Fertility

Increase fertility by reducing BPA exposure

Increase fertility by reducing BPA exposure

There are studies showing BPA levels may decrease male fertility and increase risk of miscarriage.  BPA is a synthetic estrogen found in the lining of cans and hard plastics.  It is slowly being phased out but is still in most...

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Acupuncture Research!

Acupuncture Research!

Research suggests that acupuncture helps activate the parasympathetic nervous system’s “relaxation response,” as well as boosting the nervous system’s production of mood-improving endorphins and encephalins.  Here’s the link.

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Are these eggs already fertilized??

Are these eggs already fertilized??

NWNAn interesting study has been released showing the adverse effects of BPAs on human eggs, with some of the eggs actually acting like they are already fertilized!  Here’s a link to the article.

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Exercise and Epigenetics

Exercise and Epigenetics

Recent research shows that exercise affects your epigenetics (changes in gene expression).  Here’s the article!

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Eastern and Western Medicine – Together…

Eastern and Western Medicine – Together…

A great article on the benefits of integrating Eastern and Western medicine to increase the success of ART (assisted reproductive technology)! 

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Boost your fertility with Eastern Medicine!

Boost your fertility with Eastern Medicine!

Here is a great article on how Eastern fertility medicine increases Western fertility medicine outcomes!  But, we knew this already!! Article.

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Male Factor Studies

Male Factor Studies

Male factor infertility often responds well to Traditional Chinese Medicine. Whether it is low count, motility, morphology or another male factor issue, Chinese medicine can often help. Here’s a link to a summary of Male Factor and Chinese Medicine studies.

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Chemicals Effecting Our Fertility

Chemicals Effecting Our Fertility

Another reason to eat organic! This Washington Post article discusses the affects of herbicides on fertility. Could antibacterial soap be causing more infertility? Here is the Examiner article.  

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Washington State Ranks #41 on Fertility Friendliness

Washington State Ranks #41 on Fertility Friendliness

RESOLVE, the National Association of Infertility, gave Washington State a D on its fertility report card. Grades were based on the following information: Insurance mandate climate in state Legislative climate in state (current laws and legislation introduced in 2012) Number of accredited fertility...

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Acupuncture and moxibustion improved IVF pregnancy rates in couples with history of failed IVF cycles

Acupuncture and moxibustion improved IVF pregnancy rates in couples with history of failed IVF cycles

A new study showed that IVF patients receiving acupuncture and moxibustion had pregnancy rates 500% higher than control groups and more than 300% higher than the sham acupuncture group.  Subjects in the study had a history of 2 prior failed...

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