Luteal Phase Defects

Luteal Phase Defects

Luteal phase defect is when your menstrual cycle is shorter than 28 days in length.  If your cycle has shortened or has always been short than a luteal phase defect may be the reason why. Progesterone is lacking in luteal phase defect.  Progesterone helps your uterine...
Endometriosis Getting in the Way of Your Fertility?

Endometriosis Getting in the Way of Your Fertility?

Endometriosis is a condition where the inner lining of the uterus is found outside of the uterus.  This tissue acts the same way the tissue inside the uterus acts and degrades each month with hormonal signaling.  Often times endometriosis is very painful with severe...
Hydration – Is it Really That Important?

Hydration – Is it Really That Important?

About 60% of the human body is made of water. We all know that being hydrated is important, especially for Arizona desert dwellers, but many people are still chronically dehydrated. Some symptoms of dehydration are obvious like increased thirst, dry mouth, dry skin,...
Should I Go Organic?

Should I Go Organic?

How your food is grown can have a major impact on your mental and emotional health as well as the environment. Organic foods have more beneficial nutrients, such as antioxidants, than conventionally grown produce and they are free of pesticides and herbicides that are...
Immune Support and Fertility

Immune Support and Fertility

Staying healthy while trying to conceive is cornerstone. Many of the same nutrients that optimize fertility also support the immune system. Proper sleep, water and eating a healthy diet is important for immune function and overall health and well-being. Some of the...