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What can you do or take to increase your fertility?

What can you do or take to increase your fertility?

Stay healthy: Healthy diet, limit caffeine and alcohol, avoid tobacco, moderate exercise, and staying healthy all support natural fertility. Herbs, otc drugs, diets, vitamins, supplements, and tricks to 'make you fertile' don't work and can be dangerous. Understanding when during the cycle you are best able to conceive, and using natural family planning methods also increase chances of success. ...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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How can you increase your fertility?

How can you increase your fertility?

See a Fertility MD: If ttc in your late 30'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 medicines can you take to become fertile?

What medicines can you take to become fertile?

Possibly Clomid (clomiphene): See a reproductive endocrinology and infertility md to get tested for ovarian reserve (egg supply) with a sonogram and blood tests, checked for hormonal problems, and a hsg test for blocked tubes, fibroids or polyps. Your partner needs a semen analysis - we find sperm issues 40-50% of the time. Medicines like Clomid (clomiphene) or Letrozole may help depending on your diagnosis, but there's a chance of twins. ...Read more

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Can you tell me when does fertility start to decrease?

Can you tell me when does fertility start to decrease?

Women? Men?: Fertility decreases during all peoples lifetimes. Women's fertility decreases throughout her 30s until by around 40 over half of women cannot get pregnant at all. For men it is moregradual and later, most men are still fertile in 50s. ...Read more

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How old do you need to be to take fertility drugs?

How old do you need to be to take fertility drugs?

No Specific Age: There is no specific age. Most women are at least 18 years old but i suppose in certain circumstances a younger women could take medicines (for instance to freeze eggs before cancer treatment). Many women in their early 20's up to late 40's take medicines. ...Read more

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What can I do to improve fertility?

What can I do to improve fertility?

Many: If you are 46 y/o i would immediately seek the help of the reproductive endocrinologist to see whether if your ovarian reserve is compromise. Take a daily prenatal vitamin, maintain a normal healthy weight, and basically just take care of yourself. ...Read more

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What can you do to raise your sperm count?

What can you do to raise your sperm count?

Overall good health: Staying lean, healthy, fit. Avoid toxins, alcohol, tobacco. Ear right and exercise and your body will do the rest. Rarely, certain medications can affect sperm production or quality. Check w/your doctor if you're concerned. ...Read more

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What can you take to increase your chance of getting pregnant?

What can you take to increase your chance of getting pregnant?

Only prescribed meds: There is nothing over the counter that you can take to increase your chances of getting pregnant. For women with infertility, there are some prescribed medications. ...Read more

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What can I do to help increase pregnancy?

What can I do to help increase pregnancy?

There are a number..: ..of tips. Have lots of sex..about 3 times a week to optimize catching you at ovulation. Go ahead and use ovulation predicting tests or take your temperature; learn about and track your cervical mucus. Sex every other day when ovulating. Maybe lie still for 15 min after intercourse. Get to a healthy weight. Eat healthy, don't overdo exercise. DE-STRESS:) Get a pre-conception check-up; STOP SMOKING ...Read more

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Can Crohn's affect your sperm count? What can you do to help it?

Can Crohn's affect your sperm count? What can you do to help it?

It depends on meds: The disease itself should have no impact on sperm count or function, but several medications used for crohns have been found to decrease count and morphology of sperm. (which means less fertile.) talk wtih your doctor and then have a sperm count done at a reputable lab. ...Read more

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I need to know how i can increase the erection timing?

I need to know how i can increase the erection timing?

Look for cause first: To assess if one's erections have weakened, he should visit a primary doctor, who can check for possible causes: stress, depression, diabetes, high blood pressure, low testosterone, artery disease, high cholesterol, etc... Causes found can be treated to help make erections stronger, firmer, longer lasting. A urologist can be helpful. Meds like viagra, cialis, levitra, (vardenafil) staxyn, or stendra can work. ...Read more

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Can you tell me natural way to decrease fertility?

Can you tell me natural way to decrease fertility?

Avoid intercourse: on the fertile window time period --- starting 6 days prior to ovulation till one day after ovulation. ...Read more

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I wanted to know when you chew gum for a minute does your speed increase or decrease and how can you tell?

I wanted to know when you chew gum for a minute does your speed increase or decrease and how can you tell?

Please clarify: Speed of metabolism? Speed of running? Speed of speech? Please clarify & re-ask question. ...Read more

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What supplements can I take to reduce pregnancy complications?

What supplements can I take to reduce pregnancy complications?

Folic acid!: Take Folic Acid 1-5 mg daily by mouth to prevent up to 95% of fetal neural tube defects (spina bifida, anencephaly, encephaloceles) and up to 75% of fetal cardiac defects (vsds, tetralogy of fallot, hypoplastic left heart syndrome, etc), while preventing preterm birth by up to 40% (see bukowski r et al from faster trial consortium on new england of medicine)! ...Read more

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How can you tell as a woman if you have low estrogen levels and if so how can you increase them safely ?

How can you tell as a woman if you have low estrogen levels and if so how can you increase them safely ?

Low estrogen: Your periods should help you decide if you have low estrogen or not. If you have periods regularly your estrogen should not be low. For completeness please discuss this with your Gynecologist. ...Read more

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Can you take anything besides fertility drugs to boost your chances of getting pregnant?

Can you take anything besides fertility drugs to boost your chances of getting pregnant?

No: The answer is 'no.' like fad diets, the grapevine and the internet are filled with remedies, herbs, otc drugs, diets, vitamins, supplements, and tricks to 'make you more fertile.' none are validated: at best they don't work and at worst, dangerous. That said: a healthy diet, limiting caffeine and alcohol, avoid tobacco, moderate exercise, and staying healthy all support natural fertility. ...Read more

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What can you do to reduce daily erections?

What can you do to reduce daily erections?

Normal: If you are normally sexually active by yourself or with someone special, erections will become fewer and there's less chance of embarrassment. If alone, think about that special person in your future. If someone has made you feel guilty about this natural phenomenon or the thoughts that go with them, then talk to someone with common sense rather than someone who's trying to frighten u. Love wisely. ...Read more