male factor infertility
Chromosomes. They're the thread-like structures found inside the cells of living organisms. The pigeon has 80 chromosomes. A pineapple has 50. But among the factors that make us uniquely human, is the presence of 46 chromosomes. As the cement in the foundation of our bodies, chromosomes contain all of our genes and DNA. The two sex chromosomes (X and Y) are responsible for...
Louis Weckstein, M.D. of Reproductive Science Center of San Francisco shares the top five clues that let you know it's time to trade up to a fertility specialist.
Some women anticipate pregnancy will not come easily. A history of irregular periods, endometriosis, or the ticking of the biological clock give early indication that seeking out the support of a fertility specialist makes sense sooner rather than later.
Most women however, are surprised when conception does not happen quickly. Months may tick by and finally, the support of...
Many men simply do not take a pro-active approach to their own healthcare. This includes issues with reproductive health and infertility, too! The good news is that many problems are easily corrected. If you're reading this handbook
either you or your partner may be concerned about male factor infertility. It doesn't matter who takes the first step towards information and support...
Urologist Nerds Drinking Beer Episode Six:
Ok, so you smoke pot. Maybe you drink a couple beers after work some nights. No big deal. But, if your partner isn't getting pregnant and you guys have been trying for awhile, it may have something to do with lifestyle. Too much of anything can be bad for you and the...
Intracytoplasmic sperm injection, or ICSI, is a twenty year old procedure originally designed to combat severe male factor infertility. Performed as part of an In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) protocol, this fertility technique differs from traditional IVF in one unique way.
Dr. Lynn Davis from Seattle Reproductive Medicine discusses Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection (ICSI).
This video is made possible by a grant...