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Ovarian Reserve and Fertility

Posted By On 05 Jan 2018
Ovarian Reserve and Fertility

Ovarian Reserve and Fertility

Is it taking too long for you to get pregnant but you don’t understand why?  Ovarian reserve is one assessment that can be done when other causes of infertility have been ruled out.
By testing FSH and AMH levels, this can give a good idea of what a woman is working with in terms of her supply of oocytes. The numbers steadily decline as women age.
Whether or not the numbers are average or low, our Mississauga Naturopathic Doctors can provide a plan to optimize the quality of the eggs therefore improving chances of conception and health baby to term.
Reduced egg quality can be due to smoking, endometriosis, pelvic radiation, chemotherapy and exposure to chemicals.
By supporting mitochondrial function and flooding the body in antioxidants and sometimes even doing a liver cleanse can help to optimize the ovarian reserve.
Call today if you would like these tests done!
Kirsten Almon ND

Disclaimer
This information and linked articles should be taken for informational purposes only and should not be relied upon for health care advice. Enjoy these testimonials. However, a result for one patient may not be typical of all patients. Our aim is to help you have an excellent experience at our Mississauga office and to help you reach your health goals.

Dr. Kirsten Almon

Dr. Kirsten Almon has a Naturopathic Family Practice in Mississauga at Erin Mills Optimum Health with special interest and training in fertility (helping couples conceive naturally as well as improving outcomes for couples using assisted reproductive technology), pregnancy, birth, postpartum and pediatric care. She loves seeing children for "naturopathic well child visits" and consults on common issues such as food introduction, how to avoid colds, flus and ear infections.  Dr. Almon is the co-author and instructor of a Doula course specifically designed for Naturopathic Doctors and teaches across Canada.

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