Yearly Archives: 2012

8 10, 2012

Can Fertility Treatments Cause Breast Cancer?

By | 2017-05-24T16:43:51+00:00 October 8th, 2012|0 Comments

Simply put, IVF treatments do not cause breast cancer. Two well-known women brought a great deal of attention to the subject of fertility treatments and breast cancer in the past few years, but at this time, no link between IVF and breast cancer has been found. John Edwards’ late wife, Elizabeth Edwards, and entertainment news [...]

1 10, 2012

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) and Fertility

By | 2017-07-01T01:04:08+00:00 October 1st, 2012|0 Comments

What is PCOS? Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a very common endocrine condition in reproductive-aged women. It affects approximately 5-10% of young women and often leads to difficulty conceiving a pregnancy. Women with this condition can experience irregular periods, abnormal hair growth, acne, and can have ovaries containing multiple small cyst s. PCOS negatively impacts [...]

24 09, 2012

Recurrent Miscarriage and Heart Attack Risks

By | 2017-05-24T16:35:08+00:00 September 24th, 2012|0 Comments

Studies have shown that recurrent miscarriage increases a woman’s chance of having a heart attack fivefold later in life according to an article in the medical journal Heart. Did you know that miscarriage is one of the most common pregnancy complications and that one in five pregnancies will end in miscarriage? One study, which analyzed [...]

17 09, 2012

Tubal Factor Infertility

By | 2017-05-24T16:42:14+00:00 September 17th, 2012|0 Comments

There are a number of reasons why women are unable to conceive children the “old fashioned” way. Just as there are numerous reasons why conception will not occur naturally, there are a number of ways to treat infertility and help women conceive the child they have always wanted. If you have been trying to get [...]

10 09, 2012

Endometriosis and IVF

By | 2017-05-24T16:48:33+00:00 September 10th, 2012|0 Comments

What is Endometriosis ? Endometriosis is a condition that affects approximately 5-10% of reproductive-aged women and up to one third of women with infertility. Women with endometriosis can experience painful periods that often are not relieved with over-the-counter pain medications. Women with this condition may also suffer from pain with intercourse and/or [...]

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