PCOS: Understanding and Overcoming the Challenges September is PCOS (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome) Awareness Month, a time when we raise awareness and highlight this common hormonal disorder. In fact, it’s estimated that PCOS affects around 5-10% of reproductive-aged women worldwide. At Fertility Associates of Memphis, we stand alongside those diagnosed with PCOS. In this blog post, we will delve into the basics of PCOS, its impact…Comments Off on Understanding PCOS (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome)
Fibroid Awareness Month Shedding Light on a Common Women’s Health Issue July marks Fibroid Awareness Month, providing us with the perfect opportunity to shine a spotlight on uterine fibroids. These noncancerous growths of the uterus impact an estimated 26 million women nationwide, making it crucial to raise awareness and promote understanding of this prevalent women’s health issue. In this blog post, we will delve into…Comments Off on Fibroid Awareness Month: Shedding Light on a Common Women’s Health Issue
Fertility treatments such as in vitro fertilization (IVF) can be complex, oftentimes involving many decisions along the way. One of the toughest questions couples face is “How many embryos should we transfer?” This is an important qu22estion. Evolving Technology IVF is the process of stimulating the ovaries to produce multiple eggs, which are retrieved, fertilized with sperm, and result in embryos that are then transferred…Comments Off on How Many Embryos Should We Transfer?
During a fertility evaluation, many women are diagnosed with anatomic problems that make it difficult for them to conceive and deliver a healthy child. These problems may include uterine fibroids, endometrial polyps, uterine septa, and problems with the fallopian tubes. Thankfully, the vast majority of these issues can be addressed and corrected through minimally invasive surgery. Below are 5 things you should know about minimally…Comments Off on Minimally Invasive Surgery and Fertility
Did you know that smoking cigarettes hurts your fertility? You know that smoking is bad for you – causing lung cancer, heart disease, and other health risks. But did you know that smoking cigarettes hurts your fertility, too? Even women exposed to secondhand smoke can suffer health risks. It takes 30 days for the harmful substances from one cigarette to be cleared from the blood…Comments Off on Smoking and Fertility: Why You Should Quit
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