This is a question I get often in the clinic from my female fertility patients. The short answer is yes, acupuncture is great for everyone, especially when it comes to fertility. There’s always something that can be improved upon to boost fertility, such as increasing circulation to...
We are all familiar with “that feeling” – that sinking feeling, that lifting feeling, that hard feeling, that sweet feeling. We use our feelings often as the barometer of our lives, as a clue to how we’re doing on a daily basis. But what are feelings, really? And must they have such a strong impact on how we experience of our lives?
When we talk about optimizing fertility, one of the key topics we address is that of exposures – to pesticides, herbicides, and chemicals in the food we eat, the water we drink and the products we use. Of course it’s impossible to completely avoid all toxic exposures in the world around us, but it is important (and possible!) to reduce your exposure by making more conscious choices.
The infertility journey is a struggle. It wears you down month after month of negative results and a feeling of hopelessness. Many if not all couples will go through bouts of frustration and depression.
Lately, I’ve had a lot of patients with questions about salivary hormone testing. Usually, when a medical doctor measures hormones it always involves a blood draw. So why am I asking all of my patients to spit?
This week, the pharmacy retailer Boots in Britain stocked its shelves with a revolutionary fertility product – fertility testing kits for men!
Going through an IVF procedure and not having a successful healthy pregnancy is a devastating event in a woman and her partners life. This always leaves you with the question "what caused the IVF failure?". According to Lucy Eades their are 4 main reasons for an IVF to fail.
One of my favourite news stories of all time talked about Janet Ady’s demonstration in 2009. At a gathering of the Children & Nature Network, Janet (from the US Fish and Wildlife Services) stood before a crowd and held up a pharmacy bottle inscribed with a physician’s prescription. The prescription was as appropriate for adults as it was for children.
Special Event Announcement - Joyfully Pregnant Summit
I am happy to share that I am participating for the second consecutive year the Joyfully Pregnant Summit where I am joining another 15 healthcare providers in offering tips and suggestions to help with infertility and miscarriages.