Lab Work You Need When Trying To Conceive

Dr. Jolene BrightenPublished: Fertility, Lab Testing, Preconception & Fertility Leave a Comment

With rising rates of fertility challenges, more women are taking time and energy to prepare their bodies for pregnancy. Optimizing your health beforehand improves your chances of conception, a healthy pregnancy, and a healthy baby. An important part of pregnancy preparation is lab work for trying to conceive.  Taking a thorough look at nutrition and health markers helps identify areas …

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When Is the Best Time to Test Hormone Levels?

Dr. Jolene BrightenPublished: Lab Testing, Menstrual Cycle Leave a Comment

I get a ton of questions from women who are confused about their hormones. When you’re trying to figure out why you feel so crappy every month, it can be frustrating trying to get access to the appropriate tests. It can be even more frustrating to suffer terrible symptoms and yet have no diagnosis because your bloodwork comes back “normal.” …