Fertile Despite PCOS

Can I be fertile and have PCOS? ... read more »

Diagnosis of PCOS

How can you diagnose if I have PCOS? ... read more »

Detecting Ovulation Issues With OPK

Ovulation issues and detection of ovulation such as with OPKs and typical ovulation symptoms are among the most important issues in trying to get pregnant couples. ... read more »

When To See the Infertility Specialist

If you find you have been trying to conceive for many months with no success you may want to consider obtaining a referral to see an infertility specialist. There are several reasons a specialist might be needed if you have had difficulty becoming pregnant. ... read more »

How To Get Pregnant with PCOS Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

The inability getting pregnant in most  women with PCOS is usually the consequence of amenorrhea, the absence of ovulation. Anovulation may not be the only reason for many of these problems but you need to ovulate in order to get pregnant.  Make changes in your lifestyle ... read more »

Anovulation - Why Some Women Don’t Ovulate

Ovulation is necessary for getting pregnant, and some women have trouble getting pregnant because they do not ovulate (anovulation). ... 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 »

Clomiphene, Metformin, or both for Infertility in PCOS

Clomiphene is superior to metformin in achieving live birth in infertile women with the polycystic ovary syndrome, although multiple birth is a complication. ... read more »

Will Clomid Treat Your Infertility?

If you and your partner have been trying to have a baby for a while, you’ve probably tried calculating your ovulation carefully. ... read more »

Acupuncture Eases Pain of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)

According to a new study from the Sahlgrenska Academy in Sweden, exercise and acupuncture could help ease the effect of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS). ... read more »

Ovulation Induction Management of PCOS

Among PCOS patients who are overweight or obese, weight loss is the most physiologic method of inducing ovulation. ... read more »

OPK and PCOS

I have polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) and Im trying to get pregnant. Can I still use ovulation predictor kits (OPKs) to predict my ovulation or will my results be skewed? ... read more »

Can Obesity Prevent Ovulation?

Can obesity prevent ovulation? The presence of adipose or fat tissue in obese women leads to a decrease of sex hormone binding globulin, and an increase in androgens (male hormones). ... read more »

What Are The Side Effects Of Metformin?

What are the side effects of Metformin? Usually the side effects of Metformin depend on how much of the medicine you take, and they tend to lessen over time. ... read more »

Metformin Dosage: How Much Should I Take?

How much Metformin is necessary to treat polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) during pregnancy? How much should I take to treat diabetes? What should my dosage be? ... 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 »

PCOS Does Not Have to Equal Infertility

If you are a woman with polycystic ovary syndrome, you’ve probably wondered whether or not infertility is something you will face. 10%-15% of women are diagnosed with PCOS, and it can cause infertility by affecting hormones during ovulation. ... read more »

37 years old and no period for 2 years

Question: I am 37-years-old and have not had a period for 2 years. What could it be? Dr.Amos answers: There are several reasons why a woman does not get her period (amenorrhea). The first reason is pregnancy, in which case the pregnancy test would be positive. Or breastfeeding. If there is no pregnancy, then other reasons include: ... read more »

Women with Polycystic Ovaries May Benefit From Meal Planning

One night during my first year of college, my friend had to go to the emergency room for intense stomach pain. It turns out, she had a few ovarian cysts that had nearly ruptured. ... read more »

Handling Obesity and PCOS in Situations of Infertility

Already in her thirties, she suffered from polycystic ovary syndrome and was nearly 100 pounds overweight. Her doctor had already discussed with her the challenges she would face in her attempts to get pregnant. ... read more »

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