Female Infertility

Uterine Fibroids

8 Symptoms of Uterine Fibroids




Uterine fibroids are benign tumors in the uterus that develop during a woman’s reproductive years. Fibroids are quite common: As many as 75 percent of women grow them sometime during their lives. However, most women are unaware they have them because most fibroids cause no symptoms and they rarely interfere with pregnancy. Also called fibromyomas, […]

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Obesity Raises Risk of Miscarriage




Obesity and women’s fertility are strongly related, as any woman with PCOS could tell you. You can add this new study from the UK to a growing list of studies which suggest a linkage between women’s body weight their ability to conceive and carry a pregnancy to term: Overweight women undergoing fertility treatment have double […]

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How to Choose the Right Fertility Doctor




If you are one of the 7.3 million Americans dealing with infertility, you’re likely familiar with the anxiety, depression, and self-blame that often accompanies it. The symptoms of infertility aren’t just physical–they’re emotional, too. That’s why it’s so important to find the best, most qualified fertility specialists to diagnose and treat your fertility problems. Types […]

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Lack of Sleep Linked to Female Infertility




Dr. Michael Breus, PhD sleep expert and author of the Insomnia Blog, points to a new report that suggests how lack of sleep is linked to female infertility. Here’s how a lack of sleep impacts a woman’s fertility: …[Without enough sleep] one of your body’s most important systems, the endocrine system, will start to malfunction. […]

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