When it comes to treating infertility in the United States, it’s often the female partner who receives diagnosis and treatment. Yet, according to male fertility specialist Kelli Gross, MD, as many as 40% of causes of infertility lie with the male partner. Learn why it’s more successful and economical to approach infertility as a couple.
Could something as simple as spending time in a hot tub or taking a supplement be impacting your fertility? Male infertility specialist Kelli Gross, MD, explains the top three most common things she sees in her practice and simple changes that can increase a man’s fertility.
For women over the age of 40 looking to get pregnant, it is important to start working with a fertility specialist sooner than later. The treatment options available become more limited as we age, so finding the right doctor to help with conception can be a crucial step in your fertility plan. Dr. Kirtly Jones speaks with fertility expert Dr. Erica Johnstone about helping women over 40 become pregnant.
What You Need to Know About Fertility Treatments: Between Age 35 to 40 If you and your partner have been tying to get pregnant between 35 and 40, you may want to speak with a fertility specialist. The fertility treatments available to you greatly rely on the age of the woman trying to have a child. In this episode, Dr. Kirtly Jones speaks with fertility expert Dr. Erica Johnstone about helping women in their late 30's to become pregnant.
If you and your partner have been struggling to get pregnant, it may be time to consider speaking with your doctor about fertility treatments. It’s important to realize that the conception strategies and medical options available to you greatly rely on the age of the woman trying to have a child. In this episode, Dr. Kirtly Jones speaks with fertility expert Dr. Erica Johnstone about helping young women under 35 become pregnant.
A vasectomy is often considered a form of permanent sterilization, but as many as ten percent of men report wanting more kids after they’ve had the procedure. For those patients, a highly effective surgical option can help them become fertile again. Dr. Jim Hotaling explains the ins and outs of vasectomy reversal and if it is right for you.
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a common hormonal disorder that happens to women of reproductive age. The disorder causes symptoms like irregular periods, acne, and headaches—it's also the most common cause of infertility in women. Women’s expert Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones explains how to diagnose PCOS and what treatments are available.
Over the counter, at-home fertility tests for men may seem like an affordable and convenient option for couples having difficulty conceiving. According to urologist Dr. John Smith, these kits are unable to provide helpful information about fertility issues. Learn how holistic testing and treatment with a fertility doctor can help couples looking to become pregnant.