A recent study suggests acupuncture can be an important non-pharmacological therapy to support patients with anxiety during IVF.
For anyone undergoing IVF, embryo transfer day can be an anxious one - especially if you have never done it before and don’t quite know what to expect. I have had the honour of being part of hundreds of embryo transfers, performing acupuncture onsite at the fertility clinic around this procedure.
When facing a diagnosis such as endometriosis, there are quite a few avenues of treatment. You may be presented with hormonal options like birth control to eliminate your periods or medication which puts you into temporary menopause, or perhaps you are contemplating surgery.
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome is an ovulatory disorder impacting nearly 1.4 million Canadians. It is associated with a range of symptoms including irregular cycles or amenorrhea, acne, hirsutism, hair loss and more.
Diet is one of the main pillars for a healthy mind and body, especially when you are focusing on boosting your fertility (preparing your body for pregnancy, prepping for an IVF or IUI, or trying to conceive naturally). Knowing what to eat is complicated enough, but through the lens of fertility adds another layer of complexity.
IVF Acupuncture: Why IVF Doctors Recommend Fertility Acupuncture with IVF
Acupuncture can increase your chances of having a baby as well as provide support during IVF treatments by reducing stress, and feeling relaxed and calmer during IVF treatments.
Glutathione, in my opinion, may prove to be one of the most significant factors in why egg quality declines with age.
We often recommend starting with a series of weekly IV glutathione sessions, followed by a mitochondrial and glutathione support formula in the form of a nutritional IV drip, for patients who are TTC.
How does stress affect your digestion? Do you notice loose stools, constipation or bloating? Last post I talked about the stress response and how it can impact your immune system. If you missed it, you can read it here. Today I’m talking about stress and your digestion.