ART and IVF
Information on fertility treatments including IVF, mini-IVF, IUI, Femara, Clomiphene Citrate, Tamoxifem, and ICSI with a focus on novel ways to improve success rates.
A Man's Weight Can Affect IVF Success
Women may have some company when trying to reach their ideal weight before IVF, now dad's too need to trim excess pounds to help IVF succeed. Discover the difference a lighter male can make.
AMH Test Predicts IVF Success
Testing AMH before IVF can help to fine-tune your fertility treatments for greater success.
Assessing Uterine 'Well-Being' Before IVF Helps
Top infertility clinics may use ultrasound to assess blood flow dynamics to the uterus to predict IVF success; poor blood flow - predictive of IVF failure - can be treated successfully if the test reveals a problem
Can Hypothyroxinemia Sabotage IVF Success
IVF/ART is known to be a trigger for hypothyroxinemia or low/normal free T4 levels which can be a cause of miscarriage, obstetrical complications and neurological damage to babies. Learn how to avoid hypothyroxinemia with good thyroid care.
Can Vitamin D Help Donor IVF Suceed?
Having replete Vitamin D levels may double the chance of donor-IVF succeeding
Depression, Hormones and IVF
Preexisting depression, stress and anxiety can be a trigger for IVF-related depression highlighting the importance of treating preexisting emotional problems before - and during - IVF. Post-IVF estrogen support and good thyroid care may help.
Endometrial Scratch Biopsy Helps IVF Success
Endometrial scratch biopsy can improve IVF success rates and is being used by top IVF clinics to help women increase the odds of IVF success.
Exercise Helps IVF Success in Obese Women
using weight before IVF can up success rates in women who are diagnosed with obesity
IUI More Successful With Strict Thyroid Care
Strict thyroid care may help IUI to be more successful.
IUI Success Helped By Uterine Scratch Procedure
Uterine scratch biopsy may be a novel way to improve the chances of pregnancy
IVF can quickly trigger thyroid problems
Undergoing ovarian hyper stimulation can quickly trigger hidden thyroid problems in women who are being treated for hypothyroidism
IVF Failure? Hysteroscopy May Help.
When IVF fails, hysteroscopy may diagnose hidden uterine abnormalities which are preventing implantation
IVF More Successful in Spring
IVF fertilization rates and estrogen levels are far higher in Spring making it the best time to pursue IVF if you are having trouble conceiving. Thyroid hormones are lower in Winter which may also decrease IVF success at this time.
L-Arginine May Help Poor IVF Response
L-arginine is one of many adjunctive therapies that may help women with poor response to IVF to finally succeed.
Mo-Inositol, Alpha Lipolic Acid and Embryo Quality
Myo-Inositol and Alpha LIpolic Acid may improve embryo quality in PCOS women undergoing IVF?ART
Myo-Inositol During IVF And Non-PCOS Women
Should you take myo-inositol alongside gonadotropin stimulation in IVF if you don't have PCOS? A 2012 study explores the effects of myo-inositol.
Myo-Inositol May Help Prevent OHSS in PCOS
Myo-inositol has been proven to prevent ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS) in women with PCOS and could help your IVF/ART cycle to be safer and more successful. Learn how.
Myo-Inositol May Up Egg Quality And IVF Success
Myo-inositol is being used by top infertility clinics to improve egg quality in women pursuing IVF. Studies have shown that when follicular fluid is rich in this B-vitamin better quality embryos result.
NAC Reduces Homocysteine and Ups IVF Success
Supplementing NAC during controlled ovarian hyper stimulation in IVF/ICSI reduces homocysteine and may increase clinical pregnancy rates.
Ovarian Stimulation Adversely Affects The Thyroid
Forty four percent of women with normal thyroid function may develop thyroid problems that are linked to increased miscarriage risks after ovarian hyperstimulation.
Ovarian Ultrasound Test Predicts IVF Success
A simple ultrasound to count the ovarian antral follicles can predict IVF success, do you know your numbers?
Prophylactic Thyroid Treatment Ups IVF Success
Adding thyroid treatment to ovarian hyper-stimulation may increase embryo quality and drop miscarriage rates.
Saizen Growth Hormone Helps Infertility
Saizen growth hormone is being used by top fertility clinics to help women over 40 with poor ovarian reserve and poor prognosis to conceive successfully. Younger women may benefit too.
Sildenafil May Thicken A Thin Uterus Lining
Having a thin uterus lining - under 9 mm - is known to compromise IVF success and increase miscarriage rates, a novel treatment can often help.
Soy Infusion Helps IVF To Succeed
Soy-based 'Intralipid' is a simple, inexpensive and surprisingly effective solution to recurrent pregnancy loss and IVF failure.
Soy May Help IVF Success
Despite the controversy surrounding whether or not you should eat soy when trying to conceive research shows that soy may boost IVF success rates when used therapeutically after embryo transfer.
Testosterone Offers New Hope For IVF Success
For women who are labeled poor responders, pretreatment with testosterone is a novel way to help IVF succeed and increase pregnancy rates.
Thyroid Antibody Treatement for IVF Success
Thyroid antibodies may cause IVF to fail and can more than double miscarriage rates. Learn about little-used treatments that can help you to have better IVF response, egg quality, embryo quality and higher pregnancy rates.
Trans-Abdominal Egg Retrieval
For an unlucky few, the ovaries may impossible to reach at oocyte retrieval. Trans-abdominal oocyte retrieval may help to ensure that your eggs are retrieved.
Understanding Infertility Treatments
Books to help you understand the high-tech world of infertility treatments.
Whey And Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome
Whey protein may help to prevent or reduce the severity of OHSS when taken from egg retrieval onwards in IVF.
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