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[3 Jun 2009 | One Comment | 19,084 views]
Acupuncture for Blocked Fallopian Tubes

Most women never suspect that they may have blocked fallopian tubes.  This happens mainly because women don’t experience any obvious symptoms that would lead them to believe that they have such a condition.  Infertility is what usually leads women to discover the state of their fallopian tubes.  If you have been trying to conceive for longer than a year and you are over 35 years old, you definitely want to consider checking the state of your fallopian tubes.
Diagnosis
Fallopian tube obstruction can be diagnosed in a number of ways.  Laparsocopy is …

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[1 Apr 2009 | 3 Comments | 33,847 views]

Yes!  Ibuprofen and other drugs that belong to non steroidal anti inflammatory drug class like aspirin, excedrin, motrin, advil, aleve etc. can interfere with ovulation.  A study published in Journal of Clinical Pharmacology  (Bata MS, Al-Ramahi M, Salhab AS, Gharaibeh MN, Schwartz J. Delay of ovulation by meloxicam in healthy cycling volunteers: A placebo-controlled, double-blind, crossover study. J Clin Pharmacol. 2006 Aug;46(8):925-32) showed that women who took NSAID medication had delayed ovulation by approximately 5 days, decreased levels of serum progesterone in the second part of the cycle and increased …

Fertility & Food »

[26 Jan 2009 | One Comment | 6,379 views]

If you think that the quality of your food does not have an effect on you and your partner’s fertility think twice!  An  article about organic food and infertility lists studies after studies that were done on animals and humans which prove that eating organic food has a positive effect on sperm and eggs.

Here are some of the highlights:
“Human fertility has been decreasing since the birth of intensive agriculture …

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[10 Jan 2009 | No Comment | 9,964 views]

Femoral massage is a simple technique that can help increase the blood flow to the uterus and ovaries and therefore increase your chances of conception.  Anytime you increase blood flow to a particular organ you increase its function.
Directions
It’s easier to perform femoral massage if somebody else does it for you.  However, it is possible to do it alone as well.  If you are planning to do it alone, I recommend that you use a tennis ball instead of using your hands and lay on your abdomen instead of laying face …

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[21 Jul 2008 | No Comment | 1,634 views]
Got REAL milk?

America has a love affair with milk. Oh yes, that creamy white liquid that satisfies everybody’s taste buds. Statistics show that the average person living in the United States consumes over 600 pounds of dairy products every year, including about 420 pounds of fluid milk and cream, 70 pounds of various milk-based fats and oils, 30 pounds of cheese, and 17 pounds of ice cream. In aggregate, U.S. dairy farmers produce 163 billion pounds of milk and milk products a year.
Why is this a reason for concern?
Well, there is nothing …