spence — Thu, 08/25/2011 - 23:52
A recent study published in The Journal of Reproductive Medicine demonstrated increased rates of celiac disease (gluten intolerance) in women who present with unexplained infertility. Each participant underwent serologic screening for celiac disease as well as routine infertility testing. The diagnosis of Celiac disease in women also diagnosed with 'unexplained' infertility was significantly higher when compared to other types of infertility.
spence — Sat, 04/23/2011 - 06:22
Peritoneal fluid is a liquid that is made in the abdominal cavity to lubricate the surface of the tissue that lines the abdominal wall and pelvic cavity and covers most of the organs in the abdomen. This abdominal fluid in women with Endometriosis contains various biochemicals with a host of anti-fertility effects. Prostaglandins, cytokines, autoantibodies, reactive oxygen radicals, over-expression of nerve growth factors, vascular endothelial growth factors, angiogenic factors and more can all lead to;
1. negative effects on sperm
spence — Tue, 03/08/2011 - 06:29
Endometriosis is an extremely common women's health condition that is diagnosed by the presence of uterine lining tissue outside the uterus, i.e. on the bowels, bladder, ovaries, even the brain. This tissue is normally what comprises a woman's menstrual blood. The most common symptoms of Endometriosis include painful periods, infertility, and painful sex.
spence — Tue, 03/01/2011 - 01:04
The following is a story about a woman that suffered with endometriosis, irregular menstrual cycles, & poor general health. She committed to some simple small choices in life, as well as regular acupuncture and herbal therapy to obtain the improvements in her life that she enjoys today. She tells the story best...
spence — Tue, 02/08/2011 - 23:49
Over the years working in the reproductive health field I have seen many diets come and go. What is effective is a diet that is simple & sustainable, meaning one that people can actually stick to for the long term. There is much truth to the adage 'you are what you eat', so I believe diet is the best place to start no matter what health condition you are faced with. It is something you have almost complete control over. The only hurdle is the commitment to being accountable for your actions, and identifying the ways you may sabotage your own success.