When I first started trying to get pregnant I was convinced that I had PCOS because I had so many symptoms. My cycles were irregular, I had skin tags, extra body hair, I was tired and totally addicted to sugar. When it comes to fertility PCOS can be a disaster because it messes up hormones, […]
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Acupuncture uses needles to stimulate points around the body to activate the nervous, endocrine and neuroendocrine systems to produce chemicals, hormones and neurotransmitters. Acupuncture helps the body to get back into homeostasis (or balance) and heal naturally. Acupressure is like acupuncture, but without the needles. You use your thumb or finger to stimulate the points. […]
I am 39 years old and found this group last summer, when I was researching information on how to improve my fertility. Joining the group was a big first step, but meeting Rachel took my journey to a whole new level. After having 2 miscarriages in 2 years, I had been getting “desperate”, hanging onto […]
You’ve reduced alcohol, coffee, gluten and dairy to improve your fertility. But what about sugar? Is it really necessary to reduce or avoid sugar as well? Sugar can be the hardest thing to cut from your diet because it’s go-to comfort food and it’s everywhere. Multiple research studies show that sugar is a big problem […]
Gluten is a term that refers to a group of proteins that are most commonly found in wheat, barley, spelt, semolina and rye. If you have celiac disease then the answer is yes, definitely stop eating gluten. Only 1% of the population have celiac disease, but 83% of these have not been diagnosed yet. Celiac […]
Ellie had endometriosis, PCOS, cysts and polyps, which stopped her from getting pregnant for three and a half years. Ellie wanted to improve her health, rather than just going straight into IVF and so she started working with Rachel. Rachel and her team helped Ellie to improve her cycle, physical symptoms and give her emotional […]