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  • March 9, 2020Mar 9, 2020
  • Endometriosis
  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

Endometriosis Symptoms: What to Look Out For

Endometriosis is a chronic disease that affects 1-in-10 women of reproductive age.

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  • October 16, 2019Oct 16, 2019
  • Thin Uterine Lining
  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

Thin Uterine Lining: Could That Be the Problem?

But what about those couples who on one or more occasions transfer such sound quality, normal testing embryos but still fail to implant? The uterine environment should be strongly considered as the source of failure and deserves more scrutiny and attention.

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  • October 15, 2019Oct 15, 2019
  • Fertility
  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

Your First Fertility Doctor Visit: What Should You Expect?

Visiting a fertility specialist (also known as a Reproductive Endocrinologist or RE) for the first time can be daunting and many patients wonder what to expect during their first visit. .Your initial visit is likely to be a long discussion between you and your doctor.

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  • September 24, 2019Sep 24, 2019
  • hCG
  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

hCG? – What’s it all about?

hCG? – What’s it all about? Human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) is a hormone produced by the placenta after implantation. The presence of hCG is detected in some pregnancy tests (HCG pregnancy strip tests).

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  • September 11, 2019Sep 11, 2019
  • PCOS & Fertility
  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

Manage Your PCOS with Healthy Lifestyle Changes

Making positive changes in these certain areas will lower your risk of acquiring adverse disease states associated with PCOS and benefit your overall health.

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  • September 4, 2019Sep 4, 2019
  • Fertility Myths
  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

Fertility Treatment: Myth Versus Actuality - The Truth When It Comes to Fertility Doctors and Treatment.

There are a variety of fertility treatment options, and as long as a woman is a suitable candidate for a healthy pregnancy, there are options to help her conceive.

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  • May 13, 2019May 13, 2019
  • PCOS & Fertility
  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

Three Things You Should Know About PCOS and Fertility

PCOS  (Polycystic  Ovarian  Syndrome)  is  one  of  the  leading  causes  of  infertility  in  women. 

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  • April 22, 2019Apr 22, 2019
  • Miscarriage
  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

Miscarriage

As a fertility specialist, I have friends, family and of course my patients who confide in me after having a miscarriage. Losing a pregnancy is an extremely emotional and upsetting event, no matter how early it happens.

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  • April 12, 2019Apr 12, 2019
  • Traveling with Fertility Meds
  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

The Prescription for Traveling with Fertility Medication

he spring travel season is upon us. Whether you’re hitting the beach or pitching a tent, you can lessen the stress of traveling during a fertility treatment cycle with these tips from Cary L. Dicken, MD of Sher Fertility Institute New York in Manhattan.

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  • April 2, 2019Apr 2, 2019
  • The Talk on Infertility
  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

How to Have “The Talk” – a guide to the infertility discussion

Look around you…one-in-eight couples struggle with infertility.  If you are one of these couples, it can be a very lonely feeling.

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  • March 11, 2019Mar 11, 2019
  • IVF Cycle
  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

Why Didn’t My IVF Cycle Work?

Given the time, emotion and money that go into an individual IVF cycle, I would love to be able to guarantee that it will result in a successful pregnancy for all of my patients at Sher Fertility Institute New York, but unfortunately this is not the case.

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  • March 7, 2019Mar 7, 2019
  • Endometriosis
  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

Endometriosis and Infertility

Endometriosis is a chronic condition affecting 25-50 % of women with infertility. A common question addressed is whether the presence of endometriosis has a significant effect on IVF success?

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  • January 12, 2019Jan 12, 2019
  • Fertility Resolutions
  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

Fertility Resolutions

The minutes you’re waiting for the results of your pregnancy test can be the longest of your life.

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  • December 11, 2018Dec 11, 2018
  • Holidays & Infertility
  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

Infertility and the Holidays

This year, we want to help you make this month the December to remember. But navigating the holidays while struggling with infertility is not an easy feat.

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  • November 28, 2018Nov 28, 2018
  • Fertility
  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

Fertility Do’s and Don’ts of the Holiday Season

Cary L. Dicken, MD of Sher Fertility Institute New York  shares  the  fertility  do’s  and  don’ts  of  the  holiday  season  to  keep  you  sane  and  on-track  with  your  fertility  treatments. 

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  • October 11, 2018Oct 11, 2018
  • BRCA Gene
  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

BRCA Gene Mutation & Fertility

Genetic  tests  can  provide  you  with  sought  after  medical  results,  such  as  whether  or  not  you  are  a  carrier  select  variants  of  the  BRCA1/BRCA2  genes.

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  • September 27, 2018Sep 27, 2018
  • PCOS & Fertility
  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

PCOS,  Fertility  and  Your  Diet

We  know,  its  taboo  to  say  the  D͟  word...  You  know  the  word,  (diet).  But,  did  you  know?  The  food  you  eat  has  an  impact  on  your  hormones

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  • September 14, 2018Sep 14, 2018
  • PCOS & Fertility
  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

3 Things to Know About PCOS and Fertility

September  is  National  PCOS  Awareness  Month  and  the  perfect  time  for Cary L. Dicken, MD of Sher Fertility Institute New York in NYC to  share  3  things  about  how  PCOS  affects  your  fertility. 

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  • August 30, 2018Aug 30, 2018
  • IVF Cycle
  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

Go  Love  Yourself:  Self-Care  and  IVF 

Going  through  fertility  treatments  takes  up  a  lot  of  time  in  your  life.  Multiple  doctor  visits  per  week,  injections,  permanent  bruises  on  your  arms  from  all  the  blood  tests,  nausea,  hot  flashes...  It’s  important  you  remember  to  take  care  of  yourself.

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  • August 21, 2018Aug 21, 2018
  • Infertility
  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

How to Have “The Talk” – a guide to the infertility conversation

Look around you…one-in-eight couples struggle with infertility.  Talking to those in our lives should come as a comfort, but here is still some sense of stigma surrounding the topic even though great strides have been made to normalize and support the cause. 

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  • June 28, 2018Jun 28, 2018
  • Fertility Treatment
  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

Vacationing During Fertility Treatments

Planning to take a vacation during IVF or other fertility treatments? See tips to help your trip go as smoothly from the team at SHER Fertility Institute NYC!

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  • June 22, 2018Jun 22, 2018
  • Male Infertility
  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

Improving Male Infertility: 5 Ways to Get Started

Gentlemen!  Are you planning to start a family soon? Have you ever considered your fertility health?

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  • June 13, 2018Jun 13, 2018
  • 2 Week Wait
  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

10 Ways to Make the Two-Week Wait More Bearable

Time is a funny thing. Two weeks on your dream vacation flies right by. But the time between ovulation and when you can take a home pregnancy test? Tortuously slooowww. The desire to see that positive, and perhaps anxiety about seeing a negative, makes for a stressful, nerve-wracking stretch of time.

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  • May 16, 2018May 16, 2018
  • Fertility Preservation & Fertility
  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

Fact or Fiction: Egg Freezing

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  • May 10, 2018May 10, 2018
  • Zika
  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

Zika Season

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  • April 23, 2018Apr 23, 2018
  • Infertility
  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

How to Have “The Talk” – a guide to the infertility conversation

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  • March 20, 2018Mar 20, 2018
  • IVF Cycle
  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

The Infertility Community: High Profile IVF

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  • March 15, 2018Mar 15, 2018
  • Endometriosis
  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

Learn, Laugh, Live: Top Resources for Living Well with Endometriosis

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  • February 27, 2018Feb 27, 2018
  • TTC
  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

The Ultimate TTC Gift Guide

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  • February 13, 2018Feb 13, 2018
  • Infertility
  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

Galentine’s Day: Tips On How to Help An Infertile Friend

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  • February 1, 2018Feb 1, 2018
  • Infertility
  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

Flipping the Script on Infertility

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  • December 21, 2017Dec 21, 2017
  • Fertility
  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

5 Fertility Support Tips for the Holidays & Beyond

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  • December 14, 2017Dec 14, 2017
  • Fertility
  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

Fertility Boosters: Lifestyle Changes That Make a Difference

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  • December 4, 2017Dec 4, 2017
  • Secondary Infertility
  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

Formerly Fertile: How to Copy with Secondary Infertility

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  • November 16, 2017Nov 16, 2017
  • Male Infertility
  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

Male Infertility: How to Help If Your Guy is Diagnosed

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  • October 26, 2017Oct 26, 2017
  • Fertility Treatment
  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

Tips for Insurance Open Enrollment

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  • October 18, 2017Oct 18, 2017
  • Fertility Treatment
  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

Top Tips to Make IVF More Affordable

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  • October 11, 2017Oct 11, 2017
  • Fertility Preservation
  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

Fertility Preservation for Breast Cancer

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  • September 26, 2017Sep 26, 2017
  • Fertility
  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

Fall Equinox Detox for Fertility

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  • September 14, 2017Sep 14, 2017
  • Ovaries
  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

The Importance of Ovarian Reserve Testing

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  • August 28, 2017Aug 28, 2017
  • Fertility
  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

10 Ways to Make the Two-Week Wait More Bearable

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  • August 3, 2017Aug 3, 2017
  • Infertility
  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

What to Do If You’re Struggling to Stay Optimistic During Infertility Treatments

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  • July 25, 2017Jul 25, 2017
  • Zika
  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

Zika Season

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  • July 18, 2017Jul 18, 2017
  • Traveling with Fertility Meds
  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

The Prescription for Traveling with Fertility Medication

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  • June 15, 2017Jun 15, 2017
  • Fertility Options
  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

Having a Baby As A Single Father, What Are My Options?

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  • May 19, 2017May 19, 2017
  • TTC
  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

TTC Conversation Etiquette

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  • May 17, 2017May 17, 2017
  • Eggs and Fertility
  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

Egg Freezing: Thawing the Top 5 Myths

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  • May 17, 2017May 17, 2017
  • Infertility
  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

Telling It Like It Is: 5 Infertility Bloggers to Make You Nod, Laugh & Hope

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  • February 7, 2017Feb 7, 2017
  • Fertility
  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

New Ideas for Date Night: Escaping the Schedule

Take some time to reconnect with your partner.

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  • January 10, 2017Jan 10, 2017
  • PCOS & Fertility
  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

Manage Your PCOS with Healthy Lifestyle Shifts

Revamp Your Diet & Exercise Routine to Benefit Your Health.

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  • December 22, 2016Dec 22, 2016
  • Uncategorized
  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

At-Home Fertility Tests: Are They for You?

How at-home fertility tests can benefit you.

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  • December 2, 2016Dec 2, 2016
  • Uncategorized
  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

Tips on How to Handle the Holiday Season When You’re Trying to Conceive

‘Tis the Season…Enjoy It

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  • October 24, 2016Oct 24, 2016
  • Uncategorized
  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)

PCOS Affects Every Woman Differently.

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  • October 19, 2016Oct 19, 2016
  • Uncategorized
  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast Cancer & Fertility Treatment: What You Need to Know.

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  • October 11, 2016Oct 11, 2016
  • Uncategorized
  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

Fertility Treatment: Myth Versus Reality

Setting the Record Straight When It Comes to Fertility Doctors and Treatment.

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  • September 30, 2016Sep 30, 2016
  • Uncategorized
  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

What to Expect at Your First Fertility Doctor Visit

Your first step towards improving your odds of having a baby.

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  • July 9, 2016Jul 9, 2016
  • Uncategorized
  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

Stopped Birth Control Pills and Not Getting Your Period?

It’s a misconception that after stopping the birth control pill, a woman’s body needs time to start cycling naturally again.

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  • June 6, 2016Jun 6, 2016
  • Uncategorized
  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

Male Factor Infertility

More Common Than You Think.

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  • May 27, 2016May 27, 2016
  • Uncategorized
  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

Why Didn’t My IVF Cycle Work

There are several potential causes.

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  • May 16, 2016May 16, 2016
  • Uncategorized
  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

What’s the Deal with hCG?

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  • May 5, 2016May 5, 2016
  • Uncategorized
  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

The Case For Fertility Awareness

The opportunity and ability to conceive does not remain steady as we age.

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  • April 15, 2016Apr 15, 2016
  • Uncategorized
  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

Confronting the Biological Clock

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  • April 11, 2016Apr 11, 2016
  • Uncategorized
  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

The Truth About Ovarian Reserve

Don’t get caught up on numbers!

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  • April 8, 2016Apr 8, 2016
  • Uncategorized
  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

Miscarriage

It Happens More Often Than You Think.

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  • April 8, 2016Apr 8, 2016
  • Uncategorized
  • By Cary L. Dicken, MD

Endometriosis and Infertility

Understanding the Best Path to Pregnancy.