October 2017

Mittelschmerz?

2017-12-04T08:02:30+00:00 October 25th, 2017|Categories: Fertility, Pain|Tags: |

Today’s word is MITTELSCHMERZ. It’s said exactly how it looks, and no, it’s not some weird cousin of German bratwurst. It actually means “middle pain” in German, and it’s that lower abdominal pain some of you ladies get when you’re ovulating (in that *middle* time between cycles, get it?). For some women, there may be a small amount of bleeding or discharge, a sharp discomfort, and even nausea if it’s particularly uncomfortable. Mostly, though, [...]

September 2017

Pomegranates Support Estrogen Balance and Fertility

2017-12-03T17:27:44+00:00 September 13th, 2017|Categories: Fertility, Nutrition|Tags: |

Pomegranates Support Estrogen Balance and Fertility For centuries, pomegranates have been used to support estrogen balance and fertility. Why? Pomegranate is a selective estrogen receptor modulator. According to studies (Sreeja, et al., 2012, Sreekumar, et al., 2014), it can contribute to the prevention of estrogen-dependent breast cancers, and there is evidence it also provides some protection against endometrial, ovarian, and cervical cancers. It also supports bone health by reducing your osteoporosis risk and is [...]