For some couples, getting pregnant after having their first child is a breeze. For others, not so much. Learn about the top causes of secondary infertility and how to address them.
Polycystic ovary syndrome, a common hormone disorder that causes infertility, is also linked to weight gain. Learn more about the vicious cycle of PCOS symptoms and weight gain.
Weight gain during menopause is so common that some women even have a name for it — “menopot.” It’s the “pot belly” that develops in so many women during mid-life, when changing hormones and a slower metabolism team up to pack on the extra pounds.
Lifestyle changes can pull you out of the metabolic chaos of polycystic ovary syndrome, and lower your risk for conditions like diabetes and heart disease.
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Contributor Rebecca Flyckt, MD, FACOG The process of becoming pregnant begins with – and depends on – ovulation, when a woman’s body releases an egg from one of her ovaries to be available for fertilization. Ovulation problems are the most common cause of female infertility. They occur in about 20 percent of the 6.1 million … Read More