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Eating Disorders Pose Risk to Fertility and Pregnancy by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Wed 03 Aug 2011 7:43am According to a report from a King’s College and UCL team published in BJOG would-be mothers should seek help early for any symptoms of eating disorders as there would appear to be a correlation with decreased fertility. This is perhaps not too surprising as missed periods is a common symptom of eating disorders. ... Read on »
Woman With Prior Anxiety Disorder Hopes To Use Donor Eggs Despite Being Fertile: What Is Donor IVF & Will I Qualify? by Edward Ramirez, MD Posted Tue 31 Aug 2010 12:00am Question Hello Dr. Ramirez, Although I'm fertile I don't want biological children who have my genes. However, my husband and I want our children to be biologically his. Is there a way I could go through IVF with a donor egg despite the fact I'm fertile? If this is possible, please explain, how the process would differ from (the more ... Read on »
Results of Fertility, Body Image, and Eating Disorders Survey by WeAreTheRealDeal Posted Fri 20 Jun 2014 2:00pm Graciously re-posted courtesy of www.allisonjupiter.com I recently conducted a survey on Fertility, Body Image, and Eating Disorders.  As I have noted before, I am beginning to see more patients undergoing fertility treatments.  Part of this is my patients have grown with me and have the reached the developmental milestone of wanting to become pa ... Read on »
Natural Fertility Newsletter #60: Menstural health, Fertility Coaching Call & New Fertility Products… by Hethir R. Healthy Living Professional Posted Wed 28 Apr 2010 8:18pm Newsletter Issue # 60 I hope the beginning of spring is treating you well. It is such a magical time of year here. Flowers are blooming, baby birds and squirrels are on their way and we have been busy working on some great projects soon to come your way.   This is the perfect time of [...] Read on »
Fertility Friday: Fertility-Enhancing Vitamins and Minerals (guest post) by Caroline Cain Posted Thu 01 Sep 2011 5:58pm By Guest Blogger on September 2, 2011 Below is a comprehensive list of essential vitamins and minerals for fertility.  Written by an omnivore, the best food sources are given based on animal produce where appropriate. For those of you who don’t eat meat or animal products, please research your food source alternatives and do have a test don ... Read on »
The Fertility Chase: PCOS - Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome and Fertility by Edward Ramirez, MD Posted Sun 05 Sep 2010 12:00am Back in May 2010, we were privileged to make a movie with The Fertility Chase which aired on the We Network. This short, 7 minute movie is an intimate look at how PCOS, polycystic ovarian syndrome, has affected two women who happen to be patients of our center. They frankly discuss their frustrations and pain over their struggle with in ... Read on »
Voices of PCOS: Gabriela’s Story – A Fertility Specialist Takes Charge of Her Fertility by Keiko Zoll Health Impact Award Posted Thu 20 Sep 2012 9:00am September is PCOS Awareness Month. Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome affects as many as 5 million women in the United States alone and is often one of the most undiagnosed endocrine disorders in women. PCOS doesn’t just impact a woman’s fertility; it can affect her mood, weight and even lifelong health. Here at The Infertility Voice, we’re o ... Read on »
Affirmations for Fertility, Changing Your Thoughts to Help Change Your Fertility by Hethir R. Healthy Living Professional Posted Wed 16 Dec 2009 10:01pm What is an Affirmation? An affirmation is a declaration that something is true. When affirmations are used over time they can be referred to as a practice or daily prayer with intention of a positive outcome. I was working the other day pouring over all of the woes of infertility and POP an affirmation came into my mind. It was- Thank y ... Read on »
Fertility Treatments May Cause Fertility Problems in the Next Generation by Marie L. Patient Expert Posted Tue 26 Aug 2008 4:31pm This may be an Eeeeek! Of course for fertility treatments you have to do the whole bombardment with hormones, so this isn't totally surprising. From the NyTimes: Although the study was small and the results open to interpretation, Danish researchers have found that men born to mothers who had fertility treatments had lower sperm co ... Read on »
Fertile Hope Launches 1st Online Fertility Options Calculator for Cancer Patients & Survivors by Matthew Z. Patient Expert Posted Tue 18 Nov 2008 1:12pm NEW YORK, NY, Nov 18, 2008 (MARKET WIRE via COMTEX) -- Fertile Hope announces the first online fertility options calculator for cancer patients and survivors. The majority of young adult cancer patients are at risk for infertility from their cancer treatments and have limited time to learn their risks and act on available fertility preservation opt ... Read on »