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Can you take vitex and maca together to help boost fertility after a D&C?

Can you take vitex and maca together to help boost fertility after a D&C?

Safest to avoid: While maca is used for infertility it contains many chemicals and the safety in pregnancy is unknown so it is safest to avoid it when you might be pregnant. Vitex has been shown to be safe according to the German research. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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I'm on 88mg of synthroid, (thyroxine) my TSH is at 3.4. I was on 100mg but my TSH dropped to below 1. What's a healthy TSH for fertility? Can I take vitex also?

I'm on 88mg of synthroid, (thyroxine) my TSH is at 3.4. I was on 100mg but my TSH dropped to below 1. What's a healthy TSH for fertility? Can I take vitex also?

Less: Ideal TSH for fertility is below 2.5! so you are likely better off on 100. Vitex is most likely ok but herbs are difficult to really know whether they work or not. Perhaps maybe worth a try before seeking further help. Good luck with getting pregnant! ...Read more

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I hav pcos. What supplement can I take with femara (letrozole) to improve egg quality n fertility? Can vitex (chaste berry) be taken with femara (letrozole)?

I hav pcos. What supplement can I take with femara (letrozole) to improve egg quality n fertility? Can vitex (chaste berry) be taken with femara (letrozole)?

Not take: There's nothing useful for you to 'take' (at least without prescription) at home: healthy diet and moderate exercise is a good start. There's probably no harm in using vitex but there's also no benefit, I'd stay away from it. ...Read more

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I have been reading that vitex & or saw palmetto can help aid female fertility naturally. Is this so on either or both of these herbs & are they safe?

I have been reading that vitex & or saw palmetto can help aid female fertility naturally. Is this so on either or both of these herbs & are they safe?

Yes, esp. Vitex: Every person is an individual and nothing works for everyone, but vitex is safe and often very helpful- see http://natural-fertility-info. Com/vitex
saw palmetto has more specialized use, esp. For those with pcos, so don't recommend for everyone- see http://natural-fertility-info. Com/saw-palmetto-fertility. Html
many on levothyroxine benefit from liothyronine- this can help fertility- see comment:. ...Read more

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My mens now 58 days apart. What can l take to have normal mens and ovulate regularly. Ttc any medication to boost fertility and ovulation? Am 28

My mens now 58 days apart. What can l take to have normal mens and ovulate regularly. Ttc any medication to boost fertility and ovulation? Am 28

Irreg periods: There are many causes of irregular periods. You will need to consult with your family doctor or a gynecologist to determine why your periods are irregular and if you are ovulating or not. ...Read more

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Can I take pretnal pills to boost my fertility?

Can I take pretnal pills to boost my fertility?

Not really: Prenatal vitamins, specifically Folic Acid ("folate"), helps ensure that once you conceive the pregnancy will be healthy. But prenatal vitamins themselves do not actually increase your chances of conceiving or "boost" your fertility. Good luck! ...Read more

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What vitamins should I take to help boost fertility?

What vitamins should I take to help boost fertility?

$ making: Vitamins are nothing more but voodoo as long as you eat vegetable, salad, fruit and fish twice weekly. Safe your money. Vitamins do not boost fertility but may occasionally have side effects also. ...Read more

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Can you take anything besides fertility drugs to boost your chances of getting pregnant?

Can you take anything besides fertility drugs to boost your chances of getting pregnant?

No: The answer is 'no.' like fad diets, the grapevine and the internet are filled with remedies, herbs, otc drugs, diets, vitamins, supplements, and tricks to 'make you more fertile.' none are validated: at best they don't work and at worst, dangerous. That said: a healthy diet, limiting caffeine and alcohol, avoid tobacco, moderate exercise, and staying healthy all support natural fertility. ...Read more

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How long does it take a couple with no fertility problems to conceive? Anything I can do to boost my chances?

How long does it take a couple with no fertility problems to conceive? Anything I can do to boost my chances?

1 year: Roughly 85-90% of normal couples (no problems) conceive within 1 year of unprotected sexual relations. This becomes the clinical "definition" of infertility: failure to conceive in one year. Timing - counting days, natural methods such as BBT/mucus, and home OPK can help you conceive sooner when trying at home. ...Read more

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What is the dose of folic acid to take pre-ovulation period? Are there specific supplements to boost fertility? Thanks.

What is the dose of folic acid to take pre-ovulation period? Are there specific supplements to boost fertility? Thanks.

400 mcg: Any women trying or at risk for pregnancy should be taking a vitamin with at least 400 mcg of Folic acid to reduce the risk of birth defects. Any OTC prenatal or women's vitamin should have that. There are no supplements to boost fertility, despite what you see advertised. ...Read more

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How much coq10 should I take for fertility?

How much coq10 should I take for fertility?

CoQ10: You can buy it over the counter or at a health food store and follow the instructions on the bottle. ...Read more

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How much time does it take for untreated chlamidia to damage fertility?

How much time does it take for untreated chlamidia to damage fertility?

Depends...: Nobody knows how fast this can happen. Many women have had Chlamydia without it affecting fertility. It partly depends on where the infection resides. If it affects the fallopian tubes and causes inflammation there, it can happen quickly. Fortunately this isn't always the case. Best wishes! ...Read more

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What are some ways to boost fertility? Naturally?

What are some ways to boost fertility? Naturally?

Healthy life style: Eat healthy, sleep well, stop any bad habits, take pnv, keep tracking your cycles, have inter course every other day around ovulation. If no pregnancy after 1 year see your gynecologist ...Read more

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Which are considered the best ways to help boost fertility?

Which are considered the best ways to help boost fertility?

Stay healthy: Healthy diet, limit caffeine and alcohol, avoid tobacco, moderate exercise, and staying healthy all support natural fertility. Herbs, otc drugs, diets, vitamins, supplements, and tricks to 'make you fertile' don't work and can be dangerous. Understanding when during the cycle you are best able to conceive, and using natural family planning methods also increase chances of success. ...Read more

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What can I do to boost my fertility after implanon?

Be patient: Fertility returns as early as one week so you will have to be patient until then. ...Read more

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What fertility medication can I take 2 help me get pregnant faster?

What fertility medication can I take 2 help me get pregnant faster?

Depends: The key is whether you have been trying with no success and for what reason. If you are not ovulating (irregular periods) a medication called Clomid may help. There is no general medicine that helps you get pregnant, each medicine used is designed to treat a particular problem ...Read more

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How long do you usually have to take fertility pills to get pregnant?

How long do you usually have to take fertility pills to get pregnant?

Depends on age: A young woman will often conceive within 3-4 months of starting fertility pills. In older age groups it can take quite a bit longer. ...Read more

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How long does it take metformin to work for fertility. Or does it even work?

How long does it take metformin to work for fertility. Or does it even work?

It helps, not sure: If you have the so-called polycystic ovarian syndrome and Insulin resistance problem with lower chance of fertility, the use of metformin can help, but no one really knows how truly effective it is or how long it takes. You could be pregnant tomorrow, next month, in 6 months, a year, or even never. It is frustrating, but hang in there. Wt loss can help. Consult doc regularly and good luck to you. ...Read more

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I started taking Fairhaven fertility pills about 4 days ago. How long should it take for me to conceive afterwords?

Honestly...?: I'm going to answer 100% honestly, which I hope is what you want: non-prescription supplements like FertilAid are not proven to do anything - zero - to enhance your fertility. They have a pretty website and lots of claims supported by. ..exactly nothing. I do not mean to be rude or critical - exactly the opposite - save your money, these products are 100% unproven. ...Read more

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Hi, I'm 38 yrs old and I want to get pregnant soon can I take fertility dugs? What kinds of fertility drugs I should take? Please help

Hi, I'm 38 yrs old and I want to get pregnant soon can I take fertility dugs? What kinds of fertility drugs I should take? Please help

Yes: There are many options, but first you would need an evaluation. It is important to understand the whole process and what may benefit you. Fertility drugs do good things but also have risks such as multiple pregnancy so it is not just about being treated, but having and understanding the plan to help you. ...Read more

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Are there natural ways to increase fertility? Are there natural ways to increase fertility? I don't want to take hormones or anything.

Are there natural ways to increase fertility? Are there natural ways to increase fertility? I don't want to take hormones or anything.

Stay healthy: Healthy diet, limit caffeine and alcohol, avoid tobacco, moderate exercise, and staying healthy all support natural fertility. Herbs, otc drugs, diets, vitamins, supplements, and tricks to 'make you fertile' don't work and can be dangerous. Understanding when during the cycle you are best able to conceive, and using natural family planning methods also increase chances of success. ...Read more

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I use clear blue digital &it says I'm peak fertility 5\28&i'm on cycle day 27.My last3 cycles been 33, 22, 27. When can I take a pregnant test?

About 2 weeks: About 2 weeks later you would know. But to be ovulating on cycle day 27 or around there is definitely not normal. That indicates some problems with the ovary or ovulation. Definitely worth getting checked out. ...Read more

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What can you do or take to increase your fertility?

What can you do or take to increase your fertility?

Stay healthy: Healthy diet, limit caffeine and alcohol, avoid tobacco, moderate exercise, and staying healthy all support natural fertility. Herbs, otc drugs, diets, vitamins, supplements, and tricks to 'make you fertile' don't work and can be dangerous. Understanding when during the cycle you are best able to conceive, and using natural family planning methods also increase chances of success. ...Read more

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When to take fertility test?

When to take fertility test?

Infertile after 12 m: You are not considered infertile until you have tried conceiving for 12 consecutive months. Using an ovulation app should help you pinpoint your most fertile days. ...Read more