Women who have Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) have ovaries that produce excessive amounts of male sex hormone androgen and insufficient amount of the hormones needed to trigger ovulation, or the release of an egg from the ovaries. Irregular or absence of menstrual cycles is a common sign of PCOS. Because the ovulation process is not […]
Landmark study by Dr. Parviz Kavoussi examines the role of cellular connections and their importance in erectile function
With approximately 30 million men in the US suffering from erectile dysfunction (ED) annually, more emphasis is needed on basic science research to help with the understanding of the mechanisms to help with new treatments and with ways to prevent this issue. Dr. Parviz Kavoussi recently published a ground breaking article in the journal Andrologia. […]
Our goal of helping couples build their families is a daily aspiration all year round. Mother’s Day 2015 is on May 10th and is a day that truly is symbolic of the appreciation that we all have for women who have given the gift of life to their children and have raised/are raising them. AFRM […]
What is the difference between fertility treatment under the care of my Ob/Gyn and the care from a Reproductive Endocrinologist (fertility specialist)?
A Reproductive Endocrinologist is a physician who, after completing a four-year Ob/Gyn residency program, subsequently has completed an three-year subspecialty fellowship training program in Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility (REI). Board certification in Ob/Gyn is required before an REI physician is eligible for REI board certification. Once board certification in REI is obtained, maintenance of board […]