Health Tip: Female Infertility
Here are some common risk factors
(HealthDay News) -- About 12 percent of women in the United States aged 15-44 have difficulty getting pregnant or carrying a baby to term, the U.S. government says.
Here is a list of risk factors for infertility, courtesy of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services:
- Age, usually 35 or older.
- An unhealthy diet and/or body weight.
- Excessive exercise or training.
- Alcohol and tobacco use.
- Sexually transmitted disease.
- Any health condition that causes hormone levels to change.