Endometriosis affects 1 in 10 women and even that is an underestimated number. You see Endometriosis can’t be detected in a blood test, nor with an internal ultrasound. So there could be women with Endometriosis walking around that don’t even know they have it! Let’s take a look at it in closer detail.
I’ve been in private practice since 2003 and have been in my current location for the past 10 years on Sydney’s Northern Beaches. Now I have opened a second location for clients on the Upper Northern Beaches and Lower North Shore of Sydney. More details inside…
Egg Quality is something that can come up in a conversation with a Fertility Specialist. AMH Testing will determine your ovarian reserve, but if you’re told your egg quality is poor. Is there anything you can do about it? The answer is Yes & Scientific evidence is backing this claim up.
Not sure about Acupuncture and enhancing your fertility? or Chinese Herbs?
Some sneaky myths may be based on old-fashioned opinion. The modernisation of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) & it’s inclusion as a reputable modality by some Fertility Doctors may surprise you. This is the 21st century and Acupuncture & Chinese Herbs do have their place in helping couples successfully conceive. Let’s look at what you need to know.
The loss of a Pregnancy is heart breaking. There’s no doubt the emotional & mental stress is heightened after hearing such news. Let’s look at a step by step approach to getting yourself back on track after Miscarriage or a non-viable Pregnancy.
Does Acupuncture work? Research says yes. In this post we look at the aspects of Acupuncture that clinical trials and reviews have said does work for, especially with a Fertility focus.
The World Health Organisiation does recognise Acupuncture as effective in treating many conditions, but rather than take a wide scope, we’ll specifically take a look through a focused lens of Fertility Acupuncture.
The Oral Contraceptive Pill (OCP) is by far the most preferred method of contraception in Australia, the UK & US. A convenient and painless form of contraception, The Pill receives more use than Long Term Contraceptive Methods such as an IUD (Intra Uterine Device). The issues around OCP Prescription can be related to its ‘off label prescribing’ for young girls with heavy and painful periods and for women later on in their lives when they want to conceive and need to come off The Pill. Let’s discuss these issues.
Couples struggling with falling Pregnant often go through a silent experience. Often you’re trying to conceive but no-one knows from the outside, only your private conversations with your partner bring up the issues around not falling Pregnant or the stress of the hurdles along the way. You may search online to get support or advice from specific forums & chat rooms. It’s not professional advice, but you think at least someone here can sympathise with the heartache, frustration & tears. You hear from Women and men who share their experiences and disappointments of failed IVF cycles, or grief of a miscarriage or even the joy of success. One of the questions that often comes up in conversation is “Did Acupuncture help you get Pregnant?”
You may have heard on the grapevine about IVF Acupuncture and you’re thinking, “What is IVF Acupuncture?”.
More couples are turning to IVF to help them get pregnant. Our society has produced women that are independent and highly capable of having successful careers in their 20’s and 30’s. Once the focus shifts to settling down and starting a family, many women are finding they have left it late to conceive naturally with success.
If they enlist the help of a fertility specialist and IVF, ICSI or other Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ART’s) did you know that Acupuncture can help you get even further with IVF?
Those trying IVF, may be looking for anything and everything they can be doing to get the most out of each IVF cycle. Depending on if you’ve used Google or word of mouth as your resource when looking into what else can help your cause, you may have come across Acupuncture and those that say yay or nay to it. In this post we discuss a big question on people’s minds when doing IVF. “Can Acupuncture hurt IVF?