acupuncture

Persistent thrush and fertility….finally pregnant!

Dear Lord Winston, I just wanted to say a very big genuine –from the bottom of my heart- thank you. I followed your advice and asked my GP to have a look at my immune system, which he did. One of the tests he did came back as positive. I won’t bore you with what happened after but long story

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Persistent thrush and fertility

Dear Professor Winston, I would love to hear your view. Apologies if you have already answered a question like mine. I could not find it so far. I am a 34 year old woman, married to a 33 year old man and we would love to have a child together. I had been on the pill for about 14 years

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Thyroid function and fertility

Dear Professor Winston Thank you so much for offering this service! My husband (45) and I (35) have been trying to conceive for nearly 3 years. We fell pregnant once naturally, but this turned out to be a blighted ovum. Last year we visited a reputable IVF clinic here in Dubai where we live. We discovered a number of issues

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Colorado protocol

Dear Professor Winston, I am a 34 year old woman. My husband (age 42) and i have been trying to conceive for the last 5 years. Following numerous investigations it was found that my husband had a low sperm count, motility issues and anti sperm antibodies. I was diagnosed with polycystic ovaries. It was recommended to us that we proceed

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Problem conceiving 2nd time around

Dear Professor Winston I am a 32 yr old mummy to a healthy 2 yr 4 month old little girl. It took me about 18 months to conceive with her. After being diagnosed with an underactive thyroid in April 2012, I conceived the very next cycle after starting on thyroxine. I have not prevented the chance of conceiving since she

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Male vs Female infertility

Dear Professor Winston This is a wonderful idea – thank you so much for your time. My question is fairly simple but I’m struggling to get anyone to answer it: do male factor infertility IVF patients generally have better odds of success than couples with female fertility issues? I can’t helping thinking that ICSI effectively solves the conception issue if sperm motility and count

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Dermoid cysts

Dear Professor Winston, I am a 31 year old woman who has been trying to conceive for around two years. I had a miscarriage almost three years ago. Last year, I had a large dermoid cyst removed from my right ovary. Both ovaries and Fallopian tubes were left intact. The surgeon said there was no sign of endometriosis. I have always had

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Dietary supplements, alcohol & acupuncture and IVF

Dear Professor Winston I am 39. I am having ivf as my partner has had a vasectomy. My first cycle of ivf just failed. I had 6 grade 1 embryos – four frozen. My BMI is normal. I had acupuncture, took supplements, gave up alcohol & caffeine. My cycle went perfectly apart from mild OHSS after egg collection. I am having a frozen cycle

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