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Doctor insights on: Why Are Some People More Fertile Than Others

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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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Does fertilaid work?

Fertilaid: The "jury is still out" on whether this formulation is effective at enhancing fertility. I have seen no good well-controlled clinical trials addressing this supplement, only anecdotal stories touting its value on various blogs. You might glance at this article==>http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/fertilaid. As always, it it were my wife, i would urge her to consult first with her gynecologist. ...Read more

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When am most fertile?

When am most fertile?

Pre-ovulation: Your most fertile right before ovulation. The cervical mucus changes 24 to 72 hours prior to ovulation. Sperm needs to be in your reproductive track before the egg is released. The egg can only be fertilize for 12 to 24 hours after being released. ...Read more

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When am I most fertile?

When am I most fertile?

A week or more : The fertile window is open for longer than many people realize. Healthy sperm can survive in the female reproductive tract for a week or more. On the other hand once the egg is released fertilization can only occur within 24 hours of egg release. So the time you are most fertile is from about a week before ovulation to 24 hours post ovulation. ...Read more

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When are you most fertile?

When are you most fertile?

More info: Do you mean 'when' during a cycle or 'when' in what age group? Females or males? ...Read more

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How do I get more fertile?

How do I get more fertile?

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

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How fertile am I at age 40?

How fertile am I at age 40?

Fertilily at age 40: Unfortunately, at age 40 a woman is past the peak of fertility. The only way to assess her fertility to perform blood testing for certain hormones on cycle 2 or 3 of a menstrual cycle. Although not perfect is will give an assessment of her ability to conceive. ...Read more

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How do I no when am fertile?

How do I no when am fertile?

Use an OPK kit: If you have regular cycles use an ovulation predictor kit (opk) - test between 10 am and noon, starting on day 10 of your cycle. The first morning urine is not accurate. Try the ovuquick brand (available online, get the 9 stick pack) if a drugstore test doesn't work for you. The day of a positive test and the next 2 days are your most fertile days. If you have irregular cycles see a rei specialist. ...Read more

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Which foods boost fertility?

Which foods boost fertility?

Low Glycemic Index: Great question! while there are no magic foods, normal weight and a healthy, low glycemic index diet are associated with higher fertility, while excess weight and an unhealthy high glycemic index diet are associated with higher rates of infertility. For a helpful reference check out the fertility diet, an easy to read book by harvard researchers dr chavarro and dr willett. ...Read more

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