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.
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.
Cramping is a symptom that is never comfortable. The twinges and spasms in your lower abdomen or lower back make it difficult to concentrate on your day and get on with things. Popping a pill of paracetamol or ibuprofen may help or for the more severe cramps, not even touch the sides. In this blogpost, we look at the question “Can Fertility Acupuncture cause cramping?”
Fertility Acupuncture is designed to help the body’s natural processes and cycles, including that of the menstrual cycle. It’s all about regulating the cycle and optimising hormones. In this blog post we look at the question, “can Fertility Acupuncture delay your period?”
Does Fertility Acupuncture work? This is probably the number one question I’m asked when it comes to Fertility Acupuncture. Couples that are wanting to conceive don’t want to beat around the bush, they tend to want to be sure they’re making a beeline for their ultimate result, getting Pregnant. In this post, we’ll dive deeper into answering this question about Fertility Acupuncture with some clinical studies to back up our answers.
You may ahve heard about Acupuncture being great for assisting Fertility. Overall, Hormone regulation is something that Traditional Chinese Medicine is good at. So lets take a look at some of the ways Chinese Herbs can help enhance your Fertility & hormones.
Stress, yeah, yeah, I know. Stress this and Stress that. We’re all Stressed aren’t we?
Q: Don’t we all just have to put up with it and keep going?
Stress is one reason our health fails, and yet many of us brush it off, like its nothing important. But it’s time for a reality check. Lets take a look at how Stress impacts on your Fertility Potential.
Your Period. You can love it because its reliable and runs like clockwork, or you can hate it, dreading the transformation you make into a hormonal monster groaning in pain once a month. There are a lot of preconceptions about Women’s periods and here, we’re going to dispel a few by talking about what “NORMAL”, if it ever exists, really means.
For those who want a checklist to scan through for ideas they might not have considered or tried to improve their fertility, this blogpost is for you. Its not an exhaustive list, nor in any particular order. Look at this a good beginning for some fertility basics that look at managing your stress & lifestyle as well as nutrition and balancing your hormones.