The day before a trans woman, who had been on hormones for 18 years, went for her final surgery, we found sperm in her ejaculate.Continue Reading
Delaying Fatherhood? Here’s Why You Should Consider Sperm Banking.
Paternal age has increased dramatically in the US in the past 40 years, and the trend seems to be continuing…Continue Reading
Cancer And Sexual Dysfunction: Life After Treatment .
Men experiencing sexual dysfunction or infertility after treatment may not even realize it’s related to cancer treatment.Continue Reading
I’ve been avidly watching 9 Months with Courteney Cox on Facebook Watch since Season 1. It’s one of the best pregnancy journey shows I’ve ever seen. Courteney Cox, best known as Monica on Friends, had her own journey to parenthood with recurrent pregnancy loss before having her daughter Coco through IVF. Some of the couples …Continue Reading
Infertility in The Media: Cryopreservation
My husband was watching The Rookie (Season 1 Episode 13 · Caught Stealing), and my ears perk up when I hear the words “fertility center.” Plot line is a lesbian couple that separated, and one partner stole the embryos from the center. There are two great aspects of talk about here, and both get a …Continue Reading
Is your lifestyle causing infertility?
Infertility is an issue that affects millions of American couples. It is often seen as a female problem, even though millions of men have sought out the services of a fertility expert in the past decade. Many men do not realize that behaviors in their day to day life may be decreasing the presence and quality of their sperm. So, the question is: Are there things I can be doing to help increase the likelihood of getting pregnant? And the answer is yes!Continue Reading
Infertility in the Media: Semen Analysis
For anyone who has met me, I am a very passionate individual. If you get me on a roll about a topic that interests me, it can sometimes be hard to slow me down. One topic I can talk about endlessly is the representation of infertility in the media. I get incredibly excited when I …Continue Reading
STUDY ON THE COVID-19 VACCINES AND THEIR EFFECT ON MALE FERTILITY
The Miller School of Medicine at University of Miami is studying what effect, if any, the COVID-19 vaccines might have on sperm. The study’s principal investigator, Ranjith Ramasamy, M.D. is an associate professor and director of reproductive urology. “Based on the mechanism by which mRNA acts, we do not expect the COVID-19 vaccines will have …Continue Reading
What you should know about Cholesterol?
High cholesterol is prevalent in our society, and many people are confused about how to eat to control the levels in their blood. Cholesterol is made by the body in the liver, and it is also ingested through the consumption of animal protein, such as meat, eggs, and cheese. Our body needs cholesterol for its …Continue Reading
Hope for Infertile Couples: Advanced Sperm Search
Extended Sperm Search and Microfreeze (ESSM) is a revolutionary procedure that can detect sperm in previously diagnosed azoospermic men. The procedure is non-invasive, painless, and has found sperm in up to 44% of cases. Here’s a break down of the process and equipment we use in our lab to perform this procedure. THE INVERTED MICROSCOPE …Continue Reading