Infertility has many causes to address and obstacles to eliminate. Some conditions, which are often overlooked by the traditional medical approach to the treatment of fertility issues, are insulin resistance and inadequate blood glucose regulation, which could lead to PCOS and weight gain, stress and adrenal exhaustion, hormonal imbalances, and toxic overload. Alone or in combination, these conditions might prevent successful conception and pregnancy, even without obvious physical or anatomical flaws of the reproductive system. The holistic approach is helping women to achieve optimal health with the ultimate goal of a healthy pregnancy.
2 tablespoons (30 mL) daily, for two weeks
For the first two days, take a loading dose of 4 tablespoons (60 mL)
Liver Cleanse™ is an herbal formulation that provides a rich source of antioxidants that are beneficial for normal liver function and aid in the hepatic biotransformation of endogenous and exogenous toxic compounds. As one of the primary emunctories, the liver enables the body to recycle and detoxify toxins, excess endogenous hormones, and some from exogenous sources, like birth control pills, drugs, xenoestrogens, etc.
1 capsule, three times per day with food for two months
Gluco-FX™ is a glucose balancing formula with the primary action to heighten insulin receptor sensitivity and mimic insulin effects. This herbal formulation contains trace minerals chromium and vanadium to support healthy glucose metabolism, normalize blood sugar levels, and assist in weight management. R-alpha lipoic acid enhances insulin sensitivity and has been used to reduce inflammation and support liver functions.
1 scoop (15 g), twice per day for two months
SinewGen is a multi-nutrient formulation with nourishing and regenerating properties for tissues stressed by strains, injuries, and diseases. It also provides overall support for normal body functions. The ingredients in SinewGen provide glandular support, helping with fatigue and mental exhaustion. Multi-dimensional formula combines a broad spectrum of minerals and vitamins, including vitamin B complex and antioxidants, necessary to address oxidative stress. Effective assimilation of nutrients is ensured by proteolytic enzymes and lipotropic factors such as choline and inositol. New and Improved orange flavor helps with patient compliance.
1 tablespoon (15 mL), once daily for one month
Femplex™ is an herbal formulation based on Traditional Chinese Medicine and aimed to support women’s health issues. FemPlex™ may help to regulate an irregular and painful menstrual cycle and give a boost in vitality or energy. FemPlex™ is a liquid extract, alcohol-free, and comes in a natural apple flavor.
N-Acetyl-L-Carnitine & CoQ10
2 capsules, twice per day. Use for a minimum of 90 days to see beneficial effects.
N-acetyl-L-carnitine is able to cross the blood-brain barrier and helps to reduce fatigue and support cognitive function. CoQ10 is involved in making adenosine triphosphate (ATP), which provides cells with energy to carry out functions in the body. Both powerful antioxidants provide enhanced cell protection against free radical damage and reduce ongoing oxidative damage.
Loading dose: 2 tablespoons (30 mL), for one week
Maintenance dose: 1 tablespoon (15 mL), once per day as required
Acomodil is a concentrated, herbal liquid extract formulation with adaptogenic, tonic, immunostimulant, nervine, and hepatic properties. It is designed to support healthy adrenal gland functions, which in return positively affect reproductive health and hormonal balance. The herbs in this formulation can protect from the negative effects associated with chronic stress, helps to maintain physical and mental well-being, relieves nervousness, supports healthy sleep, and improves energy levels.
Horny Goat Weed
1 teaspoon (5 mL) per day, for one month
Horny Goat Weed is traditionally used to treat low libido, erectile dysfunction, fatigue, pain, and other conditions. Research in China has demonstrated that the use of this herb can lower cortisol levels, producing stress-lowering benefits. Horny Goat Weed supplementation may promote vitality and physical performance. It is effective for men and women to enhance libido.
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