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Lifestyle that can Affect Your Fertility


Many people are not aware of effect on fertility from their lifestyle, According to gynecologist in Ahmedabad, your bad habits can effect on fertility like lowers the sperm count, pregnancy rate and increases sperm DNA fragmentation, which can cause miscarriage. – PowerPoint PPT presentation

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Title: Lifestyle that can Affect Your Fertility

Lifestyle Choices that can lead to Infertility
  • There has been a 20 to 30 rise in infertility
    in the country in the last five years as
    estimated by some of the best IVF center in
  • you should be aware of the role your lifestyle
    can play in fertility. Diet, nutrition, weight,
    and habits like smoking and drinking alcohol can
    have a direct impact on your fertility.

Below are some of the lifestyle choices that
affect fertility
  • Alcohol
  • Smoking
  • Weight
  • Diet
  • Caffeine
  • Exercise

  • Having a glass or two of wine might not have a
    large effect on your fertility, but it is always
    better to restrict your alcohol consumption.
  • Heavy drinking can lead to increased risk of
    ovulation disorders in women and depleted sperm
    quantity and quality in men.

  • As we all already know, smoking is harmful to
    overall health, but many people are not fully
    aware of its effects on fertility.
  • According to gynecologists in Ahmedabad, it also
    lowers the sperm count, pregnancy rate and
    increases sperm DNA fragmentation, which can
    cause miscarriage.

  • Being either underweight or overweight can reduce
    the fertility of both men and women.
  • Men with a high body mass index (BMI) can have a
    lower sperm count and decreased sperm quality.
    Women with a high BMI are at a higher risk of
    miscarriage, stillbirth and caesarean delivery.

  • What you eat and don't eat can play a vital role
    in fertility.
  • Women trying to conceive should avoid a high
    protein diet as excessive protein has been known
    to decrease fertility.

  • Some research suggests that high caffeine intake
    can reduce fertility, especially in women.
  • A cup of coffee or two a day wont be very
    harmful, but it is better to avoid excessive
    caffeine consumption.

  • Staying fit by regularly exercising is an
    essential aspect of a healthy lifestyle. But when
    it comes to fertility, it can be too much of a
    good thing.
  • Very vigorous and frequent physical activity can
    cause lower sperm count and reduced ovulation.

  • Ideally, such modifications should be made when
    first trying to conceive, but it is never too
    late to make healthier choices.
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