Fertility

Fertility related posts.

Insulin Resistance and Fertility: Part 1

Part 1: of Insulin Resistance and Fertility Originally published by Dr. Fiona McCulloch in Naturopathic Currents in September 2013, you can read the original article here. This article has been broken down into a four part series, links to the other parts of this series are listed below: Part 2 covers How does Insulin Resistance affects Fertility Part …

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Iodine and Hashimoto’s, Fertility and Pregnancy Doses: What You Need to Know.

Iodine—it’s the most controversial of nutrients when it relates to thyroid function and Hashimoto’s disease. On the one hand, we know that iodine deficiency leads to epidemics of goitre in areas where the nutrient is not available, but alternatively, the taking of iodine may have some risks if not implemented in the most optimal way. …

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Micronutrient Supplements Increase Fertility

A German study recently published on April 6, 2013 in “Current Opinion in Obstetrics and Gynecology” has found that supplementing with the following micronutrients improves female fertility: Folic Acid Vitamin B6 Vitamin C Vitamin D Vitamin E Iodine Selenium Iron DHA We already knew that supplements increase fertility, but it’s always great to have this …

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Natural Fertility Boosters for Luteal Phase Defect

The luteal phase is the stage of a woman’s cycle beginning at the time of ovulation and ending when the menses begin. During this time, the follicle undergoes its dramatic transformation into the corpus luteum, which will secrete predominantly progesterone. The distinct shift in the hormonal climate during the luteal phase alters the structure of …

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Natural Treatments for Autoimmune Infertility Concerns | Naturopathic Immunology

Here is my article on naturopathic treatments for autoimmune infertility which was published in the March 2011 NDNR Journal. Read Part 2 of this article here. I’m in the last few days of my pregnancy and so on the eve of my little one’s arrival I wanted to post an article which has touched me personally as my …

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How to Prepare for Your IVF Cycle : 10 Ways to Increase IVF Success for Women

An IVF cycle is a such big emotional, physical and financial investment. A single cycle costs somewhere in the range of $15,000.  Hormones and emotions run at their peaks. So who wouldn’t want to do everything humanly possible to optimize their outcome? Every day I have patients who ask me what they can do to …

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