Are You Experiencing Symptoms of Endometriosis?

Are You Experiencing Symptoms of Endometriosis

Endometriosis is a condition in which the endometrial cells form outside the uterus. These cells may form in or on the intestines, on the fallopian tubes, on the exterior of the uterus, or on the ovaries. During your monthly menstrual cycle, your body will automatically trigger these cells to thicken and prepare to receive the egg. … [Read more...]

How Genetic Testing Can Come Into Play Before and During Pregnancy

Genetic Testing

For many couples, the possibility of passing on a genetically transmitted disease is a frightening concern. If you have a family history of a genetic disease, there are options to determine if your child may be susceptible to that trait. Genetic tests allow prospective parents the opportunity to see if their children may inherit a certain condition. … [Read more...]

The Benefits of an Immunobead Test to Detect Harmful Antibodies in Sperm

The Benefits of an Immunobead Test to Detect Harmful Antibodies in Sperm

Sometimes the root cause of infertility is difficult to determine, especially when two healthy adults with no other medical conditions have difficulty producing a child. In these cases, your doctor may request an immunobead test to determine if antisperm antibodies are the culprits. … [Read more...]

Common Causes of Male Infertility

causes of male infertility

In approximately 40 percent of all infertility cases, male fertility is the primary factor. Many causes may contribute to this phenomenon, including sports-related injuries to the groin area, genetic abnormalities, improperly descended testicles, medication, or even internal blockages in and around the groin area. Your doctor will conduct a physical and a … [Read more...]

Symptoms of Preeclampsia and How It Concerns Your Pregnancy

learn to spot the symptoms of preeclampsia

Preeclampsia and eclampsia are conditions that many pregnant women develop during the second half of pregnancy. With full blown eclampsia, the placenta won't function properly and may result in increased risk to you and your baby. In the most severe cases, death of the mother and or child can occur. … [Read more...]