FAQ: Can smoking cigarettes or marijuana really affect a man’s fertility?


Absolutely.  Smoking can affect the numbers of sperm and how well they swim.  Smoking can also impact the seminal fluid which is ejaculated with the sperm.  It can also damage the DNA in the sperm cell, to not allow the sperm to fertilize the egg as well. Read more about specific health habits and other factors […]

Dr. Shahryar Kavoussi co-authors “New paradigms in the diagnosis and management of endometriosis” in the journal Current Opinions in Obstetrics & Gynecology.


“This article compiles current data regarding the diagnosis and treatment of endometriosis,” states Dr. Shahryar Kavoussi.  “Our publication in the August 2016 issue of Current Opinion in Obstetrics & Gynecology is of value to clinicians who take care of women who have infertility and/or pelvic pain due to endometriosis.  It was a great opportunity to […]

Processed Meat Impact on Male Infertility


Male infertility is often a mystery, and in many cases, problems are due to a culmination of factors, such as temperature, cell phones in pockets, and laptop computer use on the lap . A series of recent studies may have uncovered one more of the factors that can limit successful IVF fertilization: processed meats.   […]