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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

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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What are some reproductive health issues that are important?

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 should you do if you think you have a reproductive health problem?

Dont delay: See you Gyn doctor soon. Most things can be treated quickly before it causes permanent damage -- especially infections. ...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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Improving Nail Health (Checklist)

Cut the nails straight across
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Do not dig into the corners when cutting nails
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Avoid harsh chemicals
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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

Dr. Peter Karsant Dr. Karsant
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Improving Oral Health (Checklist)

Keep sugars and sticky starches to a minimum
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Does adolescent health affect reproductive health later in the future?

Does adolescent health affect reproductive health later in the future?

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

Dr. Payam Rafat Dr. Rafat
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Improving Foot Health (Checklist)

Inspect your feet daily
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Dry well between the toes after shower or bath
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Avoid putting creams or ointments between your toes
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Improving Heart Health (Checklist)

Find an activity you enjoy, and do it daily for at least 20 minutes
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Intensify workouts by doing max intensity for 2 min, every 5-10 min
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What is reproductive health?

Avoiding risky: behaviors, using contraception, avoiding infections, no smoking/drugs. ...Read more

Dr. Adam Lewis Dr. Lewis
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Maintaining Vaginal Health (Checklist)

Wear clean, dry, breathable underwear
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Shower daily
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Do not wear a wet bathing suit after swimming for an extended period
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Maintain good nutrition to ensure good pH balance
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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

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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