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3rd ivf, but consistently producing less than stellar egg quality. I end up extracting high quantity of eggs 15-21. What can improve egg quality, ?
Most likely: This procedure if done for the right reasons and if indicated can help with your issue. ...Read more
To avoid bad effects of egg,i was thinking of discarding egg yolk & eating only egg whites.Good idea to eat 4-5 egg whites & 1 or no egg yolk daily?
Does pcos has poor egg quality i mean how can we improve the quality of egg due to pcos, does low progesterone in pcos depletes the quality of the egg?
PCOS egg quality: The main problem with pcos is usually Insulin resistance and is associated with weight gain and hormonal problems. Treatment is most often extended exercise, weight control to bring to normal, a nutritious low carbohydrate diet (see glycemic index for help). See your physician for help with hormones also. ...Read more
See answer : Though there is likely some degree of variation from one individual to the next, daily or more frequent ejaculation is likely to diminish to some degree the quantity and quality of the sperm and therefore "potentially" the fertility as well. It is generally felt that 48-72 hours is the ideal time interval to maximize sperm and semen quality. If not trying to conceive, frequency is not an issue. ...Read more
Its ok: I would focus on the encouraging sign that you had 16 fertilized eggs. Hopefully they will continue to develop ...Read more
Ihave14,21 balanced translocation, did egg retrieval ystrday in IVF pgd process.16eggs got fertilized.Is it good number for pgd to find normal embryos?
Does high quantity of eggs retrieved in a pcos patient affect the quality of eggs ? Does pcos patients produce more eggs than a normal female ?
Sort of: Most ivf programs see a trend. Women with pcos who undergo stimulation typically have vigorous responses with very high Estradiol levels, along with a higher-than-average risk for hyperstimulation syndrome. Large number of eggs may be retrieved but usually of lesser quality. Anecdotally, most have seen large follicle numbers but with low egg yield. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Tough to say: While acupuncture is associated when performed by an experienced professional, with improved fertility, i believe the benefits are more in the yield of eggs and fertilization ability of the woman moreso than improving the quality of the eggs. The eggs have been in existence since birth and matured moreso recently before ovulation. I don't believe there are great studies answering your specific ? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends on…: Your cholesterol levels. People with normal chol can now eat an egg a day; those with elevated chol should limit eggs to 2-3 times a week or even use egg whites instead of yolk. Boiled doesn't add any extra fat (unless u add butter/margerine); if frying, use non-stick pan with minimal fat (canola oil works well). Eating oatmeal or bran cereal as well will help absorb some of the chol in egg. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: Your eggs are in your ovary when you were born. When you ovolate, late or early, has nothing to do with the quality of the egg! No worries! ...Read more
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