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Sep11
Belly fat
Are you worried about your Belly fat... Are you doing 1000's of abdominal crunches to reduce this stubborn fat and still not getting results...
I do get lot of questions to reduce belly fat...here are few tips that should be helpful
1. Start cleaning up your diet
2. Get rid of all types of sugars and processed foods
3. Increase your water intake
4. Consume lots of fiber in all meals
5. Optimal protein intake
6. Improve the quality of fat consumed in your diet
7. Get good stress free sleep
8. Practice body weight exercises or do strength training
9. Focus on core muscles activity
10- Most important - BE PATIENT - Belly fat is always a trouble spot that takes the longest to go , but if consistency in diet and workout is maintained, your will surely get slow permanant results
#nutrition#nourishvani#fitness#wellbeing#befit#exercise


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Sep05
'Thus spoke the Cadaver
Handle me with little love and care,

As I had missed it in my life affair,
Was too poor for cremation or burial,
That is why am lying in dissection hall.

You dissect me, cut me, section me,
But your learning anatomy should be precise,
Worry not, you would not be taken to court,
As I am happy to be with the bright lot.

Couldn't dream of a fridge for cold water,
Now my body parts are kept in refrigerator,
You do students sit around me with friends,
A few dissect, rest talk, about food, family and movies,
How I enjoy the dissection periods,
Don't you? Unless you are interrogated by a teacher.

When my parts are buried post-dissection,
Bones are taken out of the skeleton,
Skeleton is the crown glory of the museum,
Now I am being looked up by great enthusiasm.

If not as skeletons as loose bones,
I am in their bags and in their hostel rooms,
At times, I am on their beds as well,
Oh, what a promotion to heaven from hell.

I won't leave you, even if you pass anatomy,
Would follow you in forensic medicine and pathology,
Would be with you even in clinical teaching,
Medicine line is one where dead teach the living.

One humble request I'd make,
Be sympathetic to persons with disease,
Don't panic, you'll have enough money,
And I bet, you'd be singularly happy.'


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Aug21
Pregnancy with Blocked Fallopian Tubes
Fallopian tube damage is a common cause of infertility and tubal ectopic pregnancy. The fallopian tubes are the pathways in which the ova travel from the ovaries down into the uterus, and if there is a blockage in these tubes it can prevent this from occurring. A fallopian tube blockage typically prevents successful passage of the egg to the sperm, or the fertilized egg to the uterus. The fallopian tubes are two thin tubes, one on each side of the uterus, which help lead the mature egg from the ovaries to the uterus. When an obstruction prevents the egg from traveling down the tube, a woman has a blocked fallopian tube, also known as tubal factor infertility. This can occur on one or both sides and is the cause of infertility in 40 percent of infertile women.

Causes of Blocked Fallopian Tubes

Blockage can happen in one or both fallopian tubes. Some of the causes of the blockage are:
Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID): PID is one of the major cause of blocked fallopian tubes. PID refers to the collective inflammatory issues that affect the female reproductive system by creating blockage and damage to the fallopian tube. PID is the result of a sexually transmitted disease(STD), but not all pelvic infections are related to STDs.

Side effect of surgeries: Complications due to surgeries that involve the uterus and fallopian tubes like a C-section, abortion etc. can cause a blockage

Fibroids: A fibroid may bring about pressure on the fallopian tubes thus causing a blockage in the path of sperm or eggs

Endometriosis: Instead of shedding during menstruation, if you are experiencing endometriosis i.e. the endometrial cells are found outside the womb, it can cause a blockage. This is because the scars and adhesion that are created because of endometrial tissue can place physical pressure, creating anobstruction in fallopian tubes. This can prevent the tubes from taking in the eggs released from the ovary or making way for them to the uterus.

Infections: Infections, including sexually transmitted infection (STI) like chlamydia and gonorrhea or any infection caused by an abortion or miscarriage, can cause a blockage in the tubes.

Ectopic pregnancy: Sometimes, instead of continuing to travel toward the uterus, the fertilized egg is implanted in fallopian tubes, resulting in tubal pregnancy. If the woman has already experienced an ectopic pregnancy, she develops an increased risk of scar formation leading to the blockage of fallopian tubes

Ruptured appendix: If the woman has a history of a ruptured appendix, there is a chance that the infection can affect the fallopian tubes leading to blockage.

Tubal ligation removal: Tubal ligation, a popular birth control method, is removed when the couple desires for a baby. The chances for the fallopian tube blockage are high in this case because of the scar tissue that is formed after the procedure

Know in detail about symptoms, causes and treatment options for blocked fallopian tubes at https://rupalhospital.wordpress.com/category/blocked-fallopian-tubes/

What are the symptoms?

Unlike anovulation, where irregular menstrual cycles may hint to a problem, blocked fallopian tubes rarely cause symptoms. Women may experience certain symptoms or nothing at all. Strong to mild abdominal pain, fever, painful periods, strange looking or smelling vaginal discharge, or feeling pain while having sex or passing urine are some possible symptoms, but because many women still ovulate, blocked fallopian tubes can go unnoticed until a woman is trying to get pregnant.

Treatments for blocked fallopian tubes

When it comes to treating blocked fallopian tubes, the traditional solution is tubal surgery. However, surgery is invasive and has several possible side-effects, one of the most common one being the risk of developing ectopic pregnancies. A less invasive and more affordable solution in cases of fallopian tube obstruction is in vitro fertilization or IVF. Nowadays, most women who suffer from blocked fallopian tubes choose IVF instead of surgery. IVF is safe and effective and offers women with infertility problems a very easy solution to conceive. However, in case the obstruction of the fallopian tubes is associated with hydrosalpinx formation (fluid filling a blocked fallopian tube), the success rate of IVF is smaller, so doctors recommend treating hydrosalpinx before having IVF.

Blocked Fallopian Tubes Cause Infertility?

Each month, when ovulation occurs, an egg is released from one of the ovaries. The egg travels from the ovary, through the tubes, and into the uterus. The sperm also needs to swim their way from the cervix, through the uterus, and through the fallopian tubes to get the egg. Fertilization usually takes place while the egg is traveling through the tube. If one or both fallopian tubes are blocked, the egg cannot reach the uterus, and the sperm cannot reach the egg, preventing fertilization and pregnancy. It’s also possible for the tube not to be blocked totally, but only partially. This can increase the risk of a tubal pregnancy, or ectopic pregnancy.

Can You Get Pregnant With a Blocked Fallopian Tube?

If only one fallopian tube is blocked, but the other is clear, it may still be possible to achieve pregnancy. It depends on how well the ovaries are functioning, and also what caused the blocked tube in the first place.

The fallopian tubes can sometimes become blocked or even damaged due to certain conditions that a woman may suffer from. In rare cases, the blockage to the fallopian tubes may have been present since birth as a birth defect, but has gone undetected until the woman reached adulthood and tried to conceive.

So don’t lose heart if you are diagnosed with blocked fallopian tubes. Consult with your doctor and look for a treatment plan most suitable for you and enjoy healthy pregnancy and motherhood.
Don’t wait too long to start a family – that’s a message from Consultant Obstetrician, Gynaecologist, and Fertility Specialist today.
Start creating your family by contacting today Rupal Hospital for Women and Know about your options for having a baby with blocked fallopian tubes using IVF & assisted reproductive technology. You can contact fertility and IVF specialist at http://www.rupalhospital.comor simply call on +91-2612599128


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Jul16
BONE HEALTH
ARE YOU WORRIED ABOUT YOUR BONE HEALTH
Lack of calcium and vitamin D are generally considered the cause of weak bone health and osteoporosis but POOR NUTRITION and lack of daily PHYSICAL EXERCISE also contributes to bone health.
Certain foods like calcium, vitamin d, and protein are good for your bones, but certain foods are better to avoid because they can enhance the bone calcium loss
A. Eat less SALT
Too much of salt (in form of processed foods, packaged foods) is harmful for skeleton as it leads to calcium loss
B. CARBONATED drinks-
Contains Phosphoric acid which increases the drain of calcium from bones.
C. Over dose of CAFFEINE -
Excess caffeine reduces the absorption of calcium from gut
D. Make a distance from SUGAR-
Excess sugar interferes with calcium absorption and drains phosphorus and other essential minerals that help in calcium absorption
E. Restrict ALCOHOL-
Too much alcohol reduces bone density and increases calcium excretion from body.
Even if you take alcohol occasionally, avoid mixing it with carbonated drinks
#nutrition#nourishvani#lifestyle#fitness#fit#strong#eatclean#exercise#workout#happy


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Jun27
Obesity and Pregnancy
When couples strive to increase their chances of fertility, a multitude of factors may be considered. They may be more conscious of the foods they eat, alcohol or caffeine consumed, or exercise regimen maintained. Although these day-to-day habits are certainly good to keep in mind, it is also important to remember that one’s weight plays a part in his or her overall health, and when it comes to fertility, weight is yet another factor that may influence success rates.

To become pregnant, a healthy weight matters. Being overweight or obese can impact your fertility. Obesity is a rising epidemic affecting millions worldwide. Obesity also significantly affects a woman’s capacity to carry on a pregnancy to term. Obesity is defined by an extraordinarily high Body Mass Index (BMI) in which the index is a reflection of body fat content. Around 1 in 4 women are at least overweight as per surveys and studies. The rates are higher among women facing problems of conception. Obese women are three times more likely to suffer infertility than women with a normal body mass index. Overweight or obese women experience longer times to pregnancy and reduced probabilities of conception relative to their normal-weight counterparts. Moreover, they are at an increased risk of early and recurrent miscarriage. These women generally have reduced oocyte quality, lower developmental potential, and poor clinical outcomes when they undergo assisted reproduction treatment.

“Healthy women have healthy eggs and are more likely to have healthy children,”

Obesity has a number of different effects on fertility of men and women as follows:

1. Obesity affects hormones
When body mass index goes past the overweight category (BMI of 25–29.9) into the obese category (BMI of 30 and above), hormonal changes may occur in the female body. When the levels of natural hormones change, the chances of conception decrease.

2. Obesity leads to insulin resistance
The hormonal imbalance that comes with obesity often leads to insulin resistance. That is a major risk factor on the road to diabetes — but it also affects fertility and can create abnormal menstrual cycles. Insulin resistance can lead to anovulation, in which body does not produce eggs properly.

3. Obesity affects natural and assisted pregnancies
Obesity makes it more challenging to become pregnant, no matter whether a couple is using natural means or reproductive technologies such as in-vitro fertilization (IVF). It also increases the risk for a miscarriage. This issue may be caused by the hormonal issues or because of poor quality eggs.

4. Obesity decreases Men's fertility, too
Although much of the focus on obesity and infertility is on women, it absolutely affects men, too. For men, obesity leads to a drop in testosterone, which can lead to infertility. On top of that, erectile dysfunction occurs at a higher rate among obese men.

5. Losing weight can improve all of the above
In recent years, the connection between lifestyle, weight, nutrition and fertility is gaining more public exposure. A multidisciplinary approach to weight management is more likely to be a successful treatment option. The emphasis should be on lifestyle change, education about proper diet, exercise, and behavior modification. A more holistic approach to obesity and reproductive health can help increase the chances of conception in obese women. In doing so, it would also have a positive impact on the general health.

As a result of weight loss, the hormonal imbalances and other effects of obesity begin to decrease.

Know in detail about fertility treatment in male and female at http://www.blossomivfindia.com/fertility-treatments

More specifically, the greater a woman’s body-mass index (BMI) is, the less likely she is to have a successful IVF experience. A Recent study has shown that to a large extent, today’s generation is what their moms and dads ate prior to and around their conception. "This is a huge issue that really does carry through to certainly the next -- and probably the next two -- generations."

Obesity has negative effects on reproductive health. It has been established that obesity is associated with decreased natural fecundity, a decreased ovulation rate, increased time until conception, and increased rates of miscarriage. Additionally, an increased rate of pregnancy complications, including gestational hypertension, preeclampsia, gestational diabetes, postpartum hemorrhage, and fetal macrosomia, are all associated with obesity. Since the incidence of obesity is continually rising, an increasing number of overweight and obese women are seeking fertility treatments through assisted reproduction technology (ART).

There is nothing in medical science that says that IVF can't be done on fat or obese women. IVF remains more complicated for Obese Women and they require different medication doses than normal weight women. Consequently, there is a need to understand the full impact of obesity on in vitro fertilization (IVF) treatments. In vitro fertilization is used to help women become pregnant by mixing the sperm and egg outside the body, then implanting the embryo into the woman’s uterus.

Following are the effects of obesity on in vitro fertilization (IVF) success rates.

1. Obese women need higher doses of drugs: Obesity is associated with higher doses of medications to stimulate the ovaries. Obese women also take longer to respond, have increased cycle cancellation rates, and fewer eggs retrieved.

2. Obese Women are less likely to get Pregnant: IVF pregnancy rates are lower in obese women. The age-adjusted odds of live birth are reduced due to high BMI. In other words, the chances of having a baby decrease as the woman’s weight increases.

3. Obesity Affects Eggs and Embryos: Egg quality, fertilization rate and embryo quality all decrease in obese women. This means that eggs retrieved may result in a failed IVF cycle. Obese women are less likely to have successful IVF from their own eggs (and not donor eggs), due to poorer egg quality. When it comes to IVF with donor eggs, obese women apparently have normal success rates. It is apparent that women with a BMI of >25 and especially those with a BMI of >30 exhibit a poorer ovarian response to fertility drugs (impaired follicle and embryo development with fewer blastocysts becoming available for transfer). These women also tend to have a reduced ability to implant transferred embryos into their uterine linings because of its thickness, perhaps due to reduced endometrial receptivity.

4. Obesity Affects the Uterine Lining: An obese woman is at a greater risk of developing abnormal thickening of the uterus lining. This is because estrogen is secreted in excess in an obese woman. The uterine lining becomes thick and is less receptive in obese women. It is apparent that women with a BMI of >25 and especially those with a BMI of >30 exhibit a poorer ovarian response to fertility drugs (impaired follicle and embryo development with fewer blastocysts becoming available for transfer). These women also tend to have a reduced ability to implant transferred embryos into their uterine linings because of its thickness, perhaps due to reduced endometrial receptivity.

All fertility options and treatments available for infertile couples can be learned at http://www.blossombestivfindia.com/Program/OurFertilityPrograms

Women who are planning to get pregnant or to enter IVF programs should be advised to lose weight before starting so, as very strict diets are not allowed during pregnancy or while on IVF. The clinical significance of a growing population of overweight women is enormous because not only can this compromise their overall reproductive performance, but it also compounds the risk of chronic medical conditions such as diabetes, and coronary/cerebral/peripheral vascular disease, and thus compromises life expectancy as well as the quality of life. As such, being overweight represents an overall life hazard that should be addressed by the medical profession as well as by society as a whole. The answer is surely not a simple one, but the solution does not lie in dieting alone. Instead, it requires an overall modification in lifestyle.

It is important to note that reducing BMI through weight loss has been demonstrated to significantly improve fertility treatment outcomes and to lower both treatment and pregnancy complications. In other words, not only does obesity make it much more difficult to conceive, but it also exposes both the mother and the infant to all manner of risks before and after birth.

Blossom Fertility & IVF Center in India is for IVF, IUI, ICSI, Surrogacy, Egg & Sperm Donation. The clinic offers IVF (In Vitro Fertilization) treatment to infertile couples from all over the world. Clinics expertise in fertility treatment and cutting edge technology has helped majority of the patients achieve pregnancy. Obese women coming for fertility and infertility treatment are advised to reduce weight and to get BMI corrected. All options related to pregnancy for obese women are explained in detail. Finally, it is important to emphasize that overweight women are at far greater risk during pregnancy than are women of normal body weight. Women who are planning to get pregnant or to enter IVF programs are advised to lose weight before starting, as weight loss "improves ovulatory function" as well as pregnancy outcomes. It is important to note that reducing BMI through weight loss has been demonstrated to significantly improve fertility treatment outcomes and to lower both treatment and pregnancy complications. In other words, not only does obesity make it much more difficult to conceive, but it also exposes both the mother and the infant to all manner of risks before and after birth. "Because of the complex nature of obesity and of reproduction, when an obese woman with sub fertility presents for fertility treatment, an individualized yet systematic approach is needed.

Contact the Fertility experts of Blossom Fertility Centre regarding any fertility problems including male infertility, female infertility, IVF, ICSI, Blastocyst Transfer, Donor Eggs and various other complex processes at http://www.blossombestivfindia.com


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May22
DEAF & BLIND CAN NOW WATCH TELEVISION REAL TIME
DEAF & BLIND CAN NOW WATCH TELEVISION REAL TIME

PROF .DRRAM,HIV /AIDS,HEPATITIS ,SEX DISEASES & WEAKNESS expert,New Delhi,India, profdrram@gmail.com,+917838059592,+919832025033,ON WHATSAPP

For the first time, researchers have developed a new technology that types Braille or subtitles of television channels in real time and helps deaf-blind people "watch" television without intermediaries.The people, who have tried it, highlighted the advantage of being able to access information they previously could not, in real time and without intermediaries, and they have also praised its ability to transmit to Braille lines and the ability to adjust the reading and viewing speed.

Researchers from Universidad Carlos III de Madrid explained Pervasive SUB, it compiles all the subtitles of television channels and sends them to a central server which forwards them to smartphones or tablets.From there, they are sent to the Braille line of the deaf-blind person thanks to the GoAll app, which integrates the software, is compatible with different Braille lines and makes it possible to control the speed of the subtitles that are captured directly from the TV broadcast in perfect synchronization.
The lead researcher García Crespo said that at Telefonica their endeavor is to become a more accessible company and that way contribute to equal opportunities for all.The research team is now providing this service free of charge to anyone who needs it. Interested parties need only to download the GoAll app, available on ¡OS and Android.
Deaf-blind persons suffer a combined deterioration of sight and hearing, which impedes their access to information, communication and mobility in a way that seriously affects everyday abilities necessary for a minimally independent lif


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May21
ANTIBODY IDENTIFIED TO KILL CANCER CELLS-prof dr ram hiv/aids,hepatitis expert
ANTIBODY IDENTIFIED TO KILL CANCER CELLS-prof dr ram hiv/aids,hepatitis expert

PROF .DRRAM,HIV /AIDS,HEPATITIS ,SEX DISEASES & WEAKNESS expert,New Delhi,India, profdrram@gmail.com,+917838059592,+919832025033,ON WHATSAPP


Researchers have found that an antibody -- originally developed for studying the autoimmune condition multiple sclerosis -- can promote the immune system`s ability to fight cancer and decreases tumour growth.In a study published in the journal Science Immunology, the researchers reported that the antibody decreased tumour growth in models of melanoma (skin cancer), glioblastoma (brain cancer) and colorectal carcinoma, making it an attractive candidate for cancer immunotherapy.
The antibody can precisely target regulatory T cells which in turn unleash the immune system to kill cancer cells. T cells (Tregs) which help maintain the immune system`s tolerance of "self," can, inadvertently, promote cancer`s growth by preventing the body`s immune system from detecting and attacking cancer cells.
The researchers, led by neurologist Howard Weiner from Brigham and Women`s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts, found that they could precisely target Tregs using an antibody.The team developed these so-called anti-LAP antibodies initially to investigate the development of multiple sclerosis, but realised their work had implications for the study of cancer.
In the current study, the team used preclinical models to investigate how well anti-LAP antibodies could work in blocking the essential mechanisms of Tregs and restoring the immune system`s ability to fight cancer. They found that anti-LAP acts on multiple cell populations to promote the immune system`s ability to fight cancer, including increasing the activity of certain types of T cells and enhancing immune memory.
"In addition to studying its therapeutic effect, we wanted to characterise the mechanism by which the anti-LAP antibody can activate the immune system," said lead author Galina Gabriely, a scientist in the Weiner laboratory. "We found that it affects multiple arms of the immune system," Gabriely said.


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Apr05
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Apr05
Ayurveda Remedy for Infertility
Ayurvedic Remedies For Infertility

Infertility is a small word yet it is the focus of a very vast science! Researchers, doctors, herbalists, Ayurveda physicians spend their lives mastering this single aspect. Research by the World Health Organization (WHO) estimated that in 2010, 48.5 million couples worldwide were unable to have a child due to primary or secondary infertility.

Given these figures and facts, one can imagine that this specialized science can be adapted under specialist care. It is not a field where kitchen shelves or self-medication can work wonders. The Ayurvedic approach should also be through a good, experienced physician rather than “trial and error” method because time and reproductive system is the essence for conception.

The Internet is full of tricks and treats, ideas and remedies from simple sneezing to complicated infertility. This article is meant to pave a path for the couples who are trying to conceive with right attitudes, lifestyle, and dietary choices.

Male Infertility

More than 90% of male infertility is due to low sperm counts, poor sperm quality, or both. Sperm abnormalities can be caused due to congenital birth defects, disease, chemical exposure, and lifestyle habits. The remaining cases of male infertility can be caused by anatomical problems, hormonal imbalances, and genetic defects.

Female Infertility

Female Infertility may be caused by an underlying medical condition that damages the fallopian tubes, interferes with ovulation, or causes hormonal complications. These medical conditions may be pelvic inflammatory disease, endometriosis, polycystic ovary syndrome, premature ovarian failure, uterine fibroids, autoimmune disorders, birth defects of the reproductive tract, cancer or tumor, clotting disorders, diabetes, obesity, thyroid disorder, etc.

Drinking too much alcohol, exercising too much, eating disorders or poor nutrition may also be creating problems in conception.

The Ayurvedic treatment depends on the underlying cause. All underlying causes of infertility include therapies of unction (oil), sudation (sweat), and mild use of the five pañchakarma measures, herbal tampon, medicated vaginal douches. Oil abhyanga (massage) can always be done, using Chitrak (Plumbago Zeylanica), Guduchi (Tinospora Cordifolia), Bala (Sida Cordifolia) with boiled milk and sesame oil.

Ayurvedic Remedies For Infertility

I am listing some of the corrective remedies which help in all kinds of disorders.

Reduce/Quit Alcohol Intake

Alcohol intake had a significant effect on infertility in both males and females. The qualities of alcohol are light, hot, sharp, subtle, sour, intoxicating, swift, quick-acting, rough and drying. All these qualities are the opposite of qualities of Ojas – life forming element. Alcohol also depletes the quality of sperm and ovum along with other reproductive tissues. It might become a reason for your infertility. Thus, if you are trying to conceive – quit alcohol. Same goes for caffeine and smoking!

Eat Right

Parched rice (soaked) + sugar candy (as per the taste)+ milk (300 ml) – Eat this natural cereal for your breakfast or dinner. Cardamom powder(1 pinch) should be added for females and nutmeg powder(1 pinch) should be added for males.
Ginger tea (hot water 200 ml + ½ tsp freshly grated ginger) consumed daily morning helps in detoxification of the body.
Turmeric and saffron milk at bedtime is beneficial for males as well as females.
Beneficial vegetables – artichoke, asparagus, bottle gourd.
Beneficial fruits – red raspberry, Indian gooseberry.
Beneficial seeds – fenugreek, sesame.
Other beneficial foods – cow’s ghee, moong, barley, old wheat and rice in their natural forms, pure honey, almonds.
Practice Yoga

Yoga is one of the best ways to support reproductive health.

Dhanurasana (Bow Pose)
Sarvangasana (Bridge Pose)
Viprit Karani (Legs-up-the-pose)
Baddha Konasana (Reclining bound angle)
Janu Sirshasana (Revolved head-to-knee pose)
Paschimottanasana (Seated forward bend)
These are some beneficial poses for infertility. They help by improving blood circulation in reproductive systems, massaging reproductive organs, stimulating and correcting hormones, reducing stress.

Reduce Stress

Stress plays a major role in slowing down your fertility be it in males or females. A calm, peaceful, happy and healthy state of mind and bedroom environment is the essence of not only a healthy sex life but also fertility. So knowingly or unknowingly work-life stress, social stress, inadequate sleep, financial stress or stress related to non-conception might be hindering your becoming pregnant.

Especially for females during menstruation, rather than focusing on PMS, the woman should consciously concentrate only on good and positive thoughts.


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Ayurvedic Herbs

Although it’s best to take it under physician’s supervision you can instill these herbs in your daily lives. They are some of the best herbs which are used in infertility.

Gokshura – It is one of the best herbs for genitourinary conditions for both males and females.
Kapikachhu – It is one of the best tonics and aphrodisiacs for the reproductive system in males.
Kum Kuma – It is a herb useful in the treatment of impotence & infertility in both males and females.
Shatavari – It is one of the main herbs for the immune and female reproductive systems.
Varahikand – A great male/female reproductive tonic useful in impotency, infertility, increasing semen, milk (progesterone), and other hormonal secretions (pituitary, thyroid, estrogen), etc.
One in every five infertile couple conceives without undergoing any treatment or efforts. By encouraging the above-given tips and habits you might also conceive and experience parenthood in no time. A pinch of positivity and enthusiasm with these tips in your life for three months can change your lives. So wish you all the best in the journey toward fertility.


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Mar20
Weird things that can mess up with your fertility
Infertility is a relatively common condition. When patients are confronted with this diagnosis, there are medical, psychological, and financial sequelae. Patients often wonder if there is anything they can do to optimize their natural fertility or increase the effectiveness of infertility treatments.

A healthy man and a healthy woman gives birth to a healthy child. There are many instances when a healthy couple is not able to conceive because of female related infertility, male infertility or unidentified circumstances. Apart from this there are many factors that are against fertility which no one has ever thought of. If a couple is trying to get pregnant or even are planning for it in the near future, consideration should be given to following factors that really mess up with ones fertility and the suggested changes or recommendations should be adopted to boost fertility.

1. Artificial Night time Light

Habit of staring at smartphone or tablet screens at night, can disrupt sleep cycle. Artificial nighttime light exposure can harm both ability to conceive and fetal development if already pregnant. Late-night light exposure can suppress melatonin production, the "sleep hormone," that's also produced in the reproductive tract and blocks eggs from damaging free radicals, particularly during ovulation. Insufficient melatonin production can also disrupt a developing fetus' internal clock, resulting in long-term problems and further confusing a woman's biological clock.

2. Junk Food

Consumption of burger and fries deprives of right nutrients, such as monounsaturated fats, zinc, vitamin D, and B6. It means, body’s regulation of critical reproductive hormones like progesterone, insulin, and testosterone is disrupted. Consume healthy foods to boost body’s potential of having a baby. Also, make it certain to eat a heavy and nutritious breakfast because research published in Clinical Science found that consuming about half of daily calories in the a.m. could increase fertility. Junk food can also have adverse effect on weight, blood sugar, insulin production, cholesterol and cardiovascular disease.

3. Cholesterol Level

Results indicate that those couples in which either one or both had high cholesterol took considerably longer to become pregnant than those couples with cholesterol within the normal scale. Cholesterol levels may be an important factor in healthy couples who want to conceive and who don't have infertility problems. Cholesterol might be related to fertility because it is a building block of both male and female hormones. These hormones, such as estrogen and progesterone in women and testosterone in men, play a role in a couple's ability to become pregnant. They influence the quality of men's sperm and semen, as well as ovulation, implantation and the maintenance of a healthy pregnancy in women. Maintaining healthy cholesterol levels is important throughout life, both when people are younger and hoping to start a family and as they get older and want to prevent heart disease.

4. Stress

While stress does not cause infertility, infertility most definitely causes stress. Stress play a role in the success of infertility treatments, including in vitro fertilization (IVF). Being unable to get pregnant when one wants to, can be a huge source of stress, anxiety, and depression. While no one expects patients to approach fertility treatment stress-free, finding ways to minimise stress while pursuing treatment can help. Meditation, yoga, music therapy, walking, conversation with the partner does help in reducing stress. The goal of stress reduction is to minimise, not eliminate stress, by finding the technique that serves the patients needs the best.

5. Poor Oral Health

A study in the Journal of Periodontology found that women who needed fertility treatments had higher levels of gum bleeding and inflammation than those who conceived naturally. Women with gum disease took an average of 7.1 months to become pregnant – two months longer than women without gum disease (5.0 months). Women in child bearing age should be encouraged to have regular preventive dental check-ups in order to maintain good oral and periodontal health.

6. Smoking

If trying to get pregnant and is smoker, stop smoking now. Quitting may be one of the best things one can do for their health and for their fertility. Smokers are more likely to have fertility problems than non smokers. If smoking is done for many years, or smoke many cigarettes per day, risk for fertility problems increases. Smoking can lead to fertility problems, including ovulation problems, genetic issues, damage to reproductive organs, damage to eggs or premature menopause and increased risk of cancer and that of miscarriage. In addition, smokers that try fertility treatments tend to take longer to get pregnant. Smokers are also more likely to give birth to babies with health problems. Exposure to cigarette smoke for even just a few days can affect health and fertility.

7. Weight

There is a direct effect of weight on fertility as well as the outcome of infertility treatment and pregnancy. Many underweight, overweight, and obese women have no problem getting pregnant. But others will have problems conceiving, most often due to ovulation problems. There is good evidence that obesity lowers the success rates of in vitro fertilization (IVF). Studies have shown lower pregnancy rates and higher miscarriage rates in obese women and they are at an increased risk for developing pregnancy-induced (gestational) diabetes and high blood pressure (pre-eclampsia). Children of obese mothers are at increased risk of some birth defects and having a high birth weight. Low sperm counts and low sperm motility (movement) have been found more often in overweight and obese men than in normal-weight men.

8. Hormonal Imbalance

When a couple has difficulty conceiving, their fertility specialist will investigate whether they have a hormone imbalance.
A hormone imbalance occurs when hormones, the chemical messengers that help regulate body functions, are at improper levels, resulting in reproductive problems and infertility. Hormonal imbalances are quite common in women and men. However, for couple trying to conceive, hormonal imbalances can make it extremely difficult to get pregnant. Some women who suffer from hormonal imbalances are infertile and can not have children. Other hormonal imbalances effects are able to be reversed through treatments and medications, and these couples can go on to have successful pregnancies. Drug therapy to correct a hormone imbalance is the most common treatment for infertility.

9. Medications

It is less familiar that certain over-the-counter and prescription medications may also affect fertility. Woman's menstrual cycle is tightly controlled by the interaction between the brain, ovaries, and uterus, and any health problem or medication that disrupts this communication could adversely affect ovulation and make it challenging for women to achieve a pregnancy. Medicines can alter ovulation, and endometrial or uterine receptivity to a pregnancy, and it can possibly change sperm production. So if thinking about getting pregnant, talk to an ob-gyn about what medications are safe or unsafe, what might affect ability to conceive, and which medicines are currently taken. That way one may be able to find an alternative that won't interfere with getting pregnant.

10. Age and Fertility

Age is the most important factor affecting a woman’s chance to conceive and have a healthy child. As women age their fertility declines. A woman’s fertility starts to decline in her early 30s, with the decline speeding up after 35. At 40 a woman only has a 5% chance of becoming pregnant in any month. This is because a woman is born with all the eggs she is going to have in her lifetime. As she ages her eggs age with her, decreasing in quality and number. Also, the risk of miscarriage, and complications in pregnancy and childbirth, increase. As men age, levels of testosterone fall, and the volume and concentration of sperm change.

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11. Breastfeeding

It is a common tale that one can’t get pregnant while breastfeeding because of the impact of breastfeeding and fertility rates. This is true, as long as you nurse according to the rules of natural child spacing. The same hormones that make milk suppress the release of reproductive hormones. While breastfeeding full-time most mothers do not ovulate and do not have menstrual periods. This means that pregnancy can be avoided, at least for a while.

12. Low Iron Levels May Affect Your Fertility

women who do not get sufficient amounts of iron may suffer anovulation (lack of ovulation) and possibly poor egg health, which can inhibit pregnancy at a rate 60% higher than those with sufficient iron stores in their blood. When the blood does not get enough iron, anemia, or an insufficient number of red blood cells, may develop. Since it is these red blood cells that deliver oxygen to all of the body’s tissue and organs including the ovaries and uterus, this deficiency may cause the eggs stored in the ovaries to weaken over time and become unviable. Worse yet, should conception occur, anemia makes it impossible for the growing fetus’ cells to divide and grow properly. This may result in a miscarriage in some cases.

13. Folic Acid Deficiency

If there’s one vitamin you should be consuming when you’re trying to get pregnant or you anticipate pregnancy in the future, its folic acid. Women who take folic acid supplements every day have a better chance of getting pregnant and it aids in conception too. Those taking a supplement regularly had a 40 per cent lower risk of suffering problems producing eggs - the second biggest cause of female infertility. Women hoping to become pregnant are advised to take a 0.4mg supplement of folic acid every day after stopping contraception, and for the first 12 weeks of pregnancy. The easiest and most reliable way to secure this intake is to take daily folic acid supplement or begin consuming sunflower seeds, spinach, eggs and grains like pastas and cereals for a natural folic acid boost.

14. Phthalates Use Of Cosmetics

Phthalates are a group of synthetic chemicals used in plastics and some cosmetics. It compromise your ability to conceive. Studies have shown phthalate exposure can mess with a man’s fertility and women with the most phthalates in their systems were twice as likely to suffer from implantation failure after IVF procedures as compared to women with the lowest level of phthalates. Many of the products that we apply directly to our skin are made from the same harsh chemicals used in industry, and are known hormone disruptor’s for both men and women.

15. Chronic Health Conditions

When you’re fighting a chronic illness, your reproductive system becomes a fairly low priority for your body, which may need to pay more attention to vital organs like the heart, brain, kidneys and lungs, and less attention to the ovaries or uterus. A wide variety of chronic illnesses, from heart disease to diabetes, can suppress both ovulation and sperm production, which can make it difficult to get pregnant. Thyroid disorders can also stop ovulation. If you’re fighting cancer, the treatments themselves, including chemotherapy drugs and radiation to the pelvic area, can suppress fertility. If you live with a chronic illness, talk to your doctor about ways to get your symptoms under control and what you may be able to do to improve your fertility odds.

Pregnancy is a result of a complex combination of factors and events. Healthy lifestyles are important for everyone — but they’re especially important if one is trying to get pregnant. What is put into body will definitely affect health, eggs and sperm, and it's important to take control for the best possible outcome. Making lifestyle modifications may aid in achieving the ultimate goal of a healthy pregnancy. It is the role of the physician to help the patient identify modifiable risk factors, especially given the cost and time commitment associated with fertility treatments. All patients should be encouraged to strive for a healthy, sustainable lifestyle.

Struggling with infertility can be a highly upsetting and personal experience. As the rates of infertility continue to climb we must look for all natural solutions when this natural process of fertility goes awry. The costs of traditional drug and surgery treatments for infertility are not only costly financially, they can take a physical toll down the road for both the parents and conceived child.

Healthy lifestyle habits can help preserve fertility for a longer period of time. So, if a couple is trying to get pregnant, or foresee a mini-you sometime in the future, it’s imperative to learn what changes might be in stock that will boost the chances of pregnancy. Consider the simple steps that will help keep a healthy reproductive system of women. It is common sense advice that one keeps her in a healthy condition when trying for a baby.

If you are thinking about pregnancy and if there is any initial hindrances consult OB-GYN doctor. It can help identify ways to help improve fertility and increase chances of getting pregnant. These are just some of the dos and donts that can impact successful conception and more importantly, the future health of the baby. There are other factors and it is important to learn all one can, about how small changes can impact fertility and the baby that is to be born. Specialists can help identify ways to improve fertility and boost chances of getting pregnant.

Me and Mummy hospital & IVF Centre in Surat is led by Dr.Praful Doshi and Dr.Mitshu Doshi along with a team of associate doctors, nurses, embryologists and counselors, all of whom specialise in gynaecology and infertility treatment. The team of doctors evaluate every couple including their blood work out, their habits, lifestyle, stress level, exposure to toxins, work pattern, diet habit and all small things related to pregnancy. The treatment is based on individual basis and thorough evaluation is made and plan of treatment is prepared.

Consult the team of fertility and infertility specialist of Me and Mummy hospital & IVF Centre at http://www.meandmummyindia.com or can talk to them at 91-261-2471111


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