Infertility is the inability to naturally conceive, carry or deliver a healthy child. The International Council on Infertility Information Dissemination (INCIID) considers a couple to be infertile if they have not conceived "after a year of unprotected intercourse in women under 35, or after six months in women over 35", or if they are incapable of carrying a pregnancy to term.
Infertility is the inability to naturally conceive a child or the inability ...
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The International Council on Infertility Information Dissemination (INCIID) considers a couple to be infertile if they have not conceived "after a year of unprotected intercourse in women under 35, or after six months in women over 35", or if they are incapable of carrying a pregnancy to term.
1-2 of 8 more...Signs and symptoms
... Most men with fertility problems have no signs or symptoms. Some men with hormonal problems may note a change in their voice or pattern of hair growth, enlargement of their breasts, or difficulty with...
... The human reproductive process is complex. To accomplish a pregnancy, the intricate processes of ovulation and fertilization need to work just right. For many couples attempting pregnancy, something g...
1 of 1Prevention
... Most types of male infertility aren''t preventable. However, avoid drug and tobacco use and excessive alcohol consumption, which may contribute to male infertility. Also, high temperatures can affect ...
1-2 of 3 more...Complications
... Complications of being infertile often involve strong emotions and may trigger negative feelings between you and your partner. These may include: Depression Guilt Anger Stress Disappointment Resentmen...
... Treatment of infertility depends on the cause, the duration of the problem, the age of the partners and their specific wishes. Some causes of infertility can''t be corrected. However, various means of...
1-2 of 2Coping skills
... Coping with infertility can be difficult. It''s an issue of the unknown — you can''t predict how long it will last or what the outcome will be. Infertility isn''t necessarily solved with hard wo...
Counseling Can Help Manage The Hidden Costs Of Infertility Treatments
... The physical, emotional and financial strains of infertility treatments can often cascade into depression and anxiety. "Some infertility patients get really beaten down by everything they endure,...
Source: Cleveland Clinic
1-2 of 10 more...Advances In Fertility
... BackgroundThe most significant advances in infertility to date were clomiphene and the gonadotropins for ovulation induction in the 1960s, in vitro fertilization (IVF) in the late 70s, embryo freezing...
Source: Cleveland Clinic
Follicle Stimulating Hormone and Pregnancy
... What is follicle stimulating hormone? Follicle stimulating hormone (FSH) is a substance produced by the brain, specifically from the anterior pituitary gland. In women, FSH stimulates the maturation o...
Source: Cleveland Clinic
1-2 of 6 more...Chinese Medicine and Assisted Reproductive Technology for the Modern Couple
... Background Acupuncture and Herbal Therapy are ancient Chinese methods used for the treatment and prevention of disease. These systems are as ancient and effective as any other medical techniques used ...
Fertility & Contraception
... This fundamentally important area of human life is not only an expression of mystery and miracle, but impacts directly on the future of life on this planet under the pressure of the population explosi...
- Androgen insensitivity syndrome
... Androgen insensitivity syndrome is an inherited condition that affects sexual development before birth and during puberty. People with this condition are genetically male, with one X and one Y chromos...
- Congenital bilateral absence of vas deferens
... Congenital bilateral absence of vas deferens occurs in men when the tubes that carry sperm from the testes (the vas deferens) fail to develop normally. This condition can occur alone or as a sign of c...
- DES: Questions and Answers
... Key Points DES (diethylstilbestrol), a synthetic form of estrogen (a female hormone), was prescribed between 1940 and 1971 to help women with certain complications of pregnancy (see Question 1). DES h...
- Fertility Drugs As a Risk Factor for Ovarian Cancer
... In recent decades, an increasing number of women have been treated for infertility with drugs. The possibility that the use of fertility drugs may increase the risk of ovarian cancer has prompted rese...
... Infertility is usually defined as not being able to get pregnant despite trying for one year. A broader view of infertility includes not being able to carry a pregnancy to term and have a baby. Infert...
- Preguntas frecuentes acerca de la endometriosis
... La endometriosis es una enfermedad común que puede afectar a cualquier mujer menstruante desde el momento de su primer período hasta la menopausia. Algunas veces, la enfermedad puede durar hasta despu...
- Preguntas frecuentes acerca de la infertilidad
... La infertilidad se define normalmente como la incapacidad de embarazarse a pesar de haber tratado durante un año. Una definición más amplia sobre la infertilidad incluye la incapacidad de llevar a tér...
- 1998 Assisted Reproductive Technology Success Rates - National Summary and Fertility Clinic Reports (Division of Reproductive Health, NCCDPHP, CDC)
- Advances in Fertility (Cleveland Clinic)