I am truly floored by how often during a working day I find myself saying the following: "The symptoms you have are quite common. But just because something is common, doesn’t mean that it’s normal. Any time your body is showing you a symptom, it’s a marker of something going on at a deeper level."
I saw a patient a few weeks ago who, upon taking some steps to properly support her thyroid, found her natural DHEA levels started going up. I wanted to investigate a little further to see why this may be happening, and came across a bit of research on the connection.
I wanted to pass along some information about a topic that is often overlooked when discussing fertility or recurrent pregnancy loss. Few people discuss stillbirth or neonatal death. This trauma effects all of a persons being ! emotionally, mentally and physically.
Although still controversial in mainstream medicine, food sensitivities in naturopathic medicine have been known for years to contribute to a number of different acute and chronic health concerns. Research to support testing the delayed-type hypersensitivity reactions of IgG and IgA (which we commonly test for in our patients at Acubalance) is starting to accumulate supporting its role in clinical practice.
I recently had a couple come to me after going through the IVF process but not having the pregnancy they so much desired. After years of trying to conceive, blood tests, invasive procedures, months of medications and weeks of injections they still don't have the pregnancy they are trying so hard to achieve.