Category Archives: Hormones

In The News: Bone Hormone May Impact Male Infertility

  A hormone produced by bone-building cells may have a role in regulating male fertility. Osteocalcin seems to promote production of the sex steroid hormone testosterone, and increase fertility, in male mice, according to a study led by Gerard Karsenty, … Continue reading

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New Hormone Test Helps With IVF Success: Brown University

http://news.brown.edu/pressreleases/2011/06/ivf In a new study, women with high levels of the hormone AMH produced more eggs for in vitro fertilization (IVF) procedures, and pregnancies were more likely to occur than in women with low levels. The finding could aid counseling … Continue reading

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Fable of an Infertile Female: Crazy Lady Drivers

The fertility clinic increased the doses of hormones that I am taking.  The prescriptions that I am given make me feel a bit like I am losing my mind.  My ability to multi-task and problem solve are no longer enact. … Continue reading

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National Infertility Awareness Week: Myth Busters

This week on Resolve’s web page they are allowing bloggers to submit myth busting posts (http://www.resolve.org/national-infertility-awareness-week/bust-a-myth-blog-submissions.html).  I was reading through the submissions and noticed many people are submitting posts that bust the same myths.  This tells me a couple of … Continue reading

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It Is Just The Hormones Speaking

Far to many relate the feelings that a person going through fertility is having to the hormones.  “It is just the hormones speaking”.   Hormones likely cause mood swings, but mood and feelings are completely different animals.  It is important … Continue reading

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