Recently there has been considerable interest in the use of myoinositol (M-inositol, M-IN) in the treatment of infertility for polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) and IVF. Questions about inositol arise such as what is it, how does it work, and does the literature support the use inositol in the treatment of various aspects of infertility? MEET […]
Despite Hollywood myths to the contrary, women are faced with the harsh reality that as they age their chances of having a genetic child become less and less. And, if the pages of People Magazine and other tabloids are to be called in question, this occurs at the relatively young age of 41, when as […]
What is the medical definition of infertility? The definition of infertility varies depending upon the situation. The American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) defines infertility as follows: “Infertility is a disease, defined by the failure to achieve a successful pregnancy after 12 months or more of appropriate, timed unprotected intercourse or therapeutic donor insemination.” (Practice […]
Dr. Rinehart was quoted on the brit.co website in a article by Natasha Lavender titled: “Research Shows Global Fertility Rates Are Dropping — But Don’t Panic” Please click the link below to read the full article on brit.co https://www.brit.co/global-fertility-rates-decline-study/
There are many systems in the body that can contribute to infertility and are thus tested, and if necessary managed, in order to allow conception to occur. This is part of a proper workup with a Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (REI) specialist. What does the thyroid do and how does it work? A major player […]
Ovulation Induction In Infertility: Clomiphene Citrate (Clomid®) or Letrozole, Is There A Clear Advantage?
Recently there has been an increased interest in the use of a medication used for ovulation stimulation called letrozole (Femara ®). The standard medication used of this purpose is clomiphene citrate (CC) (Clomid®). Is one medication better than the other? Recently published research is beginning to answer some of the questions concerning the use of […]