Month: July 2010

Top Fertility Tests for Women: An Integrative Medicine Perspective

Top Fertility tests :  A Quick Reference for Women from an Integrative Medicine Perspective FSH – Follicle Stimulating Hormone Day 3 FSH can indicate how hard the pituitary is working to stimulate the ovaries.  Though traditionally a higher FSH is given a poor prognosis, I don’t always see it this way clinically.  The FSH can very much …

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Resveratrol for Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

Polycystic ovarian syndrome is a complex condition involving multiple hormonal components.  Treatment of this disease therefore must be multifold:   low glycemic index diets, exercise, therapies to reduce excessive tissue androgens and estrogens, enhancement of insulin resistance and antioxidant status, and improvement of luteal phase health and progesterone balance. In this article I will discuss one …

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