PCOD Treatment and the Role Metformin Plays in It

Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), also known as PCOD (polycystic ovarian disease) is a very common cause of infertility. The women who suffer from this have small ovarian cysts which get formed when there is a disruption in the regular changes of a normal menstrual...

IVF Injections- How Painful are They?

When it comes to doing IVF, different patients have different concerns and a major one that most women have is that the IVF injections will hurt. They are aware that they will have to take IVF injections for several days; it’s not surprising that women don’t really lo...

A Case of Secondary Infertility

When people think about infertility, they think of a childless couple. However, there are quite a few couples that already have one child, try to expand their family with another child, but find that they are unable to. This is called secondary infertility; it’s the i...

Shipping Frozen Sperm Samples

If you have to travel to India for IVF treatment, you don’t really have to bring your husband along with you. All you have to do is bring his frozen sperm sample with you in a special dry shipper. If this is something you don’t want to do yourself, you can simply get...

Understanding what Fallopian Tubal Recanalisation Is

In the case of some infertile women, their fallopian tubes are blocked at the corneal (uterine) end. These tubes can be unblocked using a minimally invasive procedure known as recanalization. Generally, the diagnosis of a corneal block or a proximal tubal occlusion (P...

Is an Embryoscope Really Useful?

In the recent times, one of the latest technological gimmicks that has got a great deal of attention is the embryoscope. Many IVF clinics are now touting the fact that their lab has this latest piece of equipment- they claim it helps improve success rates. About the...

Is it Necessary to Remove a Hydrosalpinx Before Doing IVF?

Many women who have blocked tubes, opt for IVF treatment. Some of these women also have a hydrosalpinx- in this there is fluid inside the blocked tube. Today, its common practice  to recommend to patients that the hydrosalpinx be removed or the blocked  tube be clippe...

How IVF Specialists Overtest & Overtreat Patients

There are a number of tests that IVF patients have to do prior to IVF treatment. Some of these tests that IVF specialists prescribe to their patients are extremely expensive. Most of these tests are prohibitively expensive and don’t really provide any information that...

BBT charting- Is it Really Useful to Infertile Couples?

When you are undergoing IVF treatment, the basal temperature of your body rises. This is why it’s important to follow certain instructions. Here are a few tips on how to monitor your BBT while you are undergoing IVF treatment. Ovulation type medical thermometer In...

Bromocriptine – Its use in Infertility Treatment

Infertility treatment makes use of different medications, depending on the type of infertility the woman is experiencing. Bromocriptine is a drug that’s used to treat women with hyperprolactinemia. In this condition, women can’t ovulate as their pituitary gland produc...