Thursday, 8 November 2007

Female Fertility

From a medical perspective, the two most common identifiable problems for women are:

  • Problems with ovulation (such as irregular periods)
  • Damage to fallopian tubes (e.g. from an infection)
However, almost a third of all problems can not be identified and are therefore classified as ‘unexplained’.

Subclinical nutritional deficienciesProblems with fertility may be down to a lack of certain vitamins, minerals and essential fats due to poor digestion or a diet that is not as good as it could be. This is because essential nutrients aid the working of the endocrine glands responsible for fertility and responsible to regulate ovulation and normalise periods. Essential nutrients can also help ensure that the fallopian tubes are in good working order.

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