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Fertility Problems Cause Depression
Possibly: Couples struggling to conceive are under tremendous amounts of stress - similar to the levels experienced when a loved one dies. Infertility, however, is even less understood than death and most people do not know how to help you or what to say to be supportive. Get some help at www.Resolve.Org, and our message board at www.Sbivf.Com. Most infertile people will be successful if they get help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Include being down or sad most of the time, loss of interest/pleasure in usual activities, unintended increase or decrease in appetite/weight, sleeping more or less than usual, being agitated or lethargic, feeling worthless or inappropriately guilty or self critical, having difficulty concentrating or making decisions, & thinking of death & dying. Suicidal ...Read more
Can a low dose (5mg) of prednisone (prescribed to reduce mild adrenal hyperplasia to improve female fertility) aggravate my depression?
Yes it can: Yes, Prednisone can aggravate depression. Please discuss this with your physicians. Dose adjustments may be needed in your prednisone, your antidepressants, or both. If feeling depressed but not yet being treated for depression, an evaluation could help discern what's going on. Effective treatment could be provided. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My wife has anxiety and depression due to infertility. She has stopped eating now and says she feels like vomiting if forces to eat. What can we do?
For the last 8 years I have experienced Infertility following depression meds. I read my prescription affects Prolacting levels. But my Drs deny this. ?
Please tell us: what the medicine you are taking is, so we can help you. Good wishes. ...Read more
Iv been diagnosed with adrenal fatigue, anxiety/depression. I have bloated hard tummy, rapid weight gain, infertility, night sweats and more. Help!?
Hormonal Imbalance: You clearly have some hormonal problems. I would not be surprised if you have thyroid problems, estrogen and Progesterone problems and adrenal problems as these types of hormonal imbalances are interelated. You need to see an md who is highly experienced in the management of functional hormonal and metabolic imbalances. In the meantime, aovid sugars and fried foods to reduce your edible stress. ...Read more
How effective is IUI with Clomid for couples with unexplained infertility? My wife and I have been off birth control since july 2010. All of our test results have been normal. I'm extremely frustrated and depressed that we aren't pregnant yet. I'm los
Diagnosis?: You are seeing several answers here, that's good. Cc with IUI is often succesful; i won't quote 'rates' because they vary with female age and actual numbers on semen analysis. True unexplained infertility is not common, remember it doesn't mean you 'don't know what's wrong' it means that all tests have been done without a diagnosis. Do you really have unexplained? If not, get a diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Need more info: Where is this precancerous lesion is located anyway? What therapy did you get for this lesion? If this is located in the ovaries and you have them removed- off course you will have infertility. If you have precancerous like dcis in the breast and you get treatment like tamoxifen- you could be infertile. If this is lesion on skin- post surgery- that has nothing to do with infertility. ...Read more
Severe trauma: Where there is rupture of the testicle. This would have to be result of severe trauma and cause scrotal swelling and pain sufficient to require emergency room care. These injuries are quite rare, & caused by more than a hit. Ruptured testicles need to be repaired because sperm escaping into the tissue could cause sperm antibodies to be produced which in turn could cause infertility. ...Read more
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