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Stressed? The DUTCH Test Reveals If Your Cortisol and Other Hormones Are Behind Your “Unexplained” Infertility

Are you so frustrated by your doctors saying that everything is normal, but you’re still not pregnant, or not able to keep your pregnancy? 

Why (oh why!?) are solutions for your unexplained infertility so dang elusive?

I’m here for you.

 

High cortisol and infertility can be linked. As a registered dietitian with a functional nutrition approach, I can help you to lower your cortisol levels naturally. Getting your cortisol levels lower is one way to support your body’s fertility, naturally.  

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Hypothyroidism vs. Hashimoto's: What's the Difference?

If you haven’t been diagnosed with a thyroid disorder, you know someone who has. Thyroid disorders are common, and about 12% of Americans will experience abnormal thyroid function at some point during their lives. If you’re really into numbers, here are some that might surprise you:

  • An estimated 20 million Americans have some form of thyroid disease.
  • Up to 60 percent of those with thyroid disease are unaware of their condition.
  • About 4.6% of the U.S. population (12 years old and older) has hypothyroidism.
  • Women are five to eight times more likely than men to have thyroid...
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Folate vs. Folic Acid? What's the Difference and Which Do You Need?

 

Do you take a prenatal vitamin? Maybe you take a standard multi-vitamin, or if you’re a little more specific with things, a B-complex? If you take any of these in addition to what you get from the end of your fork, listen up! There’s a nutrient in these and many other supplements that’s very important when it comes to fertility, healthy babies, healthy mamas, and to every body. That includes you, dads-to-be! It’s a vitamin that you all need, but you may not be getting it from these supplements in the form that’s best for your body. What am I talking about?

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