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Doctor insights on: Overweight And Egg Quality

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My husband feels nauseous all day every day and has no appetite.....Eating used to be a favorite thing. He is 74 years old, not overweight, eats a vegetarian diet including lots of fruit and eggs. He exercises and uses marijuana to help with the nausea. H

My husband feels nauseous all day every day and has no appetite.....Eating used to be a favorite thing. He is 74 years old, not overweight, eats a vegetarian diet including lots of fruit and eggs. He exercises and uses marijuana to help with the nausea. H

Needs medical eval.: Nausea and decreased appetite can be symptoms of many underlying disorders, both physical and emotional. Your husband needs a complete evaluation with medical history, physical examination and probably screening laboratory tests. If nothing physical is found, exploration of mental health issues should be done as well, since depression/anxiety can do this. Pot may be part of problem as well. ...Read more

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Dr. Lisa Saponaro
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Overweight (Definition)

Nearly two-thirds of the United States population is overweight. There are many ways to determine if a person is overweight, but experts believe that a person's body mass index (BMI) is the best way to assess an adult's weight in relation to their height. * A BMI between 18.5 and 24.9 is considered normal. * Adults with a BMI between 25 and 29.9 are considered overweight. There are exceptions. For example, an athlete may have a higher BMI but not be overweight. * Adults with a BMI greater than 30 are considered obese. * Adults with a BMI greater than or equal to 40 are considered extremely obese. * Anyone more than 100 pounds overweight is considered morbidly obese. A person with a high BMI may have a normal amount of body fat is they have ...Read more


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Could a women still ovulate without having egg white discharge? Could alcohol, drugs, and over weight b the problem? Plan b n bc i thnk messd me up

Could a women still ovulate without having egg white discharge?  Could alcohol, drugs, and over weight b the problem? Plan b n bc i thnk messd me up

May happen without: Not all women will notice the "egg white" stringy discharge at the time of ovulation. Also, the timing of ovulation is not always predictable, and can be affected by hormonal contraceptives. Alcohol and drugs should, of course, be avoided when a woman is trying to get pregnant. ...Read more

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Any studies that show chlomid can effect egg quality?

Any studies that show chlomid can effect egg quality?

It doesn't: Clomid (clomiphene) does not affect egg quality. It is designed to stimulate the release of lh and FSH from the pituitary gland in the brain - these hormones in turn stimulate a follicle (or more than one follicle) to develop. Follicles are structures in the ovaries and they contain the eggs that are supposed to go on to ovulate. ...Read more

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How does menopor and ovitrelle affect the quality of the eggs?

How does menopor and ovitrelle affect the quality of the eggs?

Helps: these medications help you produce eggs, and improve your odds of being able to become pregnant when used in combination, particularly if artificial insemination is done with them ...Read more

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Does a later ovulation (>21 days) correlate with poor quality egg?

Does a later ovulation (>21 days) correlate with poor quality egg?

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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Infertality policistic ovary and poor egg quality how to improvee it?

Infertality policistic ovary and poor egg quality how to improvee it?

Weight loss: Weight loss can improve fertility with polycystic ovaries. Other medical treatments for pcos and infertility should be coupled with healthy lifestyle: achieve healthy weight, and low carb diet. ...Read more

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Which factors effect women egg quality?

Which factors effect women egg quality?

Health: Age , health and nutritional balance of the mother. ...Read more

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Can I do anything to make my "egg quality" better?

Can I do anything to make my "egg quality" better?

No: There is really nothing to make egg quality better. Only ivf allows us to see egg quality and maximize the use of any egg, good or not as good. Not all the eggs in a woman's body are the same quality so sometimes it is a matter of just seeing a few more eggs. We now know that many if not most of lower quality eggs and embryos are genetically abnormal so that is often the reason behind everything. ...Read more

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If a folice of 16mm produces an egg and i ovuate will it be a bad quality egg?

Ovulation: A large follicule may or may not produce an abnormal ovum. If you are concerned about the ovum as a possible fertilized egg, the visiting with your gyn may be a good idea. Or a reproductive specialist. However, overall, I do not think that this is a matter of concern. ...Read more

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Poor egg quality how to concive with policistic ovaries?

Poor egg quality how to concive with policistic ovaries?

Quick answer: Having pcos does not necessarily mean poor egg quality. To evaluate your egg quality have your doctor perform the following tests: fsh on day 3 of your period estradiol on day 3 lh amh these tests will tell you if you have poor quality eggs. ...Read more