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|4/5/2014 - As if people needed another reason to eat healthy, whole foods, studies show that the right diet is also a vital factor in male fertility. It's simple: There's a correlation between consuming bad foods and low sperm count. But make healthy choices, and guess what? Sperm counts do anything but wane.
|4/4/2014 - Spring! Fertility! New Life! While "Spring and fertility" seem naturally linked at the hip, this "conception" is fast becoming more the "mythic ideal" than the norm. For more and more would-be mothers and fathers, conception just isn't happening when they'd like it to. Why, and what's to be done about...|
|2/10/2014 - Research is showing that the decisions you make about your nutrition, exercise, stress, and environmental toxin exposure can influence your health and fertility. Additionally, these lifestyle factors also influence the health and development of your baby once your pregnant! While some aspects of lifestyle...|
|1/17/2014 - Bee pollen, also called bee bread, is a small granule of pollen (mixed with other ingredients such as nectar and bee saliva) created by worker bees to help feed the hive. The exact chemical composition of these granules depends on the types of plants from which the worker bees gather the pollen, but...|
|10/23/2013 - Reiki, a Japanese energy modality, may seem difficult for the logical mind to understand, but that is because, in the western world, we tend to comprehend only what we can see. When we look at the human body, we see the biological aspects of bones, skin, hair etc. as well as the chemical components...|
|9/17/2013 - Infertility has risen considerably over the past few decades. A major contributor to this species-threatening malady is attributed to lower sperm counts among men. Sperm counts among men have been dropping correspondingly with rising infertility.
Those men who don't want to face the increasingly...|
|8/3/2013 - It seems as though everyone knows someone who struggles with infertility. It can be extremely devastating for any woman trying to conceive, when she looks at the little blue stick month after month only to see the same tell-tale negative sign. In the United States, a woman is considered to have infertility...|
|6/12/2013 - Although dealing with invasive fertility treatments such as in vitro fertilization (IVF) can be highly stressful, acupuncture is a simple, risk-free way to help alleviate this burden. Significantly, acupuncture may also help boost fertility and increase the success rate of IVF.
IVF consists of extracting...|
|5/16/2013 - Most NaturalNews readers have anywhere from a vague understanding to a first-hand experience of acupuncture. But moxibustion needs to be explained a little.
With moxibustion, heat is applied to acupuncture points instead of needles. The purpose is to move Qi or chi as needle stimulations do, but...|
|1/7/2013 - A series of studies featured in the journal Human Reproduction reveal an unsettling truth: fertility starts declining in women alarmingly soon and most couples are not even aware of it. The same study reveals that increasingly more couples think they can rely on fertility drugs to conceive later in...|
|8/10/2012 - The "Great Culling" of the human population has quietly begun. Covertly, insidiously, mercilessly, a global depopulation agenda has been launched. As this plays out, the vast majority of the human race will be removed from the gene pool. Genetically annihilated. Will you and your genetic lineage survive?
|6/8/2012 - PCOS, or Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, is a hormonal disorder that affects millions of women the world over. Its symptoms include:
Hirsutism - excessive body hair
Problems with the menstruation cycle whereby your periods may be light or irregular
Gaining weight otherwise inexplicably
Loss of hair...|
|4/25/2012 - For couples who are struggling to get pregnant, discovering the underlying cause of infertility can be a lengthy and frustrating process. In the past, infertility issues were considered a female problem, but today's research shows the causes are pretty evenly split with one third being female reproductive...|
|4/2/2012 - In a review published in the December issue of the journal Complementary Therapies in Medicine, women receiving Chinese herbal medicine treatments were twice as likely to get pregnant within a four-month period than those receiving conventional Western medical fertility drug treatment or IVF. The findings...|
|6/1/2011 - A study in a publication of the American Society of Reproductive Medicine found that mind-body programs designed to reduce stress increased the success of In-vitro fertilization treatment. In-vitro fertilization (IVF) has an average success rate of 22-40% depending on age. Due to the relatively low...|
|2/7/2011 - A recent review of studies done on infertility suggest that male fertility may be improved by taking antioxidants.
A number of studies on male infertility were reviewed by researchers in New Zealand and reported in the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. The review focused on 34 controlled trials...|
|2/2/2011 - High FSH levels are a sign of poor ovarian reserve, poor egg quality and a symptom of failure to ovulate (or anovulation).
A recent American study of 560 women who sought fertility treatments at the Yale University IVF program and the Montefiore Institute in New York revealed that blood type may...|
|10/27/2010 - Evening Primrose oil is obtained from the flower of the Oenothera biennis plant, a wildflower found across the United States. The plant has been used to treat a variety of illnesses including heart disease, infertility, preeclampsia, arthritis, depression, juvenile hyperactivity, impaired immunity,...|
|6/30/2010 - Infertility rates are at an all time high. Currently, one out of seven couples has trouble conceiving - and experts predict that the problem will double in the next decade. When looking for the underlying cause of a great deal of infertility, most of the time you don't need to look much further than...|
|3/26/2010 - The multi-billion dollar medical reproductive technology industry has resulted in the births of millions of kids. They were conceived through non-natural procedures including in vitro fertilization (IVF), also known as the process that produces "test tube" babies, and intracytoplasmic sperm injection...|
|3/4/2010 - Assisted reproductive technology has its place and sometimes it`s the only viable option for infertile couples. Having said that, even if one chooses that option without trying natural methods it is possible to combine both. For example in vitro fertilization - IVF (the fertilization of an egg in an...|
|11/12/2009 - Of all the available treatments for infertility, acupuncture isn't one that people usually think of first. But as you'll see here, it's actually one of the safest and most effectiveness treatments for infertility known to modern science.
Why does it work so well? Because infertility isn't usually...|
|6/26/2009 - It's not only Big Pharma making billions off of the sometimes too-gullible American public. The infertility industry is raking in about two billion dollars a year -- even though many of the costly treatments have dismal success rates (http://www.naturalnews.com/023803_fertility_infertility_health.html)....|
|2/2/2009 - In a bid to boost their chances of conceiving, many women turn to fertility drugs to increase ovulation. What many of them may not know is that doing so could actually be raising their risk of getting cancer of the womb in the future; a recent study in Israel has revealed.
Details and Findings of...|
|1/27/2009 - As of now, the FDA has yet to approve of a safe option for birth control. The pill has been linked to higher breast cancer risk, the Depo Provera shot to infertility and osteoporosis, and the Mirena IUD to spontaneous abortions and even death. The Nuva Ring and the Patch can result in weight gain and...|
|1/22/2009 - It is common knowledge that smoking is a significant source and cause of ill-health. Second-hand smoke, too, has many known harmful effects. One more adverse effect for passive smokers can now be added to the list, with a recent study revealing that women who spent regular time with smokers experienced...|
|12/13/2008 - Women with poor fertility may further harm their chances of conceiving if they drink more than four cups of coffee per day, according to a study conducted by researchers from Radboud University in Nijmegan, the Netherlands, and presented at the European Society for Human Reproduction and Embryology...|
|12/4/2008 - Genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are created through an inexact science of shooting genes spliced from bacteria, viruses, insects, animals or humans with a .22 caliber pistol into the DNA of plants or animals laced with a metal such as tungsten. This unsafe science ostensibly supplants millions...|
|8/22/2008 - (NauralNews) The use of acupuncture raises the odds of a successful in vitro fertilization by 65 percent, according to a study conducted by researchers from the University of Maryland Medical School and published in the British Medical Journal.
In vitro fertilization involves inserting a needle into...|
|8/14/2008 - The anti-impotence drug Viagra actually reduces men's fertility by decreasing the ability of their sperm to fertilize an egg, according to a study conducted by researchers at Queen's University Belfast and published in the journal Fertility and Sterility.
Researchers carried out two different experiments...|
|8/7/2008 - Research on conventional infertility treatments that monitored the results of 580 couples found such treatments to have absolutely no benefit. Conducted in Scotland, the research involved five hospitals providing artificial insemination and the prescription drug clomid -- a drug commonly used for treating...|
|3/29/2007 - Drinking skim milk and other low-fat dairy products increases a woman's risk of being infertile, research from the Harvard School of Public Health suggests. Less-healthy foods that have a high fat content, meanwhile, actually tend to increase fertility.
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|11/28/2006 - People desperate to have a child are turning to the internet to find a faster and more discreet way to find egg or sperm donors. But at the same time, this new approach is risky, according to fertility experts.
"It's not surprising that much of this business is migrating into cyberspace. Most people...|
|10/27/2006 - A University of California study suggests that children of couples with fertility problems have an increased risk of serious birth defects, and while the researchers found that fertility treatments such as in vitro fertilization (IVF) might also increase the risk, they maintain the increase is low.
|9/6/2006 - Women who are experiencing the devastation of infertility are finding hope in a simple, self-applied acupressure. Researchers from Emory University showed that infertile women resumed ovulation after twenty weeks of psychotherapy to reduce stress levels. However, relief need not take that long.
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|7/27/2006 - Melatonin is a master control hormone that sends information to the whole body about the time of the day and also the time of year. In dim light or in darkness the melatonin flows for about nine hours during the night reaching a maximum concentration in the blood about 3 A.M. Exposing the eyes to light...|
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