15.4% in Japan to 70.9% in Ethiopia by a between domestic violence (psychological, physical and World Health Organization (WHO) multi-country study sexual) and infertility among women who suffered from report ( 8 ). (
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  • He serves on committees for the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (, the Society for Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (, the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology ( as well as the editorial advisory board of Ob.Gyn.News. (
  • Their findings, published Dec. 11 in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Science , may reveal the cause of some undiagnosed infertility problems and point the way to new methods of birth control. (
  • Female Doctors Have Higher Infertility Rates: What Can Be Done? (
  • Therefore, the objective of the present study was to know how the conjugality is affected by the female infertility from the national and international scientific production. (
  • The guiding question that led to the present revision was answered, so that it was found that infertility transforms the conjugal relationship, most often negatively, which has no direct influence of the female factor as cause. (
  • Can Chasteberry Help Female Infertility? (
  • Female infertility can be caused by a number of different things, including problems with the female reproductive system, health issues, age, and genetics. (
  • What is female infertility? (
  • Female infertility causes can be difficult to diagnose. (
  • There are many potential causes of female infertility. (
  • It's the most common cause of female infertility. (
  • Who is at risk for female infertility? (
  • If you are concerned that you may be at risk for female infertility, it is important to speak with your doctor about your options. (
  • There are many potential risk factors for female infertility. (
  • Overall, female infertility can be caused by a variety of problems that arise from the female reproductive system. (
  • Age is a significant factor when it comes to female infertility. (
  • Female infertility can result from physical problems, hormone problems, and lifestyle or environmental factors. (
  • In general, where the standard tests for infertility show no other reason for the inability to conceive, and there is limited tubal damage, doctors will rule tubal factor as the reason for infertility. (
  • Often it's anatomical, as in the case of varicocele - an enlarged vein in the testicle that causes a man to make less sperm, a condition affecting 40 percent of men with infertility problems. (
  • The general objective of this study was to analyze the perception and attitude of Clinical varicocele patients treated for infertility at the Shafa Hospital of Kerman, Iran. (
  • Ketabchi, A. and Ketabchi, M. (2011) Psychological effects of infertility in clinical varicocele patients. (
  • The long-term goal is to determine if abnormal epigenetic regulation of XY genes is at the basis of unexplained cases of human infertility. (
  • Tiny fluid-filled bubbles of cell membrane found in semen could help to explain some cases of infertility, suggests a small lab study. (
  • It can be stressful for you and your partner to find out the reason for infertility. (
  • Despite public worry and discussion, the actual incidence of infertility has remained fairly stable over the years. (
  • For some time during the 'sexual revolution' of the 1960s and '70s, doctors did see higher incidence of infertility caused by tubal blockages left by untreated venereal diseases such as gonorrhea and chlamydia. (
  • Diet was assessed two times during follow-up using a validated food-frequency questionnaire and prospectively related to the incidence of infertility due ovulatory disorder. (
  • Natural treatments for infertility. (
  • The findings may lead to new approaches for male contraception and treatments for infertility that result from problems with sperm mobility. (
  • Infertility in men can be caused by different factors and is typically evaluated by a semen analysis. (
  • Instead, a semen analysis helps determine if and how male factors are contributing to infertility. (
  • It may be perfectly healthy but not accompanied by enough other sperm, for although only one sperm is ultimately required for fertilization, men whose semen contains less that 20 million sperm per milliliter frequently have infertility problems. (
  • Now, Gholipour and her colleagues have provided the first hints that exosomes in the semen of those with unexplained infertility may cause the uterus lining to become less receptive to embryo implantation. (
  • Male infertility is common due to semen deficiency, and quality of the semen quality is used as a surrogate evaluation of male fecundity. (
  • One of the most common causes of infertility in men are semen disorders. (
  • Abnormal semen contributes to over 75% cases of male infertility. (
  • Male infertility is defined as when a man is unable to conceive with his partner after at least a year of trying. (
  • Infertility is a situation in which the partner are unable to conceive after trying for a year. (
  • What causes infertility in men? (
  • There is no data to suggest that the Pfizer BioNTech vaccine candidate causes infertility. (
  • Obesity is becoming an increasingly common cause for infertility . (
  • A recent talk by registered dietician Ria Catsicas has highlighted how infertility and PCOS (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome) are believed to be directly associated with obesity . (
  • These authors also point out that a change of lifestyle, diet and exercise remains the simplest (and probably the most effective) solution to infertility associated with obesity. (
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  • Chronic health problems, Illnesses, lifestyle choices, injuries and other factors may play a role to cause male infertility. (
  • On this blog, you will learn about the amazing strides obstetricians are taking in solving infertility problems. (
  • Infertility treatment depends on the cause, how long you have been infertile, your age and your partner's age, in addition to many personal preferences while some infertility issues cannot be corrected. (
  • Abnormal uterine findings were de Recherche et d'Application en identified in 95.8% of patients attending hysteroscopy at GESHRTH. (
  • Hey everyone.I am Kate.I faced infertility from 6 years.I can not conceive naturally because of heart disease.Due to this problem I contacted with Lotus clinic but they do not response well.I think they are scam.Very depressed with their behavior. (
  • Is infertility a common problem? (
  • Infertility is fairly common. (
  • Is infertility becoming more common? (
  • Trusted Source National Institutes of Health How Common Is Male Infertility, and What Are Its Causes? (
  • Soot exposure could affect chances of having a baby, Chinese researchers conclude in a new study that ties higher odds of infertility with increased ambient levels of the common pollutant. (
  • Because of this success, IVF is the most common treatment for tubal infertility. (
  • Those who have experienced infertility may find comfort in Steinberg's commitment to breaking the silence about the emotional and physical toll this struggle can bring, yet this book can also serve as a lesson of hope for almost anyone dealing with difficulties in life. (