Seeking fertility preservation before chemotherapy (males & females)

chemotherapy fertility preservation

The drugs and radiation treatment used in chemotherapy has the potential to adversely affect both male and female fertility.   Chemotherapy attacks fast dividing cells.  Unfortunately, as sperm cells rapidly divide, they can be targeted and destroyed by the process, resulting in potentially lower sperm counts, reduced testosterone, and damaged sperm (and the cells that create … Read more

Exercise and Fertility – What You Need to Know

Exercise and Fertility

We’ve all heard the saying of “everything in moderation.”   As it turns out, that holds especially true for exercise – particularly for women concerned with their fertility. Exercise can HURT my chances of fertility? The short answer is YES.   The longer answer is slightly more complicated, but crucial to understanding how you can pursue a … Read more