Fertility

Fertility related posts.

The Relationship Between Gut Health and Endometriosis

Endometriosis is a chronic inflammatory condition characterized by endometrial-like tissue found outside the uterus. This tissue is commonly found on the ovaries, and is described …

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Intermittent fasting for PCOS

Intermittent Fasting for PCOS

Intermittent fasting has a surprising impact on insulin levels and inflammatory markers, making it an effective treatment option in women with PCOS.

progesterone and miscarriage

Progesterone and Recurrent Miscarriages

Currently, in Canada, a thorough workup into the cause of a pregnancy loss isn’t recommended until a woman experiences three or more miscarriages. Recurrent miscarriages …

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Egg Quality, and How It’s Affected by Thyroid Hormones

New studies show a link between thyroid hormones, and healthy oocyte (egg) development.

Today’s Parent – Gender Swaying Techniques

Are you dreaming of having a daughter? Or would you do anything to have a boy? Well, if you’ve taken your desires to the Internet, …

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8 Silent Signs You Have Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)- Reader’s Digest

About 7 million U.S. women have polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), which results when excess insulin increases the production of androgens (male hormones). It’s the most common hormonal disorder among women of reproductive age—as many as one in 10 will develop PCOS—yet shockingly, it’s estimated that more than half don’t know they have it.

Too Much Folic Acid in Pregnancy – is it Linked to Autism?

A recent study associated high amounts of folate in the blood of mothers to be found with an increased risk of autism in the children. Read this post for a breakdown of the science and learn how to protect yourself and your family.

Recurrent Miscarriages: Evaluation and Testing to Prevent Pregnancy Loss

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.

Webinar PCOS Ovulation

Treating Ovulatory Disorders with Evidence Based Natural Medicine

Dr. Fiona McCulloch presents a 4 hour educational webinar on Pro-D Seminars on the topic of ovulatory disorders and evidence-based natural medicine. She goes through how to differentiate the most common ovulatory disorders with lab tests and then details the most effective therapies for each condition.

acupuncture pcos toronto

PCOS and Acupuncture – A Scientific Look at How it Helps with Ovulation

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.