Infertility Treatment at Garnet Health
Infertility can be a heartbreaking diagnosis. Over 7 million people in the United States struggle to conceive; approximately one in eight are women. While navigating these challenges is never easy, it’s also not something that you have to do alone.
Our physicians, nurses and advanced practice professionals empower women in Orange and Sullivan Counties, NY, by partnering with them to build support systems focused on quality care and an exceptional patient experience. Our reproductive health specialists, OB/GYNs and midwives work closely with women and their partners who are struggling with infertility Find the healing and comprehensive guidance you need at Garnet Health.
For more information or to schedule an appointment, contact our Women’s Health Department
Monday – Friday: 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Infertility Symptoms, Causes & Treatment
Not getting pregnant is the main symptom of infertility, but sometimes there are other obvious symptoms. Women who are not conceiving also may have:
- Irregular periods
- Absent menstrual cycles
- Signs of hormonal imbalances (changes in hair growth, rapid weight gain or loss, loss of libido)
Infertility can affect one or both partners. Sometimes the issues are genetic, but infertility can also be caused by medical issues or unhealthy habits that develop later in life. Risk factors that can cause infertility include:
- Tobacco use
- Excessive alcohol use
- Sudden weight loss or gain
- Excessive physical or emotional stress resulting in amenorrhea (absent periods)
- Exercise issues associated with frequent, strenuous workouts
Other health conditions that can cause female infertility include:
Fertility evaluations, testing and treatments help couples trying to increase the chances of pregnancy. Other holistic therapies and lifestyle strategies for increasing fertility include:
- Limiting caffeine
- Exercising moderately
- Avoiding alcohol and recreational/street drugs
- Quitting tobacco use
- Seeking treatment for eating disorders or hormonal issues
Our women’s health team strives to provide the highest quality compassionate care, facilitating honest conversations that address your health needs, concerns and challenges.
When searching for women’s care specialists in Orange and Sullivan County, NY, turn to Garnet Health.