Category Archives: Women’s Health

Endometriosis and Infertility

Endometriosis and Infertility

If you have endometriosis, it may be more difficult for you to become pregnant. Up to 30% to 50% of women with endometriosis may experience infertility. Endometriosis can influence fertility in several ways: distorted anatomy of the pelvis, adhesions, scarred fallopian tubes, inflammation of the pelvic structures, altered immune system functioning, changes in the hormonal […]

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome is a Common Cause of Infertility and Weight Gain

PCOS (polycystic ovarian syndrome)

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a hormonal disorder common among women of reproductive age. Women with PCOS may have infrequent or prolonged menstrual periods or excess male hormone (androgen) levels. The ovaries may develop numerous small collections of fluid (follicles) and fail to regularly release eggs

Fertility Tech is Stepping Up

what exactly can a fertility hormone test tell you?

Women in San Francisco have their first child at a later age than women anywhere else in the country, according to a 2018 analysis from the New York Times. Married women in SF with a college degree have their first child at age 32.9 on average, compared to the national average of 26. Level of […]

American Air Force Awards $50,000 Grant to Help Treat Infertility

Honoring Our Military Heroes

The Air Force is investing $50,000 in a progesterone-testing kit company that could help service members who are trying to conceive.

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