Studies show about 5% of women seeking IVF treatment have uterine anomalies. Although uterine anomalies to not have a direct impact on fertility, the condition can lead to miscarriages. To have a healthy pregnancy women with uterine anomalies should seek medical help early on to avoid miscarriages.
Below are two lists of lifestyle habits that can negatively impact fertility for men and women. The lists are from the article by Aishwarya Iyer.
3 lifestyle habits that impact male fertility are:
1) Staying up too late
2) Keeping your cell phone in your pocket
3) Drinking and smoking
3 lifestyle habits that impact female fertility are:
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Work stress, and working in a sedentary work environment, can negatively impact male fertility. 40% of infertility cases are because of male fertility issues, 40% are because of female fertility issues, and 20% of cases are both male and female fertility issues. See the full article to learn more!
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According to a recent study, the best fertility foods are protein packages, healthy fats, whole grains, and occasionally ice cream. Rich in zinc and folate, berries, figs, nuts, leafy greens, and beans, also help fertility.
Top foods to avoid include alcohol, coffee, and tea.
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According to a study, eating too much fast food, and not enough fruits and vegetables, can make it more difficult for women to become pregnant.
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A recent study has found babies who have solid foods introduced earlier sleep an average of 16 minutes longer per night than those who are not fed solids. Experts say not to feed babies solid foods before 4 months. See the full article by Laurel Ives for specific food recommendations.
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Researchers at Stony Brook University in New York conducted a study involving stress and fertility treatment success.
They found no evidence that emotional stress levels compromise a couple’s chances of a successful fertility treatment.
Factors such as a genetic disorders, polluted environment, everyday habits, among others affect male and female fertility. In the past several years, “[experts] blamed sedentary lifestyles, unhealthy eating habits, and environment which is highly polluted, for increasing infertility rates.” – Quote by Times Now Digital (timesnownews.com)
Six things that can impact a couple’s ability to have a child:
1) Household chemicals
See the full article for full details.
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Dr Okezie Emenike says being overweight, or underweight, can negatively impact fertility.
“[Dr Okezie Emenike] added that severe obesity in men had been shown to alter fertility often due to imbalances in hormone regulation tied to sperm production.”
“He also noted that in many cases, overweight or underweight women would have hormonal disorders, which could cause them to ovulate infrequently or not at all.” – Quotes by Daily Trust (dailytrust.com.ng)
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Approximately 40% of fertility problems are male, 40% female, and 20% undetermined or both male and female. However, we live in a world where a lot of the times practitioners and technologies used to treat fertility are aimed at treating women, and men sometimes get left out of the equation.
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A recent study showed that organophosphate flame retardants (PFRs) found in yoga mats can get into your system by just merely touching a yoga mat. Exposure to PFRs can negatively impact male and female fertility.
Here is a link to a list of 5 eco friendly yoga mats that do not contain harmful PFRs – 5 safe yoga mats
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According to a new study by the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMS), a daily yoga routine can help male fertility by improving sperm quality
A major cause of defective sperm function is DNA damage. “The quality of genetic components in the sperm are vital for the birth of healthy offspring,” said Dr Rima Dada.” – Quote by Soma Das of Hindustan Times
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