4 Simple Ways to Increase Male Fertility

Ladies often get most of the attention when dealing with issues surrounding fertility. However, it is estimated that one in 25 men are affected by male infertility. There are simple ways to increase male fertility. These lifestyle changes are not only beneficial for those with fertility issues, but also those who are trying to conceive. 4 Simple Ways to Increase …

Is Fat Slowing Your Brain Down?

Is Fat Slowing Your Brain Down? In this article we’ll explore how the wrong kind of fat can seriously affect your brain and how to biohack your brain health. New research is showing that the fat you eat may be affecting how well your brain is functioning. For a long time, the nutrition and medical community have been concerned with …

Food Cravings During Pregnancy

Food cravings during pregnancy are not only real, they can also provide insight into what nutrients your body may need. Have you ever found yourself searching the cupboards for a chocolate bar because it would go perfect with cheese? Or perhaps you are thinking a pickle would taste good on top of your ice cream. Chances are, if odd food combinations …

Natural Antibacterial Spray

This recipe is simple and can help reduce germs in your home. Thyme essential oil has been shown to be effective against several bacteria, including H. influenza and Staph aureus. Plus, using natural ingredients can help you reduce your exposure to harmful chemicals. Supplies: 12 Drops lavender essential oil 1 Tablespoon thyme essential oil 2 Tablespoons liquid castile soap 2 Cups water …

Factors That Affect Female Fertility

It is estimated that over 10% of women aged 15-44 are unable to become pregnant. Listed below are some of the factors that contribute to infertility, including those which are preventable . 5 Factors That Affect Female Fertility Stress Stress has the ability to not only decrease fertility, but it may also play a role in how a developing child …

Prenatal Stress and Aging

When you’re pregnant, your baby depends on you for nourishment and a safe place to grow and thrive. As I often say, the mother is the seed and the soil for her baby. Your nutrition, your immunity, and your gut health become your baby’s nourishment, immunity, and gut health. But how does your prenatal stress levels affect your baby? You …

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Autism Prevention with Prenatal Vitamins

A recent study in the July issue of Journal of Epidemiology suggests that taking prenatal vitamins may decrease the risk of autism by approximately 40%. Yes, research is suggesting autism prevention with prenatal vitamins is worth a conversation with your doctor. Autism Prevention with Prenatal Vitamins Mothers of children with autism and autism spectrum disorder were less likely to report taking prenatal …

What Role Does Diet Play in Male Infertility?

What Role Does Diet Play in Male Infertility? It’s a common question that my female patients ask on behalf of their male partners. Infertility is a concern among many couples. It is defined as the inability to get pregnant within 12 months of having unprotected intercourse. When most people think infertility their minds automatically focus on the female aspect of …