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 Nutrition: Best foods for supporting fertility

Functional Nutrition for Fertility - Fertility Foods

The optimal diet for fertility is one that gives you all the most important nutrients needed for supporting egg and sperm quality, hormones, and reproductive tissue health. Here is a list of the top nutrients needed for fertility, along with the top foods that have the highest amounts of these nutrients in them. Some of […]

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 […]

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), […]

Environmental Toxins and Fertility

This is an important conversation by some of the top research scientists on environmental toxins and fertility. Endocrine disrupting chemicals that are abundantly found in our environment are having a drastic effect on our fertility levels and hormonal balance which is leading to infertility, miscarriage, and even gender dysphoria. This conversation highlights the importance of […]

The Female Hormone Cycle

Female hormones are complicated. There are so many moving parts that need to be functioning well in order to trigger the events to allow a woman have a healthy conception. This is what a healthy 28 day female hormone cycle looks like. One of the things I look at when I work with clients having […]