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Infertility: genetic factors, treatment risks and benefits, social and psychological consequences

Infertility: genetic factors, treatment risks and benefits, social and psychological consequences

Nascimento, Renato, editor; Vilas Boas, Henrique, editor

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Published New York : Nova Biomedical 2013
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Statement of responsibility: Renato Nascimento and Henrique Vilas Boas, editors
ISBN: 1622579097, 1622579100, 9781622579099, 9781622579105
Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Physical Description: 1 online resource (x, 153 pages :) illustrations.
Series: Human reproductive system--anatomy, roles, and disorders; Obstetrics and gynecology advances
Subject: Infertility Social aspects.; HEALTH & FITNESS Infertility.; Infertility.; Infertility Treatment.
Uniform Title: Infertility (Online)
Series Title: Obstetrics and gynecology advances.; Human reproductive system--anatomy, roles, and disorders series.
Local note: eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Clinical Collection


  3. Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data
  4. Contents
  5. Preface
  6. Chapter 1: Infertility: The Traditional Chinese Medicine Approach to Fertility Management, Menstrual Health, Fertility Awareness and Emotional Well-being
  7. Abstract
  8. Introduction
  9. Part 1
  10. Meta-analyses of the Effect of Traditional Chinese Herbal Medicine versus Western Medicine in the Management of Infertility.
  11. Meta-analysis of RCTsMeta-analysis of Cohort Studies
  12. Part 2: TCM Pattern Diagnosis and the Menstrual Cycle
  13. Discussion
  14. Conclusion
  15. Parts 3 and 4
  16. Interviews with Women Seeking Holistic Therapies Including Traditional Chinese Medicine to Overcome Infertility
  17. Prologue
  18. Part 3: Listen to your Body
  19. Story 1: A Fertile Menstrual Cycle
  20. Menstrual Cycle
  21. Trying to Conceive
  22. My TCM Experience
  23. Coping Emotionally
  24. The Difference between TCM and Western Practitioners
  25. Story 2: Overcoming Recurrent Miscarriages
  26. My TCM Experience
  27. Coping with the Emotions
  28. Raising Awareness.
  29. Story 3: Overcoming Conception ProblemsSuccess; Trying to Conceive; Turning Point
  30. Believe in Oneself; Trying Alternative Therapies; My TCM Experience; Finding out I Was Pregnant; Doctors' Influence and Responsibility; My Second Pregnancy with Twins; Story 4: Overcoming Secondary Infertility; My First Two Children; Trying to Conceive for the Third Time; My Experience with Naturopathy; Miscarriage; IVF or Not?; The Idea of Traditional Chinese Medicine; My TCM Experience; Menstrual Changes; Diet Influences Basal Body Temperature, Fertility and General Well-being.
  31. One Step Forward, Two Steps BackMy Experience with TCM Herbal Therapy
  32. Part 4: Unexplained Infertility Explained
  33. Story 5: Temperature Charts
  34. Unexplained Infertility
  35. Unexplained Explained
  36. Regulating the Menstrual Cycle with TCM
  37. Complementing of IVF Treatment with TCM
  38. Story 6: Low Temperature and Oligomenorrhea
  39. Unexplained Infertility
  40. Treating Oligomenorrhea and low BBT with TCM
  41. Story 7: High Temperature and Recurrent Miscarriages
  42. Story 8: Intestinal Candida
  43. Unexplained Infertility
  44. Holistic Approach to Infertility through TCM
  45. Story 9: Candida and Temperature.
  46. Unexplained InfertilityUnexplained Explained
  47. Story 10: Inflammation and Food Intolerance
  48. Acknowledgments
  49. References
  50. Chapter 2: Adverse Outcomes of Assisted Reproduction Techniques
  51. Abstract
  52. Introduction
  53. Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome
  54. Diagnosis
  55. Treatment and Prevention
  56. Ectopic Pregnancy
  57. Diagnosis
  58. Human Chorionic Gonadotropin
  59. Transvaginal Ultrasound
  60. Treatment
  61. Medical Treatment
  62. Surgical Treatment
  63. Expectant Management
  64. Multiple Pregnancy
  65. Perinatal Outcomes
  66. Children Conceived by ART
  67. Birth Defects
  68. Chromosomal Abnormalities
  69. Epigenetic Inheritance
  70. Growth and Physical Health.