85 couples out of 100 who have regular unprotected sex conceive within one year. Around 1 in 7 couples (roughly 3.5 million people in the UK) have difficulty in conceiving. As part of National Fertility Awareness Week, we asked Dr Anusha Dias to explain more about infertility and its various causes.
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a relatively common condition. Polycystic ovaries affect around 20% of women in the UK but the syndrome itself affects around 5-10% of the female population.
Dr Anusha Dias is an expert in sexual & reproductive healthcare & psychosexual medicine. She provides comprehensive care and treatment for women with sexual difficulties resulting in infertility. Here, Dr Dias talks about vaginisimus, a common problem affecting women’s psychosexual health.
The four most effective methods of contraception fall into a ‘use and forget’ category – which is often more convenient depending on the lifestyle and needs of the individual. These types of contraception can be effective for many years. Dr Anusha Dias explains more.