Castor Oil for Fertility

Castor Oil Fertility

Castor oil, a centuries-old natural remedy, boasts a wide array of health benefits, from skincare to digestive wellness. Rich in ricinoleic acid, it possesses potent anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, and antioxidant properties. Particularly notable is its support for reproductive health and fertility. With its hormone-balancing and detoxifying qualities, castor oil is a fantastic addition to my fertility […]

Unexplained Infertility: The Underlying Causes

Underlying causes of unexplained infertility

Unexplained Infertility, Explained. Common “explained” causes of infertility are hormone imbalance/irregular cycles, endometriosis, PCOS, premature ovarian failure, high prolactin, blocked fallopian tubes, fibroids… but what happens when you don’t have any of these and you are labeled with “unexplained infertility”? The human reproductive system is an extremely delicate system that is easily influenced by emotions, […]

Thyroid Health and Fertility: Understanding the Connection

thyroid and fertiltiy - understanding the connection

In the realm of fertility, there are numerous factors to consider, and one that often goes unnoticed is the role of thyroid health. The thyroid gland, a small but mighty organ located in the neck, produces hormones that regulate various bodily functions. Today, we’ll delve into the importance of maintaining optimal thyroid health for those […]

Poor Sperm Health: Root Causes

Poor Sperm Health: Root Causes Men’s sperm counts are declining at an unprecedented rate. What is considered “normal” on a semen analysis today would have been considered “infertility” 50 years ago. Do you know what could be causing your low sperm count and poor morphology? Understanding the root causes of these issues is crucial to […]

Fertility Boosting Foods : Best diet for fertility

Functional Nutrition for Fertility - Fertility Foods

The optimal diet for fertility is a plant heavy, Mediterranean diet. The Mediterranean diet full of healthy high quality fats like olive oil and fatty fish, as well as plenty of vegetables and fruits, gives you all the most important nutrients needed for supporting egg and sperm quality, hormones, and reproductive tissue health. Here is […]

Hormone Health : Why the Liver is Important

Liver health and hormones

Did you know that keeping your liver healthy is super important for your hormones? Here are the top five reasons why: Hormone Metabolism: Your liver breaks down and removes excess hormones from your body. If it’s not working properly, it can cause hormonal imbalances. Estrogen Processing: The liver is responsible for processing and breaking down […]

Mitochondria Health and Fertility

Mitochondria and Fertility

Mitochondria Health and Fertility Mitochondria are organelles found in our cells that produce energy and play a critical role in cellular metabolism. When there is a dysfunction in these organelles, it can result in various reproductive health issues. In females, mitochondrial dysfunction has been linked to conditions such as ovarian aging, endometriosis, polycystic ovary syndrome […]

Detoxing Endocrine Disruptors: 10 Steps for a Healthier Environment

Endocrine Disruptors

10 Steps to Detoxing Endocrine Disruptors from Your Environment Endocrine disruptors are chemicals that can interfere with the hormone system, potentially causing a range of health problems and interfering with fertility. Here are 10 steps to detox your environment of endocrine disruptors: Use natural cleaning products: Most conventional cleaning products contain harmful chemicals, which can […]

Unblock fallopian tubes naturally

When I first discovered I had fertility issues, I got an HSG (hysterosalpingogram) and found out I had one blocked fallopian tube (along with subpar hormones). My doctor basically told me that my only real options were IVF and IUI… or extreme luck.  My husband and I decided to try IUI (the “turkey baster” method), […]