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In the past few weeks I’ve ... by Pam Tremble Patient Expert Posted Wed 14 Jan 2009 8:42pm In the past few weeks I’ve learned a lot of new things about how my body is working – or not working, actually. I’ve read so much information that my poor brain is in information overload these days. So I thought I’d share a bit of it here in case it might help others who have PCOS and also share some resources that I’ve found helpful. ... Read on »
Ovarian Hyperstimulation by Dr. Fred Licciardi Medical Doctor Posted Tue 15 Feb 2011 3:26pm Hello again to everyone, today I am bringing to you the topic of Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome (OHSS). Here you will read about the definition of OHSS, the causes and risks. You will see why OHS is what every good doctor strives to avoid, and of course, what every patient would like to avoid as well. I would like to start by saying that ... Read on »
Fertomid - 50 by Stefanie Posted Mon 12 May 2008 12:00am Hi you all, It’s been a while since I last posted anything on my blog, I just didn’t have the time to capture any thoughts or notes, but today I made sure that I make some time to keep you all posted. As you know by now, our doctor has discovered that I don’t ovulate as regular as what I should. Hey there were actually something wro ... Read on »
Some Complications of IVF and Egg Freezing by Dr. Fred Licciardi Medical Doctor Posted Mon 21 Dec 2009 6:36am Hello to everyone again. This blog is a segue into Egg Freezing. I realize that for most of the infertility community, egg freezing is not applicable, but I do get many questions about it. Plus, I suspect that many of you are the family fertility experts or the neighborhood fertility pros, unfortunately your struggles have made you experts, ... Read on »
Organic Food & Fertility by Jelena Stefanovic Patient Expert Posted Thu 23 Apr 2009 5:28pm If you think that the quality of your food does not have an effect on you and your partner’s fertility think twice!  An  article about organic food and infertility lists studies after studies that were done on animals and humans which prove that eating organic food has a positive effect on sperm and eggs. Here are some of the highlights: ... Read on »
Ready to go by Courtney .. Posted Thu 04 Feb 2010 8:14pm I had my appt at the RE's office this morning to scan my ovaries to make sure everything is suppressed and I also had blood work to check my estrogen level. Everything looked great and my estrogen level was 26 so we are good to go! I will continue taking the Lup.ron and Dexamethe.sone but now I will also add 150 IUs of Follist.im in the morni ... Read on »
How Safe are Fertility Treatments? by Marie L. Patient Expert Posted Tue 26 Aug 2008 4:31pm Some food for thought from ABC news (even though this story is from 2004 it's still very relevant, like one commenter said, everything old becomes new again in the health world): The lucrative $4-billion-a-year infertility treatment business that consists of controversial drugs and ex ... Read on »
My journey – The choice for twins, frozen embryos and OHSS by Gia A. Posted Mon 24 Feb 2014 5:29pm Here is the final part of my IVF journey.  If you missed the previous posts … Part 1 – Infertility and the Choice for IVF Part 2 – The IVF cycle, the fail and the success. The day of my embryo transfer is the day I remember with the most clarity. We met our doctor in a little room off the OR to discuss the procedure before i ... Read on »
Traveling After Fertility Treatment by John David Gordon MD Medical Doctor Posted Fri 25 Sep 2009 3:34pm A lot of patients ask for advice when trying to coordinate fertility treatments and vacation or business travel. In general, I ask them to consider a couple of factors when trying to decide what to do. First of all, if hoping on a plane were all you needed to do to prevent pregnancy then flight attendants would never experience unintended pregnanci ... Read on »
Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome by Matt S. Posted Mon 21 Jul 2008 12:00am I saw my 2nd case this year of renal effects of Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome (OHSS). OHSS is a complication of in vitro fertilization therapy, in which pharmacologic doses of gonadotropin therapy can lead to enlarged ovaries filled with multiple cysts, the result of multiple follicles maturing simultaneously. The follicles release m ... Read on »