Infertility

Premier Health providers answer frequently asked questions about infertility.

Is there anything I can do to prevent fertility issues?

The most effective way to prevent infertility is to know the risk factors, according to the Centers for Disease Control and PreventionOff Site Icon. There are things that women and men can do to decrease their likelihood of having fertility issues, according to the CDC:

  • Have healthy eating habits
  • Exercise regularly
  • Don’t smoke
  • Avoid alcohol
  • Avoid steroid use and illicit drug use
  • Maintain a healthy weight

For more information about preventing infertility, talk with your doctor.

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Source: Steven Lindheim, MD, Wright State Physicians