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Archive for November 2012

The silent enemy: How sexually transmitted infections can affect your fertility

A recent article suggests that the rates of Chlamydia – the most common sexually transmitted infection (STI) – are on the rise in some parts of the world. If caught early, Chlamydia and other STI’s can usually easily be treated with antibiotics, The problem is that up to 70% of women don’t even know that […]

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Hot tubs and saunas can affect a man’s fertility.

Hot tubs, saunas, and whirlpool baths increase the temperature in a man’s testicles which can affect the production and quality of his sperm. Generally, this effect is only temporary. However, if you and your partner are trying to get pregnant, it’s likely better to avoid hot tubs and saunas. Apparently hot showers don’t have the […]

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