Clomid is a prescription fertility pill to help induce women's ovulation and increase their chances of conception. It's also used to treat Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS).
How does Clomid work?
Clomid indirectly stimulates your secretion of FSH which is Follicle Stimulating Hormone (It is the hormone that stimulates your eggs to grow)
Which days are best to take Clomid?
There's no real clinical difference in taking Clomid days 3-7 or 5-9. Different Doctors will have a preference depending on each patient, always best to talk to your Doctor to see which days are best for you.
Does taking Clomid increase chances of conceiving twins?
The rate tends to be 5% to 10% depending on each patient.
What's the standard recommended Clomid dose?
Usually 50mg is the standard recommended starting dose, but like always, upto your doc to dose appropriately
What Causes Infertility in Men?
Can men take Clomid?
Age can be one of the factors, as well as obesity, sexual transmitted diseases and hormonal imbalances. A Fertility work-up can be given by your Doctor to determine what could be causing infertility in each case.
What Are The Treatments and Medications for Infertility?
Treatments vary and can be as simple as a prescription medication, and as complex as Artificial Insemination and In-Vitro Fertilization depending on the diagnosis.
What Are Alternative Treatments for Infertility?
Many Doctors recommend a holistic approach to the treatment of Infertility that includes Acupuncture and other supplements.
Can You Prevent Infertility?
Leading a healthy lifestyle can decrease your chances of infertility. However, there's such thing as Unexplained infertility in which even healthy couples with no known issues can face this disease, and a fertility specialists can help couples achieve their dreams of conception.
This information has been vetted by Dr. Rudy Quintero, M.D., F.A.C.O.G. a Board Certified Reproductive Endocrinologist, and a Fertility Doctor in Los Angeles, to read more about him please visit www.CareFertility.net