In general the ability to conceive or bear a baby after one year of marital life with unprotected sex ( intercourse) is called fertility, who does not have the ability to conceive is considered to be having problem of infertility. Generally the chance of fertility drops at 5% every year after 30 years of age. Incidence of infertility is 15% at the age below 30 yrs, 25% at the age of 30 to 35 yrs, 35% at the age of 35 to 40 yrs and 40% at 40 to 45 yrs age.
Generally multiple causes involved in infertility.
Cervical factor 10%
Uterine and Tubal factor-30%,
The basic infertility evaluation is done to rule out the above factors. Life style with good exercise and having high zinc containing foods, avoiding tobacco and alcohol, taking whole grains and meat can keep us away from infertility.