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Okay, so we’ve all heard about Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs), right?

 

Here’s the deal: STIs stuff like chlamydia and gonorrhoea can sneak around without us even noticing because they don’t always show obvious signs. But here’s the kicker: if you leave them hanging, they can mess with your baby-making plans, especially for the ladies.

 

Fertility is a delicate and multifaceted aspect of our lives, influenced by various factors beyond our genetic makeup. While the desire to build a family is deeply personal, understanding the impact of lifestyle and environmental factors on fertility is crucial for those navigating the path to parenthood.

 

Our lifestyle choices play a pivotal role in shaping our overall well-being, and fertility is no exception. From diet and exercise to stress levels and sleep patterns, various aspects of our daily lives can impact reproductive health.

Infertility is a medical problem that is affecting 15 percent of couples in Singapore. This means, one out of seven couples will have problems conceiving a child within one year of trying.

Much like health screening, early fertility screening allows for the prompt diagnosis of existing conditions that will affect a woman or a man’s fertility so that they can be treated immediately prior to attempting conception naturally through sexual intercourse.

According to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, breast cancer is the most common cancer in women globally, with an approximate 1.7 million new cases diagnosed in 2012.

Uterine cancer is a type of cancer that originates from any of the two layers of the uterus. These two layers are the endometrium (uterine lining) and the muscle layer. The endometrium is highly vascular, meaning it contains many blood vessels. As preparation for pregnancy, the endometrium lining increases in thickness.  

According to MedicalDaily.com, cervical cancer has a five-year survival rate of about 100 percent. This is because cervical cancer is a slow grower and spreader. Upon detection, the appropriate treatment based on stage can be given promptly.

Human Papillomavirus or HPV is a common viral infection transmitted through skin-to-skin contact during sexual activity or by sharing contaminated sex toys. It can affect both men and women and is categorized into high-risk (oncogenic) types that cause cancer and low-risk (non-oncogenic) types that do not cause cancer but cause genital warts.

Infertility is a health problem that afflicts men and women equally. Of the diagnosed cases of infertility, 50 percent of couples have female factor infertility, 50 percent male factor infertility, and in 28 percent both the man and woman have medical conditions that affect their fertility.

According to the 2015 Singapore Cancer Registry Annual Registry Report, ovarian cancer is the fifth most frequent cancer in females from 2011 to 2015 overall, but with a slightly higher incidence among Indian and Malay females in comparison with their Chinese counterparts. An estimated 383 cases are being diagnosed annually in Singapore. It is also the second most common cancer of the female genital tract. Ovarian cancer is representative of less than 5 percent of all ovarian cysts.

Menopause is that period in a woman’s reproductive life when she experiences a marked reduction in oestrogen and progesterone production. This usually occurs between 45 and 55 years of age, with an average age of onset at approximately 50 years old.

Endometriosis is one of the most common diseases in the field of Gynaecology. In this condition, cells from the uterine lining start growing on organs outside the uterus, including the ovaries, fallopian tubes, the bowels, bladder and other organs within the pelvic cavity.

Any couple who has been unsuccessful for a year in their attempts to have a child should consider the possibility of undergoing fertility treatments. It is very important that they consult with a fertility specialist in order for the cause of their infertility to be correctly diagnosed so that the right treatment will be given.

Any couple who has been unsuccessful for a year in their attempts to have a child should consider the possibility of undergoing fertility treatments. It is very important that they consult with a fertility specialist in order for the cause of their infertility to be correctly diagnosed so that the right treatment will be given.

IVF is fertilisation that happens outside of the woman’s body. It involves different steps, which usually starts with a fertility drug treatment and hormonal injections for women to help her produce as many healthy and good quality eggs as possible. For men, it can start with a semen analysis to accurately measure the number of sperm, their motility, and size and shape.

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