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Fertility with Naturopathic Medicine and Acupuncture

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Fertility with Naturopathic Medicine and Acupuncture

The primary goals of naturopathic medicine and acupuncture are to enhance and balance your body’s overall health and well-being; this allows the inherent ability of conception to take place. A healthy, more balanced body will conceive more naturally. The natural rhythms of the body are like a metronome; some of these include the heartbeat, breathing, sleep-wake cycles, and of course the menstrual cycle. Many years of emotional stress, lack of sleep, frustration, overwork, improper diet and lifestyle play a major role in disharmonies related to fertility. Both naturopathic and Chinese...

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Acupuncture and Fertility

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Acupuncture and Fertility

How can Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine Help with Fertility? Traditional Chinese medicine is based on the fundamental idea that every element of the body is interconnected, and in order to address a disturbance in this “ecosystem” it is essential to treat the entire system rather than just one part. The health of the reproductive system is based on this same concept; people are not made up of an isolated hormone or organ, but instead depend on dynamic systems to work in a balanced manner for health and fertility to occur. This system of medicine is focused on improving a...

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Infertility Causes

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Infertility Causes

The following are some of the common causes infertility, and it is by no means an exhaustive list. Ovarian Insufficiency
 Declining ovarian function affects the total number of available follicles in the body, and that is what reduce the odds of conception. Although estrogen continues to be produced in the body the ovulation does not occur, which also leads to a decline of progesterone levels. Luteal Phase Deficiency In some women, ovulation may occur normally but the levels of progesterone during the luteal phase are insufficient. Even if the egg is fertilized, this progesterone deficiency...

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Five Tips to Enhance Reproductive Health and Fertility

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Five Tips to Enhance Reproductive Health and Fertility

    In order to be able to nurture yourself and enhance your fertility, it is essential to engage in healthy lifestyle habits. Here are five basic ways to balance the health of your reproductive system. Eat fresh, unprocessed foods. The basic principle of nutrition is that it offers essential nutrients and minerals to the body. The word ‘nutrition’ is derived from Latin and means ‘to nourish’. Your well-balanced plate should comprise of foods that are fresh and as much organic as possible; the emphasis is on vegetables, fruit, fish, and free-range meats....

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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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