Obstetrics Gynecology – MD, MSC, MMSC, Phd – Fertility Specialist

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Garavelas Medical Group covers trending topics, information, and related stories regarding everything from trying to get pregnant to after your family is complete. With tips about nutrition, health, fitness, shopping and more, this blog covers all the steps of the fertility process. It is a lifestyle blog for everything related to fertility, pregnancy, and new parenthood.

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Dr. Athanasios Garavelas

Low ovarian potential: How do we deal with it?

The development and maturation of multiple follicles is crucial for achieving IVF pregnancies. A significant percentage of women, however, who undergo ovarian stimulation as part of assisted reproduction do not adequately respond to standard ovarian stimulation protocols with a significantly reduced number of developing follicles.

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Dr. Athanasios Garavelas

Vitamins you should take in the winter

With the temperature dropping and the sun hibernating, there’s no denying that winter is finally here—and with the season comes increased stress and strain on your immune system. Yep, it’s not just your imagination that you tend to get sick more often during the cold-weather months. While colds can strike at any time, they are more common in the fall and winter, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Flu activity also peaks between the months of December and February.

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Dr. Athanasios Garavelas

Hysterosalpingogram (HSG): What to expect

A hysterosalpingogram, also known as uterosalpingography, is a type of specialist X-ray used to examine the shape and structure of a woman’s uterus and fallopian tubes. It is most frequently used in fertility, as it can be part of the tests done to assess couples dealing with difficulties to conceive however is not always needed if the patients are going for an IVF procedure as this treatment bypasses the tubes completely.

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Dr. Athanasios Garavelas

What is endometriosis?

You’ve probably heard it mentioned, but what exactly is endometriosis? The endometrium is another word for the lining of the womb that gets shed every month as period blood. Endometriosis is a condition where tissue cells similar to the type that grows inside the womb starts growing elsewhere in the body. These cells bleed as a reaction to the menstrual cycle every month, but as the blood is unable to leave the body it can cause a lot of serious pain, inflammation and the formation of scar tissue.

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