Fertility

what is endometriosis in women

What Is Endometriosis?

Suffering from unusually painful periods? Having difficulty conceiving? Women experiencing these symptoms should ask their OB/GYN about their risk of endometriosis. But what is endometriosis? Endometriosis affects one out of every 10 women between the ages of 15 and 49. While the impact of endometriosis varies in severity, even mild cases of endometriosis may cause complications. Here’s […] Read more…

how long does menopause last

How Long Does Menopause Last Typically?

As a woman, you know that menopause will one day be — or currently is — a reality. While you may be excited to kiss all of those pesky period symptoms goodbye, you may not be thrilled to welcome in the whole new set of signs that define this new womanly change. Fortunately, your menopause […] Read more…

a few factors that affect reproductive health

Hidden Factors That Affect Reproductive Health

We all know that our family history and lifestyle choices play a leading role in our overall sense of wellbeing. So, when discussing factors that affect reproductive health, it should come as no surprise that these components factor considerably into the development of a woman’s health. But your body isn’t just shaped by the fundamental […] Read more…

the many risks of smoking while trying to conceive

Risks of Smoking While Trying to Conceive

For most women, the decision to get pregnant comes with a few lifestyle changes. If you’re trying to conceive, you may head out to your local drug store to load up on prenatal vitamins. You may even make an added effort to work out at the gym to prepare your body for this upcoming life […] Read more…

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How to Prevent Pre-Eclampsia

Few things are as beautiful as creating and carrying life. Unfortunately, the side effects of pregnancy aren’t quite as endearing. Do you know how to prevent pre-eclampsia and other adverse side effects of being pregnant? Whether this is your first pregnancy or you’re an expectant mother who’s already established a big family, you may be […] Read more…

twins discovered late in pregnancy

Twins Discovered Late in Pregnancy: How Often Are Twins Missed on Ultrasounds?

When you’ve just found out that you’re becoming a mother, you’re quickly thrown into one of the most exciting and exhilarating times of your life. There’s the rush of joy that’s followed by the concern to learn everything you can in order to ensure a smooth pregnancy. Going to your doctor regularly is a big […] Read more…

does alcohol affect fertility at all

Does Alcohol Affect Fertility?

Perhaps you’re trying to conceive and it’s taking longer than you thought. You know that many women struggle with conceiving, but your worry may be making you analyze every chemical or substance your body comes into contact with. And that’s understandable! You know you won’t drink after becoming pregnant, but does drinking now inhibit your […] Read more…

how to keep your endocrine system healthy

How to Keep Your Endocrine System Healthy

When your hormones are regular, you’re probably a healthier and happier you. This is why learning how to keep your endocrine system healthy can be so important to your overall well-being. Women and men alike should always pay particular attention to their endocrine system — the network of glands in their body that make the […] Read more…

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