Infertility and The Overweight Woman

David Kreiner, MD Obesity, PCOS 11 Comments

The most shocking thing I’ve experienced in my 30 year career in Reproductive Endocrinology has been the consistent “resistance” among specialists to treat women with obesity. This “resistance” has felt at times to both me and many patients to be more like a prejudice. I have heard other REI specialists say that it is harder for women to conceive until …

Polycystic Ovarian Disease

David Kreiner, MD Infertility Information, PCOS 1 Comment

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is a condition in which a woman’s hormones are out of balance.   It can cause problems with your periods and make it difficult to get pregnant.  PCOS may affect the way you look and can be associated with a variety of health problems including diabetes, hyperlipidemia and hypertension. PCOS is the most common hormonal disorder of …