BONUS 90: Blood Clotting Disorders 101

February 17, 2017

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Dr. Allison Rodgers is board certified in both Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, and has been practicing medicine since 2004. She currently practices at the Fertility Centers of Illinois. Dr. Rodgers’ personal experiences with both secondary infertility and pregnancy loss have given her a unique insight into reproductive medicine in order to help you BEAT INFERTILITY.

After Dr. Rodgers answers listener questions, she and Heather explore everything you need to know about blood clotting disorders:

  • Factor V Leiden
    • What is it, and how common is it?
    • What are the risk factors?
    • Does it come with any symptoms?
    • How is it diagnosed?
    • How is it treated?
    • What is the prognosis/success rate for these patients?
    • Do you have any success stories you can share?
  • Prothrombin (Factor II) Gene Mutation
    • What is it, and how common is it?
    • What are the risk factors?
    • Does it come with any symptoms?
    • How is it diagnosed?
    • How is it treated?
    • What is the prognosis/success rate for these patients?
    • Do you have any success stories you can share?
  • MTHFR
    • We already discussed this in another episode, but do you want to quickly hit on the major points?
  • Protein C and Protein S
  • To wrap up the episode, what words of hope do you have for women with blood clotting disorders?

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