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.Read More
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.Read More
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 ingredienRead More
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?Read More
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.Read More
Seed cycling is a simple tool using a ‘food as medicine’ principle to help regulate your hormones. This super easy technique includes rotating various seeds into your diet which helps the female body to naturally re-balance our levels of estrogen and progesterone.Read More