Top 10 Acupressure Points For Fertility
Does Diet Affect Your Fertility?
One of my favorite techniques to teach the women I work with is acupressure. This ancient Asian technique is extremely powerful and can be pretty simple to learn.
I remember the day clearly when my first migraine hit me. I was 20 years old and working in a restaurant waiting tables when bam! The pain hit me out of nowhere and it was unbearable, I could hardly see or move. And at the same time, I wanted to run out of the restaurant because of the smells, the noise, and the bright lights.
Increase Progesterone to Boost Fertility
This is a question I am asked often as a fertility expert. My answer is always a resounding YES! And in fact, you can basically ask that question about anything health related - does diet affect my hormones? My mood? My skin? And the answer would be yes, yes, and yes! Because of that, nutrition is the first place I usually start with women who are trying to get pregnant. Because, as the saying goes, food can either be your medicine or your poison.
Prenatal Vitamins: Are They A Waste Of Money?
Do you have PMS symptoms of mood swings, anxiety, low energy, and insomnia? Maybe even one or two or even several days of spotting before your period actually starts? And are you reading this and saying, yeah I have all of these things and they are a pain, but it’s just my body? Maybe you’ve also had a conversation with your OB/gyn about this and she just said that it sounded normal.
Is it Possible to Improve Egg Quality?
Multivitamins are exactly what they sound like: multiple vitamins. They're supplements that contain several different vitamins in each one. They can also contain several minerals and other ingredients like amino acids or fatty acids. And because there are multiple ingredients, they contain low doses of each ingredien
Better Sleep -The Secret to Hormone Balance
In my practice, about 80% of the women I see for fertility are over 35 and about half of those are over the age of 40. One of the questions I get asked over and over is about improving egg quality. Is it actually possible?
Sleep is this daily thing that we all do and yet we're just beginning to understand all of the ways it helps us when it is good and all of the ways it hinders our health when it is not so good.
Lack of sleep affects our bodies, mind, and spirit. People who get less sleep tend to be at higher risk for so many health issues including diabetes, heart disease, and certain types of cancer. It also impacts our moods, memory, and decision-making skills.