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Female Fertility and Chemotherapy

If you're interested in conceiving or are planning to raise a family at some point down the line, you should be aware of potential risks to your fertility. A wide variety of health concerns may compromise female fertility, some of them easily remedied and some of them without recourse. One of the mo ... Continue Reading

Female Fertility and Chemotherapy

If you're interested in conceiving or are planning to raise a family at some point down the line, you should be aware of potential risks to your fertility. A wide variety of health concerns may compromise female fertility, some of them easily remedied and some of them without recourse. One of the mo ... Continue Reading

Can Hyperthyroidism Cause Infertility?

When you think of infertility problems, you most likely focus on your own reproductive system and wonder if the problem is coming from you or your partner. Sometimes infertility is not necessarily caused by reproductive dysfunctions, but by dysfunctions of the thyroid such as hyperthyroidism. Hypert ... Continue Reading

Can Hyperthyroidism Cause Infertility?

When you think of infertility problems, you most likely focus on your own reproductive system and wonder if the problem is coming from you or your partner. Sometimes infertility is not necessarily caused by reproductive dysfunctions, but by dysfunctions of the thyroid such as hyperthyroidism. Hypert ... Continue Reading

Can Hypothyroidism Cause Infertility?

If you are experiencing issues with infertility, it may not be your or your partner's reproductive system to blame. There is a gland in your neck called the thyroid; it is shaped similar to a butterfly and often goes unnoticed unless it is in dysfunction. One dysfunction of the thyroid that could ca ... Continue Reading

Can Hypothyroidism Cause Infertility?

If you are experiencing issues with infertility, it may not be your or your partner's reproductive system to blame. There is a gland in your neck called the thyroid; it is shaped similar to a butterfly and often goes unnoticed unless it is in dysfunction. One dysfunction of the thyroid that could ca ... Continue Reading

Causes of Infertility: Cancer and its Treatment

One of the causes of infertility for both men and women is cancer and its accompanying treatments. Whether located in the reproductive organs or elsewhere in the body, cancer can affect or eliminate a woman's ability to become pregnant or a man's ability to cause a pregnancy. Here is how cancer and ... Continue Reading

Causes of Infertility: Cancer and its Treatment

One of the causes of infertility for both men and women is cancer and its accompanying treatments. Whether located in the reproductive organs or elsewhere in the body, cancer can affect or eliminate a woman's ability to become pregnant or a man's ability to cause a pregnancy. Here is how cancer and ... Continue Reading

Causes of Infertility: Cystic Fibrosis

Cystic fibrosis, or CF, is a genetic condition that may be among causes of infertility and may affect both men and women. However, there are more men that are affected by cystic fibrosis. This condition causes infertility, but the person affected by it is not sterile, so there are alternative ways t ... Continue Reading

Causes of Infertility: Cystic Fibrosis

Cystic fibrosis, or CF, is a genetic condition that may be among causes of infertility and may affect both men and women. However, there are more men that are affected by cystic fibrosis. This condition causes infertility, but the person affected by it is not sterile, so there are alternative ways t ... Continue Reading

Causes of Infertility: Elevated Prolactin (Hyperprolactinemia)

Elevated prolactin levels, or hyperprolactinemia, is among common causes of infertility affecting men, but more often women. The prolactin is a hormone produced by the pituitary gland. When this hormone is in excess, the chances of conceiving are lower than usual. The Prolactin Hormone and Fertility Continue Reading

Causes of Infertility: Elevated Prolactin (Hyperprolactinemia)

Elevated prolactin levels, or hyperprolactinemia, is among common causes of infertility affecting men, but more often women. The prolactin is a hormone produced by the pituitary gland. When this hormone is in excess, the chances of conceiving are lower than usual. The Prolactin Hormone and Fertility Continue Reading

Causes of Infertility: Genetic Defects

Genetic defects are one of the many causes of infertility. This disorder involves the abnormalities of genes and chromosomes. Some men experience infertility and are distraught at not being able to produce an offspring (at times because of a genetic disorder). Chromosomes and Male Infertility Chromo ... Continue Reading

Causes of Infertility: Genetic Defects

Genetic defects are one of the many causes of infertility. This disorder involves the abnormalities of genes and chromosomes. Some men experience infertility and are distraught at not being able to produce an offspring (at times because of a genetic disorder). Chromosomes and Male Infertility Chromo ... Continue Reading

Causes of Infertility: Medications

Medications can be one of the top causes of infertility. There are certain substances that will affect both men and women, while some drugs will only affect women or only men. The medications that cause infertility may be prescription drugs, over the counter drugs, herbal or alternative medicine. Th ... Continue Reading

Causes of Infertility: Medications

Medications can be one of the top causes of infertility. There are certain substances that will affect both men and women, while some drugs will only affect women or only men. The medications that cause infertility may be prescription drugs, over the counter drugs, herbal or alternative medicine. Th ... Continue Reading

Causes of Infertility: Other Medical Conditions

Among all causes of infertility, 10% are not known. However, among the most common causes in men are certain medical conditions that may affect the production of the sexual hormones or cause erectile dysfunction. In addition to the typical causes of infertility in men: failure of the testicle to pro ... Continue Reading

Causes of Infertility: Other Medical Conditions

Among all causes of infertility, 10% are not known. However, among the most common causes in men are certain medical conditions that may affect the production of the sexual hormones or cause erectile dysfunction. In addition to the typical causes of infertility in men: failure of the testicle to pro ... Continue Reading

Causes of Infertility: Sexual Issues

It is not uncommon that sexual issues can prevent conception. Sexual issues are frequent causes of infertility. Sexual issues may occur both in men and women at any stage during sexual intercourse. In men, common sexual issues include erectile dysfunction, dyspareunia (pain during intercourse) or la ... Continue Reading

Causes of Infertility: Sexual Issues

It is not uncommon that sexual issues can prevent conception. Sexual issues are frequent causes of infertility. Sexual issues may occur both in men and women at any stage during sexual intercourse. In men, common sexual issues include erectile dysfunction, dyspareunia (pain during intercourse) or la ... Continue Reading

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