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Age and Fertility: When Does Fertility Decline?

Age and Fertility: When Does Fertility Decline?

You have probably heard that your age impacts your fertility and the chances of having a successful pregnancy. While age and fertility certainly go hand-in-hand, the effect of age may not be as dramatic as some make it seem. Learn […]

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The Impact of Stress on Fertility and Pregnancy

The Impact of Stress on Fertility and Pregnancy

We live in a crazy, busy society, as the demands and pressures of modern life create stressful situations for many individuals. While many find ways to manage these emotions effectively, if left unaddressed, one may experience a variety of mental […]

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The Connection Between Sleep Duration & Metabolic Syndrome

The Connection Between Sleep Duration & Metabolic Syndrome

There is no shortage of individuals who extoll the virtues of a good night’s sleep. Now, medical studies have identified another benefit to getting at least seven hours of shut-eye – a lower risk of metabolic syndrome. As metabolic syndrome […]

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The Link between Placental Genes & Chemical Exposure

The Link between Placental Genes & Chemical Exposure

If you are pregnant or are trying to get pregnant, you have likely already put a great deal of thought into what products to avoid to ensure the healthiest pregnancy possible. According to a recent study, many of the products […]

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Risks Of Choosing to be A Mother Later in Life

Risks Of Choosing to be A Mother Later in Life

According to the Centers for Disease Control, more and more US mothers are choosing to have their children later in life. While the average age of first-time moms was 21.4 years in 1970, in 2006, the average woman had her […]

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New Year, New Resolutions For Those Struggling With Infertility

New Year, New Resolutions For Those Struggling With Infertility

Did you make a New Year’s resolution for 2014?  If so, was it to lose weight, make more money, or any of the other typical resolutions?  All of those are wonderful, but this year, let’s start by caring for yourself […]

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Age And Fertility

Age And Fertility

  Written by:  Shannon McGrath, MSN, WHNP-C In today’s society, age-related infertility is becoming common for a multitude of reasons.  About 20% of U.S. women—a growing share—wait until after age 35 to begin their families, according to data compiled by […]

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Phthalates May Be Creating the Next Generation of Fertility Patients

Phthalates May Be Creating the Next Generation of Fertility Patients

Recently a study found that about 75% of children’s school supplies contain high levels of potentially toxic phthalates. The study, Hidden Hazards: Toxic Chemicals Inside Children’s Vinyl Back-to-School Supplies, was published on the CHEJ website. It is a well-known fact […]

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Fertility and Sunshine

Fertility and Sunshine

 On my annual summer vacation, I’m down in Southern California. I look out at the pool which is inhabited by tons of future fertility patients under the age of 8. I watch in horror, as moms of all ethnicities hose […]

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FAQs About Organic Foods

FAQs About Organic Foods

by EatingWell.com (Click Here to read how organic food affects fertility, by Dr. Littman) 1. What Is Organic? Does Organic Mean No Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO)? The definition of “organic,” according to the Organic Foods Production Act (OFPA), is that […]

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Does Diet & Weight Impact Fertility?

Does Diet & Weight Impact Fertility?

Does Diet & Weight Impact Fertility? The short answer is YES. A lot of research has been done on the impact of diet and weight on just about every health issue that exist and the findings for the most part […]

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Fertility and Cellphones

Fertility and Cellphones

There have been a number of recent articles in the news about cellphones and the radiation they release.  If you have time, please read this article. http://www.emfnews.org/fertility-and-cell-phone-radiation.html Basically, cellphones receive and send their signals via an electro-magnetic field (EMF).  This […]

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