• pcos and getting pregnant
    Have PCOS? Lose weight to get pregnant faster Have PCOS? Lose weight to get pregnant faster

    Have PCOS? Lose weight to get pregnant faster

Have PCOS? Lose weight to get pregnant faster

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a set of symptoms that arises due to elevated male hormone levels in women. Among signs pointing to PCOS are: 1) Irregular periods (mention this to your doctor if it happens more than twice within one year), 2) Higher androgen levels (detectable on a blood test) and 3) Polycystic ovaries (detectable by ultrasound). Most women with PCOS grow cysts of varying sizes on their ovaries. Cysts are tricky because they take up various hormones from the […]
By |August 16th, 2016|News
  • right age to have a baby
    At which age should women start having children? Is that really a complicated question? At which age should women start having children? Is that really a complicated question?

    At which age should women start having children? Is that really a complicated question?

At which age should women start having children? Is that really a complicated question?

So what’s the best age to have a first baby? This is an important question; however, most women who read my blog are way over 35, so I hope that you will be able to pass the answers on to your daughters. Biologically speaking, between 18 and 24 is best to have a first child. That’s when eggs are in good shape and the whole reproductive system is at its peak. Young women of 18–25 […]
By |August 5th, 2016|News
  • lower prolactin naturally
    Slightly elevated prolactin? Three natural ways to lower it Slightly elevated prolactin? Three natural ways to lower it

    Slightly elevated prolactin? Three natural ways to lower it

Slightly elevated prolactin? Three natural ways to lower it

One common finding among women with fertility issues is elevated prolactin. Elevated prolactin can be caused by a number of things, such as medications, long-term stress, lack of sleep (or having sexual intercourse just before the blood check!) There are frequent mentions in the medical literature (like in the study here) of elevated prolactin in association with polycystic ovarian syndrome as well as endometriosis, but a clear link […]
By |July 25th, 2016|News
  • egg donation clinic spain
    In a converstation with egg donation experts from the IVF department in Dexeus clinic in Barcelona, Spain In a converstation with egg donation experts from the IVF department in Dexeus clinic in Barcelona, Spain

    In a converstation with egg donation experts from the IVF department in Dexeus clinic in Barcelona, Spain

In a converstation with egg donation experts from the IVF department in Dexeus clinic in Barcelona, Spain

  A few months back, I was lucky to meet several dedicated doctors and biologists from Dexeus clinic in Barcelona at a conference for Reproductive Medicine in Germany. I used this opportunity to make an interview with the two specialists and forward questions to them that women from my blog often ask me during our counseling sessions. I love talking with experts for two reasons: first, I love to give to my readers more […]
By |July 18th, 2016|News
  • maca root does it help
    Should you take Maca root extract to improve egg quality? Should you take Maca root extract to improve egg quality?

    Should you take Maca root extract to improve egg quality?

Should you take Maca root extract to improve egg quality?

Maca root – does it help to increase fertility? As many of you know, I pride myself with having a blog where I report on everything related to egg health. By this I mean everything that is scientifically proven to work. However, many foods, nutrients, and supplements have never been thoroughly tested in clinical trials with humans. This does not necessarily mean they would not be effective in improving egg quality, it means simply that there has […]
By |July 4th, 2016|News
  • dhea for ivf icsi
    DHEA increases chances of a successful IVF DHEA increases chances of a successful IVF

    DHEA increases chances of a successful IVF

DHEA increases chances of a successful IVF

Aging is not the only proces that causes fertility to decline. As a consequence of a mixture of lifestyle-related factors, such as environmental toxins and exposure to oxidative stress, the ability to conceive naturally declines over time. The progressive decline in women’s fertility after the age of 35 is constantly increasing the number of patients consulting fertility specialists. Among a wide range of strategies proposed to women close to 40 years in order to
By |June 27th, 2016|News
  • supplements for fertility
    Five supplements which will improve your egg health fast-track Five supplements which will improve your egg health fast-track

    Five supplements which will improve your egg health fast-track

Five supplements which will improve your egg health fast-track

Egg maturation and growth depend on woman’s age and general health, as well as on flow of nutrients to the ovaries. This means that your diet, your exercise, even the way you manage stress will have impact on the egg maturation processes. In addition to good nutrition (here you can read about why eating Mediterranean diet helps) and a healthy, fertility-supporting lifestyle, there are supplements that can give your eggs an additional kick and this is especially […]
By |June 20th, 2016|News