Naturopathic Medicine in Oakland, California

It is with great pleasure that I announce the opening of my new California Natural Medicine practice. I will be practicing Naturopathic Medicine in Oakland’s Grand Lake area beginning in September. My office is located on Grand Avenue in the same space as Awaken Chiropractic, a wonderful group of holistically minded practitioners. The space is beautiful, comfortable and family friendly. A …

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 …

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 …

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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 …