Stress and Infertility

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PREGNANT! – REVIEW OF CASE

Jane started at Yinstill Sept 2018. She has been coming consistently since that time for regular acupuncture.

Our GOALS were to:
– regulate immune function (reduce inflammation / enhance infection-fighting),
– soothe emotions (relieve stress and anxiety, anger, fear, palpitations, vivid dreams, and depression)
– improve sleep (light, vivid dreams)

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GLUTATHIONE – The Primary Protector

Glutathione has many important functions in our body, and we will briefly discuss all of these here, but most importantly, it is the king of antioxidants! Unfortunately our body has to manufacture Glutathione from other vitamins and minerals, so if we are not taking good care of ourselves glutathione levels can be deficient and with this comes with consequences.

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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.

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10 Lifestyle Suggestions to Decrease Stress During an IVF Cycle

Almost 2 years ago I wrong a blog post about what you should eat during your IVF cycle, which can be found here: https://yinstill.com/what-should-i-eat-during-my-ivf-cycle/. This post has become such a hit and I still send it to many patients as a quick reference because it is such a common question.

I wanted to elaborate on this topic and provide you with some helpful suggestions for other things that you can do during your IVF cycle that may increase your chances of success.

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Evidence that Stress affects our Testosterone levels

Testosterone is the force behind our sex drive and erectile health, it’s the reason we make sperm. When deficient it can cause fatigue, weakness, depression, lower sperm count and concentration and other symptoms.

Men’s mental and reproductive health is tied to our testosterone levels, which can decrease for a variety of reasons including injury to the testicles (ouch),

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Fertility Help and Men’s Health

Working with Sean and the Yinstill team has been transformational for my physical and mental health. I began my treatment journey with Yinstill to increase my fertility, which resulted in my wife and I conceiving a child (who is a very awesome little human being) and also helped with my overall health, too. In addition to enhancing my fertility,

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Fertility and Stress Relief

I decided to try acupuncture to help relieve the stress of fertility treatment. Having only tried acupuncture in the past to relieve physical pain, I had no idea what to expect but have been amazed at how calming and helpful the process has been. Sean Quigley is caring, understanding and easy to talk to, which I consider to be essential attributes of a practitioner who deals with something as emotionally charged as fertility.

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