Category Archives: Toxicity

Fertility Strategies to Improve Egg Quality

Fertility Strategies to Improve Egg Quality

For the woman over 35 who has been told she has “old eggs,” can egg quality be improved for IVF or natural conception? In my practice, women over 40 (or even younger!) who are struggling to conceive are often told by their physicians that they have “old eggs.” What does that mean?  And, are there… Continue Reading

Are Canned Tomatoes Ruining Your Patient’s Fertility?

Are Canned Tomatoes Ruining Your Patient’s Fertility?

Today I want to talk about a 2012 study that looked at how the toxin bisphenol A (BPA) affected fertility in women using in vitro fertilization treatments for infertility. This study measured the number eggs that were able to be retrieved during an IVF cycle, the number of eggs that then went on to be… Continue Reading