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Study Shows Women With Endometriosis More Likely To Use Opioids For Prolonged Periods, Use Benzodiazepines Concomitantly

Of course this is the case.  The medical system is failing endometriosis patients in a dramatic way.  If you were taught that endometriosis surgery doesn't work and that it recurs anyway, and that most medicines to treat pain only work or are allowed to be used short term, then as a doctor you really don't

Study Shows Women With Endometriosis More Likely To Use Opioids For Prolonged Periods, Use Benzodiazepines Concomitantly2020-01-16T05:18:20+00:00

Research Indicates Children Conceived Through ART Do Not Face Increased Cancer Risk

Research Indicates Children Conceived Through ART Do Not Face Increased Cancer Risk These studies from small countries like the Netherlands are helpful because their socialized systems do allow for accurate data collection and likely capture most events in the healthcare system for the country.  This safe bill of health from a cancer standpoint is reassuring

Research Indicates Children Conceived Through ART Do Not Face Increased Cancer Risk2020-01-16T18:33:01+00:00

Fertility Clinics Reportedly Refusing Treatment To Women With High BMI

  https://www.nytimes.com/2019/06/18/magazine/fertility-weight-obesity-ivf.html This is certainly a very emotional and controversial subject.  To read the coverage on this, you would think doctors are refusing care to patients because they don't like people who are overweight.  This is far from the truth.  A host of studies that look at IVF outcome based on BMI (body mass index

Fertility Clinics Reportedly Refusing Treatment To Women With High BMI2020-01-16T18:36:04+00:00

Uterine Fibroids

​Uterine fibroids (also known as leiomyomas) are extremely common muscle tumors (or growths) that develop from a single muscle cell within the womb.  It is stated in the literature that up to 75% of women develop a fibroid prior to menopause (1).  That being said, not all women require intervention.  The questions that need to

Uterine Fibroids2020-01-16T18:39:03+00:00

Pediatrics Group Advises Nursing Mothers To Avoid Marijuana.

Caution:  It has been amazing to me the speed with which the marijuana legalization movement has changed popular thought.  Especially in our younger patients, there is a sense that somehow marijuana is good for everything.  We see patients regularly who have "read studies" that marijuana works for just about anything.  We jokingly say, soon there

Pediatrics Group Advises Nursing Mothers To Avoid Marijuana.2020-06-28T23:00:57+00:00

Prepregnancy BMI May Be More Important Risk Factor For Adverse Maternal-Fetal Outcomes Than Weight Gain During Pregnancy, Meta-Analysis Suggests.

Prepregnancy BMI May Be More Important Risk Factor For Adverse Maternal-Fetal Outcomes Than Weight Gain During Pregnancy, Meta-Analysis Suggests. This study clearly supports our belief that BMI correlates with metabolic dysfunction severity.  Pre-pregnancy weight is the measure of this parameter.  If this can be significantly changed, we see a much better outcome beginning with fertility

Prepregnancy BMI May Be More Important Risk Factor For Adverse Maternal-Fetal Outcomes Than Weight Gain During Pregnancy, Meta-Analysis Suggests.2020-01-16T19:06:52+00:00

Infertility Awareness Week

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Infertility Awareness Week2020-01-16T19:11:52+00:00

Many Women with Menstrual Symptoms Do Not Tell Their Families or Physicians, Study Indicates.

Many Women With Menstrual Symptoms Do Not Tell Their Families Or Physicians, Study Indicates. These findings are completely consistent with our findings after taking thousands of histories of women with pelvic pain.  We ask every patient if their period pain was worse than their peers in the teen years.  The vast majority say they don't

Many Women with Menstrual Symptoms Do Not Tell Their Families or Physicians, Study Indicates.2020-01-16T19:15:12+00:00

Stress Appears to Lower a Woman’s Chances of Getting Pregnant, Study Finds.

Stress Appears To Lower A Woman’s Chances Of Getting Pregnant, Study Finds. There are so few studies focused on stress and fertility.  We know from working daily with patients struggling to become pregnant, that stress is a huge factor.  This study does show that stress around ovulation may be more important.  This is an epidemiologic

Stress Appears to Lower a Woman’s Chances of Getting Pregnant, Study Finds.2020-01-16T19:19:26+00:00

Working At Least Two Night Shifts Weekly Increases Risk Of Miscarriage In Pregnant Women.

Working At Least Two Night Shifts Weekly Increases Risk Of Miscarriage In Pregnant Women.   This study finding supports our theory describing circadian rhythm and sleep disruption as with sleep apnea as maybe the most intense physiological stressor in humans. It seems to be about the only thing that disrupts the male hormone and fertility

Working At Least Two Night Shifts Weekly Increases Risk Of Miscarriage In Pregnant Women.2020-01-16T19:21:50+00:00
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