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What to Expect from CoQ10?

11/26/2013 05:11:36

Coenzyme Q10, better known as CoQ10, is a supplement that has gotten quite a bit of publicity in recent years. It’s a powerful antioxidant that occurs naturally in the body. As we age, however, our natural levels of CoQ10 decline. For this reason many people take it as a supplement for a variety of purposes. […]

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Basic Reproduction Tips for TTC Couples

11/19/2013 09:11:31

For couples trying to conceive there are a few things to keep in mind to increase the chances of conception. Many of these things are a matter of common sense, such as increasing the frequency of having sex and tracking the woman’s cycle to find out when she is ovulating (a few days before and […]

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What Can DHEA Do For You?

11/12/2013 05:11:35

Some DHEA Basics Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) is a steroid hormone produced by both women and men. It can then converted by the body into a variety of other hormones, such as estrogens and testosterone. Levels of DHEA increase throughout adolescence, peak in the late 20s, and then slowly decline. As levels fall, individuals experience fewer of […]

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Labeling and Mislabeling in the Supplement Industry

11/07/2013 08:11:22

A recently published study took a closer look at the accuracy of product labels in the herbal supplement industry. Using DNA bar-code testing, researchers were able to determine whether popular herbal supplements actually contained what their labels claimed. Their results, which showed many popular herbal supplements had been diluted — or replaced entirely — by […]

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How to Naturally Improve Sperm Quality

11/05/2013 06:11:22

You and your wife are ready to start a family and you are both unhappy that it just isn’t happening. Once it is determined that your wife is not experiencing fertility problems, you will then need to look to yourself. It is good to know there are natural ways to improve sperm quality to help […]

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Study Reveals Increase in IVF Donors and Success Rates

10/22/2013 03:10:03

New research from the Michigan State University’s College of Human Medicine has revealed that women who opt for multiple cycles of infertility treatments may have increased chances of conceiving and maintaining a successful pregnancy. Continued in-vitro fertilization seems to improve fertility over time. This can be encouraging for women who are trying to conceive, as many women […]

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5 Things Couples Should Do Before Getting Pregnant

10/15/2013 07:10:07

For many couples, the quest to conceive begins long before conception. Getting their health in order before trying to get pregnant can help make the process more enjoyable for both women and their partners. Get a Check-Up Before becoming pregnant, women should make sure their health is in order. Gynecologists can assess women’s sexual and […]

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New Developments Uncover Possible Cause of Unexplained Infertility

10/08/2013 06:10:03

On average, one in five couples have experienced unexplained infertility when trying for pregnancy, despite undergoing a full infertility evaluation. The emotional reaction to being told, “There is no apparent cause for your condition” can often be difficult, frustrating and maddening. Couples who do find out a cause for their infertility may find their situations […]

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Coping with the Emotional Aspect of Infertility

09/24/2013 03:09:19

Infertility is a serious issue impacting many couples. The inability to conceive a child can create stress levels much like those seen individuals with chronic pain, HIV infection and cancer. It can be compounded by well-meaning people who advise the couple to stop being so anxious and let things happen naturally. Results from recent research have […]