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Diet & Fertility – How You Should Eat When Trying To Get Pregnant

Diet & Fertility – How You Should Eat When Trying To Get Pregnant


This lady is passionate about food and fertility. She has dedicated her life to the understanding of how diet affects reproductive health. This discussion with Kathryn will prove to help get your head wrapped around the big picture of how you should be approaching diet when trying to conceive. Diet is a HUGE piece of health in general and fertility in particular. So grab a pen and get ready to take some notes, as information like this could prove to be some of the most important guidance you will receive on your path to pregnancy. 
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Spence Pentland

What you need to know about chemical exposure & fertility

The following videos and information were compiled by the American Society of Reproductive Medicine (ASRM). The ASRM is a non-profit organization that sets standards, ethics, and guidelines for the field of reproductive medicine and fertility doctors in the United States.

Compelling scientific evidence in recent decades has established strong links between chemical exposures and endocrine diseases, as well as causing issues with reproduction and pregnancy.

In 2019, the Endocrine Society’s Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals (EDC’s) Advisory Group gathered a Task Force to develop resources that would help endocrinologists and fertility specialists answer questions about EDCs and facilitate evidence-based discussions with their patients.

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Conception During Corona [March 24, 2020]

Whether your immediate goals of conception are on track or have temporarily been put on hold, ensuring that your immune system is strong is essential. The best part of the following guidance on strengthening your immune system is that almost all of these activities will also positively impact your fertility. Win-win.

  • Sleep. Without a doubt, this is the top of my list. Without enough quality sleep, all biological function suffers. It’s that simple.

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Functional Medical Testing

At Yinstill we offer a variety of testing to suit the needs of each patient. Any combination of the tests listed below may be recommended to those struggling with reproductive and/or health challenges. Since we know fertility optimization is dependent on the cultivation of whole health, precision medical practices to individualize your treatment plan is necessary, and testing is an important step.

Hormones

Both male and female hormone status may help discover underlying issues that could be causing reproductive challenges.

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The 6 Causes of Infertility

The following is an important overview of the true causes of disease such as infertility and related conditions [Endometriosis, PCOS, male factor infertility, etc]. This simple overview makes it easy to understand where we need to put more focus so that we can both optimize our reproductive health, and stay healthy for the long run!

The six causes of infertility and any other dis-ease in the body according to Chinese Medicine are;

1. …

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Do we really need to take supplements?

I’m healthy, I eat well, prioritize sleep, exercise regularly, manage stress, get plenty of fresh air, and drink lots of quality filtered water – why would I need to take supplements?

If this is you, fantastic! You are really laying the foundation for good health. You may also already be taking some supplements such as vitamin D, omega oils, and a multivitamin – lean forward, raise your hand above your head,

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MIC+ Injections for Stress, PMS, Weight Loss, & Energy

MIC+ Injections are recommended to any patient that is in need of stress reduction, increased energy, weight loss, improved digestion, and detoxification (heavy metals, homocysteine). Injection therapy is 100% natural and does not involve the use of any medications. It is the fastest and most effective way to deliver nutrients to the cells and tissues of your body. Injections provide 100% absorption versus 30-40% absorption through oral supplementation. Please take a moment and read an important blog post,

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Overcoming IBS and Small Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO)

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is one of the most common gastrointestinal disorders,  estimated to affect about 12% of the Canadian population (1). It is characterized by a vicious cycle of recurrent abdominal pain, and altered bowel habits (i.e., constipation, diarrhea or both), often accompanied by bloating (2).   Studies suggest that between 65 to 78% of people affected by IBS actually have SIBO as the underlying cause of the syndrome (3, 4). 

What is SIBO? …

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THE EFFECTS OF GLUTATHIONE ON INFERTILITY

WHAT IS OXIDATIVE STRESS?

Oxidative stress has a well-established role in the cause of explained and unexplained infertility. Oxidative stress is an imbalance between reactive oxygen species (ROS) and protective antioxidants, and this influences the reproductive health of men and women. Reactive oxygen species (ROS), in excess, can cause disruption to normal cellular function and can damage cells (in particular mitochondria, & DNA of the sperm and egg) and tissues.

Reactive Oxygen Species (ROS) are increased by the consumption of sugars and oxidized vegetable oils,

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IV Micronutrient Therapy and Fertility

Intravenous (IV) micronutrient therapy is a customized vitamin treatment that infuses nutrients directly into the bloodstream and is the most effective way to deliver vitamins and minerals to the cells and tissues of your body. When compared to oral supplementation (where absorption is maybe 30-40%), IV nutrient absorption is 100% because you bypass the digestive tract and do not need to be concerned with any digestion or absorption issues. Benefits include improvements in energy, mood,

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