• 01 OCT 13
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    Zinc and Infertility

    Zinc and Infertility

    In my practice, I review labs daily of cases of all kinds and what I have noticed especially reviewing fertility cases and labs, is that many women tend to run low or even deficient in zinc.  And not only women, but their male partners can run the risk of low zinc levels as well.  Zinc

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    • 10 DEC 13
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    Your stress level today affects your baby for years to come!

    Your stress level today affects your baby for years to come!

    If have been a patient of mine, or have followed some of my writing recently, you are probably aware of my mentioning of the body’s stress hormone cortisol.  If you want a brief refresher, go HERE to read more. Often I talk with women who are struggling with fertility, how the mere fact of not

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    • 06 FEB 14
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    Thyroid Problems and Male Fertility

    Thyroid Problems and Male Fertility

    A man’s fertility health can be significantly influenced by the condition of his thyroid. Two of the more common thyroid disorders that could be causing a man’s infertility include hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism. These problems alter a man’s reproductive health, but fortunately with the help of a functional medicine doctor, many individuals have successfully improved or

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    • 17 JAN 14
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    Things to Look for in Prenatal Nutritional Supplements

    Things to Look for in Prenatal Nutritional Supplements

    Ideally, the food we eat each day would contain all the vitamins, minerals and other essentials our bodies need. However, eating exactly enough of what your body needs each day can be challenging, especially when pregnant. Morning sickness and food aversions can make it difficult for expecting mothers to ensure their developing babies are getting

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    • 26 JAN 14
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    The Thyroid’s Affect on Fertility in Women

    The Thyroid’s Affect on Fertility in Women

    The thyroid is a large gland in the neck that releases hormones into the body. These hormones help regulate growth, metabolism and can influence systems throughout the entire body. Two of the most common thyroid disorders include hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism. Both of these conditions can causes a number of health concerns, including having an effect

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    • 02 SEP 13
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    The Stress Hormone Infertility Connection

    The Stress Hormone Infertility Connection

    The recent stats from the CDC say that between 6-7 million women suffer from infertility of some kind. This is staggering to me. What is even more confusion is that there is no rhyme or reason to these statistics. What I mean by this is, what common factors are at work here?

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