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Dr. Travis McCoy Discusses PCOS & Obesity in Infertility Treatment

Dr. Travis McCoy, MD Reproductive Endocrinologist Advanced Gynecologic Surgery What Is PCOS? PCOS or polycystic ovary syndrome is the most common female disorder, and it affects 15-27% of women. It is classified as a disorder as not regularly ovulating and overproducing the male hormones. The primary issue is the brain signal from the pituitary to the ovaries creates inconsistent ovulation.…

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Did you know April is National Infertility Awareness Month?

One in eight couples suffers through the pain of infertility, often in silence. RESOLVE, the National Infertility Association, is an advocacy group for individuals living with infertility. This year’s campaign is #start asking to encourage an increased dialogue about this disease that affects so many. Here at PREG, we want to make a difference and contribute to the fundraising efforts…

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Everything you need to know about PGD

Popular culture, religious affiliations, and misconceived myths have all contributed in giving genetic testing the negative connotations of producing “designer babies”. Like many other aspects of Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART), the lack of knowledge often scares patients away from potential lifesaving procedures for their future families. Genetic testing is a powerful tool that should be considered as a methodology to…

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It’s Okay to Seek Help

In light of the recent shooting tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School, mental health issues and preventative care should be at the forefront of our concerns. Often, there are warning signs that precede such catastrophic events such as Sandy Hook, Virginia Tech, and Columbine. Newtown, Connecticut, was in a small, affluent community with very little crime which proves no area…

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