• 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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    • 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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    • 01 FEB 14
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    Sleep to Increase Fertility

    Sleep to Increase Fertility

    When you sleep, your body is busy releasing hormones, repairing and growing cells, stimulating your immune system and much more. For optimal health, the average adult needs between 7 and 9 hours of sleep each night, but most people are simply not staying in bed that long. If you are trying to conceive, getting too

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    • 23 APR 14
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    Reducing Oxidative Stress to Increase Fertility

    Reducing Oxidative Stress to Increase Fertility

    Simply put, oxidative stress is an imbalance in the body between antioxidants and free radicals.  Antioxidants are an important part of detoxifying the body, but when an excessive number of free radicals are present there simply won’t be enough antioxidants to neutralize the threat. Along with other negative health effects, oxidative stress can lower fertility

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    • 19 APR 14
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    Phthalates, BPA, and Male Fertility

    Phthalates, BPA, and Male Fertility

    When it comes to how hormone levels can change fertility health, woman’s hormones are often the focus of the conversation. Toxic chemicals, such as BPA, that are found in everyday items have shown to cause changes to hormone levels that can make it difficult for a woman to conceive. A recent study looks at the

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    • 06 DEC 13
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    Nut Recipe for Sperm Health

    Nut Recipe for Sperm Health

    Yes, I said that on purpose. Let’s move on. Last night as I was cleaning the kitchen, I came across bags of random nuts that I had yet to do anything with.  While kind of bland on their own, I wanted to spruce them up for something yummy.  Not only is this a great, blood

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