9 Things that put your fertility at risk

1. Your DNA

Fertility is so much more than hormones. It’s why in addition to checking hormones I recommend an ultrasound, review of your fertility family history, gynecological history, and a DNA check. All of these help paint a more complete picture.

2. Unhealthy BMI

Your fertility isn’t skin deep. However, your body mass index (BMI) can impact your chances of getting pregnant.

3. Abnormal Sleep Patterns

4. Fibroids

5. Endometriosis

Endometriosis is the growth of tissue that is normally found in the lining of the uterus (endometrium) in a location outside of the uterine cavity. It can occur on the ovaries, surface of the uterus, on the intestine, or on or in other organs. — OnHealth, What is Endometriosis?

It can take a woman even 6 years before they get accurately diagnosed with endometriosis. It’s a condition 1 in 10 women have and it can cause unbearable pelvic pain which can even lead some women to get a hysterectomy like celebrity Lena Dunham recently did.

6. Blocked Fallopian Tubes

7. Abnormal Semen Parameters

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8. Autoimmune Diseases

9. Reproductive Toxins

CONCLUSION

If you’re informed then you become better prepared to make decisions about your health, and fertility.

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