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Why Does IVF fail? The Immune System

The immune system plays a critical role in implantation and supporting an ongoing pregnancy. Pregnancy is a really unique situation

Education

Why does IVF fail? The embryo

Patients who have been unsuccessful want to know why it didn’t work. A definite explanation as to why it failed

Analysis

What I Wish I Knew Before I Started IVF

What I Wish I Knew Before I Started IVF

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Hypothalamic Amenorrhoea

Why are more young women losing their periods due to restrictive diets and excessive exercise?

Why are more young women losing their periods due to restrictive diets and excessive exercise?

Eating disorder charity Beat believes this issue is being fuelled by the increasing use of social media, as more young women are suffering from functional hypothalamic amenorrhoea. This is a condition where the body enters survival mode because it is severely under-fuelled. It results in menstruation stopping, but it can be reversed.