Smoking can affect your fertility – Dr. Sujoy Dasgupta I am 35 years old male and we are planning for a baby. Can stop-smoking help me to improve fertility? Smoking can reduce the quantity (sperm count) and the quality of the sperms (motility and morphology). In addition, smokers are more likely to suffer from erectile dysfunction and lack of sex desire (low libido). Stopping smoking can improve natural fertility. I am a 25 years old woman. We have been trying for pregnancy for last few months. Can smoking affect my…Read More
Category: Womens Health
Fallopian Tube Blockage: What are the remedies?
Fallopian Tube Blockage: What are the remedies? [By Dr. Sujoy Dasgupta] What is Fallopian Tube(s)? Fallopian tubes (commonly called “the tubes”) are the structures that are connected to the both sides of the uterus. Inside the tube, the sperms and the egg meet (“fertilization”) to form the embryo, which then travels down the tubes into the uterus and then the pregnancy starts. Tubal factor accounts for 20-25% cases of female infertility. It’s more common in secondary infertility (women who conceived earlier). What are the reasons for tubal blockage? Often, the…Read More
8 UTI Symptoms All Women Should Know
8 UTI Symptoms All Women Should Know [By Mandy Ferreira] Chances are high you will get a urinary tract infection (UTI) at some point. Thanks to our anatomy, women have more than a 50% chance of getting a UTI in their lifetime. The infections result in about 8.1 million visits to the doctor each year, according to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases. If you’re postmenopausal, your likelihood of having a UTI increases. “In women after menopause, an average of one UTI a year is pretty…Read More