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The energetic language of conception

August 4, 2015

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The energetic language of conception by Dr. Christine Brass-Jones and Stasia Minkowsky —  Infertility has become a multi-million-dollar business, replete with invasive, uncomfortable tests and doctors who may lack sensitivity and compassion for their patients. Couples may find themselves locked into the Western ideology that infertility treatment is the only path to conception of a […]

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Pre-pregnancy cleansing

June 16, 2013

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by Dr. Adrienne Stewart  —  Preventative medicine has lifelong benefits. The earlier you invest in your health, the greater the returns you can expect throughout life. Imagine the benefits of a healthy lifestyle as a young child or even before you were born. That is why preconception care can be very healing, not only for […]

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Severe menstrual cramps — could it be endometriosis?

April 21, 2013

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by Sima Aidun —  Endometrium is the tissue that lines the uterus and is shed during the menstrual period. In some women, the same tissue can be found growing where it doesn’t belong, outside the uterus. For example, it can grow on the ovaries, bowel or bladder and, though rare, can be found in locations […]

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Acupuncture and fertility

December 30, 2012

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by Sima Aidun — There are many different ways to reach a single goal. Both Chinese and Western medicine have accomplished great feats over the last century, treating numerous diseases, saving thousands of lives and improving the quality of life for others. By utilizing the best these two worlds have to offer, it is possible […]

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What we need to know about genetically engineered foods

December 13, 2012

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by Rose Montana —  Food derived from genetically engineered (GE) crops entered the U.S. food supply sometime after 1996, the year in which the first GE crops were planted. Chemical companies, including Monsanto, Syngenta, Dow and BASF, that produce these never-before-in-the-history-of-planet-Earth organisms have succeeded in keeping most consumers in the dark regarding genetically modified organisms […]

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The psyche of infertility

September 7, 2012

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by Dr. Steven Cooner —  Most of us would agree that the mind and body work together. The emotional and psychological factors/forces involved in infertility can be dealt with by talking with a health care professional or by using the body to help heal the mind and emotions and aid fertility. A healthy, peaceful mind […]

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The connection between pain and hormones

September 4, 2012

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by Dr. Mark Starr —  If you have been trying to rid your body of pain and so far nothing has worked, the problem may be that you are low thyroid, or hypothyroid. The vast majority of people with chronic pain are low thyroid. Increasingly today, people are hypothyroid because the cells in their body […]

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Overcoming PCOS for fertility

August 11, 2012

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by MaryAnn Shostek —  Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is a complex disorder in which patients experience few and, in extreme cases, no menstrual periods. This is due to the fact that the menstrual cycle is out of order and the patient is not ovulating. This often is accompanied by hormone irregularities, including increased androgen (testosterone) […]

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Foods that enhance fertility

February 27, 2012

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by Dr. Christina Kovalik —  Infertility affects 10 percent of the population. Many factors may be involved in the causes of infertility, which is why it can be so challenging to properly diagnose and treat. The good news is that a variety of natural options can help address the imbalances — from nutrition, botanicals and […]

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Myofascial Release for endometriosis pain

February 25, 2012

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by Maria G. Troia —  Endometriosis can be debilitating, causing severe pelvic and low back pain, heavy menstrual bleeding, bowel pain and dysfunction, as well as infertility. The Cleveland Clinic reports that endometriosis affects the lives of at least 5.5 million women in North America. This source also reports that approximately 30 percent to 40 […]

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Infertility — What most fertility specialists do not know

February 23, 2012

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by Dr. Adrienne Frazer —  In about one-third of infertile couples, no specific cause for the inability to conceive is found. Also, even after the evaluation process, which in some cases involves uncomfortable procedures, you may not be reimbursed by many medical plans. So, before spending tens of thousands of dollars on each step in […]

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