Recurrent pregnancy loss, or repeated miscarriages are devastating and challenging to treat. There are numerous causes so a full work-up should be completed to gain clarity into the underlying cause and treat appropriately. We present an evidence-based review of current information in this field of reproductive medicine.
Articles By Dr Erica Nikiforuk
Acupuncture is a scientifically validated treatment that supports ovulation in women with PCOS. A thorough review is presented here of the current evidence for this therapy.
Dr. Erica does an evidence based review of Vitamin D and it’s importance for women with PCOS. Learn the most updated information on why Vitamin D is needed for insulin resistance, inflammation and hormonal regulation for the most common endocrine disorder in women!
That time of year has come again – as we spend more inside, viruses and bacteria begin to spread. There are many serious viruses going around this year so tune into this new post to detail natural ways to protect your body from illness. Dr. Erica Nikiforuk highlights some great products, foods and lifestyle suggestions to ward off those bugs!
Androgens such as testosterone and DHEA are important markers of egg quality. In women with diminished ovarian reserve we often see low levels of these hormones. A recent study outlined the reponse during IVF of women with poor egg quality or diminished ovarian reserve, with respect to their levels of testosterone.
Testosterone is one of the central problems in the treatment of PCOS. A recent study has found that a simple supplement may be of benefit in lowering the excessive amounts of testosterone that are present in the condition.
Resveratrol is a compound for grapes that has been linked in several studies to healthy fertility. The benefits range from possible help for egg quality, to improvement of PCOS and circulation. Read this comprehensive article, part 2 of a 4 part series on this important nutrient for fertility.
Every day we are exposed to a variety of toxins through our environment and the