5 Foods That Can Support Your Fertility fertility foods healthy healthyfoods infertility optimalhealth

Fertility is intricate, tangled into numerous factors that are playing vital roles in an individual or couple's ability to conceive. One of the factors we should consider is the role of nutrition. Are we eating enough of the right foods that support fertility and hormones? Are we absorbing the...

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Is your uterus happy? fertility women's health

Whether you are trying to conceive naturally, undergoing IVF, or considering an egg donor (like my patient I was talking to today), you need a healthy uterus to support the growth and development of an embryo into a child. There are some key things you can look for to determine the health of...

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Taking Progesterone is Not The Solution to Your Fertility fertility women's health
Progesterone Levels and Egg Quality

Most of you might be aware that progesterone is playing a significant role when it comes to infertility treatments today. It’s also known to play an important role in pregnancy and miscarriage. But, several people ask us what progesterone does with the...

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Birth control and fertility fertility health women's health

Until you’re ready to have a baby, birth control is essential. And, on average, young girls begin having sex in the early teen years and often wait to have babies till their 40s. So, that’s almost 25 years of needing “protection” from what nature intended…...

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Can I measure my fertility before it’s too late? fertility women's health

I saw an article recently titled “A new hormone test can give Utah women a glimpse of their fertility…” written in 2016. This article was about a hormone called AMH. And, what shocks me is that they called it a “new test” in 2016. This test is anything but new!...

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Low Level Laser Therapy (photobiomodulation) for Infertility Treatment fertility women's health

Laser therapy is cutting edge application for rejuvenating the ovaries, reversing ovarian age, and treating infertility. In the past 50 years, low level lasers have been utilized to treat inflammation and pain in other parts of the body, specifically joints and muscles. However, research...

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The Truth About Fertility fertility men's health women's health

What is happening to our fertility? There is a steady decline in male and female infertility in the U.S. and globally. In some countries, fertility is so poor that the government is incentivizing people to pro-create. My article below will address what factors may be contributing to infertility...

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Your Endometrium & how it relates to your fertility fertility health women's health

The endometrium is the lining of the uterus where an embryo will implant and grow… eventually turning into the placenta to support life. It’s mostly made of mucosal tissue. The endometrium is thickened by signaling of progesterone from the ovaries, along with the rise of estrogen...

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How Can Basal Body Temperature Charting Support Fertility? fertility women's health

The timing of intercourse is very important when it comes to becoming pregnant. By doing so at the right time, you can save your time and energy being spent on trying. Because the timing is important for successful conception, monitoring the days of fertility is also becoming important. If you...

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Ways to Improve Sperm Motility and Morphology Naturally fertility

Low sperm motility and abnormal sperm morphology are the common causes of male infertility. This is found to be one of the reasons why some couples are not able to conceive today. Unfortunately, medical treatment aimed towards male...

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How taking birth control pills as an adolescent reduces fertility later in life. fertility women's health

This shouldn’t come as news, and yet, it is commonly believed that young women on the pill are not affected later in life in regards to their fertility. Contrarily, research has shown that there is actually an affect of reduced fertility with long-term birth control use. Is it any...

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Do you clench your pelvis? fertility health women's health

Have you ever clenched your jaw? Or felt your shoulders be tight? Similarly, lots of women clench their pelvic muscles. This clenching and restriction of the muscles often make it difficult to conceive. Why? Because clenching or tightness of muscles decreases blood flow. And...

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