You're probably familiar with the most noteworthy ways in which eating seafood benefits your health - from lowering inflammation to improving your heart health.
Now, according to researchers at the University of Colorado in the US, adding more fish to your diet can even boost your chances of getting pregnant. Researches attributed this benefit to seafood's high content of omega-3 fatty acids.
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There's been a lot of media attention in the past few years on the risks of taking antidepressant medications during pregnancy. These are often referred to as SSRIs, which stands for selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors. Some research has revealed significant risks, including miscarriage, preterm birth, complications in the newborn period, and perhaps an increase in developmental delays, includ... ››› more
Digestion and nutrition play a key role in just about every aspect of your health, including fertility. What you eat and drink affects the way your body works for better or worse. On that note, I'm going to make sure that you understand how to properly nourish yourself.
Kim Ross, a holistic nutritionist at the NYU Fertility Center, suggests consuming as many high-water-content, nutrient-dense f... ››› more
If you're trying to get pregnant (or are thinking about it), you're probably familiar with the standard advice… You know, like maintain a healthy weight, go easy on the booze and coffee, and avoid stress (if only!).
But there are a handful of other things that may help boost your baby-making odds! From changing your sushi order to mixing up your workouts…
Five tips to consider for boosti... ››› more
I'm sure you've heard about the superfood “maca” by now. Did you know that it's gained a reputation for helping balance hormones and reverse hypothyroidism? That's right! Maca is an endocrine adaptogen, meaning that it doesn't contain any hormones, but rather it contains nutrients necessary to support normal hormone production.
But the hormone health benefits of maca don't stop here. To lea... ››› more
Earlier this week, a patient whose right ovary was removed as a teenager, and whose left ovary subsequently failed, became the first woman in the world to give live birth after doctors transplanted ovarian tissue that had been frozen in her youth.
Medical professionals are calling this success an “important breakthrough” in fertility treatment, and are still in disbelief.
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If you're experiencing fertility problems, listen up.
You could double your sperm count simply by eliminating certain fruits and veggies from your diet.
According to Harvard School of Public Health, certain fruits and veggies are laden with toxins that contain high levels of pesticide residue. Toxins that can destroy your chances of conceiving... Can destroy your sperm…
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A new interesting study has revealed good news for those of you ladies who are struggling to conceive…
Vitamin D can greatly assist in helping you achieve clinical pregnancy!
That's right; simply upping your vitamin D intake can help you fall pregnant. For more on this latest study, keep reading.
Upping your vitamin D intake could help you conceive
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When you think of infertility, you probably think of ovaries, your eggs, your period.
I bet your thyroid never crosses your mind.
But it should.
A new study reveals the shocking finding that thyroid disorders can cause significant reproductive problems for women.
Researchers believe you may be suffering from thyroid disease if you're experiencing fertility problems or repeated early... ››› more
You know that to keep healthy, you need to eat right and exercise.
But here's the thing that may really shock you: All those fruits and veg you've been eating because they're so GOOD for you, could be ruining your sexual health.
This according to researchers at a fertility centre in Boston that revealed there's something on fruit and veg that's cutting your natural sperm count in half.
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