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Female infertility can be placed into several different categories. Physical problems somewhere in the reproductive system represent one such category, alongside hormonal causes, medical problems elsewhere in the body indirectly leading to infertility, and unexplained causes. What are the physical causes of female infertility?
Most women have heard of uterine fibroids, because they are fairly common. But what exactly are they? What are the symptoms women with fibroids experience, are uterine fibroids dangerous, and do they need treatment? And what should you know about uterine fibroids and trying to conceive or being pregnant?
Uterine fibroids are non-cancerous growths that can form in a woman’s uterus. According to estimates, 70 to 80 percent of all American women develop fibroids at some point before they are 50. That is quite a large number, but uterine fibroids are not normally dangerous, and most would agree that having them is a pretty [...]
Uterine fibroids, also called leiomyoma or myoma of the uterus, are the most common form of non-cancerous uterine growths. They can be really small or rather big. Although uterine fibroids are nearly never malign, they can cause a lot of discomfort, including heavy and painful menstruations, putting pressure on your bladder and forcing you to urinate [...]
Do you remember news about the new morning-after pill, ellaOne? The drug was recently licensed and described by some as a DIY abortion pill. Now, a new and still ongoing study indicates that ellaOne might just have the potential to shrink down uterine fibroids, and still preserve fertility.
First thing a woman should consider is lactation because during the first month of breast-feeding, women should avoid using any hormonal contraceptive that contains estrogen because the estrogen could reduce milk supply.
When a woman ovulates it means that a mature egg is released by the ovarian follicle into the fallopian tube. Once the egg is released, it can then be fertilized by sperm, if not within the next 24-48 hours it will slowly begin to disintegrate. If the egg is not fertilized, it will be passed [...]
It’s not unusual for a couple to have an easy first pregnancy, but a lot of difficulty becoming pregnant a second time. This is the condition known as secondary infertility. In secondary infertility, the couple fails to conceive a child after a year of unprotected intercourse, or the female partner suffers more than one miscarriage.