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What is adolescent reproductive health?

What is adolescent reproductive health?

Comprehensive health: 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

Dr. Celia Dominguez
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Reproductive Health (Definition)

Reproductive health is a branch of medicine that is concerned with the promotion of safe sexual intercourse practices and the ability ...Read more


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How can I protect my reproductive health?

How can I protect my reproductive health?

Avoid toxic habits: The most important thing is to not smoke. Other things to avoid include excessive alcohol and caffeine. Start a prenatal vitamin 3 months prior to the time you want to conceive to reduce the risk of neural tube defects. ...Read more

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Does your diet affect reproductive health?

Does your diet affect 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

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What are your opinions on " adolescent" reproductive health?

What are your opinions on " adolescent" reproductive health?

? ? 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

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What are some reproductive health issues that are important?

? 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

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What are the disadvantages of liberal reproductive health programs?

What are the disadvantages of liberal reproductive health programs?

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

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How can working for political change help womens reproductive health?

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

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How does sex without orgasm affect reproductive health?

How does sex without orgasm affect reproductive health?

It wont 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 wont 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

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Can being out of shape affect your reproductive health?

Can being out of shape affect your reproductive health?

Yes: Not being your ideal weight will reduce the ability to conceive. Usually if one is overweight, ovulation issues can become a problem. ...Read more

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What are the current reproductive health challenges in africa?

What are the current reproductive health challenges in africa?

Africa: My votes would be, in no particular order: rampant HIV infection throughout africa, lack of access to female contraception allowing women control over family size, and lack of availability/cost/cultural barriers to prenatal care for pregnant women. ...Read more