Uterine Fibroids and Recurrent Pregnancy Loss

Uterine fibroids are associated with miscarriages and may be a cause of recurrent pregnancy loss.  A recent study from the United Kingdom (Human Reproduction 26:3274;2011) found that the intrauterine cavity was distorted by fibroids in 8.2% of women with a history of recurrent pregnancy loss.  They also found that surgical removal of these intrauterine fibroids increased the […]

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Endometriosis and Infertility

Endometriosis and Fertility

Endometriosis is a common condition in women often associated with pain and infertility. It occurs when tissue that normally lines the inside of the uterus (endometrium) grows on the outside of it, mainly in the pelvis, ovaries and abdomen. Monthly hormonal changes can produce inflammation leading to pain and infertility due to the tissue itself […]

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