I am constantly impressed by the profound impact that infertility has on relationships. I’ve seen 15 years of family building effort end up in bankruptcy, failure and divorce as well as in healthy babies. The strain of being infertile can send a relationship spiraling faster than a lead balloon. Others, though, show incredible buoyancy, almost a lightness of being, taking it all in stride and moving on. Given that the impact of infertility on quality of life is similar to having cancer, what’s the secret to keeping things on the keel? Relationship Glue What keeps a couple strong in times of extreme stress is termed “resilience.” It's a kind of elastic ability to take a hit, get back up, bounce back, change and thrive. What gives a relationship resilience is pretty clear to psychologists. Here are some of the key features of resilient couples: They connect. Often. And as simple as … [Read More...]
Making the Dreams of Aspiring Parents Come True
Sperm Mapping, a breakthrough technique developed by Dr. Paul Turek, is quickly gaining worldwide attention for helping infertile men become biological fathers. The minimally-invasive, in-office procedure finds sperm where other conventional procedures have failed, giving hope to sterile men previously thought to have no further chances to conceive. Comparable to a car’s GPS system, Sperm Mapping searches the testicles for sperm, then guides and optimizes the sperm retrieval process. Thanks to Sperm Mapping, Dr. Turek has helped hundreds of couples from around the world overcome severe infertility and start families.
To take the first step toward realizing your dream of parenthood, please schedule a consultation to discuss Sperm Mapping with Dr. Turek today.
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How We Can Help
How We Can Help
The Turek Clinics, located in Beverly Hills and San Francisco, are dedicated to treating and solving the unique conditions and needs of reproductive-aged men. We specialize in providing men’s health services such as no-scalpel vasectomy, vasectomy reversal, sperm mapping, sperm retrieval, sperm banking, varicocele repair, and ejaculatory duct repair. Our specialties also include the latest advances in men's sexual health concerning testosterone replacement and HRT management, erectile dysfunction, and testis prosthesis. Founder and Medical Director, Dr. Paul Turek is an internationally renowned expert in male infertility and men's sexual health. He believes that an intensely personal clinical-care approach, combined with the most advanced technologies and evidence-based medicine, provides the best holistic care for men. Dr. Turek is a leader in research as well as clinical care and is often featured in the news media for his contributions to the field—contributions that include the artificial testicle, which aims to help cancer survivors become biological fathers, and advanced paternal age. He also pioneered one of the first male prenatal supplements, Essential Beginnings™.
Ryan and Jill came to Dr. Turek after other fertility experts told them that there was no chance they could have their own child. Dr. Turek was able to help them, and they are now parents to son Luke, daughter Emma and have baby #3 on the way! Dr. Turek explains how he approached their issues and why there was hope for Ryan and Jill—and could be for you, too.
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About Dr. Turek
About Dr. Turek
Husband, father, and longboard surfer, Dr. Paul Turek is the world's leading innovator in male reproductive health. Dr. Turek is the founder and director of The Turek Clinics. The practices are "clinical homes for men," designed to provide state of the art medical treatment to men across the globe. Dr. Turek is a leader in his field. A past president of the American Society of Andrology, he is a recipient of a prestigious National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant for research designed to help infertile men become fathers and has published some of the highest success rates worldwide for vasectomy reversals. Dr. Turek invented sperm mapping, an advanced option to microdissection procedures. In addition to being one of the most popular doctors online, Dr. Turek blogs on a weekly basis about common medical issues, solutions, and innovations.
Who is Woody
Who is Woody?
We’ve been asked in the street. Who’s that guy on your website? What’s his name, is it Pete? We're, of course, referring to character in the logo of this website. This line-drawing of a man is captured in various real life scenarios and, like most men, goes with the flow.