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Is HSG a Necessary Fertility Test?

Is HSG a Necessary Fertility Test?

\What is an HSG? Hysterosalpingogram or HSG is an x-ray that involves using an oil-based dye through the cervix into the uterus and fallopian tubes. The test looks at the general shape of the uterus and takes pictures to see if the fallopian tubes are open. Normally...
One Proven Tool for Your Fertility Success

One Proven Tool for Your Fertility Success

What is a proven infertility tool many people overlook? The answer is simple – Acupuncture. Infertility is defined as the inability to conceive a child despite trying for one year. It affects about 5.3 million Americans, or 9% of the reproductive age population,...
Can Gut Health Affect Your Fertility?

Can Gut Health Affect Your Fertility?

Optimizing gastrointestinal health is important in creating a balance in the gut so bacteria, yeast and other organisms can’t over grow. An imbalance in the gut can cause a cascade of immunological reactions which could directly affect your fertility. Up to 50% of...
Tips to Help PCOS to Improve Pregnancy Success

Tips to Help PCOS to Improve Pregnancy Success

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a commonly occurring endocrine disorder characterized by unwanted hair growth, lack of ovulation and polycystic ovaries (1). PCOS is a known cause of infertility. PCOS can result in an excess of hormones such as testosterone and...
Facts about MTFHR Mutations and Infertility

Facts about MTFHR Mutations and Infertility

Infertility is a challenge facing many women. With an increasing number of women waiting until their 30s and 40s to have children, age related infertility is becoming more prevalent. It is estimated that 20% of women in the U.S. have their first child after age 35. In...
How to Get A Good Night Sleep

How to Get A Good Night Sleep

Sleep is important as it reduces cortisol levels that can interfere with hormone regulation. Preparing for a good night’s sleep may seems easy but you might have not had thought of these specific tips to help enhance your sleep quality. 😴 Create a dark room or try a...