The male infertility injustice:Why does the IVF industry still focus almost wholly on women?
Dan James, 32, from Kent (pictured with wife Gemma and their child, Phoebe) struggled to conceive with his partner - until a sperm-boosting health regime changed their fate.
ConclusionScientific evidence supports the use of mucuna and ashwagandha as phytotherapics for improving serum T concentrations and semen parameters. Despite inconclusive evidence for use of tribulus as a T booster, it may provide advantageous effects on sperm parameters in men with idiopathic infertility. Nutraceutical strategies and some phytotherapics may also be effective to promote prostate health. Popular foodstuffs (onion, garlic, and tomato), nutraceutical agents (pollen extract and beta-sitosterols), and herbal medicines (Pygeum africanum and Urtica dioica) are rational approaches.Graphical abstract
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(Natural News) You might remember that in 2012, The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) banned the sale of baby products that contained bisphenol-A (BPA). The ruling was made in response to the countless amount of data that showed that BPA was an endocrine disruptor associated with an increased risk of cancer, infertility, and other...
Introduction: Postpartum haemorrhage (PPH) remains one of the most risky situations in obstetrics and major cause of maternal morbidity and mortality worldwide. There can be major psychological sequelae also. Treatment options for PPH include conservative management with uterotonic drugs, selective devascularization by ligation or embolization of the uterine artery, external compression with uterine sutures, intrauterine balloon and hysterectomy. This last issue adds to the maternal drama of a situation with definitive infertility.
Introduction: Either appearing after miscarriage or abortion by request, the trophoblastic retention is often easy to diagnose, but the management can be difficult. Therefore, severe consequences may appear: endometritis, infertility, intrauterine adhesions, persistent molar pregnancy.
Introduction: Antioxidants are readily available, mostly unregulated. Significant number of infertile females is taking antioxidants in the expectation that this will improve their chances of conception.
Introduction: Recurrent pregnancy loss represents a major health problem and is one of the most common causes of female infertility. The association between thrombophilia and recurrent pregnancy loss (RPL) has become an undoubted fact
We present an interesting case of a nulliparous patient that underwent laparoscopic surgery for pelvic endometriosis and 2 years after a laparoscopic excision of an intraligamentous fibroid.
Introduction: Submucous myomas and intramural myomas which protrude in the endometrial cavity affect a significant proportion of reproductive age women and may cause excessive menstrual bleeding and adverse reproductive outcomes. Hysteroscopic myomectomy by means of resectoscopic removal is considered the golden standard for their treatment. However, it may cause significant damage to endometrial line leading to the formation of endometrial synechiae and possible infertility. Moreover, the hysteroscopic approach does not permit always complete removal of the fibroid; thus, resulting in recurrences.
Introduction: Endometriosis is an enigmatic disease affecting up to 10% of reproductive-aged women causing pain and infertility. Deep infiltrating endometriosis (DIE) is the most severe form of the disease. The impact of surgical treatment for deep endometriosis on fertility success rate of assisted reproduction techniques (ART) is not clear.