Blog Posts in 2016

  • Researchers Find Frequent Walks Boosts Male Fertility

    Researchers in Britain, where one in seven couples experience difficulty in conceiving, found that going for a walk three times a week can help boost fertility in men . Even those who live rather sedentary lifestyles can improve sperm quality in as little as six months by implementing a little bit of exercise. Exercise helps fight off oxidative stress, which takes a toll on sperm quality and ...
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  • Coping with Infertility Stress During the Holidays

    Even under the best circumstances, holidays can be extremely stressful. In the hustle and bustle of shopping, parties, and family gatherings, oftentimes individuals feel pressure from relatives and friends on the various aspects of their lives. For those struggling with infertility, however, being asked insensitive questions during the holiday season can be difficult to deal with. In this blog, ...
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  • Fertility Preservation Options for Women Before Cancer Treatment

    There are a number of reasons why women would choose fertility preservation, especially if they know they would like to become pregnant and have a child later on in life. For many women who are about to undergo cancer treatment, however, fertility preservation is an important topic of discussion that is often left ignored by their oncologists. When life’s circumstances are not ideal for having a ...
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  • Palm Beach Fertility Center- Offering the Latest Fertility Treatments to South Florida

    Successful Infertility Treatment Begins with the Right Fertility Clinic To achieve success with complex fertility treatments, it takes a seamless blend of world class medical expertise and cutting edge medical innovation. For many millions of Americans, they rely upon this combination in order to realize their dreams of one day parenting a child. And with one of the best client success ratios in ...
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  • Palm Beach Fertility Center Helps Patient Become Single Father of Twin Girls

    Palm Beach Fertility Center’s most recent patient success story comes from Steven Lazarus, who is now a proud father of two beautiful twin girls, thanks to the tireless efforts of Dr. Mark Denker and his team. Steven is a single man who had dreams of starting a family. With the support and love from his family, friends, and community members, Steven came to Palm Beach Fertility Center for their ...
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  • What is Secondary Infertility?

    Secondary infertility is defined as the difficulty to become pregnant, or carry a pregnancy to term, following the birth of one or more children. For many individuals, becoming pregnant and having their first child was obstacle-free. In this blog, our Boca Raton infertility specialist explains possible causes of secondary infertility and how it can be treated. Reproductive Age One of the most ...
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  • Eggs Made from Skin Cells May Signal an End to Infertility

    Researchers in at Kyushu University in Japan have figured out a way to grow fully-matured egg cells in a lab by using mouse skin cells. According to an article by New Scientist , the matured eggs have been fertilized to create healthy mice pups. In light of this new achievement, scientists and researchers have reason to believe it’s only a matter of time before the same is possible in humans. ...
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  • First Fertility Tracking Sensor Bracelet Launched

    Nearly 40 million Americans wear tracking sensor bracelets – typically, wearable technology has been widely used for fitness and exercise purposes. Now a new wearable technology product, recently approved by the FDA, aims to track fertility and ovulation cycles for women who are embarking on their journey to parenthood. The Ava fertility tracking bracelet claims to identify an average of five ...
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  • Zika & Egg Donation: What You Need to Know

    There is currently a lot of concern over the outbreak of the Zika virus and what it could mean for countless mothers, children, and families throughout the U.S. and the world. In the fervor to protect our communities, however, there has also been a significant amount of misinformation and fear that has been circulated. Because of this, some fertility clinics have placed a moratorium on egg ...
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  • A Guide to the IUI Procedure

    Intrauterine insemination (IUI) is a laboratory procedure that separates viable, fast-moving sperm from sluggish, slow-moving sperm. Many women who suffer from infertility choose intrauterine insemination as a treatment option – because of its flexibility, IUI can be coordinated with a woman’s normal cycle and fertility medications. A fertility doctor may recommend IUI to patients who are ...
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  • What is Endometriosis?

    More than 6 million women and young girls in the U.S. suffer from endometriosis, a condition that occurs when the tissue that lines the uterus (the endometrium) is found outside the uterus – typically it will be in the abdomen, on the ovaries, fallopian tubes, and the ligaments that support the uterus. Endometriosis can cause internal bleeding and inflammation, which will lead to a number of ...
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  • Understanding the Egg Donation Process

    Becoming an egg donor is a decision that requires a substantial amount of thought and consideration. Hospital visits, procedures, and medications are all aspects of egg donation that you will face. Before applying, it’s important that you understand what the process entails. In this blog, our Boca Raton fertility doctor describes the egg donation process. Donor Qualification If you’re a first-time ...
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  • Diet Changes You Can Make To Help Increase Fertility

    A study done by Harvard Medical School looked into the correlation between diet and fertility to determine whether certain foods helped or hindered ovulatory function. In this blog, we discuss the foods you should add to your diet to help increase fertility. Complex Carbs Bad carbs such as cookies, cakes, white bread, and white rice are digested at a quicker pace and the carbs are turned into ...
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  • Understanding Surrogacy

    Nothing is more important than becoming parents for couples and indviduals facing infertility. After trying a number of fertility of treatments, some resort to choosing a gestational surrogate to fulfill their dream of parenthood. Gestational surrogacy is when a surrogate is implanted with an embryo that is created by IVF, and the surrogate carries the pregnancy to full term. The surrogacy process ...
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  • Questions to Ask if You're Considering Egg Freezing

    If you are certain that you will want to become pregnant and have a child later in life, but are unsure of the timeline, you may consider freezing your eggs. Egg harvestation is also an available option for women who have been recently diagnosed with cancer and are awaiting chemotherapy. Regardless of your current situation, when making these decisions, it’s likely you’ll have a number of ...
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