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Environmental Effects on Fertility

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Environmental Effects on Fertility

Where do the environmental toxins come from? They are all around us, and can directly affect our health and fertility. Some of the sources include the chemicals and hormone disruptors found in contaminated air, food, water, our homes, and the outdoors. We live in a toxic world. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) currently has an estimated 65,000 known toxic chemicals catalogued in its databases. There are additional 1,500 applications that the Agency receives annually to manufacture new chemicals. Not to mention the numerous chemicals being released into the environment during the...

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Unexplained Fertility: What Could It Be?

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Unexplained Fertility: What Could It Be?

  Unexplained fertility rates are around twenty percent. Perhaps exploring further any environmental and lifestyle habits that can have a major impact on the ability to conceive. Some factors to consider in people with ‘unexplained fertility’: environmental toxins, or exposure (home, work, dental, and other) nutritional deficiencies (these are quite common) inflammatory processes in the body (processed foods, lifestyle, and other) stress (may result in elevated levels of cortisol, which affects all hormones) immune function (possible overactive) It is not simply...

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