Fiona McCulloch ND

Dr. Fiona is the Naturopathic Doctor advisor to IVF.ca : Canada’s premier online fertility community. Her research based blog is featured by the American College for Advancement in Medicine. Her articles on the naturopathic treatment of autoimmune infertility and luteal phase defect were published in NDNR, one of the leading journals for naturopathic doctors and she has presented to other health care professionals on evidence-based acupuncture and fertility treatment. In the media, Dr. Fiona was featured in an hour long special on natural fertility on Wylde on Health, has appeared on A Channel News, a CBC Documentary, and has been interviewed by FLARE and Wish magazines.

Fiona McCulloch ND
Bile Acids in PCOS

Bile Acids as a Hormonal Factor in PCOS

A study was recently conducted on circulating bile acids in women with PCOS. This is the very first study [1] of its kind, and involved 37 women with PCOS matched to women without the condition. Researchers measured conjugated bile acids, and these were found to be elevated in patients with PCOS.  Additionally, high acid levels were also associated …

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The Circadian Rhythm of Fat Cells

In PCOS, fat cell dysfunction is a major, integral part of inflammation and insulin resistance. Interestingly, a new study is the first to discover circadian rhythms in human fat cells. In simplest terms, this means that our metabolism changes over the course of the day, as well as during the night. Participants with relatively normal circadian rhythms …

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