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Slightly underactive thyroid may affect women’s fertility

New research suggests that a slightly underactive thyroid may affect a woman’s ability to become pregnant, even when the gland is functioning at the low end of the normal range, according to a study published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of … Continue reading

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New podcast discusses unexplained infertility

Many couples are told that they have unexplained, or idiopathic, infertility. That means doctors cannot seem to find anything wrong with either the male or female after analysis of sperm and fallopian tubes or uterus. In our latest podcast, Dr. … Continue reading

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Could herpes explain unexplained infertility?

A new study may have found a possible explanation for so-called unexplained infertility. A little-known member of the human herpes virus, known as HHV-6A, was found in the lining of the uterus of nearly half of women with unexplained infertility, … Continue reading

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Study confirms clomiphene as first-line therapy for unexplained fertility

Sometimes infertility cannot be explained. Everything appears normal with both the male and female partners. The most common treatment is medications to stimulate the woman’s ovaries to release an egg (ovarian stimulation). Then a physician inserts sperm directly into the … Continue reading

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