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1

Infertility is defined as a failure to achieve conception by couples w/o contraception for how long?

1 year
if 35yrs = 6 months

2

Chiropractic contributing factors to infertility

3 T's

3

how many drinks/day decreased female fertility

>2 drinks/day

4

it is recommended to stay under what amount of caffeine/day to stay at normal fertility levels?

250mg/day (like 1 cup of coffee, good luck)

5

what is one of the most controllable/modifiable factors to decrease likelihood of infertility?

weight

6

T/F Depression is slightly correlated to infertility

F - CLEAR CORRELATION between depression and infertility

7

type of infertility: have never conceived

primary infertility

8

type of infertility: have conceived at some time in the past, but now unable to

secondary infertility

9

majority of female factor infertility

ovulatory dysfunction and tubal/peritoneal factors

10

% of primary diagnosis of male factor for infertility
% of unexplained infertility

25%
20%

11

3 categories of female infertility factors

Ovulatory
Pelvic
Cervical

12

main female factor infertility (history)

in utero DES exposure
menstrual cycle
contraceptive history
prior pregnancies (outcomes)
drugs and meds
general health

13

main male factor infertility (history)

congenital abnormalities
undescended testes
prior paternity
decreased frequency of shaving (low T)

14

what % of female infertility is due to an OVULATORY factor?

40%

15

IVF means...

In Vitro Fertilization

16

removal of eggs from ovary, fertilizing them in lab, and replacing them back in uterus

IVF

17

success % of IVF

39%

18

The most important prognostic indicator for successful IVF

female age - >43 years = 2.4% live birth rate

19

IVF - Indications

originally - tubal disease
male factor
decreased ovarian reserve
endometriosis

20

segmental subluxations highly associated with infertility

Cranial
C1
C7
T9 & T10
T12
L4
Sacrum and Coccyx

21

Cranial subluxation affects what function

pituitary gland

22

C1 subluxation affects what two fertility factors

blood supply to pituitary
sympathetics/parasympathetics

23

C7 subluxation affects what function

thyroid gland

24

T9 and 10 affect what function

adrenal glands

25

T12 subluxation affects which 3 functions (female)

Fallopian tube
Ovarian function
Uterine function

26

T12 subluxation affects which 2 functions (male)

testicular function
penile function

27

L4 subluxation affects which function (male)

prostate gland

28

Sacral and Coccyx subluxations affect which 2 functions (female)

endometrium (endometriosis)
Cervix function

29

healthy changes should be made AT LEAST how long before trying to conceive?

3 months to 1 year

30

How much calcium/day is recommended as part of pre-conception nutrition

1,000 mg/day