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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.

Starting Infertility Treatment with Clomid

Though HRC Fertility provides the full array of high-tech solutions for infertility, many of our patients with ovulatory problems can benefit from simpler, first-step approaches. This includes taking an oral medication, such as Clomid.

Hailed as a game-changer when it was first introduced, Clomid is one of the most popular medications in the world to help women conceive. It's also a cost effective and easy first step. Also known by its generic name, clomiphene citrate, Clomid is marketed as Serophene.

Clomid primarily helps stimulate ovulation. It works at the level of the hypothalamus where it blocks estrogen receptors, making your body think estrogen levels are lower than they are. The hypothalamus responds by producing more gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH), which then stimulates the pituitary to produce follicle stimulating hormone (FSH) and luteinizing hormone (LH). These hormones, in turn, then stimulate follicular development and function.

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Dr. John Norian Hosts Free Fertility 101 Seminar at Embassy Suites Ontario!

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Dr. John Norian will be hosting seminars on:

Wed., March 25th 6:30 - 8 pmWed., July 22nd 6:30 - 8 pmWed., November 18th 6:30 - 8pm

Embassy Suites - Ontario Airport3663 East Guasti RoadOntario, CA 91761

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Reaching Lomda Linda Residents

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Dr. John Norian helps Loma Linda residents prep for thein in-service board exam with a 2 hour lecture on REI topics.  As they were getting geared up for the CREOG exam the residents also explored the world of Reproductive Endocrinology as Dr. Norian discussed the latest techbologies within IVF.  

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Veronica's Miracle Pregnancy After A Long Battle With PCOS

Here at HRC Rancho Cucamonga we love when our patients share their stories!  Sometimes it's about their struggles with infertility, experience with IVF, pregnancy or the birth of their baby. In this video, you'll meet Veronica who has been living with PCOS since she was 13 and struggled for years to get pregnant. Now, just days before she's due to give birth, Veronica shares how Dr. John Norian gave her hope, helped her conceive and her reaction when she heard the amazing news.

The host of this video is Juli Auclair Lipof of and formerly of NBC and CBS


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Dr. John Norian live on KCAA with Nicole Smith


Dr. John Norian will be speaking live with Nicole Smith on Nov 4h at 5:30pm.  He will be discussing fertility and the available treatment options.

You can enjoy this free event from the comfort of your own home. Here are the details below to join in.

*This is a LIVE Broadcast @ KCAATV/RADIO 1050AM ~Check in @ or @ or LISTEN LIVE @ // or on the radio at 1050am. Twitter: nsmithchange Caller Line......(888) 909-1050

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Join Dr. John Norian on October 15th for a Free Fertility 101 seminar!

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 The seminar will be held on October 15th at:

Embassy Suites - Ontario Airport3663 East Guasti RoadOntario, CA 91761

Please RSVP through our seminar page.

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Welcome First Rancho baby

Congratulation to Mom and Dad! We are very excited about our newest arrival! A baby boy to spread joy. Thank you for sharing.

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Join Dr. Jeffrey Nelson on April 5th at Fertility Planit!

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Dr. Jeffrey Nelson is excited to be speaking again at this year's Fertility Planit Show.  He wil be hosting a session this year with Brandon Horn discussing "Optimizing Wellness to Optimize Fertility". He is scheduled for 5pm and hopes to see you there.  Please use the link below to register with a 20% discount.

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Come Get Social with HRC Fertility – RANCHO CUCAMONGA!

 Located in the Inland Empire


Our staff wish to extend an invitation for you to join our online community on a variety of social media platforms where we discuss current events, topics related to women’s health, reproduction, infertility and much more! We even sprinkle humor and inspiration.

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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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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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Rancho Cucamonga's Grand Opening!

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What an exciting event!  November 7th was the Grand Opening for our Rancho Cucamonga office.  Dr. Jeffrey Nelson, Dr. John Norian, and Dr. John Wilcox join together along with Rancho and Pasadena Staff members, HRC marketing, and the chamber of commerce in the ribbion cutting ceremony.  We really enjoyed the evening and are priveleged to be serving the Inland Empire.

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MommyMdGuides radio show


Dr. John Norian was a guest on the blog talk radio show on MommyMD Guide radio show.  they disccused how smoking, diet, and stress can impact fertility.  If you missed the live audio, you can click here to listen now:

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Dr. John Norian on CNN Espanol Tuesday July 23rd!


Dr. John Norian is very excited to be on CNN espanol tomorrow morning at 8:30 am regarding issues affectig lesbian and gay couples! 

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Dr. John Norian speaking at the Armenian Medical World Congress


Dr. John Norian will be speaking and moderating on July 4th at the 11th Armenian Medical World Congress, "Uniting for a Healthy Future".  He is very excited about his presentation: “Out with the New, In with the Old.  Nutrition’s Impact Upon Fertility.”    

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How to Preserve Fertility After a Cancer Diagnosis

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Dr. John Norian was featured in the recent article on  In this article they touch on what are the risks and fertility after cancer. Click here to read the full article. 


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Dr. John Norian participates on ACOG panel


So, I had fun participating in the local ACOG Section 6 Panel Discussion for Medical Students interested in Obstetrics & Gynecology this Monday 5.6.13. I fielded several questions about my fellowship training and life after  residency.  

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Dr. John Norian Speaking at Western University

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On May 8th Dr. John Norian, M.D., FACOG, will be lecturing at Western University College for Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific preparing and mentoring our younger generation of medical students. 


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