There are many common health related beliefs that are popular in our culture today. The field of fertility medicine probably has more than most; for instance check out this excerpt from the popular sitcom Seinfeld. These recommendations are often driven by an idea and maybe even a theory that sounds valid. But rarely are they … Continue reading Boxers vs. Briefs; another popular myth falls to scientific investigation
One of the most frustrating questions for women trying to conceive is “what can I do to improve my chances?” Given that women are born with every egg that they will ever have, there are a limited number of ways to optimize the health of the remaining eggs. But for those that are motivated, I … Continue reading Omega-3 Fatty Acids: another tool for ovarian rejuvenation
When couples are having difficulty conceiving, studies show that at least 1/3 of the time, there is a contributing male factor. Yet today the bulk of our tests and treatments are directed toward women. For couples that already know that they are dealing with a sperm problem, there are very few good recommendations on what … Continue reading What else can He do to improve our fertility? A simple recommendation…go nuts!
As we turn toward that time of year when parties, feasts and get-togethers occur, there is good news to report. A recent study found that boosting consumption of nuts (raw unpeeled walnuts, almonds and hazelnuts) carries a variety of health benefits. These tasty little treats can boost your blood level of serotonin. The result is … Continue reading Go nuts! A simple and healthful food tip
I’d like to introduce Ms. Cindy Bailey—a woman that successfully overcame infertility as a result of her insight that her diet could impact her chances of conception. Empowered by her own success, she has gone on to assist other women/couples apply what she has learned into their own pathway to parenthood. I have long counseled … Continue reading Eating for Reproductive Health