Dealing with infertility is a highly personal situation. Many people prefer to go the private route and only share their struggle with a few people they trust. Others find support in sharing more publicly, surrounding themselves with a network of friends, family, co-workers, and social… read more
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), high low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol, otherwise known as "bad" cholesterol, is a potentially negative health condition that affects more than 70 million Americans. Although it’s a quiet condition, without any… read more
For many struggling to start a family, the impact of an infertility diagnosis is painful, but the lack of access to treatment makes the impact even more difficult. Infertility diagnostic testing and treatment usually requires the use of expensive technology and patients facing infertility… read more
Summer is here and the weather is bound to get hotter. It is so important to stay hydrated for your health, to avoid any complications due to overheating as well as for your fertility. Water makes up 70% of the body and affects all functions in the body.
Whether there’s a stress awareness holiday or not, stress is prevalent in our society. It used to serve us in a healthy way when ‘dangerous’ situations would arise and the physical need to run away was present. However, stress is more of a mental battle in this day and age. There are deadlines… read more
The journey to having a family is surrounded by misconceptions; this is especially so when infertility becomes a roadblock in your plan. In this article, we shine a light on three of the most common misconceptions about conceiving.
While it wasn’t unusual to have a baby in mid to late 20’s for a woman earlier this century, the trend of women having children in their 30’s has been on the rise in the past 30 years. It is often attributed to the rising trend of women focusing more on their careers and waiting to start… read more
February is heart month. What does heart health have to do with infertility? The same habits that contribute to heart disease also contribute to infertility.
High insulin levels
Insulin itself is an essential component to life. It carries sugar to every cell to the body… read more
How can something sweet make life turn sour when trying to conceive? It all comes down to the biology of how the body reacts to sugar and the consequences that follow.
How sugar works.
When sugar enters the body, insulin is triggered. The role of insulin in the body is to carry… read more
Having a healthy body is important in order to increase the chances of conceiving. However, when a couple has been trying and has had little success, it’s natural to feel disappointed and discouraged at times. The effects that they have on behavior can be very real, as well as the physical… read more