Mariana Carranza's Blog
Apr 13, 2021 | Mariana Carranza, R.Ac
Let’s begin by taking a look at what polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is to understand how we can resolve this condition with a natural and integrative approach. PCOS is a complex hormonal disorder that affects 6 to 10% of women of childbearing age and can present differently in each person.
Apr 01, 2021 | Mariana Carranza, R.Ac
There is a common misconception that getting an egg fertilized is the true challenge when trying to conceive, however, the ability of a fertilized egg (embryo) to continue developing and implant is a much bigger issue. Embryo development is a hefty process that requires a high amount of energy. Only about a third of embryos survive to become a baby.
Mar 06, 2021 | Mariana Carranza, R.Ac
The male factor of fertility is often overlooked yet 50% of the cases of infertility are due to male pathology. As a matter of fact, semen quality has seen a steep decline in the last three decades and assisted reproductive technology is limited for men. The go-to medical solution only offers Intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) where the sperm is injected into the egg after an IVF egg retrieval.
Jan 25, 2021 | Mariana Carranza, R.Ac
Acupuncture Dose - How many treatments to improve fertility & IVF success