Pelvic Muscle Training

You've likely heard about the importance of Kegel exercises – aka training of pelvic floor muscles, which include the uterus, bladder, small intestine and rectum. Important for both men and women, especially when trying to conceive. Kegel Exercises help: Increase blood flow to the pelvic region which can nourish the tissues with hormones. Increase blood [...]

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Calcium-D-Glucarate

You've likely never heard of Calcium-D-Glucarate (CDG), a salt-based substance produced naturally by humans and animals and found in many fruits and vegetables. It's most abundant in oranges, grapefruit, and cruciferous vegetables, such as Brussels sprouts, broccoli, kale and cabbage. When treating infertility, natural medicine physicians will use CDG to facilitate liver detoxification, a process directly [...]

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Crispy Brussels Sprouts & Seven Ways to Love ‘Em!

Before you frown at the thought of biting into a bitter Brussels sprout, try these exquisitely seasoned sprouts. Seasoned with aromatic Harissa Spice Blend and coconut oil, these roasted sprouts are a mouth-watering surprise with almost caramelized bottoms and crispy on-the-outside, tender on-the-inside texture. Don't miss the seven alternative ways to season and/or dip 'em! [...]

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Brussels Sprouts

Folic acid is essential for fertility; it helps line a woman's womb with nutrients that nourish the womb and increase the chance for sperm survival. And Brussels sprouts are high in this critical element. Additionally, they contain phytonutrients that help optimize estrogen metabolism and support the body's detoxification process. They also have anti-inflammatory properties, which [...]

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Women’s Fertility Herb: True Unicorn (Aletris farinosa)

Stargrass, Blazing Star, True Unicorn… quite magical names for this wildflower with its tall, sturdy round stem from which a cluster of tiny, white urn-shaped flowers blossom. True Unicorn has been used for centuries in traditional medicine to support women's reproductive health, including menstrual disorders and infertility. In native cultures, the herb was given to [...]

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Infertility and Natural Medicine

Both men and women describe infertility as heartbreaking, more stressful than losing a job or getting divorced. Across the United States, approximately 7.5 million women age 15 to 44 have an impaired ability to get pregnant or carry a pregnancy to term; about 5 million men have a fertility problem. Most male infertility is due [...]

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