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The common skincare ingredients disrupting your hormones

Our skin is our bodies largest organ and what we put on it really does matter. A percentage of everything we place on our skin is either absorbed into our bloodstream or penetrates within the layers of our skin and certain chemicals have the ability to disrupt the way our body naturally functions.   On […]

7 Common Fertility Myths Debunked

MYTH#1 You need to have sex every day during your fertility window to conceive. = False. Intercourse every second day through the fertile window is just as successful and often much less stressful for the couple. MYTH#2 I am under 40, so I still have plenty of time to conceive.  = False. Age is one […]

Acupuncture and IVF Research Update: May 2018

A new study was published on May 15 2018 looking at acupuncture performed three times during a stimulated IVF cycle to see if this type of acupuncture would improve live birth rates (Smith et al, 2018). The study included 824 women with an average age of 35.4 years old. It looked at acupuncture performed once […]

Double the Success Rate of IVF

Acupuncture Doubles the Success Rate of IVF In a recent study conducted by Homerton University Hospital in London 160 female patients undergoing IVF were placed into two groups; one group having four sessions of acupuncture over the course of the IVF cycle and the other having standard IVF without acupuncture. Results showed that 46.2% of […]