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What Women Should Know About PCOS and Pregnancy

Chances are, you’ve heard of PCOS (polycystic ovarian syndrome) and how a PCOS affects pregnancy. After all, it affects between 1 and 10 women and 1 in 20 in women of childbearing age. But even though it’s the most common hormone disorder among women, not all that much is known about what causes PCOS. Because [...]

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Why You Should Practice Chinese Medicine Seed Cycle for Hormone Balance

Just as lifestyle and diet can throw your hormones out of whack, it can also help bring them back into balance. Our mood, physical and mental health are all things that can fluctuate on a daily basis and are all closely linked to our body’s chemical messengers, or hormones. Seed cycling, a Chinese medicine practice, [...]

  • Your Fertility: Natural Solutions for PCOS

Your Fertility: Natural Solutions for PCOS

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, or PCOS, affects nearly 1 in 10 women of child-bearing age. And, despite its name, PCOS affects much more than just the ovaries themselves. This is an autoimmune disease that I have struggled with and led me to my career in integrative and holistic medicine.  PCOS is an increasingly common cause of infertility, [...]

2020-06-10T11:40:23-04:00By |Categories: Superwoman Wellness, Wellness|Tags: , , |
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6 PCOS Symptoms to Keep an Eye On

Before we talk about PCOS symptoms, it’s important to know what PCOS is.  PCOS stands for Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, which is when a woman has an excess of the androgen hormone causing hormones to become imbalanced. PCOS is fairly common and actually becoming an epidemic. Between 1 in 10 women, 1 in 20 in women [...]

5 Fertility Myths Explained

Pregnancy and giving birth has existed for eons, but what have we learned with these years of experience? Everyone hears myths about fertility and pregnancy, but not everything you’ve heard about giving birth is true! Here are five fertility myths explained, including the science behind them, and what you can do to promote future healthy [...]

Men’s Sperm Counts Are Plummeting, But Why?

When we talk about infertility, we often focus on women—after all, we’re the ones that carry the baby. But conceiving is a two-way deal. It takes a sperm and an egg to make a baby. In fact, approximately 30 percent of all infertility cases are the result of male infertility solely. So men’s role in [...]

2020-02-13T14:25:03-05:00By |Categories: Men's Health|Tags: , , , , , , |

8 Surprising Things That May Help You Get Pregnant

There are few things more exciting than welcoming a baby into this world. It’s one of the most beautiful things that we, women, get the honor of doing. But getting pregnant, carrying a baby and going through labor and delivery are not always as easy as the movies make it out to be—in fact, most [...]

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Everything You Need to Know About Freezing Your Eggs

Egg freezing has been around for quite some time now, but most people are still unclear about the service it provides. First off, it allows women to delay pregnancy and parenthood until they’re ready, without worrying that age may be a factor in preventing their ability to conceive. This is in part why women in [...]

10 Things You Didn’t Know Could Affect Your Fertility

Spring is the perfect time to talk about fertility, as it’s the season of rebirth. Plus, more couples tend to try to conceive during the warmer months. That’s why it seems fitting that a week in April is dedicated to national infertility awareness—April 23-29. Unfortunately it seems that women are having a harder time getting [...]