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Which dietary factors promote female fertility?

Posted by on Nov 10, 2019 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This article reviewed the effects of diet on fertility in women. The authors concluded that fertility is improved by diets that include folic acid supplements, omega-3s, fish, and olive oil. Fertility was worsened by trans fats, sugar, and refined carbohydrates. Some background About 15.5% of women in the U.S. are affected by...

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Do sleep patterns affect the ability to conceive?

Posted by on Nov 10, 2019 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated if sleep patterns affect the ability to conceive a child (fecundability, FC). They found that having trouble sleeping may affect FC in women trying to conceive. Some background Infertility is an increasingly common problem. Fertility treatment is expensive and can cause stress for infertile couples....

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Does omega-3 fatty acids intake impact semen quality?

Posted by on Nov 10, 2019 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated if omega-3 fatty acids (O3-FAs) supplementation affects semen quality.  They found that a healthy intake of O3-FAs may improve semen quality in infertile men.  Some background Infertility affects approximately 15% of couples. In many cases the cause of infertility is unclear. In men, the cause of poor...

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Is there a link between body mass index and anti-Mullerian hormone level in infertile women?

Posted by on Nov 10, 2019 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the relationship between anti-Mullerian hormone (AMH) levels and body mass index (BMI) in infertile women.  They found that higher AMH levels are associated with higher BMI.  Some background Anti-Mullerian hormone (AMH) is an important female hormone. It stimulates the ovaries to produce mature oocytes...

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Do depression and stress affect patients’ chances of becoming pregnant after multiple miscarriages?

Posted by on Nov 3, 2019 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study examined the rates of stress and depression among patients who have had multiple miscarriages. The authors found that depression and stress did not impact future chances of becoming pregnant and that a successful pregnancy reduced emotional distress. Some background Pregnancies that do not reach full term are called...

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Can CoQ10 help improve IVF outcomes in young women?

Posted by on Oct 31, 2019 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the effect of treatment with CoQ10 in younger women with poor ovarian response before undergoing IVF. They found that women treated with CoQ10 had significantly more high-quality embryos and were more likely to have a live birth. Some background In vitro fertilization (IVF) is an infertility treatment in...

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