Month: June 2021

Bursting the myth of gender specific infertility problem

Bursting the myth of gender specific infertility problem

Infertility is not only a female issue. Problems with conceiving can be equally due to male or female conditions. Statistics suggest that 35 to 40 percent of the problems are caused by male conditions, another 35 to 40 percent by females. And sometimes,¬† 20 to 30 percent of the time, it is the combination of…

STDs IMPACT ON FERTILITY

STDs IMPACT ON FERTILITY

Sexually transmitted disease is referred to as a condition that spreads from one person to another during vaginal, oral, anal, or close intimate contact. These are also called venereal diseases as these are transmitted through semen, body fluids, needle or breastfeeding. Sexually transmitted diseases cause sexually transmitted infections, which can be associated with bacteria, viruses,…

Challenges to IVF

Challenges to IVF

Fortunately, infertility can be treated with new reproductive technologies such as in-vitro fertilization where the eggs and sperm¬† are combined and fertilized in-vitro or outside the body. IVF is a complex series of procedures mostly involving processes like ovarian stimulation, egg retrieval, sperm retrieval, fertilization and embryo transfer. It takes two to three weeks and…