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Unexplained Infertility

Nov 22, 2021

When you have been trying for over a year; when all of your hormone levels test normal; when your ultrasound, pelvic exam, blood work, and semen analysis are fine; when you have used the ovulation predictor kit, and timed your intercourse, and still have not conceived. This is unexplained infertility, and it is the most frustrating diagnosis of all.

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Is your IBS contributing to your fertility?

Nov 14, 2021

A standard question during my consults is around your bowel movements. How regular? Form? Ease? Any issues with bloating, uncomfortable gas, or abdominal pain? The digestive tract impacts what nutrients we absorb, it houses our microbiome, directly influences inflammation, and is our primary organ of elimination of toxins. In my opinion, the health of the digestive tract is the center of health.

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Seven benefits of laser acupuncture for fertility

Nov 12, 2021

Low level laser therapy (LLLT) for fertility, referred to as photobiomodulation (PBM) by the scientific community, may sound like futuristic medicine but the unique treatment has been shown to boost fertility and increase IVF success.

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It’s that time of year again for this one specific nutrient supplementation!

Nov 09, 2021

It’s that time of year to get your parents, children, friends, family, coworkers and enemies all on vitamin D. We say this every year but it is definitely one that deserves the repetition, especially since every year I see my patients not supplementing adequately. 

 

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How Do You Know You're Fertile?

Oct 29, 2021

When it comes to fertility, I work with lots of patients who feel uneducated and uncertain. Maybe having a baby is something you’ve always known you wanted, and always assumed you could have when you were ready. But before trying, did you ever really consider that it might not be that easy?

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Inflammation and Infertility, Is There A Connection?

Oct 28, 2021

When it comes to the symptoms of inflammation there are many which are commonly recognized. Bloating, loose bowels, constipation, skin disorders like Eczema, weight gain, fatigue, poor concentration and joint pain are all easily recognizable as possible inflammatory conditions. What many people don't know is that excess inflammation can cause all sorts of reproductive problems in both men and women.  

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Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Post-partum, and Cranio-Sacral Therapy

Oct 27, 2021

If you’ve ever read my blog, you’ll know that I write about cranio-sacral therapy sometimes. There are so many things to say about it, a short article hardly seems adequate.

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Should you go Organic for Fertility?

Oct 25, 2021

There are so many things to consider with diet and fertility, and whether to make an effort to go organic is definitely another one deserving attention.

 

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What to bring with you to your fertility appointment

Oct 25, 2021

Taking the step to see a fertility practitioner, whether your GP, a naturopathic doctor, your acupuncturist, or reproductive endocrinologist can feel a little intimidating. The appointment may have taken a while to schedule so when it finally gets here, there may understandably be a lot of nerves and anticipation.

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What to do and not do after an IVF transfer to help with implantation

Oct 24, 2021

There are many things you can do leading up to your transfer to help with your success (see other videos on nourishing the soil before you plant the seed and 100 days to peak fertility). I share ideas below on what you can do to support the implantation process in the days leading up to your transfer, on the day of transfer, and the days after your transfer.

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