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Are your hormones ruling your life?

“Are your hormones ruling your life? Does your monthly cycle affect your relationships? Are you sick of feeling tired and unwell, but don’t know where to start to change things? It is estimated that as many as 90% of women are experiencing a hormonal disorder that affects them on a regular basis. I have met many women whose partners dread the monthly cycle, and I am surprised there are so many …”

Why EVERY fertility patient needs to have their thyroid tested thoroughly

[/vc_column_text][icon_text box_type=”normal” icon_type=”normal” icon_position=”left” icon_size=”fa-5x” use_custom_icon_size=”no” separator=”no” text=”The thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland in the front of your neck. Every cell in the body depends upon thyroid hormones for regulation of their metabolism. Conception is more difficult for women with thyroid disorders as it is associated with ovarian dysfunction. Both hypothyroidism (underactive) and hyperthyroidism (overactive) disrupt…” link=”http://www.naturalfertilityaustralia.com.au/blog_categ/why-every-fertility-patient-needs-to-have-their-thyroid-tested-thoroughly/” link_text=”READ MORE” image=”16242″][vc_separator type=”normal” color=”#ee0578″ thickness=”3″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row row_type=”row” use_row_as_full_screen_section=”no” type=”full_width” angled_section=”no” text_align=”left” background_image_as_pattern=”without_pattern” css_animation=””][vc_column][vc_column_text]

What causes low progesterone levels? Part 5

[/vc_column_text][icon_text box_type=”normal” icon_type=”normal” icon_position=”left” icon_size=”fa-5x” use_custom_icon_size=”no” separator=”no” text=”Welcome to Part 5 and the final part of the series of blogs about picture0progesterone. If you haven’t read Part 1, Part 2, Part 3 or Part 4. The final topic I would like to address is Sleep. This is closely related to stress, which I covered in Part 1. Sometimes people can’t sleep because…” link=”http://www.naturalfertilityaustralia.com.au/blog_categ/what-causes-low-progesterone-levels-part-5/” link_text=”READ MORE” image=”16481″][vc_separator type=”normal” color=”#ee0578″ thickness=”3″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row row_type=”row” use_row_as_full_screen_section=”no” type=”full_width” angled_section=”no” text_align=”left” background_image_as_pattern=”without_pattern” css_animation=””][vc_column][vc_column_text]

What causes low progesterone levels? Part 4

[/vc_column_text][icon_text box_type=”normal” icon_type=”normal” icon_position=”left” icon_size=”fa-5x” use_custom_icon_size=”no” separator=”no” text=”Welcome to Part 4 of the series of blogs about progesterone.picture4 If you haven’t read Part 1, Part 2 or Part 3 please click on these links. What else is affecting your progesterone levels? Well, it’s progesterone’s “sister” estrogen. Progesterone and estrogen are the two main…” link=”http://www.naturalfertilityaustralia.com.au/blog_categ/what-causes-low-progesterone-levels-part-4/” link_text=”READ MORE” image=”16478″][vc_separator type=”normal” color=”#ee0578″ thickness=”3″][vc_column_text]

What causes low progesterone levels? Part 3 

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row row_type=”row” use_row_as_full_screen_section=”no” type=”full_width” angled_section=”no” text_align=”left” background_image_as_pattern=”without_pattern” css_animation=””][vc_column][icon_text box_type=”normal” icon_type=”normal” icon_position=”left” icon_size=”fa-5x” use_custom_icon_size=”no” separator=”no” text=”Progesterone is such a huge topic and so very important for your reproductive system and therefore for fertility. If you haven’t read Part 1 and Part 2 of the series of blogs about progesterone, please click on these links. As previously discussed stress has an enormous effect on you …” link=”http://www.naturalfertilityaustralia.com.au/blog_categ/what-causes-low-progesterone-levels-part-3/” link_text=”READ MORE” image=”16475″][vc_separator type=”normal” color=”#ee0578″ thickness=”3″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row row_type=”row” use_row_as_full_screen_section=”no” type=”grid” angled_section=”no” text_align=”left” background_image_as_pattern=”without_pattern” css_animation=””][vc_column][vc_column_text]

What causes low progesterone levels? Part 2

[/vc_column_text][icon_text box_type=”normal” icon_type=”normal” icon_position=”left” icon_size=”fa-5x” use_custom_icon_size=”no” separator=”no” text=”This is the second part of my mini-series of newsletters explaining progesterone and why it is so important for conception. One of the main reasons why women have low progesterone levels, is stress. How does stress affect your progesterone levels? I know we live in a fast world, we live in the 21st century, where things…” link=”http://www.naturalfertilityaustralia.com.au/blog_categ/progesterone-part-2″ link_text=”READ MORE” image=”15627″][vc_separator type=”normal” color=”#ee0578″ thickness=”3″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row row_type=”row” use_row_as_full_screen_section=”no” type=”grid” angled_section=”no” text_align=”left” background_image_as_pattern=”without_pattern” css_animation=””][vc_column][vc_column_text]

What causes low Progesterone levels? Part 1

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row row_type=”row” use_row_as_full_screen_section=”no” type=”grid” angled_section=”no” text_align=”left” background_image_as_pattern=”without_pattern” css_animation=””][vc_column][icon_text box_type=”normal” icon_type=”normal” icon_position=”left” icon_size=”fa-5x” use_custom_icon_size=”no” separator=”no” text=”So many times in clinic I get asked about progesterone. What can I do to raise my progesterone levels and I would love to have a simple answer for you, but it’s quite complex. Many factors affect…” link=”http://www.naturalfertilityaustralia.com.au/blog_categ/progesterone-part-1/” link_text=”READ MORE” image=”15565″][vc_separator type=”normal” color=”#ee0578″ thickness=”3″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row row_type=”row” use_row_as_full_screen_section=”no” type=”grid” angled_section=”no” text_align=”left” background_image_as_pattern=”without_pattern” css_animation=””][vc_column][vc_column_text]

Is coffee a problem when you are trying to conceive?

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row row_type=”row” use_row_as_full_screen_section=”no” type=”grid” angled_section=”no” text_align=”left” background_image_as_pattern=”without_pattern” css_animation=””][vc_column][icon_text box_type=”normal” icon_type=”normal” icon_position=”left” icon_size=”fa-5x” use_custom_icon_size=”no” separator=”no” text=”It can be a problem for a lot of people, and it’s not always the coffee itself. The main problem with coffee is the milk and the sugar. I think we all know by now that sugar is not good for us, but what about milk? Milk we are told is good for us. We need it for calcium, so no problem there…” link=”http://www.naturalfertilityaustralia.com.au/blog_categ/is-coffee-a-problem-when-you-are-trying-to-conceive/” link_text=”READ MORE” image=”16036″][vc_separator type=”normal” color=”#ee0578″ thickness=”3″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row row_type=”row” use_row_as_full_screen_section=”no” type=”grid” angled_section=”no” text_align=”left” background_image_as_pattern=”without_pattern” css_animation=””][vc_column][vc_column_text]

Are sperm tests helpful?

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row row_type=”row” use_row_as_full_screen_section=”no” type=”grid” angled_section=”no” text_align=”left” background_image_as_pattern=”without_pattern” css_animation=””][vc_column][icon_text box_type=”normal” icon_type=”normal” icon_position=”left” icon_size=”fa-5x” use_custom_icon_size=”yes” custom_icon_size=”6″ custom_icon_size_inner=”square” separator=”no” text=”Of course I always request a sperm test and blood tests when it comes to male fertility. These in conjunction with a medical history and family history can be really helpful. Many times, when talking to the couple they reassure me that…” link=”http://www.naturalfertilityaustralia.com.au/blog_categ/are-sperm-tests-helpful/” link_text=”READ MORE” image=”15686″][vc_separator type=”normal” color=”#ee0578″ thickness=”3″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row row_type=”row” use_row_as_full_screen_section=”no” type=”grid” angled_section=”no” text_align=”left” background_image_as_pattern=”without_pattern” css_animation=””][vc_column][vc_column_text]

Are you worried about a low AMH?

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row row_type=”row” use_row_as_full_screen_section=”no” type=”grid” angled_section=”no” text_align=”left” background_image_as_pattern=”without_pattern” css_animation=””][vc_column][icon_text box_type=”normal” icon_type=”normal” icon_position=”left” icon_size=”fa-5x” use_custom_icon_size=”no” separator=”no” text=”A lot of women I talk to are very worried about their low AMH levels, they are almost in panic that their time is running out. Sometimes these women are only in their late twenties or early thirties. Should they be…” link=”http://www.naturalfertilityaustralia.com.au/blog_categ/are-you-worried-about-a-low-amh/” link_text=”READ MORE” image=”16037″][vc_separator type=”normal” color=”#ee0578″ thickness=”3″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row row_type=”row” use_row_as_full_screen_section=”no” type=”grid” angled_section=”no” text_align=”left” background_image_as_pattern=”without_pattern” css_animation=””][vc_column][vc_column_text]

Does sugar affect fertility?

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row row_type=”row” use_row_as_full_screen_section=”no” type=”grid” angled_section=”no” text_align=”left” background_image_as_pattern=”without_pattern” css_animation=””][vc_column][icon_text box_type=”normal” icon_type=”normal” icon_position=”left” icon_size=”fa-5x” use_custom_icon_size=”no” separator=”no” text=”According to the World Health Organisation (WHO) the maximum amount of sugar recommended per day is 6 teaspoons. Australians on average eat 27 teaspoons of total sugars per day. Sugar amongst other foods causes inflammation in the body…” link=”http://www.naturalfertilityaustralia.com.au/blog_categ/does-sugar-affect-fertility/” link_text=”READ MORE” image=”16050″][vc_separator type=”normal” color=”#ee0578″ thickness=”3″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row row_type=”row” use_row_as_full_screen_section=”no” type=”full_width” angled_section=”no” text_align=”left” background_image_as_pattern=”without_pattern” css_animation=””][vc_column][vc_column_text]

Can the pill regulate your periods?

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row row_type=”row” use_row_as_full_screen_section=”no” type=”full_width” angled_section=”no” text_align=”left” background_image_as_pattern=”without_pattern” css_animation=””][vc_column][icon_text box_type=”normal” icon_type=”normal” icon_position=”left” icon_size=”fa-5x” use_custom_icon_size=”no” separator=”no” text=”Not too many days go by in my clinic, where I don’t hear a woman tell me how their doctor put them on the oral contraceptive pill to regulate their periods. Reasons for this could be painful periods, heavy periods or irregular periods, maybe due to PCOS or maybe for unknown reasons. The common belief …” link=”http://www.naturalfertilityaustralia.com.au/blog_categ/can-the-pill-regulate-your-periods/” link_text=”READ MORE” image=”16059″][vc_separator type=”normal” color=”#ee0578″ thickness=”3″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row row_type=”row” use_row_as_full_screen_section=”no” type=”full_width” angled_section=”no” text_align=”left” background_image_as_pattern=”without_pattern” css_animation=””][vc_column][vc_column_text]

Trying to Conceive – When to see a Professional

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row row_type=”row” use_row_as_full_screen_section=”no” type=”full_width” angled_section=”no” text_align=”left” background_image_as_pattern=”without_pattern” css_animation=””][vc_column][icon_text box_type=”normal” icon_type=”normal” icon_position=”left” icon_size=”fa-5x” use_custom_icon_size=”no” separator=”no” text=”Trying to conceive sounds like it should be a lot of fun. It’s a big step to take in your relationship, and should involve a lot of fun under the covers. But in reality, many couples find themselves feeling stressed and anxious whilst trying to conceive. Some couples worry about how long it is taking, …” link=”http://www.naturalfertilityaustralia.com.au/blog_categ/trying-to-conceive-when-to-see-a-professional/” link_text=”READ MORE” image=”15619″][vc_separator type=”normal” color=”#ee0578″ thickness=”3″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row row_type=”row” use_row_as_full_screen_section=”no” type=”full_width” angled_section=”no” text_align=”left” background_image_as_pattern=”without_pattern” css_animation=””][vc_column][vc_column_text]

Trying to conceive after miscarriage

Coming to terms with a miscarriage is a personal experience, and varies from person to person. For some, the thought of another pregnancy is daunting, to say the least, and they would rather wait a few months to give themselves time to come to terms with the loss. For others, another pregnancy is an important …” 

How Often Should You Have Sex Whilst Trying to Conceive

Sex is lots of fun and something to be enjoyed, right up until you start trying for a baby. Or at least that’s how it feels, then all of a sudden you’re obsessing over when to have sex and what position to do it in to give you the best chance of falling pregnant. Many couples wonder how they can make the sex count. Luckily for you, lots of research has been carried out into how babies…”