Ryan's Blog

Chinese Herbal Medicine Boosts Fertility at Any Age! TCM With Pregnancy

Aug 08, 2013 | Dr. Ryan Funk, Dr.TCM, FABORM
Chinese herbal medicine is able to successfully treat woman's fertility.

Omega 3 Supplements and Prostate Cancer

Jul 25, 2013 | Dr. Ryan Funk, Dr.TCM, FABORM
For years I have been prescribing both men and women omega 3 to help optimize their health and fertility. I have had good success with my patients and have never had any concern about them receiving side effects by taking this supplement. That is until recently.

Marinate Your Meat to Prevent Cancer

Jul 24, 2013 | Dr. Ryan Funk, Dr.TCM, FABORM
There's nothing better then having a barbecue with friends during these hot summer days. Overall it's a healthy meal of fresh grilled veggies, salad and some great cut of meat. The only downside is the carcinogens produced as the meat is cooked over the open flame.

Foods to Boost Men's Fertility

Jul 16, 2013 | Dr. Ryan Funk, Dr.TCM, FABORM
Men can naturally boost their chances of pregnancy with only a few changes in diet. Studies have shown that just by eating foods high in antioxidants, men can greatly improve their sperm.

Beat the Heat for Your Fertility -- Keep Your Man Cool!

Jul 02, 2013 | Dr. Ryan Funk, Dr.TCM, FABORM
I love the heat we have had over the past few days. I'm happy to know it's just the beginning of July with another two hot months ahead of us. Howwever, as much as I love the heat, it doesn't mix well for couples trying to concieve, especially the men.

Varicocele Surgery or Natural Treatment?

Jun 26, 2013 | Dr. Ryan Funk, Dr.TCM, FABORM
Male fertility can be affected by many different factors.  In some cases surgery is recommended but would a natural approach be more effective? 

A Sperm's Epic Journey to Fertilization!

Jun 19, 2013 | Dr. Ryan Funk, Dr.TCM, FABORM
I find it amazing to look at all the specific and intricate processes which must take place for conception. I stumbled upon a five-minute video on YouTube which describes the sperm's journey from ejaculate to fertilization and then embryo to implantation. It is a great video showing that so many delicate things which need to take place before implantation can occur.

A Strategic Plan for Your Fertility

Jun 12, 2013 | Dr. Ryan Funk, Dr.TCM, FABORM
If you are one of the thousands of couples having trouble conceiving, there are some simple things you can do to increase your chances of both natural and assisted pregnancies. I wanted to pass along some simple strategies that will help optimize your chances of a healthy pregnancy each month.

Feeding Your Fertility

Jun 03, 2013 | Dr. Ryan Funk, Dr.TCM, FABORM
It's interesting to note that it's not just genetics that affect your fertility and egg health.

Naturally Boosting Pregnancy Rates with IVF

May 28, 2013 | Dr. Ryan Funk, Dr.TCM, FABORM
Many women are searching for simple ways to increase their chances of a healthy pregnancy before beginning an IVF treatment.  There are natural ways that do increase pregnancy rates while decreasing miscarriage rates.