Pirates Of Fertility : The Curse Of The Fibroids

by Dr Agilan Arjunan, Fertility Specialist, KL Fertility Centre (Malaysia)

Hi ! We meet again in another of our educational ‘story’.

Many of you may be familiar with the 2003 movie ‘Pirates of The Caribbean : The Curse of The Black Pearl’. The curse of the Aztec King made the pirates, who stole the golds,  undead and miserable.

Let me tell you of another curse that existed long ago that till today plagues our women…The curse of the Fibroid.

According to medical history, in the periods of Hippocrates in 460-375 BC , it was known as ‘uterine stone’. The first surgery for fibroid was done for the American President Abraham Lincoln’s cousin in 1809. The term fibroid was introduced in 1860.

Many women has fibroid , so what is the curse?

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Fibroid and Infertility

by Dr Agilan Arjunan, Fertility Specialist , KL Fertility Centre (Malaysia)

 

Many of you may be familiar with the 2003 movie ‘Pirates of The Caribbean : The Curse of The Black Pearl’. The curse of the Aztec King made the pirates, who stole the golds,  undead and miserable.

Let me tell you of another curse that existed long ago that till today plagues our women…The curse of the Fibroid.

According to medical history, in the periods of Hippocrates in 460-375 BC , it was known as ‘uterine stone’. The first surgery for fibroid was done for the American President Abraham Lincoln’s cousin in 1809. The term fibroid was introduced in 1860.

Many women have fibroid , so what is the curse?

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Bridging The Gaps Of Infertility (Urban Health Magazine)

by Dr Agilan Arjunan, Fertility Specialist, KL Fertility Centre (Malaysia)

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Astro VBuzz : Smoking and Infertility (Video)

by Dr Agilan Arjunan, Fertility Specialist, KL Fertility Specialist (Malaysia)

 

Watch my interview on Astro VBuzz on Smoking and Infertility . Watch here.

Tips To Reduce Cost of IVF

by Dr Agilan Arjunan, Fertility Specialist, KL Fertility Centre (Malaysia)

Worldwide statistic shows that about 1 in 7 couples suffer from infertility. These couples need some form of fertility treatment in their journey towards parenthood.

Fertility treatments can be as simple as ovulation induction to more sophisticated treatment such as IVF (In-Vitro Fertilisation) and ICSI (Intra-Cytoplasmic Sperm Injection).

IVF/ICSI gives the highest pregnancy rate and it can treat most causes of infertility, both male and female related. However, the biggest concern among couples is the high cost of an IVF.

How can you reduce your overall cost of an IVF ?

The following tips may solve this problem. In fact, several tips can lead to natural pregnancy with no further medical intervention. For those who need fertility treatment, these tips increases success rate of an IVF cycle.

Here are 12 tips to do that .

1. Empower yourself 

Knowledge is power . This strategy also works when it come to fertility treatments. There are lots of informations on fertility treatments, either printed or online. Couples should empower themselves with basic knowledge of why they have difficulty and what are their options. For beginners, they should know about fertility tests and a where they can get that done. This will invariably save them cost in terms of money, emotional stress and time.

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