Carbs And Insulin And Periods And Infertility: A (Retired) RE's Explainer
We’re all wired a little differently, and the way each of our bodies responds to different types of nutrition varies a lot. When we were designed by the great bioengineer in the sky (or Darwin, or whomever) the big concern was preventing starvation, so we were designed to be very good at storing fat. The theory was that we would eat once every couple of days, we would store what we did not need for immediate energy and use that until the next meal a few days later. We lived in caves, we all died by our 30th birthdays but then again we didn’t have to take the subway or read USA Today.
A high proportion of female veterans have been sexually assaulted, and victims of assault are more likely to be infertile, which can be a marker of overall health, research shows.Medscape Medical News
Treatment for cancer and other serious conditions involves toxic chemotherapy drugs, radiation and surgery that can cause infertility in women and men.
Conditions: Anovulatory Infertility; Abnormal Uterine Bleeding-Ovulatory Disorders; Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome; Hyperprolactinemia; Luteinized Unruptured Follicle Syndrome; Corpus Luteum Insufficiency; Ovarian Insufficiency Interventions: Drug: experimental group: Bushen Culuan Decoction and Clomiphene Citrate Tablets placebo; Drug: control group: Clomiphene Citrate Tablets and Bushen Culuan Decoction placebo Sponsors: Xiyuan Hospital of China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences; Dongzhi...
Who gets access to fertility specialists in the U.S. says a lot about who we think "deserves" a family.
CONCLUSIONS: The results show that infertile couples suffer from infertility-related sexual and relationship concerns. An intervention study should be conducted to help these couples overcome such concerns. PMID: 30317866 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Publication date: Available online 16 October 2018Source: Reproductive ToxicologyAuthor(s): Jisun Yun, Inha Lee, Young Bin Won, Jae Hoon Lee, Seok Kyo Seo, SiHyun Cho, Young Sik Choi, Byung Seok Lee, Bo Hyon YunAbstractThis retrospective study investigated and compared the incidence of congenital foetal anomalies after letrozole versus clomiphene citrate (CC) administration for infertility treatment. Data from 142 newborns were included: letrozole group, n = 83; CC group, n = 61. Congenital anomalies were found in 7.2% (6/83) patients in the letrozole group and 18.0% (11/61) patients in the CC g...
Research, published in BJU International, suggests that men who are infertile are more likely to have higher than normal blood sugar levels, potentially predisposing them to diabetes.MedicalXpress
(Wiley) An eight-week mindfulness-based program was effective for reducing stress and depressive symptoms while increasing general well-being in a study of infertile women.
(Wiley) In a study of 744 infertile men, prediabetes was found in 114 (15.4 percent) of participants.
ConclusionsPrematurity was associated with placental complications, diabetes and hypertension, subfertility and IVF groups, and in IVF pregnancies, donor oocytes and/or thawed embryos.