IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON HEART’S HEALTH

COVID-19 virus directly infects the lining of the blood vessels both carrying the pure blood to the organs (Arteries) and the impure blood from various organs to the Heart (Veins). This can also lead to blood clots in the veins of the leg leading to a condition known as Deep Vein Thrombosis. These clots may dislodge and move to the Lung vessels through Heart, blocking the blood supply to the Lungs. This is a condition called Pulmonary Thromboembolism and is life-threatening if it’s a large clot.

Egg/Oocyte Freezing

Since the birth of First test tube baby in 1978, there has been lot of advancement in the field of ART (Assisted Reproductive Techniques), which has helped scores of infertile couple to attain parenthood. Oocyte (egg) freezing is one of these advancements which is focused on saving eggs in girls and young women for future childbearing.
Egg freezing has become an essential part of ART and since the first reported live birth following this procedure in 1986, this method is being used for various medical, legal and social reasons. These indications include:

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