Everyone has heard of Down Syndrome, which is a chromosomal disorder that results from an extra copy of chromosome 21, instead of 2 copies of chromosome 21 individuals with down syndrome have 3 copies. This syndrome causes intellectual disabilities, unique facial/body characteristics, and high potential to develop medical conditions such as heart problems. What most people don’t know or have ever heard of is all the other chromosomal disorders. Unless you have a personal experience with these disorders, most people are oblivious.
There are many reasons why you could possibly be having trouble becoming pregnant. These reasons include but are not limited to ovulating problems, blocked or damaged tubes, unexplained infertility or male infertility. Fortunately, there are a few medical procedures that can help. Continue reading
When a couple is trying to get pregnant, all eyes usually fall on the woman. But, just as it takes two to tango, so it also takes two to make a baby. Conception isn’t just a woman’s responsibility. As a man, there are things you can do to increase the odds of making a baby. Continue reading
While infertility is typically considered a “female issue,” research is proving that one in every three occurrences of infertility are found in men. This can be a blow to a man’s ego, especially if he thinks it’s linked to his virility. However, these are two separate issues, and fertility in men can be helped by going to a sperm bank and receiving fertility treatment. Continue reading
Scientists were able to grow sperm in a lab using skin cells. The scientists believe the technique could be used to cure male sterility in the future. Continue reading
Erectile dysfunction or ED is the inability to get and maintain an erection that is sufficient for satisfactory sexual intercourse. ED is also known as impotence. ED can be an embarrassing problem, some men are tempted to look for treatment on their own. Continue reading