Endometriosis affectsÂ over one millionÂ women between the ages of 25 and 35Â in the UnitedÂ States.Â It is the foremost cause of pelvic pain in women andÂ accounts for between 20% and 50% of women currently under treatment for infertility.Â In a normal menstrual cycle theÂ lining of the uterusÂ is shed and discharged from the body during a woman’s [...]
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For the initial article in our newest series, “What is….?”, it went without saying that our first topic had to be infertillity. So what is infertility? Infertility is an impairment of the reproductive system that inhibits conception. The latest statistics state that infertility effects roughly 7 million people in just the United States alone. Approximately [...]
Guiliana and Bill Rancic announced that they are taking a break after her IVF. That they want to get back to living life. That’s all the gossip I’m doing for this post. Let’s make Guiliana be anyone. Let’s pretend this is about a woman named Jennifer. Two and a half years of infertility treatments and [...]
ThisÂ post is a transcript of our 1/17/2011 Fertility Treatment chat with Dr Aimee Eyvazzadeh.Â The post is broken up intoÂ 5 pages.Â Please use the navigation at the end of each section to proceed to the next page of the transcript. Nancy: Hello all! If you have a question, please feel free to ask it at [...]
We know that your first IVF will be filled with questions, concerns and excitement and thought the following information would help you through yourÂ first cycle. Just like a woman’s monthly cycle,Â no two women will have the exact same IVF protocols, tests, medications or results. The timeline and information we give to you is a [...]
I recently came up with a way to describe patients who are 45 or younger, with menstrual cycles everyÂ monthÂ and elevated FSH levels that have been told by their docs they should use donor eggs but just arenâ€™t ready to and want to keep trying. â€śDonor Egg Limboâ€ť is the best way to describe this scenario [...]
Ok. Letâ€™s be honest: After months upon months of contrived and controlled sex, it makes total sense for it to affect your love life. When you first met your significant other, all you needed was two things: passion and privacy (and maybe not even privacy). In the car, in the hallway, in a bathtub; you [...]