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Can the age at which you begin menstruating affect your fertility?

Can the age at which you begin menstruating affect your fertility?

Yes: Women who start menses at an early age tend to reach menopause later. Women whose periods start significantly later do tend to reach menopause at an earlier age. The cumulative effect is that the total number of reproductive years is shortened. ...Read more

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Menstruation (Definition)

The menstrual cycle begins with the shedding of the uterine lining, resulting in bleeding from the vagina. A few weeks later, one ovary releases an egg and the uterine lining thickens in preparation for a potential pregnancy. Pregnancy can occur at this stage if sperm fertilizes the egg. If the egg is not fertilized, the egg will leave your body and ...Read more


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Pregnant and menstruation calen got my period on 9/july and then on 6/aug please help me to hav the calendar of the days I have most fertility?

Pregnant and menstruation calen got my period on 9/july and then on 6/aug please help me to hav the calendar of the days I have most fertility?

Ovulation timing: If you are talking about the best time to get pregnant...Then the optimal time for conception is 48 hours prior to and up to the day of ovulation. Therefore, start having intercourse a couple of days prior to when you actually ovulate and have intercourse every other day for a total of five times to help ensure sperm are there when you ovulate. ...Read more

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Can being very close and sleeping during the that month with a woman in fertility treatment for IVF affect another woman's menstruation cycle?

Can being very close and sleeping during the that month with a woman in fertility treatment for IVF affect another woman's menstruation cycle?

No: Although women in common households such as dormitories can synchronize their menstrual periods, there is no evidence that one woman's fertility is affected by another woman while sleeping together. ...Read more

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Can my age be a fertility factor?

Can my age be a fertility factor?

Yes: Yes, age can be a major contributing factor to fertility. No two people are alike. Therefore we can only quote statistics such as pregnancy rates for women over the age of 40 y/o is 10% per cycle and miscarriage rates are 30-50%. However there are medications and treatments short of donor egg ivf to help improve your chances. All hope is not lost! ...Read more

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Why does a woman's fertility decrease as she ages?

Why does a woman's fertility decrease as she ages?

Eggs: All women are born with a finite number of eggs. As women go through life, there is a decrease in egg number. In addition, there is also a decrease in egg quality. Reduced egg quantity and egg quality are rsponsible for the reduced fertility as women go through life. ...Read more

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If ALL cured at the age of 18..is there any problems regarding fertility at the age of 25? For a female..

If ALL cured at the age of 18..is there any problems regarding fertility at the age of 25?
For a female..

Need More: information in order to answer this question. You also probably would be better served by asking the treating physician. ...Read more

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Can male fertility decline with age?

Can male fertility decline with age?

Recent evidence, yes: Recent genome and population studies associate paternal age with autism, schizophrenia, and possibly cancer. Mice studies show decreased fertility with middle age and altered sperm genes. An english study showed that men>45 years needed 5x longer to achieve pregnancy with partner. Male age particularly becomes a factor when women are in late 30's. With ivf, pregnancy rates are less for men >50. ...Read more

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After what age does male fertility start to decline?

After what age does male fertility start to decline?

May not: Many men are fertile through their entire life. For others, fertility begins to decline with age, but there is usually no sudden drop off as there is with menopause in females. ...Read more

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After what age does male fertility begin to decrease?

After what age does male fertility begin to decrease?

Probably does not: Male sperm quality as defined as fertilization and embryo quality at ivf seem unchanged in several studies. Other studies suggest that fertility may decline as early as 35-39. I believe much of the confusion arises over limited research and different definitions of male fertility. It would seem that while sperm counts decrease the quality does not until late age. Consult you doc. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Is there a device that can check my fertility at age 41?

Is there a device that can check my fertility at age 41?

Tests: There are blood tests that can be done to determine your ovarian reserve. An ultrasound can also be useful by getting an antral follicle count. ...Read more

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After what age does male fertility rate begin to decline?

After what age does male fertility rate begin to decline?

No specific age: No specific age. It declines steadily but very slowly through a man's adult life. As a point of reference, a man is restricted from being a sperm donor at age 40. ...Read more

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What age does male and female fertility start to decrease?

What age does male and female fertility start to decrease?

30 and 50: Everyone's fertility is a little different, but it is possible to detect about a 10% decline in fertility rates in women around age 32. By age 35 a woman's fertility is half that at age 20. For men the effect happens later, around age 50-60. Differences in health history have significant effects on this, so check with your doctor for your personal fertility evaluation. ...Read more

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With regards to male fertility, until what age can a man have healthy children?

50+: Many men remain fertile well into their 50s and 60s. However, the risk for conceiving a child with some kinds of uncommon genetic disorders increases when the man is more than age 50. ...Read more

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With regard to male fertility, up to what age can a man have healthy offsprings?

Fertility: Since male gametes (sperm) are produced continuously throughout a man's life he can remain fertile throughout his lifetime. Women, on the other hand are born with all the gametes (eggs) they will ever have and stop maturing and releasing eggs at menopause. ...Read more

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How much does a woman's fertility decline at age 30? What is the ideal age to have a baby?

How much does a woman's fertility decline at age 30? What is the ideal age to have a baby?

Somewhat: On average fertility starts to decline around age 27. There is no perfect time. It also depends on how many children you want and your personal and family history. There is never a good time to start! ...Read more

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What is the latest age to get fertility?

What is the latest age to get fertility?

There is none: There is no age cut off for fertility. As long as you ovulate, you can get pregnant. Now, if you mean safe pregnancy (less chance of birth defects), the older you are, the higher the risk. Anytime >30, the risk starts rising faster. ...Read more

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At what age does fertility start to decrease?

At what age does fertility start to decrease?

Age 27: Most studies show a decline in fertility around age 27. A further decline generally occurs between age 36-38 and a much more significant decline on average occurs around age 42-43. However, in some women, those declines can occur much earlier. And in some women they maintain high fertility at later ages. Some unpredictability. ...Read more

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Why does fertility decline with increasing age?

Why does fertility decline with increasing age?

Egg quality: As a woman ages, her eggs decline in number and quality. There are changes in the chromosomes and dna that result in more abnormal embryos, infertility, and miscarriage. ...Read more

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Dr. Khurram Rehman
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Fertility (Definition)

Fertility refers to the ability of a woman to conceive a child, or to the ability of a man to ...Read more