Exercise When Trying to Conceive: How to Increase Chances of Getting Pregnant

As a personal trainer and mother of two, I definitely understand the importance of exercise for maintaining a healthy, balanced lifestyle.  That said, monster workouts that are worn like a badge of honor can also dramatically reduce your chances of getting pregnant.  The same goes if you are not exercising at all. In this article, […]

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Aging Men and Sperm Health: Can Older Men be Fathers?

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Male fertility issues are becoming more and more common, for men of all ages. People may be surprised to learn that in couples who have fertility issues, 40% of cases the problem rests with the male, 40% with the female, 10% with both and 10% unknown [1]. There is a common misconception that fertility issues […]

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Natural Endometriosis Treatment: How to Naturally Balance Hormones to Get Pregnant

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Endometriosis is something a considerable minority of women may experience in their lifetime.  It may also have much to do with infertility, as some studies suggest 50% of infertile women have struggled with endometriosis(1).  In today’s article, we are going to explore more of the causes of endometriosis, what we can do to help it […]

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How to Increase Fertility Over 40

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If you’re trying to conceive (TTC) and nearing towards, or are over 40, my guess is that you are looking for all the information that you can find to improve your chances of conceiving. Well, you’ve come to the right place! In this article, I’ll endeavor to provide you with the information and resources that […]

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Stress Does Impact Your Fertility… But How?

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Stress is pretty unavoidable these days. There are constant demands on our time and energy — not to mention expectations from family, work, community (and ourselves!). It can feel like a constant juggling act that’s exhausting and overwhelming. No one is immune – everyone feels stress to some degree. The biggest question is how we’re […]

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Natural Treatments for Endometriosis: Reduce Your Estrogen Levels

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If this article has piqued your interest, you probably have or know somebody who has endometriosis. If so, you’re not alone. Endometriosis is a common gynaecological disease, which affects 1 in 10 women of reproductive age.[1] In this article, I will explain what endometriosis is and will discuss natural treatments for endometriosis – specifically, how […]

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Leptin Resistance, Insulin and PCOS Infertility

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In this article we’ll explore the correlation between leptin resistance and insulin resistance in cases of PCOS. Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) is one of the main causes of infertility in Western women, with an increasing prevalence among women of reproductive age. According to the Androgen Excess and PCOS Society, “PCOS typically involves the presence of irregular […]

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Immune System Infertility: How to Address Autoimmune Fertility Issues

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Your immune system works hard to defend your body against harmful enemies. These can come in the form of: parasites, viruses and bacteria, it’s your immune system’s job to ensure these enemies don’t get out of hand and cause disease. For some people however the immune system sees its host (the person) as the enemy. […]

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Getting Pregnant After 40: Does Sugar Cause Infertility?

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Many individuals nowadays are trying to get pregnant after 40 and having children later than their parents and grandparents. This is due to many reasons of course such as the need for more schooling, the importance of establishing careers, getting some financial stability, and meeting the right person. With advancing age, fertility does decline and […]

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IVF Cycle Failed… What Went Wrong & What Next?

IVF cycle failed

Have you recently been through a failed IVF cycle? If so, you’re probably wondering what went wrong, what caused it to what work and perhaps, what if anything can you do differently next time? If your IVF cycle failed I have some good news and some bad news. The bad news is this: ‘IVF Cannot Fix […]

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Does CoQ10 Improve Egg Quality & Age-Related Infertility?

Egg Quality CoQ10

Do egg quality CoQ10 go hand in hand? As any woman in their 30s or early 40s who wants to have a baby will know, your fertility and your egg quality gradually start to decline after about the age of 35. While you may have the best of intentions to conceive well before this happens, a […]

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How I Got Pregnant At 40

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If you’re over 40, have never been pregnant or perhaps it was long time ago, you never quite know if you can get pregnant. Here’s how I got pregnant at 40.

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9 Drugs Which May Affect Your Fertility

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You have to be careful when it comes to taking drugs (whether prescription or non-prescription) whenever you’re trying to conceive. Some medicines, although seemingly harmless—like several common over-the-counter medicines—may negatively impact your fertility and make it more difficult for you to get pregnant. Because of this, you must always tell your doctor that you are […]

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Gluten-Free Diet And Fertility: Ways To Improve Your Fertility

A gluten-free diet and fertility go hand in hand for numerous reasons. First off there is the immune connection. If you are intolerant to gluten or wheat each time you ingest gluten your immune system will react by causing an inflammation in your small intestines. This is the site of nutrient absorption. In addition gluten […]

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Preventing Miscarriage – 5 Steps to Avoid Pregnancy Loss

Preventing miscarriage is not a mystery. Miscarriages are devastating. Often they make you feel powerless. Miscarriage prevention protocols are hard to findand not many health practitioners use them. The mainstream approach to a miscarriage is that it can happen and that you should try again until it works. However this approach leaves you open to recurrent […]

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