Tips to improve fertility

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Tips to improve fertility

 

Whilst everyone is different, the following principles are a helpful guide to those having difficulty conceiving:

Both partners:

 

  • Avoid caffeine and alcohol and keep weight within a healthy range.
  • Deal with any stresses in your life as best you can. Learn how to relax and breathe deeply through activities such as yoga, pilates and Qi-Gong. Listen to relaxation tapes as you go to bed
  • Don’t smoke!
  • Eat a well balanced diet that includes plenty of fresh, natural food (avoiding preservatives and additives as much as possible)
  • Invest in a probiotic (healthy bacteria) supplement
GirlsBoost your immune system! If your immune system is weak, your body will ‘protect’ you by avoiding pregnancy. In addition to the herbs below, take plenty of fresh garlic whenever you can. GuysWear loose fitting clothes and keep cool.
Supplements:

  • zinc
  • vitamin E
  • Iron
  • Vitamin B6
  • Evening Primrose Oil
  • Omega-3 fish oil
  • Black co-hosh
  • Red Raspberry Leaf (but stop taking during the first half of your pregnancy)
  • Donq Quai

 

Supplements:

  • zinc – improve quality of sperm and increase testosterone levels
  • vitamin c – another boost for healthy sperm
  • vitamin E
  • astragalus
  • arginine

 

Apart from nutrition, there are therapies that can help maximize your chances of pregnancy, including chiropractic, reflexology, aromatherapy and acupuncture.

 Remember you are unique and whilst, understandably, you are focusing on fertility, don’t forget your body has other needs! For personal advice, call us now 06 844 0587

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