Fertility Issues & Erectile Dysfunction

  • Natural ways to up fertility?

    QUESTION

    Dear Ask the Midwife,

  • Female infertility -- How do you diagnose and treat it?

    One out of every six couples is affected by Infertility. Couples who are unsuccessful in their attempts to get pregnant can undergo an infertility diagnosis. If the condition rests primarily with the female partner, that's referred to as female infertility. Let's find out how to diagnose and treat it!

  • Do fertility drugs raise your risk of cancer?

    Is it true that you increase your risk of cancer if you use fertility drugs? Some of the earlier studies have suggested an association. Find out what the newer meta-studies are showing.

  • Sex during fertility treatments -- bringing sexy back

    Infertility takes a toll on you physically, emotionally, financially and sometimes spiritually. You've got a lot of stress ruling your sex life. Between the medical interventions and hormones, your libido may have bottomed out. Can sex during infertility be sexy?

  • Getting to the roots of infertility

    One in six couples experience heartbreaking infertility issues. Often the first step to treating infertility is determining the underlying causes. See how examining your lifestyle, diet and environment can get to the roots of infertility.

  • Progestin Treatment for PCOS Might Reduce Pregnancy Chances

    Recent findings by the NIHCD might send physicians scrambling for alternative treatment options for their PCOS patients. Progestin appears to decrease the odds of conception instead of making it more likely.

  • In the News: In Vitro Treatment Produces Shocking Results For Couple

    Congratulations! It's a...oops...not your baby. That's what happened to a gay couple in London when their second child was born.

  • Dealing with Secondary Infertility

    You got pregnant so easily with your first baby. This time's different. You've been trying and month after month, you're bewildered by a negative test What's wrong?

  • Making In Vitro Fertilization More Effective

    The deep yearning for a child leads some couples to try IVF treatments. IVF comes with a hefty price tag. These couples are keen to do everything they can to increase the odds of conceiving a baby, given the expense.

  • Going Gluten-Free Helps Couples Conceive

    Could going gluten-free help you get pregnant? Many researchers believe undiagnosed or latent celiac disease might also be a major cause of unexplained fertility in men and women.

  • Progestin Treatment for PCOS Might Reduce Pregnancy Chances

    Recent findings by the NIHCD might send physicians scrambling for alternative treatment options for their PCOS patients. Progestin appears to decrease the odds of conception instead of making it more likely.

  • Dealing with Secondary Infertility

    You got pregnant so easily with your first baby. This time's different. You've been trying and month after month, you're bewildered by a negative test What's wrong?

  • Afraid to take the test

    I am a new memeber to this site and the ability to blog has got he hooked. I feel like I finally talk about what I feel and what I am going through and maybe someone will TRULY understand.

  • About Male Impotence (Erectile Dysfunction)

    Erectile dysfunction is also called male impotence. It is defined as the persistent inability to maintain or to achieve an erection of sufficient rigidity to have satisfying sexual activity. It is one of the most commonly untreated medical disorders in the world.

  • Clear Blue Easy Fertility Monitor

    Reviewer's Name: 
    jhmswife

    We used the Clear Blue Easy Fertility Monitor computer for 7 cycles. It showed the uptake in hormone levels and then showed the little egg for ovulation. After the 6th cycle we consulted with an RE, started Clomid, went through an IUI, and are now waiting to see what happens.

    This is the information I want to pass on.

    Rating: 
    3 - Acceptable, might recommend
  • Wishin' & Hopin' & Prayin'....

    I can't remember the rest of the words to the song (to my blog title), but it's exactly how I feel when it comes to trying to have a baby. This is my first blog entry ever. I thought I would do this to get my feelings out there because I can't quite find a blog from someone who has gone through what I have. Maybe by doing this I will connect with someone who understands what I'm going through. All of the fertility blogs I have read are either by someone who has gone through far worse than I have, or someone who was infertile when I started reading, but is now blissfully pregnant.

  • Infertility Medications

    Medications are a regular and normal part of infertility treatments and the IVF procedure. These medications are used to prepare the body for treatment and to increase the probability that more healthy eggs are released from the ovaries.

  • Artificial Insemination

    Sometimes a pregnancy doesn't happen on its own. When might artificial insemination be suggested? Who is a candidate for it? How does AI differ from DI? Learn which problems are treated with AI, the differences between procedures, and the effectiveness of each.

  • Research Underscores Links Between Stress and Reproductive Hormones

    Researchers from Magee-Womens Research Institute in Pittsburgh revealed that at least one type of menstrual-related disorder linked to infertility may be the result of stress -- and resolving that stress could return reproductive functions to normal.

  • In the News: In Vitro Treatment Produces Shocking Results For Couple

    Congratulations! It's a...oops...not your baby. That's what happened to a gay couple in London when their second child was born.