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Chinese Acupuncture For Infertility

Chinese acupuncture is a traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) practice that has been used for over 2,500 years. It involves inserting fine needles into the body’s… Continue Reading

The Mighty Egg

The human egg (aka oocyte) is the largest cell in the human body. It has the largest cytoplasmic content yet only half the DNA of… Continue Reading

It’s Not Over Til It’s Over: Fertility Revisited

It is a well established fact that fertility is intimately related to the age of a woman. After the age of 35, fertility starts to… Continue Reading

The Ideal Medical School Graduation Gift May Be an Egg Freezing Voucher

It is quite remarkable that caregivers need care and loving compassion. While the rate of infertility is oft quoted as one in eight women; many… Continue Reading

Common Causes For Low Sperm Counts

Smoking Studies have shown that smoking can lead to DNA damage in sperm. Such damage can reduce fertility and result in higher miscarriage rates. Smoking… Continue Reading

Mental Health and Fertility

The fertility journey has been described as being extremely stressful and can provoke anxiety and depression in many patients. Infertility stress has been related or… Continue Reading

Egg Freezing – Fertility and Women

Egg freezing can be an option for women who have religious or ethical reasons for not creating supernumerary embryos (more embryos than are needed). It… Continue Reading

Fertility and the Multicultural Patient

Infertility and subfecundity affects 15% of the world’s population. Access to fertility treatment may be affected by several factors. In some cultures, the word infertility… Continue Reading

Cesarean Section Defects and Subsequent Fertility

Cesarean sections are usually done in over 20% of deliveries globally.  In the US, nearly a third of deliveries are by cesarean (31.9% in 2018),… Continue Reading

Metformin Use In PCOS

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a common disorder caused by hormonal imbalance among women of reproductive age. Women with PCOS may have infrequent or prolonged… Continue Reading

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