Being aware of the effect of hormonal imbalance on your pregnancy is an important first step to avoid complications.

It's a miracle that women can even get pregnant considering the delicate harmony the body requires.

Stress:  Can it Harm Fertility?

You probably already know that stress can lead to stomach ulcers, headaches, depression, anxiety, panic attacks, heart attacks, and a compromised immune system – but did you know that stress can also hurt your reproductive system? 

 

Untreated or improperly treated hypothyroidism can affect fertility in a number of ways.

If you are trying to get pregnant and have been unsuccessful, there is one essential thing you must do before you embark on costly or invasive fertility tests, or spend thousands of dollars for assisted reproduction: make sure your thyroid is functioning properly.

You might ask what Brussels sprouts and “good” estrogens are doing in the same sentence, and I am going to endeavor to explain it here in 250 words or less….well, let’s give it at least 500 …

In my last blog, I posted a plea for help in making the humble Brussels sprout taste good, why? Because eating more cruciferous vegetables, which by the way, also include cabbage, broccoli, kale, and cauliflower, (plants that have been cultivated for centuries and were originally used as medicines) are superfoods that can help me (and YOU)  turn our bodies into temples of hormonal health and balance!