What role does FSH play in fertility?

FSH, or Follicle Stimulating Hormone, is produced within the pituitary gland of the body and plays a large role in the fertility of an individual. FSH has different effects in the two sexes and is a key hormone in the production of reproductive material. Measuring the amounts of FSH i
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An Overview of Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD) Testing

Preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) is a laboratory procedure, used in conjunction with in vitro fertilization (IVF Denver), to reduce the risk of passing on genetic disorders. Some of the most common reasons for PGD is testing embryos for specific disease (such as cystic fibrosis
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An Overview of Fertility Drugs Used to Treat Infertility

Treating infertility in women can be a complex process.  A  fertility specialist at an initial consultation with a new patient will gather a patient’s medical history, review prior fertility treatment and evaluation from the OBGYN or other fertility specialists  and often perform a GY
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Can Ovarian Cysts Contribute to Infertility?

One of the most common questions Denver fertility doctors receive is whether or not ovarian cysts adversely affect fertility. The answer is: It depends on the type of cyst. The types of ovarian cysts that impact fertility include: Endometriomas – these types of cysts are caused
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