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  • menstrual
  • A woman is born with all of the eggs she will have over a lifetime, and each month during a menstrual cycle she releases one of those eggs. (ivfplano.com)
  • The most common cause of female infertility is ovulatory problems which generally manifest themselves by sparse or absent menstrual periods. (wikipedia.org)
  • Causes
  • Causes or factors of female infertility can basically be classified regarding whether they are acquired or genetic, or strictly by location. (wikipedia.org)
  • It causes inflammation in the urethra (urethritis) both in men and women, which is associated with mucopurulent discharge in the urinary tract, and burning while urinating. (wikipedia.org)
  • There are many causes of infertility, including some that medical intervention can treat. (wikipedia.org)
  • Pre-testicular factors refer to conditions that impede adequate support of the testes and include situations of poor hormonal support and poor general health including: Hypogonadotropic hypogonadism due to various causes Obesity increases the risk of hypogonadotropic hypogonadism. (wikipedia.org)
  • semen
  • Male infertility is most commonly due to deficiencies in the semen, and semen quality is used as a surrogate measure of male fecundity. (wikipedia.org)
  • The goal of SPAR was to provide semen testing by experts that would ensure improved safety of sperm that could then be shipped to infertility clinics near the couple's home. (wikipedia.org)
  • An increasing amount of recent evidence has been recorded documenting abnormal sperm DNA methylation in association with abnormal semen parameters and male infertility. (wikipedia.org)
  • mutations
  • Mutations to CDK7 prevent interaction with the basal transcription factor, TFIIH, and formation of CDK-activating kinase complex. (wikipedia.org)
  • vitro fertilization
  • Potential methods in unexplained infertility include oral ovarian stimulation agents (such as clomifene citrate, anastrozole or letrozole) as well as intrauterine insemination (IUI), intracervical insemination (ICI) and in vitro fertilization (IVF). (wikipedia.org)
  • toxins
  • In broad sense, acquired factors practically include any factor that is not based on a genetic mutation, including any intrauterine exposure to toxins during fetal development, which may present as infertility many years later as an adult. (wikipedia.org)
  • male
  • Their breeding groups consist of one silverback male, three adult females and their offspring. (wikipedia.org)
  • 20-30% of infertility cases are due to male infertility, 20-35% are due to female infertility, and 25-40% are due to combined problems in both parts. (wikipedia.org)
  • BV microbiota has been found in the penis, coronal sulcus, and male urethra, in the male partners of infected females. (wikipedia.org)
  • BV may be transmitted via the perineal enteric bacteria from the microbiota of the female and male genitalia. (wikipedia.org)
  • Advances in ART, however, have created new possibilities for men with male factor infertility, including those whose sperm counts have been decreased by cancer treatment and other diseases, and men with incurable, sexually transmissible virus diseases. (wikipedia.org)
  • Site provides detailed explanations of various factors involved in male and female infertility. (dmoztools.net)
  • Age (see also: Paternal age effect) Genetic defects on the Y chromosome Y chromosome microdeletions Abnormal set of chromosomes Klinefelter syndrome Centriole Neoplasm, e.g. seminoma Idiopathic failure Cryptorchidism Trauma Hydrocele Mumps Malaria Testicular cancer Defects in USP26 in some cases Acrosomal defects affecting egg penetration Idiopathic oligospermia - unexplained sperm deficiencies account for 30% of male infertility. (wikipedia.org)
  • These findings suggest that DNA damage is an important factor in male infertility. (wikipedia.org)
  • Treatment
  • In many cases, however, women can undergo infertility treatment to increase their chances of successfully conceiving. (docshop.com)
  • It is advised to stop smoking before you begin your infertility treatment session. (newlifeindiaclinic.com)
  • In women who have not had previous treatment, ovarian stimulation combined with IUI achieves approximately the same live birth rate as IVF. (wikipedia.org)
  • On the other hand, in women who have had previous unsuccessful treatment, IVF achieves a live birth rate approximately 2-3 times greater than ovarian stimulation combined with IUI. (wikipedia.org)
  • Clinic
  • Between November 2007 and May 2009 a research infertility clinic was set up at the Kigali University Teaching Hospital in Rwanda. (msh.org)
  • include
  • Testicular factors refer to conditions where the testes produce sperm of low quantity and/or poor quality despite adequate hormonal support and include: Varicocele, is a condition of swollen testicle veins. (wikipedia.org)
  • It is likely that an effective evaluation for infertility would best include assessment for underlying celiac disease, both in men and women. (wikipedia.org)
  • implantation
  • Interleukin (IL-11) and leukemia inhibitory factor (LIF) are essential for murine implantation and signal via intracellular phosphorylation (p) of STAT3 in the endometrium. (sigmaaldrich.com)
  • It has been suggested that recombinant human LIF might help to improve the implantation rate in women with unexplained infertility. (wikipedia.org)
  • ASA production are directed against surface antigens on sperm, which can interfere with sperm motility and transport through the female reproductive tract, inhibiting capacitation and acrosome reaction, impaired fertilization, influence on the implantation process, and impaired growth and development of the embryo. (wikipedia.org)
  • diseases
  • Maintain Optimal Weight and Body Mass. Excessive weight is associated with infertility and a number of chronic diseases: cancer, heart disease and diabetes, to name a few. (ivfplano.com)