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Male Infertility & Libido

Jan 13, 16
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Male infertility is a relatively unexplored reason for couples being unable to conceive - yet, it's likely to be responsible in up to 20% of cases.

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Jan 08, 16
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One in six Australian couples find it difficult to have a baby. The problem can lie with the female (40% of all cases), male (40%), or both partners (10%). In 10% of cases, the cause is unknown. Here, we take a closer look at factors that can affect female fertility, and how they might be resolved. 

 

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Dec 31, 15
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Docohexaenoic acid (DHA) is important for development of the central nervous system in mammals. There is a growth spurt in the human brain during the last trimester of pregnancy and the first postnatal months, with a large increase in the cerebral content of DHA.

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Sep 08, 15
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N-acetyl-cysteine, commonly abbreviated to NAC, is a precursor of the amino acid L-cysteine and the antioxidant glutathione (GSH).

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FERTILITY: Thyroid and Adrenal Stress with Stacey Roberts

Jul 15, 15
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Below optimum functioning of the thyroid and adrenals can have deleterious affects on fertility. Stacey Roberts, an international fertility expert, shares her strategies for treating this in her infertility clientele.

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Fertility and pregnancy health with Stacey Roberts

Apr 21, 15
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In this podcast Andrew interviews Stacey Roberts on her approach to fertility, pregnancy and pre-eclampsia. This is vital listening for anyone wanting to lean more about optimising health for pregnancy and preventing potentially serious conditions.

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Vitamin D: pregnancy and preconception with Professor Michael Holick

Dec 05, 14
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Recent studies have shown that women who supplement with vitamin D during pregnancy have a greatly reduced risk of complications including gestational diabetes, preterm birth and infection. In this interview, Professor Michael Holick reviews this research and provides invaluable recommendations for those considering vitamin D supplementation.

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Proven Benefits of Probiotics During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

Jul 15, 14
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Lactational mastitis is an infection of one or more lobules of the mammary gland, occurring up to 33% of lactating mothers. Although the condition may happen at any point during the lactation period, between 75-95% of cases occur within the first 12 weeks, with the frequency particularly higher during the second and third weeks postpartum.

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