May 2016 - Birthing Center of New York Posts Archive

Male factor Infertility

Posted on: May 11th, 2016

Sperm Count and Motility Definition of Motility Issues Definition: When a low percentage of sperm per milliliter of semen is moving in a forward direction (progressive direction). Less than 35% is considered low. Diagnosis: You can find out if you have sperm motility issues by having a sperm analysis done by your healthcare provider. A…

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Male factor Infertility

Posted on: May 11th, 2016

What are some natural ways to optimize male fertility factors like count, motility, etc.? (Food, exercise?) Avoid heat – hot tubs, seat warmers, long periods of sitting, long showers, biking, dog or laptop on the lap, etc Maintain a healthy body weight. If you have a gut. Lose 15 pounds, or 20. Being overweight is a can be…

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Male factor Infertility

Posted on: May 11th, 2016

Fact: 30-40% of couples experiencing difficulty with getting pregnant have male factor infertility issues. Male factor infertility can be caused by a number of health conditions. Some simple lifestyle changes can help your swimmers. A thorough semen analysis is the first place to start if you think male factor might be an issue. Common issues…

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Posted on: May 5th, 2016

Hepatitis B Issues When Pregnant Embed from Getty Images Hepatitis B issues when pregnant can be easily detected through testing. Hepatitis B is the most common serious liver infection in the world. It is caused by the hepatitis B virus (HBV) that attacks liver cells and can lead to liver failure, cirrhosis (scarring) or cancer of the…

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