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The HRC Fertility Blog is a resource for patients and those seeking infertility related issues and articles. Check back often or subscribe to this blog as it is changed weekly by the HRC staff.

Valentines’ Day Blues

 

Valentines’ Day Blues

 

Remember when Valentine’s Day use to be simple. All it meant was to buy a classroom pack of Valentine’s Day cards and hand them out during the school party where you got as many as you gave?

 

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CELEBRATING VALENTINE’S DAY DESPITE INFERTILITY

 

CELEBRATING VALENTINE’S DAY DESPITE INFERTILITY                                                                                               

Valentine’s Day is usually a time of year when we honor our loved ones by sharing flowers, chocolates or a nice special celebration. For couples, romance is supposed to be the theme of the day.   Single people may start the day hoping to have a day of romance with their special someone.

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Low Ovarian Response with Dr. John Norian in Resolve's Newsletter

Dr. John Norian talks about Low Ovarian Response in the December issue of Resolve's Winter newsletter For the Journey and Beyond.

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HRC Fertility 101 Seminar

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Dr. John Wilcox will be hosting our next seminar on March 12th from 6:30-8:00 pm.  This is a perfect opportunity to meet the doctor and staff.  

Attendees to seminars receive a FREE new-patient consultation and will be entered into a raffle.  The winner will receive a $1000 discount voucher for fertility treatment. 

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On the Infertility Bookshelf- Part Two

 

 

On the Infertility Bookshelf- Part Two

So much information about infertility! How can you choose? For some people, book reviews and checking to see if a resource is given a good amount of stars helps guide the weeding out process. For others, they want to devour any and all information about infertility in order to feel they are prepared for “anything and everything.”

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COULD IT BE PCOS?

 

COULD IT BE PCOS?

First it is the unexplained weight gain. Followed by an irregular and perhaps painful menstrual period. Then comes unusual facial hair. Many women start to become concerned and frustrated by the changes of their bodies. Finally, a trip to a medical specialist confirms that this is not “usual”. The diagnosis many times is only four letters long- PCOS .

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Fertility Planit

Dr. Jeffrey Nelson will be speaking at Fertility Planit show about Optimizing Wellness to Optimize Fertility at 5:00pm on April 4th.  To register please visit their website http://la2014.fertilityplanit.com/.   

 

 

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On the Infertility Bookshelf – Part One

 

On the Infertility Bookshelf – Part One

By Louise Sattler, Psychologist

 

Many books are written on the subject of infertility. Often times, they are chocked full of salient medical information as they are penned by physicians or researchers. Yet, from time to time a book is written that tugs at the heartstrings, embellishes the thoughts of a person who is in the midst or gone through the infertility journey or simply is written as a source of inspiration.

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Super Doctors 2014

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Congratulations Dr. Jane Frederick for receiving the Southern California Super Doctor Award for 2014.  Stay tuned for the January issue of Los Angeles Magazine where the super doctors of 2014 will be published.

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WRITING YOUR WAY TO EMOTIONAL HEALTH!

  WRITING YOUR WAY TO EMOTIONAL HEALTH!

By Louise Sattler, Psychologist

 

Life can be full of challenges with some requiring great strength, endurance, confidence and courage. This is exceptionally true when faced with infertility.

As we enter the new year it may be time to resolve to start the year proactively – especially if have experienced infertility but are hoping to bring a baby in to your life by the time the calendar flips to 2015.

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Dr. John Norian Helping The Inland Empire Medical Community!

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This January Dr. John Norian will be speaking at Western University of Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific.  His lecture is entitled “Clinical Pearls Related to Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility” .     He will also be discussing the Fellowship process for those medical students contemplating the reproductive endocrinology field.

He will also be lecturing to the Obstetrical/Gynecological Resident Physicians at Loma Linda University about Reproductive Medicine later this month. 

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Dr. John Norian Helping The Inland Empire Medical Community!

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Dr. Norian has been asked to give a lecture to the medical students at Western University of Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific.  His lecture this January is entitled “Clinical Pearls Related to Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility” . In addition, he’ll be discussing the Fellowship process for those medical students contemplating the reproductive endocrinology field.

 

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Part two – Acupuncture and Infertility

 

Part two – Acupuncture and Infertility

In our previous blog, Jean Morris, acupuncturist discussed how acupuncture can be very instrumental in helping with infertility. We will continue giving some more “nuts and bolt ” to this subject in this second half of the blog series.

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Infertility and Acupuncture Part One

 

Infertility and Acupuncture Part One

by Shara Lawrence-Weiss

Can acupuncture increase your rate of fertility? Not all experts agree on the answer to that question but don’t write off the premise too quickly.

Acupuncture is most commonly used to treat chemotherapy patients, fibromyalgia, headaches, labor pain, low back pain, menstrual cramps, migraines, osteoarthritis, dental pain, and tennis elbow (MayoClinic.com). Acupuncture is increasingly being used to treat infertility, as well.

http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/acupuncture/MY00946

 

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The Night Before Christmas turned into an Infertility Success Story

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The Night Before Christmas  turned into an Infertility Success Story

By Dara Blaker from DaraonRadio.com

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Diagnostic and Treatment Options Podcast free to listen by Dr. Jane Frederick!

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Board Certified Ob/Gyn and Reproductive Endocrinology/Infertility, Dr. Jane Frederick, FACOG explains the effect of age on reproduction, as well as the latest advances in the causes of infertility.

Click here to listen: Featured Speaker: Dr. Jane Frederick, FACOG Fertility 101: Your Diagnostic and Treatment Options<

 

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Diagnostic and Treatment Options Podcast with Dr. Jane Frederick

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Approximately 1 in 5 couples have trouble conceiving a child. Both men and women can be infertile, so what are the fertility evaluation and treatment options for men and women?

Listen here to Dr. Jane Frederick as she explains the effect of age on reproduction, as well as the latest advances in the causes of infertility in her latest podcast.

Click here to listen:http://orangecountyfertilitydr.com/weekly-dose-of-wellness/

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USC honors Dr. Daniel Potter!

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In October Dr. Daniel Potter was the guest of honor at USC's Gala as the celebrate the 40th anniversary of USC Dornsife's JEP program.

Celebrating the 40th anniversary of USC Dornsife's Joint Educational Project (JEP) is from left, JEP Executive Director Tammara Anderson; event co-chair Sharon Tesoriero; USC Dornsife Dean Steve Kay; USC Dornsife alumna, actress and humanitarian América Ferrera; USC Dornsife alumnus and Trojan Health Volunteer founder Daniel Potter, and event co-chair Deena Lew. Photos by Steve Cohn.

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Dr. Daniel Potter was the guest of honor at USC!

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In October Dr. Daniel Potter was the guest of honor at the USC gala. To read more about this special event here is the link to the USC Dornsife attached the article USC ran about the event and a picture is attached. http://dornsife.usc.edu/news/stories/1530/jep-sparked-a-flame-in-me/

Celebrating the 40th anniversary of USC Dornsife's Joint Educational Project (JEP) is from left, JEP Executive Director Tammara Anderson; event co-chair Sharon Tesoriero; USC Dornsife Dean Steve Kay; USC Dornsife alumna, actress and humanitarian América Ferrera; USC Dornsife alumnus and Trojan Health Volunteer founder Daniel Potter, and event co-chair Deena Lew. Photos by Steve Cohn.

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