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Need advice on what is the the dose of Clomid (clomiphene) for men?

Need advice on what is the the dose of Clomid (clomiphene) for men?

Depends: Usual dose for Clomid (clomiphene) for men is 25 mg daily for low count. It is not approved by fda for this. ...Read more

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Ovulation (Definition)

Ovulation is the act of the ovary releasing the egg after it has been hormonally prepared, to be ...Read more


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What is the best calcium supplement for women?

What is the best calcium supplement for women?

Any: Any sort of calcium supplement is fine. Citracal is a opopular brand. Viactiv is even chocolate flavored! there are many over the counter options and all are good. Also consider a multivitamin because it will also serve as a supplement for other vitamins. ...Read more

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What is the function of clomiphene tablets for infertility treatment?

What is the function of clomiphene tablets for infertility treatment?

Several: In women, it causes the brain to increase production of FSH to either try to grow and egg if none normally grow or to sometimes grow an extra egg. In men it can help to increase sperm count in certain situations ...Read more

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What is the best food for pregnant women?

What is the best food for pregnant women?

Healthy foods!: Try to make sure you are eating healthy as you would otherwise, which means focusing on a colorful plant based diet with lean proteins. Make sure your veggies/fruits are watched. Avoid nonpasteurized food unless you are preparing/making them yourself. Be careful about raw meats/seafoods, would generally avoid them - though Japanese women eat sushi regularly while pregnant. Need prenatal vits. ...Read more

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What is the role of clomophene tablets for infertility?

What is the role of clomophene tablets for infertility?

Ovulation induction: Clomiphene is indicated and approved for only one reason in infertility: ovulation induction in females. It is sometimes used as treatment for men as well, but that's sketchy and outside the scope of a short answer! ...Read more

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What is the substitute for clomid (clomiphene)?

Femara/Letrozole: If Clomid (clomiphene) is not effective, Femara is sometimes prescribed in much the same way as clomid (clomiphene). For some women it is more effective. Be aware; however, that using Femara for ovulation induction is considered "off label, " meaning it is not approved by the fda for this use. This is not a problem if your doctor is familiar with it and comfortable prescribing it. ...Read more

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What is the effect of soy protein on breasts?

What is the effect of soy protein on breasts?

Complicated: Research on japanese girls and women indicates that the effect is very complicated and depends on the form, amount and timing during their lives that a woman ingests the soy protein. There seems to be a protective effect against breast cancer when soy protein is taken in fermented form during adolescence. ...Read more

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What is the best brand of probiotics to take?

What is the best brand of probiotics to take?

No single best: This is like asking what is the best drug for hypertension or the best wine. There is no single best brand and different brands work best for given individuals and conditions. Here are independent ratings of many brands- all rated A or A- are excellent: https://labdoor.com/rankings/probiotics A different ranking: http://tinyurl.com/zxlsalj I also like OrthoBiotic from Orthomolecular Products. ...Read more

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What is the dose of folic acid to take pre-ovulation period? Are there specific supplements to boost fertility? Thanks.

What is the dose of folic acid to take pre-ovulation period? Are there specific supplements to boost fertility? Thanks.

400 mcg: Any women trying or at risk for pregnancy should be taking a vitamin with at least 400 mcg of Folic acid to reduce the risk of birth defects. Any OTC prenatal or women's vitamin should have that. There are no supplements to boost fertility, despite what you see advertised. ...Read more

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What is the best food for men before pregnancy?

What is the best food for men before pregnancy?

Healthy diet: Adopting a healthy lifestyle of eating healthy and exercise is good for both dad and mom and for optimal pregnancy. Vegetables and fruits with fish such as salmon at least twice a week, skinless chicken should be added to the main meal. ...Read more

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Is biotin good for hair growth? What other benefits does It have? And what is the most dosage per day?

Is biotin good for hair growth? What other benefits does It have? And what is the most dosage per day?

Limited data: Limited data on this. If you are biotin deficient then yes. This can occur in pregnancy or if you have a very rare metabolic disorder. It has been used for disorders real eyed to biotin deficiency such as hair loss, brittle nails, and nerve pain due to diabetes. Dose in adults is 30 mcg daily. ...Read more

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Is it more beneficial to take estrogen & progesterone daily together vs according to your cycle for best relief of perimenopause symptoms?

Is it more beneficial to take estrogen & progesterone daily together vs according to your cycle for best relief of perimenopause symptoms?

Depends: How to take hormones for peri menopause somewhat depends on the symptoms. Most women are having hot flashes and night sweats, caused by lower estrogen levels, so taking estrogen daily is better. The Progesterone is to balance the effect of estrogen on the uterus. For a woman with periods taking Progesterone cyclically is better. Also it's a little better for breasts to take cyclically. ...Read more

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What is the best calcium supplement to buy for men?

What is the best calcium supplement to buy for men?

Calcium for men: The best calcium supplement is the one that you find easiest to take. While some preparations are absorbed better than others (eg, calcium citrate vs. Calcium carbonate, liquid-based calcium vs. Pill form), in general they are all comparable and work fine for the average healthy person. My personal favorite is viactiv, which is a calcium chew with extra vitamin k to help absorption--tasty. ...Read more

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What medication is best for increasing fertility in woman?

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What medication is best for increasing fertility in woman?

Clomiphene or Femara (letrozole): The choice of medication depends on the type of patient, but the first line of treatment is clomiphene, an oral medication used to induce follicular growth and ovulation. It is inexpensive and relatively safe, but can lead to multiple pregnancies (8%) and supresses the uterine lining. Femara (letrozole) is an oral alternative to Clomiphene that does not affect the endometrium. Both are equally effective. ...Read more

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What is the best chewable vitamin for women?

What is the best chewable vitamin for women?

It depends: It depends on your age and menstrual status, plus other factors. If menstruating you want some iron in it; if not, you don't. You also want natural vit e (d-tocopherol, not dl which is synthetic); no more than 2500 iu pre-formed vit a. Also 1000iu vit d. I haven't found a chewable vitamin that contains all this, but maybe nature's way alive adult multi-vitamin gummy comes closer than others. ...Read more

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What is the best schedule in taking antioxidants daily?

What is the best schedule in taking antioxidants  daily?

Careful.. Marketing: Within cells: powerfully controlling (both promoting & inhibiting) oxidation in specific locations critical & many “anti-oxidant” products have been promoted. Yet clinical evidence remains that the vast majority of products actually do little if any benefit, indeed some, like vit e, in increased dose have increased problems & death rate. The issues are complex much ignorance remains, buyer beware. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment regime for ovulation induction incase of pof?.

What is the best treatment regime for ovulation induction incase of pof?.

There is not: Unfortunately, it is very unusual for stimulation protocols to work on women with pof, since there are no or very few eggs to stimulate. Some doctors will try high doses of fertility injections but these are rarely successful. The only option likely to work is donor eggs. ...Read more