Clomiphene (Clomid)

How does clomiphene (Clomid) work? ... read more »

Follistim Contraindications

What are the contraindications to Follistim? ... read more »

Hyperprolactinemia - Elevated Prolactin

Another word for elevated prolactin is hyperprolactinemia. There are many symptoms associated with this condition, though not all women with hyperprolactinemia have all of them. ... read more »

Ovulation Prediction

Are there any studies on ovulation prediction? ... read more »

Inhibin B

What does Inhibin B mean? ... read more »

Elevation of FSH And Egg Quality

Cycle day 3 FSH is tested to check for 'ovarian reserve' -- the quality of your eggs or 'good eggs' and 'bad eggs.' ... read more »

Estradiol Elevated

What do elevated estradiol levels mean? ... read more »

Cycle Day 3 Fertility Testing

Follicle Stimulating Hormone (FSH) - is produced by the pituitary gland and is responsible for the egg maturation process. High day 3 FSH levels are associated with diminished ovarian reserve. ... read more »

CCCT- Clomiphene Citrate Challenge Test

An additional test for ovarian reserve is the CCCT or the clomiphene challenge test ... read more »

Home Testing for Menopause

FSH, or follicle stimulating hormone, values climb as a woman reaches menopause. The same levels can also climb because of normal menstrual cycle. ... read more »

Premature Ovarian Failure

Premature Ovarian Failure (POF) is a loss of ovarian function in younger women. POF is associated with amenorrhea, estrogen is low, and the follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) level is elevated. ... read more »

Infertility Q & A

Infertility Questions and Answers for your most important answers about difficulty getting pregnant. ... read more »

Infertility Testing

On your first visit to an infertility specialist there are several procedures and questions that are routine. ... read more »

Diagnosis of Menopause

As a woman reaches her 50th year of life, she may start to notice changes in mood, libido, and menstrual cycle. These changes are common symptoms of menopause, ... read more »

Acupuncture Increasing Fertility Rates

According to new research, women prescribed clomid or clomiphene, may have another secret weapon in the fight against infertility. It appears that acupuncture, when used with medication therapy, can increase fertility and pregnancy. ... read more »

Infertility and Egg Donation

Egg donation, also referred to as oocyte donation, is one such option. It has proven to be an effective fertility method for couples who have longed for a baby, but have been unable to have one on their own. ... read more »

Long vs Short FSH Stimulation for Optimal IVF

Researchers at the University of Torino in Torino, Italy recently published a study comparing short and long-term follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) stimulation in high-response women seeking IVF treatment. ... read more »

Gonal-F During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

All about Gonal-F during pregnancy, breastfeeding and trying to conceive (TTC). Is it safe for use? ... read more »

Estimation of Ovarian Response

Researchers compared ovarian response to various factors, including anti-mullerian hormone (AMH), follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH), estradiol level (E2) and luteinizing hormone (LH). ... read more »

Endometriosis and Clinical Pregnancy Rates

Endometriosis can make it extremely difficult or impossible to conceive without advanced medical care and fertility treatment. ... read more »

Hyperthyroidism, FSH and LH

Gonadotropin, also known as FSH (follicle-stimulating hormone) and LH (luteinizing hormone), could be a cause of infertility in women with hyperthyroidism. ... read more »

Follistim While Pregnant and Breastfeeding

All about Follistim during pregnancy, breastfeeding and trying to conceive (TTC). Is it safe for use? ... read more »

Ovulation Induction Stimulation of Ovulation

Induction of ovulation is usually done with medications to help a woman ovulate and get pregnant. ... read more »

Follicle Stimulating Hormone Infertility Test

The urine FSH Tests detect elevated high FSH (follicle stimulating hormone) levels, and elevated FSH levels are associated with decreased fertility. ... read more »

Tests Before Starting Clomiphene (Clomid)

Before starting Clomid you need to make sure there is no male infertility, no ovarian cysts, and that FSH and liver functions are normal. ... read more »

Fertility And Infertility Laboratory Test Results

What are the normal values for fertility and infertility laboratory test results? ... read more »

Childhood Cancer Can Increase Pregnancy Complications

Pregnancy in childhood cancer survivors could be riskier than previously thought. Chances of premature labor, early delivery and hemorrhage are higher in certain cancer cases. ... read more »

Clomiphene Citrate Challenge Test- CCCT

The Clomiphene Citrate Challenge Test, or CCCT, is a fertility test to check your ovarian reserve, to see if your eggs are still good enough for fertiliization and implantation. ... read more »

Ovulation-Induction Medications

What medications are available to induce ovulation? ... read more »

FSH Shot and Ovulation

Injectable FSH products are also referred to as HMG, human menopausal gonadotropins, or gonadotropins. Brand names for these drugs (hormones) in the USA include Pergonal, Follistim, Gonal-F, Repronex and Humegon. ... read more »

Progesterone (Provera) Challenge Test

The progesterone or provera challenge test is given to women with no menstrual bleeding amenorrhea to see if they bleed or not. ... read more »

Follicle Stimulating Hormone (FSH) Test

The FSH Urine Test is a test kit for the determination of FSH (human Follicular Stimulating Hormone) concentration in urine specimens. ... read more »

Bleeding After Provera

What could be wrong if I am bleeding after Provera? You likely had what is known as 'withdrawal bleeding' after the progesterone challenge test. ... read more »

My Infertility Journey: Time to Be a Guinea Pig! (Part 10)

Shortly after I set up my crowdsourcing fundraiser for IVF, I discovered a local fertility clinic was offering an amazing proposition to interested women. ... read more »