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Understanding Infertility: A Comprehensive Guide


Kortney Jones, ARNP, and Dr. Lorenzo from Complete Healthcare for Women are dedicated to providing comprehensive healthcare services to women, including addressing complex issues such as infertility.

Infertility is a condition that affects many couples, causing emotional distress and often leading to a search for solutions. It is defined as the inability to conceive after a year of regular unprotected intercourse. Today, we aim to shed light on this topic, providing you with a deeper understanding and guidance.

Understanding the Causes

Infertility can be due to factors from either or both partners. In women, common causes include ovulation disorders, blocked fallopian tubes, endometriosis, and age-related issues. In men, infertility is often due to low sperm count or problems with sperm function.

Diagnosis and Evaluation

If you've been trying to conceive without success, it's important to seek medical advice. We start with a comprehensive medical history and physical examination. For women, tests may include Ultrasound evaluation of the pelvis, ovulation testing, hysterosalpingography to check the uterus and fallopian tubes, and ovarian reserve testing. For men, semen analysis is the most common diagnostic test.

Treatment Options

Infertility treatments depend on the cause, duration of infertility, age, and personal preferences. They range from medication to assist ovulation, intrauterine insemination (IUI), and assisted reproductive technologies such as in-vitro fertilization (IVF).

The Emotional Impact

Infertility can be emotionally challenging. Feelings of frustration, sadness, and anxiety are common. It's crucial to seek support from professional counselors, support groups, friends, or family. At Complete Healthcare for Women, we understand this and provide not just medical care but emotional support as well.


While not all causes of infertility are preventable, maintaining a healthy lifestyle can improve your overall fertility. This includes regular exercise, a balanced diet, avoiding smoking and excessive alcohol, and maintaining a healthy weight.

The Journey Ahead

Infertility is a journey, and it's different for everyone. It's important to remember that you're not alone. Kortney Jones, ARNP, and Dr. Lorenzo are here to guide you through this journey, providing expert medical care and compassionate support.

At Complete Healthcare for Women, we believe in empowering our patients with knowledge and providing comprehensive care tailored to their unique needs. If you have concerns about infertility, we encourage you to reach out to us. Together, we can navigate the path to your desired family. Remember, there is hope, and there are many paths to parenthood.

Complete Healthcare for Women - Obstetrics and Gynecology


Richard Lorenzo, D.O.

Kortney Jones ARNP

Kortney Jones, ARNP Kortney Jones, ARNP Kortney Jones is board certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. She provides ob-gyn services including birth control, pregnancy and prenatal care, and infertility as well as gynecological services such as women’s health and wellness, abnormal uterine bleeding, endometriosis, pellet hormone therapy, and menopause.

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