Is it true that men should wear boxers to improve their fertility? Infertility clinic Mesa AZ Couples who want to conceive a child get plenty of advice about how to maximize the chances of a baby. Many of our male patients have heard that they should wear boxers to improve fertility. So what's the truth [...]
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How much exercise is good for fertility? Fertility doctor Phoenix area With the coming of the new year, many people are making resolutions to live a healthier lifestyle. We always recommend to our patients that they make changes to improve their health as they're trying to start their families. Many people include getting more exercise [...]
Do women make new eggs? – fertility clinic in Arizona The process of science is a continual process of discovery. As new research studies are done, old assumptions are questioned. For years, the belief in mainstream fertility science has been that women don't make any new eggs during adulthood, but rather are born with all [...]
Ovarian tissue freezing may be the future of fertility preservation Embryo and egg freezing Phoenix, Tucson, and surrounding area Certain medical treatments may permanently affect the patient's fertility. For example, many types of cancer chemotherapy are toxic to the ovaries. When a girl or a woman is preparing to undergo these treatments, she (or her [...]
Research indicates that ovarian reserve testing may not be a good predictor of fertility – Tucson IVF clinic Ovarian reserve testing has been a mainstay of fertility treatment for years. However, a recent study conducted by researchers at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) may call this practice into question. The study indicates that ovarian reserve [...]
The technology behind freezing eggs, sperm, and embryos – fertility clinic near Scottsdale Although it was once thought to be impossible, cryopreservation (freezing) of eggs, sperm, and embryos has now become common. These types of tissues can now be placed into cold storage, and will still be viable (capable of life and development) when they [...]
Does age affect men's fertility? – fertility clinic near Phoenix Most people are aware that older women tend to have more trouble conceiving than do younger women. However, there's also a very common belief that age doesn't matter for men. Many people believe that men can father babies whenever they want, and that only the mother's [...]
Can a common imaging procedure help you to conceive? – fertility clinic near Scottsdale When a couple first comes to a fertility clinic, the first step is to determine the cause of the infertility. This involves a number of tests, including various blood tests along with imaging procedures. One common imaging procedure that's often included in an [...]
Why do pregnant women experience morning sickness? – Scottsdale fertility clinic Our patients are overjoyed when they first see that positive pregnancy test. After months or years of struggling with fertility, their dream of becoming parents is finally turning into reality. Most people are excited to begin this journey. However, there are also common discomforts that women [...]
Does marijuana affect fertility? – infertility clinic Phoenix In recent years, many states have legalized marijuana for medical use, and a handful of states have legalized recreational use as well. In our area, both Arizona and New Mexico now allow medical marijuana usage, and California and Nevada also allow recreational usage. With this new environment [...]