Infertility is a common struggle, and one we don’t talk about often enough. Information is a powerful tool for any health journey, including reproductive health, and its crucial to stay on top of the science behind infertility and its causes, particularly if you are trying to conceive. We've rounded up the five most common myths related to infertility in the hopes of spreading awareness and encouraging further education.Team Ovry | Tue, Jul 12, 22
Male-factor infertility is still heavily stigmatized and therefore not openly discussed. We breakdown the statistics, the causes, the mental health aspect and the treatments on this important medical diagnosis that affects approximately 7% of men.
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a hormonal disorder affecting the lives of more than 10 million people around the world. It is common among women who are of reproductive age. In some cases, it can lead to cysts being formed in the ovaries, hence its name, but each person can have different symptoms, and the treatments vary.
Fertility is an issue often tied to women’s health, but in a heterosexual couple, men are the other half of the conception equation. It’s often thought men can easily reproduce effectively throughout their entire lives; however, that’s only partly true. There are other factors that come into play when it comes to healthy sperm, and aging is one of them.
Egg freezing is becoming more common in North America. A Canadian fertility clinic reported an increase of 180% from 2017 to 2018. Companies promising to retrieve eggs often oversimplify what it entails, while popular culture adds to the myth that it’s an instant procedure.