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Trying to conceive? Here are top ovulation myths busted by an expert

  • Do irregular periods indicate infertility? Can apps and calendars predict ovulation correctly? Here are ovulation facts you must know.
Your best chances to conceive are on few days before and one day after the ovulation.(Pexels)
Your best chances to conceive are on few days before and one day after the ovulation.(Pexels)
Updated on Oct 24, 2021 05:37 PM IST
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ByParmita Uniyal

Early weight loss protects fertility of obese people: Study

The reproductive function in obese boys can be improved through weight loss, which in turn could protect their fertility in adulthood, according to new research.
Childhood obesity can have some profound effects on future health in adulthood(Pixabay)
Childhood obesity can have some profound effects on future health in adulthood(Pixabay)
Updated on Sep 24, 2021 10:11 AM IST
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ANI | | Posted by Parmita Uniyal

Trying for a baby? Here are foods to boost your fertility

  • Following a healthy lifestyle and consuming a diet rich in protein and vitamins can increase your chances of getting pregnant.
Green leafy vegetables packed with vitamins must be consumed to boost fertility (Pixabay)
Green leafy vegetables packed with vitamins must be consumed to boost fertility (Pixabay)
Published on Aug 20, 2021 12:24 PM IST
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Infertility an issue? Take the weight off your chest

An everyday instrument may help steer many couples struggling with infertility in the right direction, rather than any popular advice - the weighing scale! That is correct. Obesity could be the real reason for many couple’s infertility problems. In both men and women, obesity severely damages fertility.
An everyday instrument may help steer many couples struggling with infertility in the right direction, rather than any popular advice - the weighing scale! That is correct.(Yahoo)
An everyday instrument may help steer many couples struggling with infertility in the right direction, rather than any popular advice - the weighing scale! That is correct.(Yahoo)
Updated on Dec 24, 2020 08:48 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByAsian News International | Posted by Shivani Kale

Experiencing unexplained fertility issues? Here’s why they occur and how can you overcome them

Sometimes the causes of inability to conceive a child remain unknown even after a year of trying. Read on to know how you can overcome the problem of unexplained infertility
Here’s why unexplained fertility issues occur and how can you overcome them(Twitter/ReUniteRx)
Here’s why unexplained fertility issues occur and how can you overcome them(Twitter/ReUniteRx)
Updated on Dec 09, 2020 03:00 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Delhi | Byhindustantimes.com | Edited by Zarafshan Shiraz

‘Stress levels have a direct impact on hormones, which control the reproductive

Unlike even a few decades earlier when infertility was attributed solely to the woman partner, males are at an increasing risk too.
Dr. N Sanjeeva Reddy
Dr. N Sanjeeva Reddy
Updated on Jun 30, 2020 11:09 AM IST
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‘The world of reproductive science has progressed’

In about 40% of cases, the problem is found to be with the female partner and in another 40%, the infertility is traced to the male partner.
Dr. Vareesh Kumar
Dr. Vareesh Kumar
Updated on Jun 26, 2020 11:01 AM IST
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‘Male infertility goes undiagnosed in 25-30% cases’

Stress, radiation from mobile phones and laptops, pollution, addiction to tobacco or alcohol can also lead to infertility among male
Dr. Sachin Jadhav
Dr. Sachin Jadhav
Updated on Jun 17, 2020 11:25 AM IST
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‘Let’s bust some myths around infertility!’

We look at some of the most common myths surrounding infertility.
Dr RG Patel
Dr RG Patel
Updated on Jun 15, 2020 11:17 AM IST
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Not able to conceive naturally? Do not panic! Here is what you can do

After 4-5 months of trying, couples need to do some self-introspection. You can make simple modifications to your lifestyle to put roadblocks out of the way and try planned intercourse for at least two months before consulting an expert.
Dr. Simi Sood
Dr. Simi Sood
Updated on Jun 13, 2020 09:56 AM IST
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‘Lot of social stigma surrounding medical intervention for infertility’

The blame of not being able to bear a child is still on the women, who are harassed mentally and physically while men hesitate to come to the clinic for the fear of being tested.
Dr. Pratibha Makhija
Dr. Pratibha Makhija
Updated on Jun 11, 2020 10:48 AM IST
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‘IVF has made it possible to help infertile couples to bring home

According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), when a couple fails to conceive even after one year of unprotected intercourse, it is defined as infertility. It is not necessary that infertility is equated to being ‘sterile’, which means unable to have a child ever.
Dr. Rashmi Sharma
Dr. Rashmi Sharma
Updated on Jun 10, 2020 11:40 AM IST
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Study finds new way to diagnose male infertility

A study has found a reliable method of screening and figuring out which treatment options will work best for patients.
Study finds new way to diagnose male infertility.(Unsplash)
Study finds new way to diagnose male infertility.(Unsplash)
Updated on Nov 15, 2019 03:32 PM IST
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Washington D.C. | ByAsian News International

Diabetes could contribute to infertility, warn experts

Diabetes in women is associated with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and other autoimmune diseases that can lead to infertility.
Infertility affects up to 15% of reproductive-aged couples worldwide.(Shutterstock)
Infertility affects up to 15% of reproductive-aged couples worldwide.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Feb 17, 2019 11:53 AM IST
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Indo Asian News Service | ByIndo Asian News Service, New Delhi

Sunscreen contains chemicals that may cause birth defects, infertility

Beware, chemicals in your sunscreen could affect your chances of conception, and cause birth defects, according to a new study.
Your sunscreen protects you from harmful UV rays but may contain chemicals that can cause birth defects and infertility.(Shutterstock)
Your sunscreen protects you from harmful UV rays but may contain chemicals that can cause birth defects and infertility.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Oct 07, 2018 02:12 PM IST
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Indo Asian News Service | ByHT Correspondent

Secondary infertility, losing weight could help improve your chances of getting pregnant

Secondary infertility is the inability to become pregnant or to carry a baby to term after previously giving birth to a baby. Studies suggest that losing 5-10% of the body weight can reduce the risk of secondary infertility.
Here’s how you can reduce risk of infertility.(Shutterstock)
Here’s how you can reduce risk of infertility.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Aug 20, 2018 12:00 PM IST
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Asian News International | ByHT Correspondent

10 beneficial acupressure points for weight loss and good health

Acupressure points: If you are struggling with lifestyle diseases, acupressure may offer you some relief. Here are 10 expert-recommended acupressure points that you need to know about.
Some of the problems that acupressure can effectively resolve are arthritis, fibromyalgia, sciatica, hypertension, digestive disorders, menstrual Irregularities, sexual disorders and insomnia.(Shutterstock)
Some of the problems that acupressure can effectively resolve are arthritis, fibromyalgia, sciatica, hypertension, digestive disorders, menstrual Irregularities, sexual disorders and insomnia.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Aug 18, 2018 09:15 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | BySoma Das

Millennial youth are clueless about age-related fertility decline

Fertility decline: A new study done on students shows that less than half of the participants could correctly identify the age when a woman’s fertility declines, and even fewer knew when male fertility declines.
Being in a stable relationship, having a partner with whom they could share responsibility and feeling sufficiently mature were rated by both men and women as the most important conditions prior to having children.(Shutterstock)
Being in a stable relationship, having a partner with whom they could share responsibility and feeling sufficiently mature were rated by both men and women as the most important conditions prior to having children.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Aug 02, 2018 10:50 AM IST
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Press Trust of India | ByHT Correspondent

Alcohol consumed in moderation can boost male fertility

Alcohol effect on fertility: A new study says that moderate alcohol intake is linked with higher semen volume, sperm concentration, and total sperm count.
Moderate alcohol intake can boost semen volume, sperm concentration, and total sperm count.(Shutterstock)
Moderate alcohol intake can boost semen volume, sperm concentration, and total sperm count.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Jul 19, 2018 02:26 PM IST
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Asian News International | ByHT Correspondent

Genital tuberculosis can lead to infertility in women, reveals study

Scientists said this is for the first time that a link between latent TB and low egg reserve has been established.
Results showed that women who underwent standard anti-TB treatment had significant improvement in pregnancy rates.(HT file)
Results showed that women who underwent standard anti-TB treatment had significant improvement in pregnancy rates.(HT file)
Updated on Jun 15, 2018 12:03 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByAayushi Pratap, Mumbai

Your daily yoga routine can boost sperm quality and fertility

A daily yoga routine can significantly improve sperm quality as yoga reduces oxidative stress, decreases DNA damage, and aids in maintenance of telomere lengths, shows a new study.
Doing yoga increases levels of certain chemicals which increase neuroplasticity in the brain.(Shutterstock)
Doing yoga increases levels of certain chemicals which increase neuroplasticity in the brain.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Jun 11, 2018 09:54 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | BySoma Das

Is impotence and infertility the same? Survey shows 59% Indian men have no idea

According to an opinion poll conducted by a Mumbai-based IVF clinic, there is widespread misunderstanding of infertility among Indians. Here are the startling findings of the poll.
Startling survey findings: 64% women and 58% of men don’t think that infertility is a disease.(Shutterstock)
Startling survey findings: 64% women and 58% of men don’t think that infertility is a disease.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Jun 09, 2018 05:03 PM IST
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Asian News International, New Delhi | ByAsian News International

Mental stress over a prolonged period of time can harm sperm quality

The researchers found low sperm motility when men were exposed to stressful situations over a period of time.
Are you going through long periods of stress? Be careful, as it could affect your sperm quality.(Shutterstock)
Are you going through long periods of stress? Be careful, as it could affect your sperm quality.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Jun 07, 2018 02:08 PM IST
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Press Trust of India, Jerusalem | ByHT Correspondent

Smoking damages your heart, leads to high blood pressure, infertility

Ahead of World No Tobacco Day (May 31), doctors say that smoking not only affects your lungs, but also causes a number of other health problems. Read on to know why you should quit.
The presence of nicotine in the cigarettes raises the blood pressure, which can have a detrimental effect on the heart’s oxygen balance.(Shutterstock)
The presence of nicotine in the cigarettes raises the blood pressure, which can have a detrimental effect on the heart’s oxygen balance.(Shutterstock)
Updated on May 30, 2018 02:56 PM IST
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Want to get pregnant fast? Try seafood diet to increase your libido

If you want to get pregnant fast, a new study suggests seafood diet could increase your libido and increase your chances. Such a diet is a good source of important protein and other nutrients for women.
Here’s how to get pregnant fast and easy. Try seafood diet to increase your libido.(Shutterstock)
Here’s how to get pregnant fast and easy. Try seafood diet to increase your libido.(Shutterstock)
Updated on May 28, 2018 01:29 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | BySoma Das

Lead exposure is leading to infertility among both men and women

Increased lead exposure lowered the fertility rate for women of childbearing age.
Lead exposure from air and soil is causing infertility among men and women.(Shutterstock)
Lead exposure from air and soil is causing infertility among men and women.(Shutterstock)
Updated on May 23, 2018 02:11 PM IST
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Asian News International | ByHT Correspondent

Don’t heat food in a microwave. It can cause diabetes, obesity, infertility

Diabetes, obesity, cancer and infertility could have a surprising trigger: Heating food in plastic container in a microwave. According to a study, it releases 95% of all chemicals, which could prove harmful for you.
When the food is heated, the food touching the plastic receives the chemicals leaching out, say experts.(Shutterstock)
When the food is heated, the food touching the plastic receives the chemicals leaching out, say experts.(Shutterstock)
Updated on May 08, 2018 02:53 PM IST
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Asian News International | ByHT Correspondent
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