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Thyroid & Fertility

Thyroid Hormone in Fertility and Pregnancy

  Thyroid hormone  is produced by the thyroid gland present at the neck and is controlled by Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (TSH)  to produce more hormones when needed. Elevated TSH levels can be a sign that the thyroid gland is under-active. When thyroid function is not sufficient to meet, your body’s needs it is called hypothyroidism. Hypothyroidism can lead to infertility,...

Pregnancy And Food

Eating during Pregnancy, Food & Diet Plans

Eating during Pregnancy  A balanced diet provides all of necessary nutrients in proper proportions for adequate nutrition, function and development of body. In pregnancy, balanced diet is essential for growth of the baby and wellbeing of mother. Without good nutrition mother is more prone to disease, infection and restriction of growth of foetus.   Extra calories / eating for two...

Fertility Enhancing Surgeries

Fertility Enhancing Surgeries

  Surgeries that can enhance fertility Fertility enhancing surgeries are usually advised to young women with suspected minimal to moderate disease of tubes, ovaries or uterus. These surgeries may enhance the rate of spontaneous pregnancy or IUI treatment. Usually such surgeries are done by experts through laparoscope to prevent damage to pelvic organs. Fertility enhancing surgeries in female infertility Myomectomy...

What is HSG

HSG test for infertility – Advantages and Side effects

Why HSG (Hysterosalpingogram) is done? Hysterosalpingogram ( HSG) is a type of X-Ray of abdomen to know the condition of the fallopian tubes. If the fallopian tubes are blocked then couple may have difficult in conceiving, it is required to check whether tubes are open or not in cases of infertility. It’s also used to investigate miscarriages resulting from abnormalities...

IVF success

Implantation & IVF Success

The Process of Implantation and IVF Success  Implantation is referred to the stage of pregnancy at which the embryo adheres to the wall of the uterus. It helps the embryo to grow by receiving nutrients from the mother. In humans, implantation of a fertilised ovum is most likely to occur around 6 – 9 days after ovulation. The reception-ready phase of...

Premature menopause

Premature Ovarian Failure

What is premature ovarian failure?    When a woman’s ovaries stop working before age 40, she is said to have premature ovarian insufficiency (POI) or premature ovarian failure (POF) also, known as premature menopause, is a common condition, affecting 1–2% of women younger than 40 years of age and 0.1% of women, younger than 30 years of age. When this...

ovarian drilling

Ovarian Drilling – How It Helps PCOS?

ovarian drilling What is ovarian drilling and how does it work? ovarian drilling – In women with PCOS ovulation doesn’t occur regularly and usually they have ovaries with a thick outer layer. The ovaries make more testosterone, the male type of hormone. High testosterone levels lead to irregular menstrual periods, acne, and extra body hair. Ovarian drilling is done to...

ICSI treatment

How is ICSI treatment different from IVF?

What is intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI)? ICSI treatment is an option for conceiving with male infertility. It is an advanced fertility treatment which gives best success in the  hands of experts. In human being formation of an embryo from a woman’s egg and a man’s sperm is a very complex phenomenon. The sperm of a man is a moving cell...

Endometriosis

DEEP ENDOMETRIOSIS

Endometriosis Are you suffering from severe endometriosis?  What is Endometriosis?  Endometriosis is a common disorder of women of reproductive age. The most frequent clinical presentation of endometriosis is painful menstruation. What are the common symptoms of endometriosis?  Endometriosis commonly present with painful menstruation, pelvic pain, pain during intercourse, infertility, and pelvic mass. How to know the severity of endometriosis? The...

PCOS

PCOS

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) Which is the most common hormone disorder found in women? PCOS  is extremely prevalent and probably constitutes the most frequently encountered endocrine (hormone) disorder in women of reproductive age. Having the disorder may significantly impact the quality of life of women during the reproductive years, and it contributes to morbidity and mortality by the time of...

Heart disease in women

Heart Disease in Women

Heart Disease in Women Why we should be worried about heart disease? Ischaemic heart disease and stroke are the world’s biggest killers, accounting for a combined 15.2 million deaths in 2016. These diseases have remained the leading causes of death globally in the last 15 years. What are the traditional risk factors for Heart disease in women? Diabetes mellitus Hypertension...

Right Age For IVF?

What is the right age for IVF ?

 What is the right age for IVF ? Pregnancy Risk increases with age . IVF Success rate decreases with age.   After which age fertility of a woman starts to fall by IVF and natural process ? The ability to conceive starts to fall around the age of 32 years.  IVF Pregnancy risk  increases with age. What are the chances...

HIRSUTISM, EXCESS BODY HAIR IN FEMALE

  By Femelife Fertility   Excessive growth of facial or body hair on women may be symptom of an underlying disorder. Dark and coarse hair may appear on the face, chest, abdomen, back, upper arms, or upper legs due to excess androgens in blood. Most common medical disorder causing hirsutism is PCOS (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome) accounting up to 10% of...

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Natural Conception After IVF Treatment

By Femelife Fertility IVF is used to overcome female infertility in the woman due to problems of the fallopian tube, making fertilisation in vivo difficult or due to problems in the partner like decreased sperm quality and quantity. For IVF to be successful it typically requires healthy ova, sperm that can fertilise, and a uterus that can maintain a pregnancy....