How much of an impact can diet really have on fertility? The answer is - a lot!
The Benefits of Having a Sibling with Down Syndrome
But how do siblings of kids with Down Syndrome actually feel? When asked, are brothers and sisters of a child with Down Syndrome affected negatively by their sibling…or positively?
What is Diminished Ovarian Reserve?
You may have had this experience: You or your partner go in to see your reproductive specialist for an ultrasound. During the visit, your provider does an ultrasound to count antral follicles and may also do a blood test to look for something called AMH. Between the antral follicle count and the AMH level, your doctor gets an idea (which they may or may not share with you!) about the state of your “ovarian reserve.”
So what is ovarian reserve? What are AMH and your antral follicle count, and what affect can these have on your fertility?
Improving IVF Success Rates with Naturopathic Medicine
There are many different factors that go into achieving a healthy pregnancy. Hormone balance, immune health, and genetics all play a role. But one of the biggest factors at play for many people is the strength and health of the eggs, often referred to as “egg quality.”
Because of our focus on reproductive health, nutrition, and detoxification, naturopathic doctors are uniquely poised to help couples and individuals have the best outcomes possible in IVF.
Pertussis: the 100 Days Cough
Pertussis is also known as whooping cough. It is caused by a bacteria called Bordetella pertussis, a tiny bacteria that is spread by airborne droplets (from coughing and sneezing).
Kids may cough so much they throw up, give themselves nosebleeds, or break blood vessels in their eyes (a generally harmless condition called subconjunctival hemorrhage).
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