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Doctor insights on: How To Make Yourself More Fertile

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Are there any natural things to do to make yourself more fertile at 24?

Are there any natural things to do to make yourself more fertile at 24?

Lifestyle changes ..: Lifestyle changes that may help include aiming for a normal weight if you're underweight or overweight, stopping smoking, avoiding heavy alcohol use, and avoiding illegal drugs as well as prescription narcotic pain medications. High caffeine intake may increase the risk of miscarriage, stick to one cup of brewed coffee a day and decaf for the rest (no espresso). No well-proven herbs or supplements. ...Read more

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


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Does fertilaid work?

Fertilaid: The "jury is still out" on whether this formulation is effective at enhancing fertility. I have seen no good well-controlled clinical trials addressing this supplement, only anecdotal stories touting its value on various blogs. You might glance at this article==>http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/fertilaid. As always, it it were my wife, i would urge her to consult first with her gynecologist. ...Read more

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When am most fertile?

When am most fertile?

Pre-ovulation: Your most fertile right before ovulation. The cervical mucus changes 24 to 72 hours prior to ovulation. Sperm needs to be in your reproductive track before the egg is released. The egg can only be fertilize for 12 to 24 hours after being released. ...Read more

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When am I most fertile?

When am I most fertile?

A week or more : The fertile window is open for longer than many people realize. Healthy sperm can survive in the female reproductive tract for a week or more. On the other hand once the egg is released fertilization can only occur within 24 hours of egg release. So the time you are most fertile is from about a week before ovulation to 24 hours post ovulation. ...Read more

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When are you most fertile?

When are you most fertile?

More info: Do you mean 'when' during a cycle or 'when' in what age group? Females or males? ...Read more

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How do I get more fertile?

How do I get more fertile?

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 more

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How fertile am I at age 40?

How fertile am I at age 40?

Fertilily at age 40: Unfortunately, at age 40 a woman is past the peak of fertility. The only way to assess her fertility to perform blood testing for certain hormones on cycle 2 or 3 of a menstrual cycle. Although not perfect is will give an assessment of her ability to conceive. ...Read more

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How do I no when am fertile?

How do I no when am fertile?

Use an OPK kit: If you have regular cycles use an ovulation predictor kit (opk) - test between 10 am and noon, starting on day 10 of your cycle. The first morning urine is not accurate. Try the ovuquick brand (available online, get the 9 stick pack) if a drugstore test doesn't work for you. The day of a positive test and the next 2 days are your most fertile days. If you have irregular cycles see a rei specialist. ...Read more

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Which foods boost fertility?

Which foods boost fertility?

Low Glycemic Index: Great question! while there are no magic foods, normal weight and a healthy, low glycemic index diet are associated with higher fertility, while excess weight and an unhealthy high glycemic index diet are associated with higher rates of infertility. For a helpful reference check out the fertility diet, an easy to read book by harvard researchers dr chavarro and dr willett. ...Read more

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Where can you get fertilaid?

Best bet is to: search online retailers -- amazon.com has it. May also find it in walgreens or CVS, perhaps. ...Read more

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What is the most fertile age?

What is the most fertile age?

< 25: There is no consensus on that. It is known that typically at age 27 there are changes in eggs that affect fertility. The next big change occurs on average around age 36-38. However that is in the general population. That does not apply to couples who have tried and not conceived after 6-12 months. ...Read more

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Foods to help with fertility?

Foods to help with fertility?

Diverse foods: Complex carbohydrates, omega-3 fats and dha, and avoiding non-fat dairy are important dietary aids to fertility. Prenatal vitamins are a good idea. ...Read more

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How can I know if am fertile?

How can I know if am fertile?

Testing!: History suggestive of infertility:
1. Attempting pregnancy more than one year 2. Irregular periods 3. Painful periods 4. Chronic pelvic pain 5. Overweight-obese- bmi >25 6. Breast discharge 7. Abnormal hair growth-excessive acne
testing for infertility:
blood work- to assess ovarian reserve-thyroid-prolactin; pelvic imaging- hsg and ultrasound; semen analysis- good luck! ...Read more

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How fertile are 17 year olds?

How fertile are 17 year olds?

Varies: It's difficult to tell without further information. If the menstrual cycle is fairly regular then fertility maybe quite high. ...Read more

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How can I tell if im fertile ?

How can I tell if im fertile ?

Complicated question: A women under the age of 35 who has regular periods is generally considered fertile. After a year of unprotected intercourse with no pregnancy an infertility evaluation would be appropriate. Women over 35 and women with irregular menses can be evaluated sooner. Infertility should always be considered a couples problem and complete male evaluation is also indicated. No one test proves fertility. ...Read more

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How do I know if I am fertile?

How do I know if I am fertile?

Get a check up: Start by speaking with your gynecologist to see if you have any risk factors or if testing should be done. Some common risk factors include: irregular periods, serious medical conditions like heart or kidney disease or cancer, overweight, underweight, smoking, previous pelvic surgery, fibroids, previous std or pelvic inflammatory disease, family history of endometriosis or premature menopause. ...Read more

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What does high fertility mean?

What does high fertility mean?

>5 births per woman: Low, medium, and high fertility describes the average number of births to a woman in her lifetime (usually by country, race, or ethnicity). Some people use the numbers <2.5 births for low, 2.5-5 births for medium, and >5 births for high. The fertility rate of american-born women is <2 now, which means they are not having enough babies. Other industrialized western countries have similar problems. ...Read more

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When are you the most fertile?

When are you the most fertile?

Ovulation: You are most fertile at ovulation. The optimal time to have intercourse if 1 or 2 days prior to ovulation. An OPK will turn positive 1 day before, so ideally you would want to have tic right as it turns positive if trying to conceive. ...Read more

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How can I know when im fertile?

How can I know when im fertile?

Ovulation: You are fertile on the five days leading up to ovulation every cycle. Many females learn to feel their ovulation, the release of the readied egg from the ovary. This 'feeling' is known as mittelschmerz. In my practice i attempt to empower women to feel their bodies and to trust the simple basic faces about the menstrual cycle that are standard and unchangeable. ...Read more

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How can one increase fertility?

How can one increase fertility?

See a Fertility MD: If you're ttc in your 40's see a fertility specialist (reproductive endocrinology and infertility or rei md) to get both partners checked out and to increase your fertility. A semen analysis finds sperm problems in almost half of couples having difficulty conceiving. Choosing the right treatment depends on your age, egg supply (ovarian reserve) and whether or not your tubes are blocked or damaged. ...Read more

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What age are women most fertile?

What age are women most fertile?

Around 18 to 25 ...: Between 18 to 25 for most women, but there is a lot of individual variation and other factors that may affect your fertility like smoking, sexually transmitted infections, and being overweight. ...Read more

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How do I know when I'm fertile ?

If you are: menstruating, you likely are fertile. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the tine and every time. ...Read more

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How much do fertility drugs cost?

How much do fertility drugs cost?

Fertility Drugs Cost: Fertility drugs vary in cost from about $50/mo (clomid) to $4000/mo with injectables used for ivf or IUI cycles. Sometimes these drugs are covered by insurance and sometimes not. Good luck. ...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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Does self fertility massage work?

Does self fertility massage work?

Reduces Stress...: There's no scientific evidence that massage improves fertility and increases pregnancy rates. But at least one study showed that the hands-on bodywork can dial down your anxiety level. Since stress has been shown to interfere with getting pregnant, it makes sense that reducing stress through massage could — theoretically — improve your odds of conceiving. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Does hashimptos affect fertility?

Correct hypothyroid: When women have hypothyroidism, a common problem is increase of another hormone called prolactin. Causes less release of lh, and a loss of Progesterone receptor site sensitivity, and a loss in sensitivity to fsh in the follicle. All of these losses lead to problems with ovulation, and they also mess with the communication to the pituitary gland. If hypothyroidism under control conception occurrs. ...Read more

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Are there fertility drugs for men?

Are there fertility drugs for men?

Yes: There are many fertility drugs and supplements that can be used in men. A thorough hormone evaluation and semen analysis can help a male fertility specialist provide treatment options. ...Read more

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Which foods may decrease fertility?

Which foods may decrease fertility?

Anti fertility foods: These foods may decrease fertility in sensitive individuals: soy, aloe juice, pomegranate, st john's wart, melatonin, and echinacea. ...Read more