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Depends: In general the advances in treating male issues require your participation and treatments such as IUI or ivf. There are some urologists that treat men with low sperm counts with Clomiphene which is controversial. Surgical removal of a varicocele has been proposed as well. The folks who make proxeed believe that this supplement increased sperm count...I am not so sure. Good luck. ...Read more
Stay healthy: Healthy diet, limit caffeine and alcohol, avoid tobacco, moderate exercise, and staying healthy all support natural fertility. Understanding when during the cycle you are best able to conceive, and using natural family planning methods also increase chances of success.Herbs, otc drugs, diets, vitamins, supplements, and tricks to 'make you fertile' don't work and can be dangerous. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No Specific Age: There is no specific age. Most women are at least 18 years old but i suppose in certain circumstances a younger women could take medicines (for instance to freeze eggs before cancer treatment). Many women in their early 20's up to late 40's take medicines. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
You are not alone: "fertility shots" contain hormones that stimulate your ovaries to produce a group of follicles (each containing an egg), instead of the one follicle that normally develops in a natural cycle. Each of the follicles makes estrogen and, consequently, your estrogen level will rise well beyond the normal range. In many women, those high estrogen levels cause changes in mood and emotions. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: It is all about balance. A study looked at the effect exercise habits had on ivf. It found that women who said they worked out regularly were no more likely to conceive than women who said they never worked out. But women who reported that they worked out four or more hours per week, were 40% less likely to have a live birth from ivf. Excessive exercise can have an impact on menses and success. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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