What is the
relationship between your weight and your
fertility? The latest research may surprise you.
Does it matter how overweight you are? How much weight do you
really need to lose? My guest is
Dr. Lubna Pal, a Reproductive Endocrinologist and Professor at Yale
University School of Medicine. She specializes in
obesity–related reproductive dysfunction and
other reproductive endocrine issues including polycystic
ovarian syndrome (PCOS).
How does weight affect
What are the lifetime risks to a
child born to an obese mother?
How much overweight or underweight
do you have to be to reduce your odds of conception? Teaser: You
don't have to be the perfect weight to have the greatest odds.
Being a little overweight doesn't hurt.
Does past obesity reduce your
chances of getting pregnant once you lose some weight?
What are the weight criteria for
A great explanation of
polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) symptoms.
Does PCOS make losing weight
Does obesity cause PCOS?
Can you have PCOS if you are not
Does PCOS increase your chances for
Are certain ethnicities more likely
to get PCOS?
How to find a doctor and what type
of doctor should you see if you suspect that you have PCOS?
If you don't want to get pregnant,
do you need to treat your PCOS?
Is losing weight enough to get
pregnant if you have PCOS or do you also need other treatment?
When should you use metformin, how
does metformin work in the body, how successful is it?
How effective is Clomid for
treating infertility in the obese woman or the woman with
Does metformin help you lose
What should you do if metformin
Does exercise alone without weight
loss increase fertility?
How does obesity affect male
fertility? You may be surprised.
To increase fertility, does it
matter how you lose weight (low calorie diet, bariatric surgery,
weight loss drugs)?
Is it safe to get pregnant after
bariatric surgery? How long should you wait?
What alternative treatments have
been proven effective to treat infertility or PCOS?
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