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Sugar: A Back-Stabbing Sweetheart?

Nov 27, 2013

Is sugar your sweet old BFF? The reliable one you go to in times of stress or emotional upset for comfort? Would you ever believe that this substance which (temporarily) makes you feel on-top-of-the-world may actually be secretly plotting your demise?

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Glowing Hair, Skin, and Nails With Probiotics

Nov 26, 2013

We’re all aware of the expression “glowing with health” – and it’s often attached to women during pregnancy (“you’re glowing!”). Radiant skin and hair are universally recognized as indications of good health and optimal fertility; after all, what you put in your body and how your body processes it ultimately determine the quality and appearance of your skin, hair and nails.

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Are You In A Fertility Funk ?

Nov 26, 2013

Experiencing infertility is a stressful, depressing, irritating and confusing time during a couples lives.  Most of my patients have been going through this difficult process for years before coming into my office.  They are depressed and in a definite "Fertility Funk !"

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One Fish, Two Fish, Good Fish, Toxic Fish !

Nov 24, 2013

I was looking around at different health blogs when I stumbled upon an informative site discussing which types of fish are becoming toxic.    In my practice I generally discuss the benefits of healthy fish in our diet. As disasters such as oil spills and nuclear waste catstophies continue it becomes increasingly difficult to find clean sources.  

 

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Natural Approach to Your Fertility

Nov 21, 2013
Whether you are trying to conceive naturally or with the help of IVF there are ways to naturally increase your chances of success. 
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Are you your feelings?

Nov 18, 2013

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?

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How To Make Conscious Beauty Choices

Nov 09, 2013

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.

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Infertility Causing Depression ? Another Reason to Add Acupuncture to a Successful Treatment Plan

Nov 08, 2013

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.  

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Men Need Fertility Treatment Too!

Nov 05, 2013
Infertility and fertility treatments have historically been thought about as a women's problem. More and more research have been finding the opposite to be true. Now close to 50% of cases of infertility have a male factor involved. The actual statistics are some where close to 1/3 male factor, 1/3 female factor and 1/3 combined male and female factor.

 

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Get Ready To Spit: Salivary Hormone Testing

Oct 31, 2013

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?

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