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Relationship Between Nutrition And Reproductive Health
It can: Every woman has a critical height-weight ratio and when you cross it, it can cause you to have irregular cycles and possibly not ovulate. On the other hand, a bad diet may not cause you not to ovulate but is unhealthy and if you are thinking about getting pregnant, developing good eating habits will be important to you and the baby. Hope this helps. ...Read more
Specialist training: Reproductive health is reproductive endocrinology and infertility (rei). Rei mds are sub-specialists: we train in obstetrics and gynecology (ob/gyn) then do advanced study of male & female hormonal conditions (endocrinology) and infertility testing and treatment including ivf. Rei should be board-certified, except a few older docs. Ob/gyns offer prenatal care, delivery, gynecologic care & surgery. ...Read more
Use contraception: Know your partner, avoid multiple sexual partners, male should use condom. Urinate a few minutes after intercourse -- prevents bladder infection. ...Read more
? meaning of quest.: All reproductive issues are important. Tubal issues, ovulation issues, and male factor issues. We promote to patients that in todays high carbohydrate nutrition environment, all women are suffering the nutritional effect that decreases ovulation effectiveness. The stress from exercise are also negative influences on ovulation. ...Read more
Health=politics: Right now, women's reproductive health is seriously threatened by a group of mostly male politicians who think that they should not only limit availability of women's health services, but even control women's bodies and doctors' practices. The best example is requiring doctors to do vaginal ultrasounds before abortions. Getting these people out of office is a worthy goal. ...Read more
Don't delay: See you Gyn doctor soon. Most things can be treated quickly before it causes permanent damage -- especially infections. ...Read more
It won't for women: Orgasm of the female is not necessary for conception. Some people think that during the female orgasm, the cervix may "dip down" into the pool of secretions at the back of the vagina, but this won't help much even if it happens unless the male has already ejaculated. Even so, if not having an orgasm is a problem for you, you can be treated. Talk to your doctor. ...Read more
It doesn't.: It doesn't affect reproductive health in any way. ...Read more
It may: Your typical adolescent may engage in sexual activities that can lead to STI's.Some of these can be asymptomatic during their infectious process and without early recognition and treatment may cause permanent damage to the Fallopian tubes. If so, the girl is at later risk of a dangerous tubal pregnancy or infertility. ...Read more
What are some of the implications of masturbating almost daily on male reproductive health and overall health?
None: It's normal, common, and healthy to masturbate almost daily, as you described. ...Read more
You can: Take it. Be aware that in spite of the glowing claims made on the website, Pregnitude has not been shown to improve any measure of reproductive health, it's just marketing. Good wishes. ...Read more
Dr my age is 24 and I am diabetic what precautions do I take for my sexual and reproductive health?
Plan pregnancies: Tight glucose control prior to pregnancy and during pregnancy leads to much healthier outcomes. If you have unplanned pregnancy with uncontrolled diabetes, there is risk of miscarriage and severe birth defects. use a reliable method of birth control and plan pregnancies. ...Read more
Dr I am male 24 age and diabetic what precautions I should take for sexual and reproductive health?
Control diabetes: Keep your diabetes under the best control, avoid smoking, consume alcohol only occasionally and in small amounts, avoid obesity and hypertension, exercise regularly, use sexual health precautions to avoid sexually transmitted diseases, use a balanced natural healthy diet, I guess you get the point. ...Read more
Adolescents require: information including comprehensive sex education;
access to a full range of sexual and reproductive health services, including condoms, other means of contraception as appropriate intervention for treating sexually transmitted diseases and safe and supportive environments free from exploitation and abuse. ...Read more
? ? too vague??: When you submit a question to this site, please be specific. This is not a chat room & our responses are limited to 400 characters. Your submissions are never linked, nor can we see anything you may have uploaded. If you can narrow your question to a specific issue & submit it, there are many on the site who may be able to help. ...Read more
Loss of flexibility: Don't know exactly what your? Relates to but could be related to mandatory states insurance coverage for infertility. What happens is that pushes more patients to ivf crowding clinics. Instead of 200 patients we now see 2000 cycles per clinic. This creates impersonal care. Other thoughts would address liberal clinic policy for women to have access to contraceptives etc. No disadvantage. ...Read more
Wide definitions: A sexual health counselor may be someone at school, someone at a health clinic, or another setting. Typically this person is not a medical doctor, but is trained in some area of how the body works and functions sexually. A reproductive health doctor would be a medical doctor trained in medical school who specialized in helping individuals with reproductive problems. ...Read more
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