The Advanced Fertility Blog

Freezing Your Eggs Before Chemotherapy Could Be Crucial For Starting Your Family

If you are about to undergo chemotherapy, one thing to consider is your future fertility. In many cases, chemotherapy and radiation treatment can have a detrimental effect on fertility, which makes it important to consider freezing eggs before chemotherapy.Chemotherapy & FertilityThe substances used in chemotherapy are effective at killing cancer cells, and chemotherapy treatments are generally more selective than ever before. Unfortunately, though, they will inevitably affect parts of the body other than the cancer cells. A woman's eggs often…

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Will Varicose Veins on My Testicles Prevent Me From Having Babies

Varicose veins in the testicles, also known as varicoceles, are a common condition. Although they will not necessarily prevent you from having children, they are associated with an increased risk of infertility.What are Varicose Veins on my Testicles? Varicose veins on the testicles are enlarged veins that are visible on the scrotum. The exact causes are poorly understood, but they tend to occur when blood pools in the scrotum for one reason or another.Effects on FertilityAbout 15% of all men…

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2014 Top Reviewed NYC Fertility Centers

If you and your partner have been trying to conceive without success, or if you have had several miscarriages, it may be time to see a fertility doctor and look at your treatment options. The quality of your doctor can have a significant impact on your results, so you'll want to make sure to see a skilled physician. Below, we'll talk about how to find the top reviewed NYC fertility centers.Do We Need a Fertility Doctor? Many couples wonder when…

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Can Smoking Marijuana Make Women Infertile

There is a widespread belief that marijuana has no effect on fertility. However, studies show that marijuana use can have a detrimental effect on both male and female fertility. Below, we'll explore the details of marijuana and women's infertility.Marijuana and Women's InfertilityThe biggest way that marijuana affects female infertility is that it lowers the egg quality significantly. Because of this, the eggs your body releases may not be able to be fertilized, or they may have chromosomal abnormalities that make…

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Best Reviewed NYC Fertility Doctor 2013

If you've been struggling with infertility, seeing a fertility doctor may help you get pregnant and carry a pregnancy to term. Fertility doctors vary in terms of their skill and experience levels, so it's important to find a great doctor. Below, we'll explore what to consider when choosing a fertility doctor.When to See a Doctor It usually takes people at least a few months to get pregnant after they start trying. That's not a cause for concern - there are…

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