Having trouble getting pregnant? Your immune system may be to blame. Learn what immunological infertility is and how you can treat it holistically.
For some couples, conceiving a child seems to come easy. This is especially true when you are struggling with fertility issues, seeing others get pregnant, seemingly without effort. For a couple struggling with infertility, the painful reality is that trying to become pregnant becomes a full-time job; for them, there is a much smaller chance of “a happy accident” or becoming pregnant “when the time is right”.
Infertility is estimated to affect as many as 15% of couples in the United States. Of these couples, men and women contribute just about equally to the causes of infertility. Because infertility is so prevalent, many men, women, and couples choose to seek medical help when they are unable to conceive despite their best efforts.
Digestion is the fundamental component of how we assimilate nutrients from our food and how we eliminate toxins from the body. A healthy digestive track is necessary to utilize every vegetable, fruit, herb and nutritional supplement we take in to our body. This process is particularly important when we are trying to conceive because each and every supportive nutrient going into your body is helping to create the life of an amazing new tiny human. Check out this diagram to understand the complex process of proper digestion.
Endometriosis is a gynecological condition where the lining of the uterus (the endometrium) grows in areas outside of the uterus (the bowel, the fallopian tubes, the ovaries, the bladder, ligaments, etc.). Endometrial tissue, regardless of whether it grows inside ]or outside the uterus, is stimulated and proliferated by the release of reproductive hormones, specifically estrogen.