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Monthly Archives: March 2012

Treating Infertility

So, now we've talked about how to evaluate infertility, let's get to the actual treatment. Bear in mind that this may be incomplete, for two main reasons: 1. I'm not an infertility specialist, and 2. protocols and recommendations are always changing. Since evaluating infertility can be divided into ovulation, tubal factors, and male factors, treating…
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Evaluating Infertility

Now that I just saw NC State beat Georgetown to get to the Sweet 16, it's time for another blog. Lets talk about the infertility workup! [caption id="attachment_153" align="alignright" width="103" caption="Since my team is horrible this year, I'll go for the underdogs down the street. Go State!"][/caption] Infertility is defined by not being able to…
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Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, also called PCOS, is one of the more common causes of anovulation that we see.  It is poorly understood and poorly defined, and carries a lot of different meanings to different people, even among medical professionals.  It can have huge repurcussions, however, and can cause problems ranging from infertility to diabetes and…
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