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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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What are the effects of alcohol and caffeine on male and female fertility?

What are the effects of alcohol and caffeine on male and female fertility?

Caffeine = none: Am not aware of any effects of caffeine on fertility. Alcohol, in more than modest doses (1 drink/day in women, 2 drinks/day in men) can reduce both testosterone and estrogen levels, causing reduced sperm counts and sperm that don't move properly, and do not look normal. In women, reduced periods and lower fertility occur. Use of alcohol in pregnancy can result in profound damage to babies. ...Read more

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Does sitting in a hot tub affect male or female fertility?

Does sitting in a hot tub affect male or female fertility?

Hot tub infertility: For women usually not. Even in early pregnancy the chance that an appropriate hot tub temp will cause a problem is low. However, time in the hot water should be limited to no more than 10-15 minutes to avoid possible problems. For men, prolonged hot tub use can interfere with sperm. Immature sperm are especially vulnerable to heat so the sperm exposed in January may not be functioning in March/Apr ...Read more

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What is the medical panel of tests to check for female fertility?

What is the medical panel of tests to check for female fertility?

Several: This depends on your personal situation and may involve some of the following. Test for ovulation blood tests for certain hormones x-ray test to determine whether your tubes are open. Test for certain infections. ...Read more

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Are there supplements that my husband can take to help male fertility? Anything for female fertility?

Are there supplements that my husband can take to help male fertility? Anything for female fertility?

Here are some ...: Although the touting for magic supplements for infertility abounds, their effects for such have never well studied in humans despite some suggestive help in animal lab. Thus far, there has been no known supplements to enhance male or female fertility. Largely, heredity + healthy lifestyle without overindulgence are still the best bid for fertility. ...Read more

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What risk does recreational marijuana use have on older male or female fertility?

What risk does recreational marijuana use have on older male or female fertility?

Marijuana: The use of marijuana/weed can have various effects depending on the individual variables and what really is in the "joint" it can impact health in so many ways and its always advisable not to use to prevent any bad outcomes. ...Read more

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What can affect female fertility?

What can affect female fertility?

Age, smoking ...: Past the mid-20's, as women get older fertility decreases, so female age is an important factor. Other things that may decrease fertility are smoking, overweight / obesity, pelvic infections like chlamydia or pid, fibroid tumors or polyps of the uterus, endometriosis, surgery involving the ovaries, uterus or tubes, ectopic pregnancies, and cancer chemo- or radiotherapy. ...Read more

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What does female fertility testing entail?

What does female fertility testing entail?

Sonogram HSG & blood: Fertility testing involves an ultrasound of the uterus and ovaries including checking ovarian volumes and antral follicle counts (afc). Other tests to check egg numbers and quality are fsh and amh blood tests and a Clomid (clomiphene) challenge test. A hysterosalpingogram (hsg) checks the fallopian tubes and the inside of the uterus. Other blood work may look for hormonal problems / causes of irregular periods. ...Read more

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