in Natural Pharmacy Business, March 2016
Over the past 20 years, fertility problems have increased dramatically. One in six couples now find it difficult to conceive and a quarter of all pregnancies can end in a miscarriage and more and more couples are turning to fertility treatments to help them have a family. Mark Whitney looks at the probable causes, and how to boost fertility naturally.
Infertility is a disease, usually of the reproductive system, defined by the failure to achieve a clinical pregnancy after 12 months or more, of regular unprotected sexual intercourse.
Infertility can be categorised as primary infertility or secondary infertility. Primary infertility is defined as a couple who have never had a pregnancy. Secondary infertility describes a couple who are having trouble conceiving again, even though they have previously achieved pregnancy.
There are many fertility conditions, both common and uncommon, that make it difficult for a couple to conceive. Presenting cases of infertility are broken down into thirds. One third of all cases will be female related, one third is male related and one third is defined as ‘unexplained infertility’. Unexplained infertility is so named as its causes remain unknown even after an infertility work-up…Read full article →
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