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Common Causes of Female and Male Infertility New York, NY

Common Causes of Female and Male Infertility

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According to the World Health Organization, for couples aged 35 or younger, infertility is “a disease of the reproductive system defined by the failure to achieve a clinical pregnancy after 12 months or more of regular unprotected sexual intercourse.” For couples older than 35 years old, it is diagnosed after 6 months of having unprotected,… Continue reading

Supporting a Loved One with Endometriosis

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Endometriosis is a complicated health issue. Over 10% of women worldwide have endometriosis. It is a condition where the uterine lining, or endometrium, is found outside of the uterus, such as the fallopian tubes or ovaries. Endometriosis causes different symptoms. A woman can suffer from mild to severe pelvic pain. But endometriosis does not just… Continue reading

3 Ways to Cope with Endometriosis

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Endometriosis is a complicated condition where the uterine lining, or endometrium, is found outside of the uterus. The main symptom of endometriosis is pelvic pain before, during, or after a woman’s period. Although there is no known cure for this condition, there are different ways to manage these symptoms. Diet Change Endometriosis can have a… Continue reading

Understanding Endometriosis: What It Is and Its Symptoms

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Endometriosis can be extremely painful, and it’s more common than most people realize. Approximately one in 10 women have endometriosis. It effects women between 15 to 44 years old, but much common among women in their 30s and 40s. It currently effects of 176 million women worldwide and is the leading cause of infertility. What… Continue reading

What Is IVM? Dr. Zimmermann Breaks It Down

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IVM stands for “in vitro maturation,” not to be confused with IVF or “in vitro fertilization”, though both have some things in common and the same aim of facilitating a successful pregnancy. IVM might best be described as a milder, gentler form of IVF which involves harvesting eggs from naturally developing or minimally stimulated follicles… Continue reading

Why Soy Could Affect Your Fertility

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Soy products are extremely popular and can be found just about anywhere. There are a number of reasons why this plant bases protein is a healthy food choice. Eating soy has a multitude of benefits: lowering the risk of heart disease, osteoporosis, breast cancer, maintaining healthy cholesterol levels, and even minimize symptoms of menopause. So… Continue reading

Can Wheatgrass Boost Your Chances of Fertility?

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So what’s the deal with wheatgrass? Usually seen served juiced with a slice of fruit, this superfood packs a powerful punch for your health and will likely make a big difference when it comes to your fertility. For starters, any green vegetable that we eat is high in alkaline. High alkaline foods help balance our… Continue reading

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