Dr. Drew Tortoriello offers insights into fertility and other issues of concern for his patients.

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  • April 15, 2020Apr 15, 2020
  • Diminished Ovarian Reserve (DOR)
  • By Drew Tortoriello, MD

Understanding Older Women with Diminished Ovarian Reserve (DOR)

Older women with diminished ovarian reserve (DOR) present perhaps the most daunting of all patient populations that fertility specialists must deal with.

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  • April 10, 2020Apr 10, 2020
  • Diminished Ovarian Reserve (DOR), Dr. Tortoriello
  • By Drew Tortoriello, MD

Understanding Younger Women with Diminished Ovarian Reserve (DOR)

Dr. Tortoriello of Sher Fertility Institute New York is an expert when it comes to Diminished Ovarian Reserve (DOR).

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  • October 13, 2019Oct 13, 2019
  • Fertility
  • By Drew Tortoriello, MD

Alcohol and Fertility - Let's Make This a "Sober" October

Infertility and stress go hand in hand. Finding ways to relax during your path to parenthood is one of the best ways to survive what can sometimes be a rocky road. For many people, that means a glass or two of wine or a favorite spirit or cocktail. We also counsel them to avoid alcohol and, instead, recommend relaxation alternatives.

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  • June 4, 2019Jun 4, 2019
  • Fertility
  • By Drew Tortoriello, MD

Stress and Conception - To What Extent Does Stress Cause Infertility?

From a physician’s point of view, it is tough to quantify the degree that stress – or know what type of stress – can affect our fertility.

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  • April 11, 2019Apr 11, 2019
  • Secondary Infertility
  • By Drew Tortoriello, MD

The 411 on Secondary Infertility

You’ve already successfully gotten pregnant and carried at least one child to term, so why does it seem harder this time around?

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  • March 20, 2019Mar 20, 2019
  • Low-stim IVF
  • By Drew Tortoriello, MD

What is Low-stim IVF?

Dr. Tortoriello of Sher Fertility Institute New York discusses one of our treatment options, Low-stim IVF, as well as the pros and cons of minimal stimulation IVF.

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  • March 4, 2019Mar 4, 2019
  • Nutrition & Exercise & Fertility
  • By Drew Tortoriello, MD

The Effect of Nutrition and Exercise on Menstrual Cycles

Menstrual irregularity is more common in female athletes than in non-athletic women.

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  • January 22, 2019Jan 22, 2019
  • Fertility Apps
  • By Drew Tortoriello, MD

Fertility Apps to Help You Conceive

Modern technology has made so many things possible. Now, women are turning to apps to conceive!

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  • December 13, 2018Dec 13, 2018
  • Fertility Resolutions
  • By Drew Tortoriello, MD

Fertility Resolutions for 2019

Hoping to get pregnant in 2019? It’s time to start thinking about resolutions that could help make your dream conceiving a reality!

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  • November 14, 2018Nov 14, 2018
  • Thanksgiving & Infertility
  • By Drew Tortoriello, MD

It’s Okay to Not Be Okay this Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving  is  right  around  the  corner and is  a  stressful  holiday  for  those  who  are  TTC.

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  • October 3, 2018Oct 3, 2018
  • Sober October & Fertility
  • By Drew Tortoriello, MD

Sober October – Alcohol and Fertility

Infertility and stress go hand in hand. Finding ways to relax during your path to parenthood is one of the best ways to survive what can sometimes be a rocky road. For many people, that means a glass or two of wine or a favorite spirit or cocktail.

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  • September 26, 2018Sep 26, 2018
  • Fertility
  • By Drew Tortoriello, MD

Five Surprising Factors that Affect Your Fertility

The reproductive specialists at SHER Fertility Institute in New York share some of the more surprising factors that can affect your ability to get pregnant.

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  • August 28, 2018Aug 28, 2018
  • Egg Donation
  • By Drew Tortoriello, MD

Egg Donation FAQ

More than 70 percent of women older than 45 who try assisted reproductive technologies (ART) such as in vitro fertilization (IVF) use donor eggs to try to conceive a child. Each year thousands of babies are born in the United States as a result of egg donation and ART.

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  • August 22, 2018Aug 22, 2018
  • Fertility Preservation & Fertility
  • By Drew Tortoriello, MD

The link between less calories, longer life, and healthier eggs

Identifying factors that are associated with increasing longevity.

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  • July 27, 2018Jul 27, 2018
  • IVF Cycle
  • By Drew Tortoriello, MD

+++++++++++12 Tips for IVF

Going through IVF can be a challenging and nerve-racking life experience. It affects virtually every aspect of your life from your health to your work and relationships.

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  • May 24, 2018May 24, 2018
  • IVF or IUI
  • By Drew Tortoriello, MD

IVF or IUI: What’s the Difference?

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  • May 14, 2018May 14, 2018
  • Low-stim IVF
  • By Drew Tortoriello, MD

Low Stim IVF – How Effective is It?

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  • April 24, 2018Apr 24, 2018
  • Fertility
  • By Drew Tortoriello, MD

Is there an Age Limit on Fertility Treatment?

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  • April 12, 2018Apr 12, 2018
  • #HaveAHeart
  • By Drew Tortoriello, MD

Show You #HAVEAHEART

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  • January 17, 2018Jan 17, 2018
  • Infertility
  • By Drew Tortoriello, MD

Infertility Awareness: #NewYearNewView

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  • November 9, 2017Nov 9, 2017
  • Fertility Options
  • By Drew Tortoriello, MD

The Season of Giving: Considering Adoption & Fostering

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  • October 12, 2017Oct 12, 2017
  • Fertility
  • By Drew Tortoriello, MD

Sober October – Alcohol and Fertility

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  • September 28, 2017Sep 28, 2017
  • PCOS & Fertility
  • By Drew Tortoriello, MD

5 Ways to Feel Supported If You Have PCOS

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  • September 21, 2017Sep 21, 2017
  • PCOS & Fertility
  • By Drew Tortoriello, MD

How Does PCOS Affect My Fertility?

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  • July 26, 2017Jul 26, 2017
  • Fertility
  • By Drew Tortoriello, MD

Have Fun in the Sun Without Blowing Your Budget

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  • July 21, 2017Jul 21, 2017
  • Infertility
  • By Drew Tortoriello, MD

Coping With Infertility When Around Children in the Summertime

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  • June 22, 2017Jun 22, 2017
  • Male Fertility
  • By Drew Tortoriello, MD

The Importance of Sleep for Male Fertility

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  • June 8, 2017Jun 8, 2017
  • Male Infertility
  • By Drew Tortoriello, MD

Prevention and Treatments for Male Infertility

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  • May 25, 2017May 25, 2017
  • Eggs and Fertility
  • By Drew Tortoriello, MD

Egg Donation: The 411 on Donating, Receiving and the Process

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  • January 12, 2017Jan 12, 2017
  • Fertility Myths
  • By Drew Tortoriello, MD

Fertility Myths

From “just relax” to “you need a vacation”, you’ve probably heard many old wives’ tales about fertility.

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  • October 7, 2016Oct 7, 2016
  • Uncategorized
  • By Drew Tortoriello, MD

Three-Way Parenting

A Promising Technique to Avoid Transmission of Mitochondrial Genetic Disease.

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  • April 11, 2016Apr 11, 2016
  • Uncategorized
  • By Drew Tortoriello, MD

The link between less calories, longer life, and healthier eggs

Identifying factors that are associated with increasing longevity.

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  • March 4, 2016Mar 4, 2016
  • Uncategorized
  • By Drew Tortoriello, MD

Providing IVF to our Military

As a nation we owe our very existence to the men and women of our armed forces who are willing to lay their lives down for us.

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  • February 4, 2016Feb 4, 2016
  • Uncategorized
  • By Drew Tortoriello, MD

Zika Virus

Precautions for Safe Conception and Pregnancy.

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  • January 20, 2016Jan 20, 2016
  • Uncategorized
  • By Drew Tortoriello, MD

Life After a Miscarriage – 6 Common Questions

Several questions by actual patients answered. These are worth a discussion.

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  • January 15, 2016Jan 15, 2016
  • Uncategorized
  • By Drew Tortoriello, MD

Do I Have Polycystic Ovary Syndrome or Hypothalamic Amenorrhea?

Learn more about symptoms and triggers.

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  • December 4, 2015Dec 4, 2015
  • Uncategorized
  • By Drew Tortoriello, MD

A Conversation on Weight Loss and Fertility Treatment

Should weight or BMI status affect how and when we begin assisted reproduction?

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  • October 7, 2015Oct 7, 2015
  • Uncategorized
  • By Drew Tortoriello, MD

Breast Cancer and Fertility Rescue

Options for Cancer Patients.

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  • September 30, 2015Sep 30, 2015
  • Uncategorized
  • By Drew Tortoriello, MD

Why is Sher Fertility Institute Different?

A Clinic That Prides On Patient Experience.

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  • July 14, 2015Jul 14, 2015
  • Uncategorized
  • By Drew Tortoriello, MD

Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome

Understanding, Preventing, and Treating.

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  • April 18, 2015Apr 18, 2015
  • Uncategorized
  • By Drew Tortoriello, MD

Failed IVF

Could a Thin Uterine Lining Be the Problem?

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  • January 21, 2015Jan 21, 2015
  • Uncategorized
  • By Drew Tortoriello, MD

Why Am I Not Getting Pregnant?

Although the question is simple, the answer is not. Learn more about possible reasons.

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  • September 25, 2014Sep 25, 2014
  • Uncategorized
  • By Drew Tortoriello, MD

Celiac Disease and Infertility

Effects of Celiac Disease on Egg Quality.

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  • July 17, 2014Jul 17, 2014
  • Uncategorized
  • By Drew Tortoriello, MD

Ovarian Stem Cells

The End of Menopause?

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  • May 17, 2014May 17, 2014
  • Uncategorized
  • By Drew Tortoriello, MD

Premature Ovarian Decline

What Would You Do?

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  • January 17, 2014Jan 17, 2014
  • Uncategorized
  • By Drew Tortoriello, MD

Ovarian Reserve

Learn more about screening tests to assess our patients’ ovarian reserve.

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  • January 16, 2014Jan 16, 2014
  • Uncategorized
  • By Drew Tortoriello, MD

PCOS and Fertility

Learn about diagnosis and treatment.

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  • December 4, 2013Dec 4, 2013
  • Uncategorized
  • By Drew Tortoriello, MD

The Effect of Nutrition and Exercise on Menstrual Cycles

Menstrual irregularity is more common in female athletes than in non-athletic women.