Jul 04, 2016 | Dr. Ryan Funk, Dr.TCM, FABORM
Couples trying to conceive can easily find information on female infertility but often have more of a difficult time learning about male infertility. It takes a fair amount of digging before your able to get quality information on infertility in men. I wanted to write a simple and easy to understand guide to a guys fertility and how best to improve it.
Jun 27, 2016 | Dr. Ryan Funk, Dr.TCM, FABORM
There are many ways which help improve your fertility and chances of conceiving. Following a diet plan by eating fertility boosting foods, getting healthy amounts of sleep and sticking to a exercise routine all help. There is one natural treatment which has shown to double your chances of conceiving when following fertility boosting lifestyle modifications.
Jun 20, 2016 | Dr. Ryan Funk, Dr.TCM, FABORM
I see too few men in my practice. I enjoy treating women and see great success with my fertility patients but could see more success if men were more active in the treatment process.
Jun 13, 2016 | Dr. Ryan Funk, Dr.TCM, FABORM
Since 1985 the average age of women trying to conceive their first child continually increases.
Jun 09, 2016 | Dr. Ryan Funk, Dr.TCM, FABORM
I was reminded of a patient I had seen a while ago and I wanted to share her story to help encourage those who have endometriosis and are trying to get pregnant. Endometriosis is a stubborn problem and many of my patients come in extremely discouraged and frustrated. There is hope!
May 25, 2016 | Dr. Ryan Funk, Dr.TCM, FABORM
Follicle Stimulating Hormone (known as FSH) is a hormone that is commonly assessed to help predict a womans ovarian reserve or fertility. It can only be performed on day 3 of her menstrual cycle or the levels will not be accurate for this test.
May 19, 2016 | Dr. Ryan Funk, Dr.TCM, FABORM
Alright guys, women have been taking prenatal vitamins for years and its about time that we do too. Studies have shown the benefit for women to take vitamins in pregnancy for almost 70 years yet the idea of vitamins for men and fertility is a relatively new idea.
May 12, 2016 | Dr. Ryan Funk, Dr.TCM, FABORM
A clinic in Calgary is looking for 100 founder patients to pay a discounted rate of $4,000 for this new low cost modified IVF cycle. Patient fee's will be raised to $6,500 once the clinic is up and running.
Apr 08, 2016 | Dr. Ryan Funk, Dr.TCM, FABORM
The luteal phase is also known as your pre-menstrual phase or more commonly the The Two Week Wait! This 4th phase is a long 12-14 days where women who have been trying to conceive often feel every twinge, pang and twang thinking it possibly can be implantation.
Apr 06, 2016 | Dr. Ryan Funk, Dr.TCM, FABORM
This is the magical phase of a cycle where an egg is released from the ovary and if present, sperm will penetrate the egg to create an embryo. All of this happens in or around the Ovaries and fallopian tubes, not within the uterus.