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The Fertility Diet – What to Eat to Conceive

At our clinic, we are often asked if eating certain foods can impact fertility. Research has shown a strong correlation between body weight, nutrient deficiencies and antioxidant levels and fertility, so what you eat can […]

By |August 12th, 2016|Categories: Houston IVF Blog|0 Comments

Zika Virus – Will it Impact Me?

Zika Virus – Will it Impact My Fertility Treatment?
Recently, it seems like you can’t turn on the news without hearing about Zika virus outbreaks and the potential dangers of the disease. Many of our patients […]

By |May 11th, 2016|Categories: Houston IVF Blog|0 Comments

How to Survive Mother’s Day When You’re Struggling to Conceive

Holidays can be emotionally difficult when you’re coping with and infertility diagnosis/treatment – they tend to remind us that our family building has not gone the way we imagined. For women struggling to get pregnant, […]

By |May 11th, 2016|Categories: Houston IVF Blog|0 Comments

Can Fertility Treatments Cause Breast Cancer?

Simply put, IVF treatments do not cause breast cancer.

Two well-known women brought a great deal of attention to the subject of fertility treatments and breast cancer in the past few years, but at this […]

By |October 8th, 2012|Categories: Houston IVF Blog|0 Comments

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) and Fertility

What is PCOS?

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a very common endocrine condition in reproductive-aged women. It affects approximately 5-10% of young women and often leads to difficulty conceiving a pregnancy. Women with this condition […]

By |October 1st, 2012|Categories: Houston IVF Blog|0 Comments

Recurrent Miscarriage and Heart Attack Risks

Studies have shown that recurrent miscarriage increases a woman’s chance of having a heart attack fivefold later in life according to an article in the medical journal Heart. Did you know that miscarriage is one […]

By |September 24th, 2012|Categories: Houston IVF Blog|0 Comments

Tubal Factor Infertility

There are a number of reasons why women are unable to conceive children the “old fashioned” way. Just as there are numerous reasons why conception will not occur naturally, there are a number of ways […]

By |September 17th, 2012|Categories: Houston IVF Blog|0 Comments

Endometriosis and IVF

What is ?

is a condition that affects approximately 5-10% of reproductive-aged women and up to one third of women with infertility. Women with can experience painful periods that often are not relieved with […]

By |September 10th, 2012|Categories: Houston IVF Blog|0 Comments

Infertility Struggles – A Reality for Many Young Women

The recent revelation by Khloe Kardashian (reality television personality, radio host, entrepreneur, model), regarding her fertility woes, brought an all too realistic problem to the attention of mainstream media.  By revealing that she and her […]

By |September 20th, 2011|Categories: Houston IVF Blog|0 Comments

CCS Enables Older Women to Deliver Healthy Babies

I’ve decided to write my first blog entry about Comprehensive Chromosomal Screening (CCS) because this area of infertility medicine may be the one that currently excites me the most. What we are doing with CCS […]

By |August 17th, 2011|Categories: Houston IVF Blog|0 Comments

Relax and Reframe

“Relax and Reframe”: Using Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) To Help Infertility Patients Cope with Anxiety and Depression

Women struggling with infertility often experience isolation, fear, changes in sleep/appetite, decreased self-esteem, irritability and feelings of being overwhelmed.  […]

By |October 5th, 2010|Categories: Houston IVF Blog|0 Comments

What Are the Top Trends in Fertility?

We know that the amount of fertility information on the web can be mind boggling, but two of the better sources are FertilityAuthority.com and ConceiveOnline.com.  Both do a good job of taking medical journal papers […]

By |September 16th, 2010|Categories: Houston IVF Blog|0 Comments

From Russia With Love

We recently got a chance to sit down with Alex Sheiko, one of the most prominent embryologists in the state of Texas. He talks about everything from being a pioneer in Intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) […]

By |April 27th, 2010|Categories: Houston IVF Blog|0 Comments
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