The best female and male factor infertility treatment we provide begins with identifying the factors causing the problem.
If any invasive diagnostic or surgical procedures are required it is best to have second opinions as they can affect future fertility as well. If the nature of infertility is treatable or if it is of unexplained origin we prefer to focus on optimising the health of both partners. This is because optimising health improves many fertility factors in both the individuals and is the first choice where possible.This makes treatment for infertility more effective as often the margin between success and failure is very thin and every couple should do the best they can for the success of infertility treatment by optimising their health. On occasion optimising health itself has helped to conceive making further infertility treatment unnecessary. Optimising health will also help to overcome the stress of infertility treatment so that the chance of success is raised. If ART procedures are required it is always best to prepare by optimising health before undergoing the same as many a time they are repeated which puts the couple through much stress. This is because ART procedures have lower success rates than most medical procedures as often the factors are also dependent on two different individuals and also their body conditions. Very often even when only one partner has the major issue and undergoes treatment optimising the health of the other greatly improves the success of treatment.
Often fertility is compromised in both the male and female and the improvement of fertility factors in both is often the best solution
The most difficult challenge is the lack of correct awareness of how to approach the issue in a systematic way to obtain the best results. Often it is seen as a problem with one of the partners.
The second challenge is to understand how both the individuals can use lifestyle optimisation to improve total fertility, control further damage and improve the success of infertility treatment.
A full understanding of health optimisation has helped many subfertility patients to overcome their challenge. Very often obesity, diabetes, hormone imbalances, autoimmune conditions etc. are behind the cause of subfertility.
Fertility is actually the sum of the reproductive ability of two individuals. In most cases infertility and miscarriage related evaluation and treatments are mainly focussed on the female partner and the male partner evaluation and treatment is confined to a semen analysis and an antioxidant medication. Fertility of the male is closely related not only to the health of reproductive organs but to general health also. Improving the physical, emotional health and reducing stress with optimal nutrition, stimulation and protection from toxins with CAP support helps to improve sperm parameters and improve fertility of the male partner. Monitoring of the reproductive cycle of the female partner and clinical assistance to ensure sperm meets the egg at the peak fertile time is also important to overcome infertility.The hormone balance and the immunity functioning has to be within desired parameters for improved fertility.
Evaluation of the semen production and its deposit in the female vaginal tract and of healthy ovulation and embryo movement, implantation and growth is essential to have a preliminary overview of the overall factors contributing to infertility.
Symptoms and Diagnosis
- Detailed history and physical examination regarding general and reproductive organ health will help to find the cause of infertility.
- Biometric evaluation and body composition analysis of the couple will help to assess lifestyle and environmental factors contributing to reduced fertility.
- In the female ultrasound scan helps in assessing the health of ovary, uterus and other abdominal and pelvic organs. Follicular study helps to find the status of egg development and peak fertile days.
- Semen analysis after 3 days of abstinence is needed to assess the sperm and genital tract parameters.
Ultrasound scan of male partner can help in finding male genital organ anomalies.
- Post coital cervical mucus sampling and microscopic analysis gives additional information on genital tract factors and sperm survival.
- Blood test is needed to assess the general health, nutritional deficiencies, hormonal factors and immunological factors affecting fertility.
- In female partner tubal patency can be checked with scan directed tubal patency test.
- Chromosome analysis of the couple and Y chromosome microdeletions testing may be needed to exclude genetic causes. These tests are done using blood samples.
- Correction of lifestyle factors and body composition to the optimal level will improve the sperm health and egg health and increase the chance of conception while reducing the possibility of abortion.
- Invasive diagnostic procedures like diagnostic laparoscopy and hysteroscopy are to be avoided unless there is a clear indication for it. Any such procedures can affect fertility negatively.
An understanding how very special and very different single cells from two individuals one male and other female are first combined within the female body and then multiplies within the female body as a group of cells which are very different from the mother’s body which provides all growth conditions shows the vitality of having optimised health for best results
Ill health of male and female partners affects reproductive ability of the couple. Problems related to the health of the egg and sperm, opportunity to meet at the peak of their health, ability to fertilize, reaching the uterus on time, having a favourable environment in the uterus, uninterrupted supply of nutrients for the growth and development, exposure to toxins etc can affect the fertility of the couple. Cell activation protocol helps the couple to optimize their health and thereby ensure the health of the sperm and egg. This will not only help to overcome infertility but prevent complications during pregnancy and delivery and better intellectual and physical development of the child.
Reproductive organs and tissue development in both male and female primarily occurs when a foetus and at puberty.
- Egg development: Problems associated with egg development are the most common cause of female factor infertility. PCOS (poly cystic ovarian syndrome) a lifestyle associated hormonal imbalance leading to anovulation and irregular menstruation is a common cause.
- Sperm health: Low sperm count and motility is the most common cause for male factor infertility.
- Hormone imbalance: Hormones have a major role in the production of egg and sperm and maintenance of pregnancy. Control and coordination of hormones FSH, LH and prolactin by the brain, thyroid hormones, insulin, oestrogen, progesterone, testosterone, placental hormones etc plays a crucial role in fertility.
- Structural issues: Tubal block of the male vas deferens or the female fallopian tubes is a structural issue that will prevent sperm reaching the egg and fertilisation.
- Pelvic inflammatory disease caused by infections like tuberculosis or sexually transmitted diseases can affect the fertility of both male and female by damaging the testes, ovary or the genital tract.
- Immunity: Immunological imbalances and derailments can lead to infertility and recurrent abortions.
- Obesity and underweight: Both can negatively affect fertility of male and female by creating hormonal imbalance and immune derailment leading to difficulty in conception or recurrent abortion.
- Toxic exposure: Environmental toxins and excess fat accumulation leading to hormonal and immune imbalance and DNA fragmentation in the sperm or egg can affect fertility.
- In the female intrauterine adhesions, fibroids, peri tubal adhesions, endometriosis etc can compromise fertility.
- Age-related fertility challenges: After 25years fertility starts decreasing in both the male and the female and after 40 female fertility drops drastically.
- Genetic factors: Chromosomal anomalies like balanced translocations, sex chromosome anomalies like XO in female and XXY in male, Y chromosome microdeletion, DNA fragmentation in gamates etc can affect fertility.
In female and male factor subfertility / infertility the challenge is to zero in on the primary root cause in both cases while enabling raising fertility in both partners to improve treatment success.
Challenge in medical treatment
In combined factor infertility the challenge is to identify the primary cause of the problem in both partners and provide remedial treatment where possible and improve overall fertility with measures to optimise health as well to improve treatment outcomes.
In treating female / male combined factor infertility often the real treatment is overcoming the root cause in both partners. Generally the male factors are broadly classified as sperm health, sperm transport within the body and sperm deposit in the female reproductive tract. Modern procedures have through ART made sperm transport and sperm deposit relatively easy to achieve.
However aspects of sperm health are not only more complex but also involve issues ranging from healthy growth, genetics and environment.
Similarly in the female ART procedures have made transport of egg, fertilisation of healthy eggs and transport back to the uterus have been made relatively easy.
However aspects of egg health are not only more complex but also involve issues ranging from healthy growth, genetics and environment.
Similarly aspects of embryo growth are also more complex and involve a wide range of issues directly connected to the female health.
Here we are actually concerned about the health of sperm and egg as individual cells.After fertilisation we are concerned about the growth of a new body comprising multiple cells. This is where the best treatment for improving the health of cells at sperm / egg stage and as foetus becomes crucial. This is why optimising health of all body cells is the foundation when facing problems of infertility.
Approach – Root cause
The focus is on addressing total fertility to improve combined male and female factors.
The aim of cell activation treatment for infertility is to ensure optimal nutrition, physical activity and reduce the toxins at cellular level and thereby optimizing the health of both the couple at cell level including the health of egg and sperm and of other organs and tissues which have active roles in successful and healthy births. If either of the partner is obese or overweight low calorie optimized nutrient food support and oxyflex helps to reduce weight and give relief to the lifestyle diseases like diabetes, hypertension, asthma, allergy etc. In case either of the couple is underweight CAP support with high calorie optimized nutrient food will help to gain weight. CAP before active fertility treatment like ovulation induction, IUI, IVF etc will improve the pregnancy rate and carry baby rate. There are many couples who have faced multiple IVF failures who have conceived from health optimization itself. Optimization of lifestyle with CAP support improves the health of all body tissues and organs and helps to overcome health issues like obesity, hormonal imbalance, diabetes, hypertension etc which will not only improve egg production and egg quality in the female partner and sperm health and sperm quality in male partner but also the growth and development of the foetus.
Focus – Optimising Health
Optimising health is the foundation for improving the quality of egg and sperm health which is health at individual cell level which is the base requirement for a successful pregnancy.
- A healthy egg and healthy sperm is the basic necessity for conception of a healthy baby. Cell activation helps to optimize the health of the couple and promote production of healthy egg, healthy sperm and there by a healthy embryo.
- A good number of people facing fertility problems are obese. CAP can achieve around 10 – 20% weight reduction which will be of great help in overcoming infertility and avoiding many pregnancy complications.
- Cell activation protocol helps to minimize toxin level in the body and protect the egg, sperm, embryo from toxin exposure related damage.
- Cell activation support with high calorie diet can help gain weight if either of the couple is in underweight.
- Anovulation (absence of ovulation) associated infertility is common in underweight women. Similarly underweight can also affect sperm quality.
- Oxyflex simulation helps to regain immune balance, corrects hormonal imbalance and helps to cope with stress associated with infertility.
- CAP helps to correct PCOS a commonly seen problem in infertile women.
- Optimized nutrient food with high omega 3 fat and omega 3 to 6 ratio 1:1 reduces inflammation and promotes implantation, prevents abortion and preterm labour.
- Optimized nutrient food ensures all nutrients needed for the development of egg, sperm, embryo and strengthening of the immune system.
- Restoring the lean mass fat mass ratio and omega 3 to 6 balance to normal with CAP strengthens immunity, prevents inflammatory diseases and infections.
- Optimising health with cell activation will give relief to most of the health issues like hypertension, diabetes, atherosclerosis, dyslipidemia, fatty liver, allergy, asthma, constipation, acidity, piles etc and the woman enter into pregnancy in better health.
- Cell activation and health optimization will increase the success in IVF and ART treatment.
Improves cell health and sperms and eggs are unique cells from the human body.
Health of sperm and egg depends on the health of the cells which produce them and is decisive to successful pregnancy.
The goal of cell activation treatment is optimization of health. Cell activation treatment focuses on optimal functioning of the body at a cellular level including all 50-70 trillion cells of the body. Optimization of health at cellular level with optimal nutrition and minimizing toxins with optimized nutrient compositions, and improved blood and lymph circulation with oxyflex improves all aspects of reproductive health along with general health. This approach will benefit the infertile couple in many ways including improvement of egg and sperm quality and reduces the need of medications, surgical interventions and ART procedures thereby reducing cost and complications associated with treatment. Practice of health optimisation with cell activation during pregnancy will help to prevent complications of delivery and during lactation will ensure optimal support for the growing baby helping in optimal intellectual and physical growth.
- Reduces intensity of treatment: Incorporating Cell Activation treatment in infertility management protocol will reduce the need of medication, operative interventions and ART procedures.
- Helps to reduce weight in obese patients: Patients can achieve around 10-20% weight reduction in 2 months.
- Helps to gain weight if either of the couple is underweight.
- Helps to reduce the possibility of abortion, congenital anomalies and pregnancy complications like gestational diabetes, hypertension, preterm labor, IUGR etc.
- CAP reduces the cost and complications related to infertility treatment: This is by reducing the need for surgical interventions like laparoscopy, hysteroscopy etc and ART procedures like IVF.
- CAP helps to improve pregnancy rate and carry baby rate in IVF cycles.
- Helps to correct health problems like obesity, diabetes, hypertension etc before entering pregnancy.
- Type 2 diabetic patients can stop hypoglycemic medications on day one of CAP treatment.
- Helps to correct health issues like irritability, depression, allergy, dyslipidemia, constipation, piles etc
- Health optimisation reduces the possibility of congenital anomalies to baby: Ensures optimal intellectual and physical development of the expected baby by focussing on optimising health of the egg, sperm and foetus.
- Optimized nutrient food is free of added preservatives, flavours, colours, and other non nutrient additives there by not only ensuring optimal nutrition to the egg, sperm and growing foetus but also reduces the toxins entering the body.
- Oxyflex, the gentle breath regulated activity protocol can be continued throughout pregnancy which will improve placental circulation and ensure enough nutrients reach the baby.
The informed couple is the key to infertility treatment success and raising fertility of both partners often makes the difference in successful results.
- Cell Activation Program (CAP) is normally a 3 month Outpatient Program for Health Optimisation. However depending on requirements like infertility the duration may be extended depending on the health challenge and the extent of improvements required in body parameters. An initial evaluation visit is essential and follow up visits vary case by case.
- You have male and female factor infertility symptoms or you suspect so please get a check up and follow up at the earliest.
- You have male and female factor infertility you should be watchful regards your lifestyle as well.
- You have mmargin-bottom: 15px;ale and female factor infertility and you want to check out how both of you can benefit from optimising health with Cell Activation you can call / fix an appointment at Life Care Centre.
In Science Behind you will be able to get an understanding of the approach of Health optimisation by Cell activation for different health conditions and disorders.
Case Study is a compilation of sample patient cases where Health optimization with Cell activation has been beneficial for a wide variety of different health conditions and disorders.
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