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November 13, 2020

Dr Venkat, on BBC Asian Network Radio’s “Guru Hour” - Watch the recording here


On 9th November 2020 Dr Venkat took part in “The Big Debate,” hosted by Qasa Alom at the BBC Asian Network Radio. Dr Venkat answered questions from listeners such as:


  • Is it too early to seek a fertility treatment if you are in your 20s and tried for a baby for a couple of month?


  • Do couples give up too early and seek fertility treatments?


  • Check-ups for both male and female – invasive, expensive?


  • Scans and what they involve;


  • PCOS in Asian compared to Caucasian population, as well as egg and maturation of the eggs in the 2 categories mentioned;


  • Fallopian tubes flashing;


  • Can leukemia and radio/chemo therapy in early childhood affect sperm quality later in life?


  • A fertility journey is very lonely. ICSI process – support groups?


  • Stigma in Asia community about the IVF and using donor eggs and donor sperm;


  • Old wives’s tales;


  • Endometriosis, low AMH;


  • Fertility after removing a coil.




To listen to a recording of the show, please click on the link below.