A thick and healthy endometrium is necessary for a healthy menstrual cycle and pregnancy.
A thin endometrium that exists in some patients is the leading cause of infertility or recurrent miscarriage. It is one of the reasons for early implantation defect in In-vitro fertilisation treatment.
A Professor of Anatomy and Consultant Reproductive Endocrinologist, Oladapo Ashiru, says the uterine ultrasound of Nigerian women shows more abnormalities than are generally found in White females. Speaking in an interview with PUNCH HealthWise, Ashiru said a...
The Comorbidities associated with assisted reproductive technology are; hypertension, diabetes, obesity, cardiac diseases and renal diseases.
There is no cure for endometriosis, but treatment can help with pain and infertility. Treatment depends on how severe your symptoms are and whether you want to get pregnant. If you have pain only, hormone therapy to lower your body’s estrogen levels will shrink the implants/growths and reduce pain. If you want to become pregnant, having surgery, infertility treatment, or both may help.
According to the World’s Health Organization (WHO), sickle cell disease is the most prevalent genetic disease in the African region. While 75% of patients with SCD live in sub-Saharan Africa, Nigeria alone accounts for more than 100,000 births each year. Individuals who have only one copy of the mutation are said to have sickle cell trait, these people are usually healthy but can transmit the disease to their children. It cannot but be overemphasized that sickle cell disease is fast becoming an African disease.
Irregular menstrual period and infertility in women by Prof Oladapo Ashiru The length of a menstrual cycle, which is counted from the first day of one period to the first day of the next, is not the same for every woman. Menstrual flow might occur every 21 to 35 days...
Labour and childbirth are being conducted with adherence to universal precautions, in addition to the use of personal protective equipment, more than ever. A few cases of newborns being positive for Covid-19 born to women who also had the disease were reported in the United Kingdom. All three babies survived and were discharged after testing negative.
In men, obesity is associated with low testosterone levels. In massively obese men, reduced spermatogenesis (formation of sperms) associated with severely low testosterone levels may favour infertility.
Unlike women, men do not have a clear-cut signpost, such as the stopping of menstruation to tell them they are in Andropause. Instead, it comes as a gradual and distressful decline in their sexuality, overall energy with increasing moodiness.