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We Take a Holistic Approach to Fertility

Today, we want to talk about fertility treatments. Obviously, we talk a lot about fertility around here. It's something we're extremely passionate about because through fertility treatments, we are able to give you hope and peace of mind. We believe that every person deserves the best chance possible of building…

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Research Links Daylight Savings to Higher Miscarriage Rates Among IVF Patients

Article From: News Medical LifeSciences http://www.news-medical.net/ According to new research out of Boston Medical Center (BMC) and IVF New England Daylight savings time (DST) contributes to higher miscarriage rates among women undergoing in vitro fertilization (IVF) who had had a prior pregnancy loss. The study may shed light on the impact of circadian…

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Correcting Hormonal Imbalances may Improve Fertility & Prevent Diseases

A recent study published in the International Journal of Cancer cautions women that experience long or irregular menstrual cycles. According to the researchers, this may be a marker of an increased risk for developing certain sub-types of ovarian cancer. Researchers evaluated the nature of menstrual cycle and self-reported polycystic ovary syndrome…

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5 ways to manage the stress of infertility

When you’re struggling with infertility, you may feel isolated, stressed, and frustrated. This is completely normal. The uncertainty of what’s to come and the stress of IVF treatments can compact these feelings. But what you may not realize is that not only is stress a symptom of infertility, but it…

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Dad’s Exposure to Phthalates in Plastics May Affect Embryonic Development

From UMass Amherst News Archives UMass Amherst study finds sperm exposure to plastic compounds affects embryo AMHERST, Mass. – A new study led by environmental health scientist Richard Pilsner at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, one of the first to investigate whether preconception exposures to phthalates in fathers has an…

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Why Lifestyle Advice Should Be Part of Fertility Counseling

Optimizing Natural Fertility: A Committee Opinion Practice Committee of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine in collaboration with the Society for Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Fertil Steril. 2017;107:52-58. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.fertnstert.2016.09.029 Background Infertility, defined as the inability to conceive despite unprotected intercourse after 1 year, affects around 10%-15% of reproductive-age couples.[1]…

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Surprising factors that can lead to infertility

If you’re at the beginning of your journey with infertility treatments, you’re likely interested in learning about anything and everything that can contribute to your fertility. After all, 15% of couples experience infertility, but only a small portion of them end up needing IVF. There are other causes of infertility…

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Are you well-informed about your Fertility Health?

Male infertility is present in up to 40% of infertile couples. Unfortunately, many men are not aware of their own fertility health. They are either misinformed or not well- informed. One common reason is men are not as inclined to ask about their fertility health like women do. A recent…

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Having Trouble Conceiving? We can Help – Fertility 101

Approximately 7% of men (4.7 million) and 11% of women (6.7 million), in their reproductive age, struggle with infertility. Through these statistics, we are able to see that fertility affects both genders at a close rate. What is infertility? When a couple has been unsuccessful in conceiving a baby for…

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Why planning your IVF with us is right for you?

Planning to expand your family is an intimate and an important decision, especially when you are struggling to conceive. It doesn’t matter if it is your first time struggle for conception or if you are trying to conceive after a miscarriage. It is not easy to think through the questions…

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Stop Your Biological Clock

Powered by Eventbrite Stop Your Biological Clock- Live Egg Freezing Webinar with Dr. Allon As a woman in modern times, you have choices. You have the choice to pursue your studies, your career, your passions, and your relationships. Now you have the choice to do these things without pressure from…

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Male Fertility Webinar

Powered by Eventbrite Did you know Male Infertility is present in up to 40% of infertile couples? Discover more by joining the free webinar: Ways to improve male fertility. Factors that contribute to low sperm count, sperm motility, and sperm abnormalities. Fertility testing for men. Live Question and Answer session with board certified…

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New Beginnings a Webinar for Everybody that has tried to Conceive Unsuccessfully

Sign Up Here Are you or someone you know suffering with infertility and trying to conceive unsuccessfully? Have you tried infertility treatment that didn’t work? Perhaps Clomid-injection, Inseminations or In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) that failed or maybe you became pregnant and had a miscarriage. Don’t Miss out on this FREE…

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Advanced Fertility Center of Texas is proud to announce that our Lab Director has been re-elected as The American College of Embryology President.

The American College of Embryology (EMBCOL) is an organization of embryology practitioners that serves patients, embryologists, and the public by fostering and advocating excellence in the practice of reproductive embryology. Advanced Fertility Center of Texas (AFCT) has hosted the EMBCOL office since the EMBCOL  organization’s  inception in 2010, and Dr…

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Genetic Disorders

Take Charge of Your Family’s Future: Genetic Disorders Can Be Prevented Genetic disorders occur when a child inherits a genetic mutation from one or both parents, which leads to a disease. There are three types of genetic disorders: single-gene disorders (a mutation affects only one gene), chromosomal disorders (entire chromosomes…

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Endometriosis Awareness Month

Endometriosis Awareness Month takes place in March all across the globe. Advanced Fertility Center of Texas would like to raise endometriosis awareness as the first step to recognizing and treating this disorder. Endometriosis affects over 176 million women worldwide.   Endometriosis can be a painful condition in which the lining…

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January Is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month; Advanced Fertility Center of Texas Will Help to Spread Awareness by Offering Screenings

January is cervical health awareness month; Advanced Fertility Center of Texas is taking the opportunity to raise awareness by offering routine cervical cancer screenings throughout the month of January. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) January 16, 2015 January is cervical health awareness month; Advanced Fertility Center of Texas is taking the opportunity…

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January Is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month; Advanced Fertility Center of Texas Will Help to Spread Awareness by Offering Screenings

January is cervical health awareness month; Advanced Fertility Center of Texas is taking the opportunity to raise awareness by offering routine cervical cancer screenings throughout the month of January. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) January 16, 2015 January is cervical health awareness month; Advanced Fertility Center of Texas is taking the opportunity…

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Testimonial – Jessica Y.

I just wanted to be pregnant!  But I didn't want to be sent to a SPECIALIST!  I didn't want to admit something was wrong with me AND I did not want to spend a ton of money. From the moment I walked into Dr. Allon’s office, my life has changed. …

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Testimonial – Jodi R.

Dr. Allon and the Advanced Fertility Center of Texas changed our lives.  We choose Dr. Allon and AFCT because he helped friends of ours have twins after they were turned down by other local fertility centers – and now we are pregnant with twins! Dr. Allon and his staff’s professionalism…

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Testimonial – Sylvia G.

It has been a long journey to get to where we are now, but it has been well worth the wait! Everyone at Advanced Fertility Center of Texas has been great throughout the entire process.  They have always been there for us when we had questions or concerns, even after…

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Testimonial – Lorna M.

I can’t thank Dr. Allon enough for helping us conceive our 2nd child. After 3 IVF/FET failures, I had all but given up hope—both emotionally and financially. But Dr. Allon did not give up on me. Although he was not sure about what was causing the infertility, he remained encouraged…

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Manopause?!

When couples and families face the challenges of infertility, the last thing that a woman thinks about is testosterone and the fertility status of their spouses. Over the past several years, it has become overwhelmingly evident that testosterone directly impacts a male’s infertility status. There are many articles published about the impact of…

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Going through Infertility as a Couple?

Take some time to make sure you and your partner are ready for the emotions you are about to experience on the road to parenthood. When the ability to reproduce threatens a couple’s future it can affect several aspects of one’s relationship, from relationships with others, sense of health, continuity of life, self-esteem,…

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Dr. Michael Allon Receives Esteemed Recognition

Dr. Michael Allon Receives Esteemed Recognition Houstonia Magazine has chosen Dr. Michael Allon as one of the Top Doctors of 2014. Advanced Fertility Center of Texas’ Dr. Michael Allon was recently named by Houstonia Magazine as one of the Top Doctors of 2014. The annual contest is held by Houstonia Magazine - a metropolitan…

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AFCT Educated on Single Embryo Transfer

In honor of National Health Center Week, the health center is offering information about single embryo transfers. Houston, TX (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 National Health Center Week is Aug. 10-16, and in honor of the occasion, Advanced Fertility Center of Texas (AFCT) is sharing their expert opinion on single embryo…

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Center of Reproductive Medicine Joins RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association To Observe National Infertility Awareness Week

National Public Education Initiative Takes Place April 20-26, 2014    Nothing is more important to us than to help men and women get the answers and support they need to make important decisions in treatment and care. Houston, TX (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 National Infertility Awareness Week is recognized April…

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