Category: Infertility Causes

Fertility Preservation & Breast Cancer

Fertility Preservation & Breast Cancer Cancer Research UK identified over 55.000 cases of breast cancer per year, with a 78% survival rate. Although there is no particular cause for developing breast cancer, unhealthy lifestyle, excessive consumption of alcohol, family history of breast cancer, are some of the risk factors that can increase the chances of […]

Lifestyle & Nutrition: the solution for hormone-related infertility

Lifestyle & Nutrition: the solution for hormone-related infertility Hormones are special chemical messengers in our body. They are made by the endocrine glands and travel through the bloodstream to all organs and tissues telling them what to do. Our environment and lifestyle have a huge effect on our hormonal balance. In fact, lifestyle and dietary changes […]

PCOS Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: symptoms, infertility and treatment

PCOS Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: symptoms, infertility and treatment   Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a common condition that affects 1 in 1o women. It is characterised by: irregular or no periods periods – which means you are not ovulating regularly excess androgen – high levels of “male” hormones polycystic ovaries – your ovaries become enlarged and contain many follicles […]

5 Symptoms Of Infertility in Women

5 Symptoms of Infertility in Women Many women and men dream with creating a family and having children throughout their lives. However, if a couple has been trying to conceive for a year without success, it’s best to have a closer look and assess possible problems that may be affecting fertility. Infertility is becoming increasingly […]

5 things to know about subfertility

5 things to know about subfertility This article has been contributed by Dr Parijat Bhattacharjee for IVF London – a fertility clinic based in Elstree, London. Whilst the words are commonly used, infertility or sterility (where a couple cannot conceive) is actually fairly rare. What we are often referring to is in fact called subfertility […]