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a blog by Laurence A. Jacobs, M.D., Fertility Centers of Illinois, July 27, 2016
Fertility rates throughout the world have fallen during the last decade, and scientists theorize that chemicals in everyday products, such as sunscreen, are contributing to the problem, particularly in men.

Lifestyle and Fertility Survey

a blog by Jennifer A. Redmond, April 18, 2014

Are you trying to get pregnant or are you pregnant? We want to hear from you! Fertility Authority is collaborating with Reproductive Medicine Associates of New York on a study to investigate diet, exercise, workday habits, stress management, use of alternative and conventional medicine, and other lifestyle choices in women who are trying to conceive.

Can the Sunshine Vitamin D Improve Sperm Performance?

sunshine, vitamin d and sperm

More often than not, we look at the woman’s health side when discussing fertility issues. But men need to be part of the conversation too. One major topic of discussion: low vitamin D levels.

What are Vaginal Steam Baths?

a blog by Marc Sklar, February 5, 2014

Vaginal steam baths are used to assist in the cleansing of the uterus in conjunction with the Arvigo Techniques of Maya Abdominal Therapy for the treatment of numerous female symptoms.

The formulation of a vaginal steam bath consists of aromatic, cleansing herbs that will penetrate into the uterine wall. The therapeutic effects of thermotherapy and aromatherapy contribute to the effectiveness of this treatment. Overall the bath aids as a uterine lavage or internal cleanse of the membranes that often accumulate incompletely flushed debris/fluids from cycle to cycle. In addition, the bath introduces healing warmth and softens and nourishes internal membranes.

IVF and Acupuncture

a blog by Marc Sklar, December 26, 2013

Acupuncture is an oriental technique well known to help women with reproductive health conditions such as PCOS and Endometriosis. What most of you might not know is that it can be a key element to help achieving a healthy full term pregnancy. Acupuncture can treat mostly anything but things that are anatomical defects, that’s why is the perfect natural way to help with advance maternal age problems, poor egg quality or low sperm count, morphology or sperm motility, just to name some examples.

How Acupuncture Can Help You Getting Pregnant

a blog by Marc Sklar, December 11, 2013

How Acupuncture Can Help You Getting Pregnant

Traditional Chinese medicine has a long history of treating women's health problems. Todays traditional Chinese medicine specialist have adapted and incorporated these traditional applications into modern fertility treatment.

Treating Endometriosis with Diet and Lifestyle

a blog by Marc Sklar, November 27, 2013

Treating Endometriosis with Diet and Lifestyle

Foods to Avoid:

  1. Gluten. Research shows that wheat has a direct link to making pain worse in women with endometriosis. We suggest eliminating gluten from your diet for a minimum of 2 months to see if your pain is reduced.
  2. Dairy. Replace your dairy milk with alternatives like coconut, hemp or almond milk.
  3. Commercially raised Red meat (beef)
  4. Soy. Soy foods are highly processed and contain concentrated amounts of isoflavones (phytoestrogens).

How to transition off Birth Control Pill

Source: FLO Living LLC
FLO Living LLC located in New York City. Alisa Vitti, Author of WomanCode and founder of Flo Living, discusses birth control and How to Transition off of the pill.

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Smoking was Awesome

No Smoking

a blog by Jenny Roo November 15, 2013
I will admit it. I really, really love cigarettes. I'm using a very strong word here with no hint of exaggeration: LOVE. I love them. Love smoking. I love them driving, I love them after a meal, I love them on a train or in a box. I love the the instant relaxation that goes through my body when I hear the lighter catch, I love the gesturing device, I love that my day is partially divided up into divine little 7 minute breaks. Like meditating only more thoroughly awesome.

Balancing Hormones Naturally

The Top Ten Things You Can Do!

a blog by Marc Sklar, November 13, 2013

Balancing Hormones Naturally
The Top Ten Things You Can Do!

  1. Decrease your stress levels, find joy in your life and create in enjoyment on a daily basis. Do one thing daily that you love to do and decreases your stress. For some of you this will be yoga or meditation and for others this will be surfing. Whatever your love and passions are, do them and do them regularly.

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