Article written by my colleague regarding oxidative stress and infertility. Oxidative stress refers to the free radicals in the body caused by environment, and lifestyle. It has been implicated in endometriosis, recurrent pregnancy loss and poor embryo quality:

Female Fertility; oxidant stress and a potential for antioxidant therapy

Human studies into the effect of antioxidants upon reproductive outcomes have shown some promising results. Interventions including vitamin A, vitamin E, n-­acetyl cysteine, and melatonin may quench oxidative stress, while observational
data suggests a possible role for CoQ10. Antioxidants may offer novel therapeutic options in the management of female infertility