Myths about infertility

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Around the problem of infertility, there are many myths and misconceptions that people have spread far from the medicine. The following are the most common rumors that live in spite of all the scientific rebuttals.

Myth: Painful periods can cause infertility

Fact: Painful periods do not affect fertility.

Myth: Rare monthly resultinfertility

Fact: Extra long, but a regular menstrual cycle does not indicate possible problems with conception. Some women have a normal menstrual cycle can last 40 days. The possibility of conception they have only a limited number of such cycles.

Myth: Inotcan not get pregnant because of sexual intercourse afterI imply sperm

Fact: The outflow of semen after sexual intercourse — a normal phenomenon. At the completion of the sexual act required amount of semen mixed with cervical fluid, and the amount of spilled semen does not matter.

Myth: Fertility (ability to produce offspring) is determined by the consistency of men andsemen volume

Fact: The volume and consistency of semen have nothing to do with fertility, as the actual quality of the sperm depends largely on the amount of sperm. This can only be checked by microscopic examination.

Myth: To get pregnant, you need to have sex every day

Fact: Sperm is still active in the woman's cervical fluid within 48-72 hours after intercourse. Therefore, it is not necessary to adhere strictly to such a frequent schedule lovemaking.

Myth: If youwant to get pregnant, thenjust relax, do notthink aboutThis anddesired pregnancy comes

Fact: If pregnancy does not occur after a year of regular sexual intercourse, it is likely to have some kind of medical problem.

Myth:I have neverThere are no symptoms of genital infections, then the fallopian tubes inI passable

Fact: Many infectious diseases can be in latent form, but it can cause irreparable damage to, for example, fallopian tubes.

Myth: The number of spermatozoa in theMen invariably

Fact: Number and motility can vary greatly depending on the time span between ejaculations. Changes are also possible due to illness or medication.

Myth: Active masturbation can lead toabsence of sperm

Fact: Masturbation — is normal for boys and men. It has no effect on sperm count. Sperm can not be exhausted, because it is constantly produced in the testes.

Myth: Infertility— A women's issue

Fact: According to the World Health Organisation, female infertility occurs less frequently than men (45% of infertile couples are associated with various diseases in men, and only 40% — for women). In some cases, the cause of infertility can be the incompatibility of partners.

Myth: All around pregnant except me

Fact: Every 6th person has problems with fertility. According to the National Center for Health Statistics, 4.5 million couples each year are faced with the problem of conception, but the help of doctors treated less than 2 million.

Myth: Once adopt a child, just get pregnant

Fact: Medical studies clearly show that the chances of pregnancy after of adoption do not change.

Myth: Infertility occurs in only those couples who havewho never had children before

Fact: Unfortunately, many couples who already have children, face the problem of secondary infertility.

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