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Low Fiber Diet for Digestive Disorders

Fiber is found in plant foods, such as vegetables, fruits, beans, nuts, legumes, and seeds. It is considered an indigestible carbohydrate. Sometimes when your bowel

Hydrosalpinx: Your Questions Answered

Hydrosalpinx refers to fluid that collects within the fallopian tubes after an injury or infection and affects a woman’s fertility. We recently received several questions

At a Glance: PCOS

PCOS stands for polycystic ovarian syndrome or polycystic ovary syndrome. It affects as many as 1 out of 15 women.1 According to PubMed Health, PCOS

Opening Blocked Fallopian Tubes – Surgical vs. Natural

As the place where natural conception occurs, the fallopian tubes are truly the place where life begins. Due to their location and size, fallopian tubes can become blocked from pelvic scars or adhesions. Together, these “mechanical causes” account for about 40% of all female infertility. Tubes can block near the uterus (proximal), by the ovary (distal) or in the middle of the tube (mid-tubal). In some cases, the tube swell with a fluid in a condition called hydrosalpinx. While a single blocked tube impairs fertility, blockage of both tubes causes total infertility.

Prior C-Section Can Cause Adhesions

Cesarean section delivery (C-section) is the most common surgery among women in the US. Unfortunately, this invasive surgical procedure requires a great deal of healing to occur. Adhesions are one of the bodies automatic responses to traumas such as a fall, a surgery, an infection, or an inflammation.

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