Self-Care

Benefits of Immune Boosting Vitamin C IV’s

What can we do to stay healthy during the Covid-19 pandemic? First and foremost, we must eat well to fuel and nourish our bodies and minds with the necessary nutrients to energize and feel good throughout the day. Of equal importance is movement, of any kind. It’s vital for circulation, digestion, immune function, and mood to do some form of exercise every day. Going outside and exposing ourselves to some sunshine (whenever possible) is best for getting a mega-dose of Vitamin D,

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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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When, how and why to take Vitamin A

Vitamin A is one of our fat soluble vitamins, meaning that it is stored in adipose tissue, as well as in the liver and skeletal muscle.  Vitamin A is required for normal vision and it is found in two forms in our diets. The most bioavailable form is called retinol (or retinoids) and is found in animal foods (like eggs and liver).   The other form is called pro-Vitamin A (also known as carotenoids) is found in plants foods and must be converted into the active form (however many people are not able to convert carotenoids to retinol).

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Comprehensive Genetic Health Report

Everyone’s first step into taking charge of their health and well-being should be a Comprehensive Genetic Health Report. This report gives you the blueprint to the foundations of your health so that you can make the necessary adjustments to support your current health conditions, and avoid challenges in the future.

As Rhonda Patrick states: “By learning more about ourselves, we can find out in what specific environmental and lifestyle contexts our genes can behave at their very best.

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How to naturally help seasonal allergies

Winter is finally over and the warmth of Spring is upon us. The fresh morning breeze, the flowers in full bloom, the birds chirping and the trees showing off their new greenery brings us all tears of joy, or is it tears from all the pollen in the air? For some Spring is the season of growth and renewal while for some others it is the season of allergies resulting in watery, itchy eyes, constant nasal dripping,

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Surrendering to yourself, one breath at a time

Giving back to your body after suffering loss is one of the most empathetic and compassionate things you can do for yourself. The energy that is put into trying to conceive whether it be naturally or with an IUI or IVF cycle, the financial resources, anticipation and unfortunately sometimes the result we didn’t expect, can be a hard hit to the soul.

Picking yourself up after this point in the journey can be another expression of caring for your spirit.

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