Impact of high temperature on sperm

Sperm parameters can be affected if exposed to high temperatures. For instance, sitting in a hot tub day after day should be avoided, even if a man has no known fertility problems. Repeated exposure to high temperature through hot tubs or hot baths can affect male...

Impact of smoking on fertility

Studies on male smoking have shown a decrease in the quality of sperm. Sperm motility refers to the swimming capability of sperm. If sperm cannot swim properly, they may have trouble reaching the egg and fertilizing it. In men who smoke, researchers found a decrease...
Watch the Beverages

Watch the Beverages

Drinking too much coffee or too much alcohol can impair a woman’s fertility. Excess intake of coffee is not good. Experts say that drinking more than five cups of coffee a day, the equivalent of about 500 milligrams of caffeine is associated with lower...
Good food for Fertility

Good food for Fertility

Women who eat food that contain high amounts of trans fats, animal proteins and carbohydrates, among other dietary factors, are more likely to have an ovulatory disorder. Ovulatory problems cause infertility in about 20 percent of women seeking to become pregnant. A...

Endometriosis

Tissues that normally grow inside the uterus (endometrium) may sometimes grow outside the uterus. This is termed as endometriosis. The main symptoms are pelvic pain and infertility. Nearly half of those affected have chronic pelvic pain, while in 70% pain occurs...

Fertility preservation for cancer treatment

Quality of life of young cancer survivors has become a major issue. However, anticancer therapies can have a detrimental impact on fertility. It is now well-established that all patients should receive information about the fertility risks associated with their cancer...
Time lapse is not enough

Time lapse is not enough

Many fertility clinics are now offering IVF patients time lapse technology. Beacon CARE Fertility have always used time lapse to provide additional information with which to select the best embryo. We use EmbryoScope time lapse incubators. The EmbryoScope takes a...