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Dirty Genes & Fertility: Can “Cleaning” Your Genes Help You Conceive?

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Fertility rates in the U.S. are on a steep decline. While there are many factors at play, the fact that more women are becoming mothers at an older age may play a role. The average age of first-time motherhood across the world is now 31. (1)

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Get Pregnant Faster with Ovulation Tracking: The Basics of Fertility Charting

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Trying to get pregnant might seem like it should all be fun, but it can feel hopeless if it doesn’t happen effortlessly. But keep the faith! Understanding the many factors at play can increase your odds of a positive pregnancy test.

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Infertility Causes: 10 Reasons You’re Having Trouble Getting or Staying Pregnant

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Infertility is a loaded word. Being diagnosed with it isn’t simple either. There are many causes or contributing factors to fertility problems, and in many cases, there are multiple issues to contend with, which we’ll cover in this article.

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Recurrent Pregnancy Loss – 5 Reasons

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If you’ve experienced a loss of any kind, I’m so sorry. All pregnancy loss is devastating. But you should know that no matter the timing, circumstances, or repeated nature of your miscarriages—it’s not your fault. It’s easy to fear that you did something wrong, or that you caused the loss in some way, but miscarriage is complex and still, in many ways, poorly understood.

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Hashimoto’s Thyroid Disease: Genetics, Nutrition, and Lifestyle

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Thyroid problems are common. If you’re reading this, you may be one of the 20 million people in the United States affected by thyroid disease. (1) What you may not realize is that many thyroid problems originate in the immune system. Hashimoto’s thyroiditis is a result of the immune system mistakenly targeting and attacking the thyroid gland. This can lead to symptoms of hypothyroidism like fatigue, weight gain, hair loss, and more.

Genetics can play a role in the development of Hashimoto’s, but you are more than your genes. This article explores the role of genetics in Hashimoto’s. We’ll also discuss how nutrition and lifestyle can be used to manage Hashimoto’s and promote healthy thyroid function.

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5 Crucial Things That Affect Immunity

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It’s that time of year, where viral infections peak and it’s much easier to come down with the sniffles or a fever. Still, it’s entirely possible to support your body’s ongoing good health without ever succumbing to illness.

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