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FERTILITYINFO – Lifestyle Factors and Fertility

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Does Marijuana Use Affect Fertility?

October 17, 2018

With the recent legalization of marijuana, we thought it timely to address the effect of recreational marijuana on fertility. There have been several studies on how cannabis effects of both male and female fertility. Here are a few highlights: Male Fertility We know that the use of marijuana lowers sperm count and lowers a man’s…

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Age and Fertility

By: Dr. Michael Hartman, MD, FRCSC, REI

June 9, 2017

Age can have a significant impact on both female and male fertility. People often [hear] conflicting information, so you should speak with your TRIO physician to help guide you through the facts and what applies to you. Fertility begins for both men and women at the time of puberty; for men, this process often continues…

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10 Tips to Improve Your Fertility

By: Dr. Ken Cadesky, MD, FRCSC

Medical Director & Founding Partner, Trio Fertility

June 9, 2017

Infertility is defined as the inability to conceive after one year of unprotected intercourse. [This] can affect as many as 15 to 20 percent of couples trying to conceive. Although diagnosis and treatment for infertility may be necessary in order to conceive, there are a number of active steps a couple can take to significantly…

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The Cross-Culture Experience of Infertility

By: Dr. Sony Sierra, MD, FRCSC, REI

June 9, 2017

Coming to a fertility clinic for your first visit can be a difficult step. In North America we estimate that 1 [in] 6 couples experience a delay when trying to start a family or in trying for another child. It is easy to consider that this number is even higher as we see women and…

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