Whether you are currently trying to get pregnant or only considering it for the future, there are certain facts you should know about your fertility to help you better make decisions towards reaching your goal of having a child. Read below for 5 things every woman should know about her fertility.
Nutrition plays an undeniably vital role when it comes to having a healthy body and reproductive system. Hormones are made from building blocks that are found in the foods that we consume. Additionally, free radicals that damage egg and sperm cells can be counteracted with antioxidants, which are also found in healthy, live, vibrant foods. But just as certain foods can improve health and reproductive wellness, many foods and chemicals can also negatively affect our overall well-being and reproductive health.
It is common knowledge that all women who have had a menstrual cycle will someday experience menopause. While the idea – and act – of going through menopause is unwelcome for many, it doesn’t have to be this way. Many women who have experienced menopause feel as if their body is out of control and that there are plenty of unpleasant surprises around the corner. From waking up in the middle of the night drenched in sweat to suffering from irritability, memory lapses, and annoying mental fuzziness, menopause can wreak havoc on a woman’s life.
While things have changed in recent years and people are far more likely to speak openly about infertility, we still find it necessary to address this notion that infertility is a woman’s disease. Due to the fact that infertility is such a personal struggle and everyone experiences it differently, it can be hard to know what facts are true and what are false.
Going to the grocery or beauty store and shopping for skin care products can be overwhelming, to say the least. Nowadays it seems there is row after row of beauty products that claim to give you younger, healthier, brighter looking skin. But have you ever taken the time to actually read all the ingredients on these items?