If you’re a man, or have a male partner, and are trying to create a baby - this blog is for you. Often overlooked in light of a “normal” semen analysis is the possible role that sperm quality could be playing in a couple struggling with infertility. In fact, in 40% of couples having trouble conceiving, it’s a strictly male factor problem. In 20% of cases it’s a mixed male/female problem. Which means that at least half of the time, the quality of the sperm is impacting your
I’ve shared a few articles in the past on the use of nutritional IV therapy for fertility and overall health – see here for one on the overall effects, this article about micronutrient deficiencies and your fertility, this on IVs for migraines, here for glutathione and fertility… You get the point, I’m a pretty big fan! With patients who are new to micronutrient IVs, especially those who are trying to conceive, I am often asked how frequently, and when is the best time to re
At some point during pregnancy, most women will battle with pain – from headaches to muscle aches, back pain to pelvic pain, it’s incredibly common and is often a huge source of discomfort. Faced with pain, many women may consider taking something to ease it, and may turn to over-the-counter meds. Ibuprofen is one of several medications that fall under the category of over-the-conter (OTC) nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), and may be considered for pain relief.