There’s been a lot in the news lately about how female fertility declines dramatically after the women turn 35.
Of course age matters and if you’re in your 20’s or early 30’s and wondering if now’s the time to expand your family, don’t wait.
But what if you’re one of the millions of women in your late 30’s or 40’s who discovered love late or only now decided to add to your family? If you’re trying to conceive, then hearing physicians and the media say things like “advanced maternal age,” “low ovarian reserve,” “high FSH,” and “poor IVF responder” is sure to strike fear into your heart.
Until now Western reproductive medicine has insisted that a woman is born with a fixed number of eggs and that the sharp decline in the quality and quantity of eggs after the age of 35 is irreversible. However, new studies challenge the absoluteness of this view. A recent study from Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto on CoQ-10 and egg quality suggests that, in fact, it may be possible to improve egg quality and slow down or even reverse the aging process.
Download from below the full article that appeared in HANS 2012 summer edition
Dr. Lorne Brown B.Sc, CA, Dr.TCM, FABORM, CHt
Founder and clinical director
Vancouver BC Canada