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Thyroid & Fertility

There is increasing data showing an association between thyroid function and fertility/pregnancy. It is important to address all aspects of our health that may play a role in a successful and healthy pregnancy. Issues with the thyroid gland have been shown to potentially affect ovulation, embryo development, miscarriage risks, and preterm delivery.  As always, we […]

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Treating Infertility with Laser Acupuncture

Will complementing traditional medical care with laser acupuncture help infertility? A study documented in Fertility and Sterility, a highly regarded fertility journal, demonstrated that laser acupuncture performed both before and after embryo transfer during an in vitro fertilization (IVF) cycle improves a woman’s chances of implantation by up to 15%. The same study also showed […]

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Chemicals in Beauty Products Linked to Early Menopause

In today’s society there is endless information suggesting cause and effect circumstances for health risks, benefits, etc. It can be very overwhelming determining what information is reliable and worth implementing into our daily lives. Recent data suggests a link between certain chemicals in cosmetics, particularly phthalates, which might result in early menopause, which can impact […]

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Ovulation Disorders

If you are having problems with irregular menstrual cycles, you are not alone.  It is  one of the most common causes of infertility. To help determine what is going on we recommend a hormone workup.  Most of the time, it will help identify the problem so that we can treat it. There are several medical […]

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What’s Involved with Fertility Assessment?

If you are under 30 and have been unsuccessful conceiving after one year, or have been trying unsuccessfully for six months or more and are over the age of 35, we suggest you speak with a fertility specialist. In assessing your fertility, three areas will be evaluated. The quality of ovulation and the assessment of […]

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Options for Those Who Delay Parenthood

Dr. Kowalczyk was recently interviewed for an upcoming documentary on fertility treatment.  We will let you know when it comes out! Following is one of the questions she was asked and her response: Q. What impact has the trend of delayed motherhood had on your practice? A. We are seeing many professionals seeking treatment later in […]

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