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What Is – and Isn’t – Normal in Your Period Cycle

What’s normal in your menstrual cycle when you’re 20 is different than when you’re 30, 40, or 50. This summary will answer your “what is a normal period?” questions, and help you see if the flow and duration of your period is normal or not. Have you heard of the menstrual cup? The The Diva Cup is a reusable, bell-shaped menstrual […]

Endometriosis as a Cause of Painful Periods

If you’re dealing with painful periods, endometriosis might be the cause. Here’s how to get a quick diagnosis of endometriosis – because a delayed diagnosis leads to more problems – and start healing the pain of your periods. In Stop Endometriosis and Pelvic Pain: What Every Woman and Her Doctor Need to Know, Dr Andrew Cook explains why so many […]

Signs of Fertility Problems in Women

How do you know if you have fertility problems? Many women wonder if they’ll be able to conceive a baby. Here are the most common signs of fertility problems. The first and most obvious sign of a fertility problem is the lack of ability to get pregnant. But, how do you know that you can’t get pregnant unless you’re actively […]

Endometriosis and Infertility – How a Pelvic Disorder Affects Pregnancy

Endometriosis and infertility are often related, but treating this pelvic inflammatory disorder can improve your chances of pregnancy. Here’s a description of what causes endometriosis, the symptoms of endometriosis, and what to do if you suspect you have this pelvic disorder. According to Harvard Medical School, endometriosis is responsible for many cases of infertility, there has been some disagreement about […]

How Endometriosis Affects Pregnancy After Infertility Treatments

Here is a summary of research showing how endometriosis affects getting and being pregnant, as well as how this disease could affect the baby. Women who have endometriosis who get pregnant through infertility treatments have a higher risk of pregnancy complications, and are more likely to have a Caesarean section. Endometriosis: A Key to Healing Through Nutrition by Dian Shepperson Mills […]

How Endometriosis Affects Your Fertility

Endometriosis and female fertility are closely connected. Here’s what the experts say about the effects of endometriosis on getting pregnant. “Approximately 80% to 85% of couples who are trying to become pregnant will successfully conceive within a year,” write John Gordon, MD and Michael DiMattina, MD in 100 Questions & Answers About Infertility. “Thus infertility is defined as the inability […]