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It Starts with the Egg (Second Edition): How the Science of Egg ...
by Rebecca Fett

Language

English

Pages

328

Publication Date

February 28, 2019

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A practical and evidence-backed approach for improving egg quality and fertility鈥?fully revised and updated in 2019. <br /><br />The latest scientific research reveals that egg quality has a powerful impact on how long it takes to get pregnant and the risk of miscarriage. Poor egg quality is in fact the single most important cause of age-related infertility, recurrent miscarriage, and failed IVF cycles. <br /><br />Based on a vast array of scientific research, It Starts with the Egg provides a comprehensive program for improving egg quality in three months, with specific advice tailored to a variety of fertility challenges鈥?including endometriosis, unexplained infertility, diminished ovarian reserve, PCOS, and recurrent miscarriage. <br /><br />With concrete strategies such as minimizing exposure to common toxins, choosing the right vitamins and supplements to safeguard developing eggs, and harnessing nutritional advice shown to boost IVF success rates, this book offers practical solutions that will help you get pregnant faster and deliver a healthy baby. <br /><br />鈥淩ebecca Fett鈥檚 first edition of 鈥業t Starts with the Egg鈥?revolutionized the way the fertility community viewed supplements and the impact of environmental toxins on reproductive health. Through summarizing evidence-based research, she took the guess work out of recommendations. I鈥檓 thrilled to have a new edition to recommend to my patients."<br />- Dr. Lora Shahine, M.D., FACOG, Director of the Center for Recurrent Pregnancy Loss at Pacific NW Fertility,
The Fifth Vital Sign: Master Your Cycles & Optimize Your Fertilit...
by Lisa Hendrickson-Jack

Language

English

Pages

433

Publication Date

January 15, 2019

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<h2><strong>MENSTRUATION ISN'T JUST ABOUT HAVING BABIES</strong></h2><br />Your menstrual cycle is a vital sign, just like your pulse, temperature, respiration rate, and blood pressure. And it provides you with essential information about your health.<b><em>The Fifth Vital Sign: Master Your Cycles and Optimize Your Fertility</em></b> brings together over 1,000 meticulously researched scientific references in a textbook-quality guide to understanding your menstrual cycle.<br />聽<br /><h3><b>In this book you鈥檒l learn:</b></h3><ul><br /> <li>What a normal cycle looks like;</li><br /> <li>The best way to chart your cycle and increase your fertility awareness;</li><br /> <li>How best to manage critical aspects of your health, including better sleep, exercise and a healthier diet;</li><br /> <li>Natural methods for managing period pain and PMS;</li><br /> <li>How to successfully avoid pregnancy without the pill; and</li><br /> <li>How to plan ahead if you do want to get pregnant.</li></ul><br /><em>The Fifth Vital Sign</em> aims to better connect women with their menstrual cycles, to break the myth that ovulation is only important when you're ready to have a baby.<br />聽<br /><h2><strong>READ <em>THE FIFTH VITAL SIGN</em> TO BETTER UNDERSTAND YOUR HEALTH AND FERTILITY</strong></h2><br />Whether children are a part of your future plans or not, your health matters. Start learning more now, and take control of your health.<br />聽<br /><h2><strong>ABOUT THE AUTHOR</strong></h2><br />Lisa Hendrickson-Jack is a certified Fertility Awareness Educator and Holistic Reproductive Health Practitioner. She teaches women to chart their menstrual cycles for natural birth control, conception, and overall health monitoring. In her work, Lisa draws heavily from the current scientific literature and presents an evidence-based approach to fertility awareness and menstrual cycle optimization.
Practical Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis
by Anver Kuliev

Language

English

Pages

304

Publication Date

August 16, 2012

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<p>Although treatment remains the major goal in the control of genetic disease, this is not yet a reality for most inherited conditions. In the absence of radical treatment, preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) offers the answer to the control of these inherited conditions by predicting reproductive outcome. PGD is now entering its third decade as an established procedure for genetic and assisted reproduction practices, with new and exciting developments changing the whole concept of prevention of congenital disorders. The availability of practical experience from tens of thousands of PGD cases makes it necessary to update the current information on its accuracy, reliability and safety.</p><p>聽</p><p>The Second Edition of this successful book updates the progress in prevention of genetic disorders to demonstrate the important place of PGD in primary preventive measures and its increasing role in providing the whole range of reproduction options to couples at risk. In addition, it provides an extensive review of the most recent developments within the field of PGD including, PGD for expanding indications such as de novo mutations, cancers, inherited cardiac diseases and combined PGD for single gene disorders, HLA typing and 24 chromosome testing in patients of advance reproductive age.</p><p>This practical book is vital for all practitioners within the field of fertility, reproductive medicine and medical genetics. It will also be useful for those responsible for planning and organizing PGD services and provides a working manual for the establishment and performance of PGD in the framework of IVF and genetic practices.</p><p>聽</p>
PCOS SOS: A Gynecologist's Lifeline To Naturally Restore Your Rhy...
by , Alexis Perella

Language

English

Pages

483

Publication Date

May 15, 2019

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<p><strong>A breakthrough program to heal Polycystic Ovary Syndrome naturally</strong></p><p>10% of all women have PCOS, making it the most common female endocrine disorder and cause of female infertility in the world. Women with PCOS may suffer from acne, menstrual irregularity, infertility, obesity, autoimmune disease, diabetes, and heart disease. Traditionally, doctors treat symptoms one at a time, often with a new regime of pills for each symptom. This approach never addresses the underlying causes of PCOS so women are medicated but never healed.</p><p>With decades of experience as a board-certified OB-GYN and Integrative Medicine doctor and with the knowledge gained from her personal PCOS journey, Dr. Felice Gersh has helped thousands of women lose weight, heal their acne, reverse their chronic diseases, and reclaim their fertility.</p><p>In seven simple but revolutionary steps, <em>PCOS SOS</em> shows women how to beat PCOS naturally, replacing pills with powerful and scientifically-backed lifestyle interventions that harness the body's capacity to heal. Practical, easy-to-understand, and even easier to follow, <em>PCOS SOS</em> is the guide that will help each woman with PCOS chart her personal journey to true health and wellness.</p>
Period Power: Harness Your Hormones and Get Your Cycle Working Fo...
by Maisie Hill

Language

English

Pages

240

Publication Date

May 02, 2019

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<b>'Maisie Hill has written a bloody brilliant book (pun intended). Everything you need to know about periods and how they affect you and your life is here. It's revolutionary' - Miranda Sawyer</b><br /><b><br /></b><b>'Thank GOODNESS for Maisie Hill! Flipping open the lid on a vital conversation. It's about time we claimed the power of our periods!' - Gemma Cairney, broadcaster & co-founder of Boom Shakalaka Productions</b><br /><b><br /></b><b>'This is such an important book. Maisie's insights and cycle strategy have changed my life and my cycle. <i>Period Power</i> is written with such intelligence, humour and a deep understanding of women's health. If you have a period you need to read this book.' - Anna Jones, author of <i>The Modern Cook's Year</i><br /></b><br />A profound and practical blueprint for aligning daily life with your menstrual cycle.<br /><br /><i>Period Power</i> is the handbook to periods and hormones that will leave you wondering why the hell nobody told you this sooner.<br /><br />The hormones of the menstrual cycle profoundly influence our energy, mood and behaviour, but all too often we're taught that our hormones make us unreliable, moody bitches, or that it's our lot in life to put up with 'women's problems'. Maisie Hill, a women's health practitioner, knows the power of working with the menstrual cycle and refuses to accept this theory. Instead, Maisie believes that our hormones are there to serve us and, if utilized correctly, can be used to help you get what you want out of life. Yes, we are hormonal, and that's a very good thing.<br /> <br />This revolutionary book reveals everything you need to know about taking control of your menstrual cycle and outlines The Cycle Strategy to help us perform at our best, throughout our cycle. In Period Power you will discover how to:<br /><br />- maximise your natural superpowers each month while making adjustments for the darker days, and use Maisie's <br /> favourite tips to improve them<br />- identify your personal patterns, powers and pitfalls for each phase of the menstrual cycle <br />- plan your month to perform at your best in all aspects of your life <br />- figure out if you have a hormonal imbalance and what to do about it.<br /> <br /><i>Period Power</i> is a no-nonsense guide with all the tools you need to improve your menstrual health.
Not Broken: An Approachable Guide to Miscarriage and Recurrent Pr...
by Lora Shahine

Language

English

Pages

154

Publication Date

March 23, 2017

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Not Broken is a comprehensive, evidence-based but easy-to-read guide for anyone who wants to understand all aspects of miscarriage and recurrent pregnancy loss. Whether you are a patient struggling with miscarriages or a medical provider caring for patients with recurrent pregnancy loss, you will learn something from this resource. Dr. Shahine explains not only a typical Western medicine approach to evaluation and treatment for miscarriage but also includes Eastern approaches to care, lifestyle factors that will decrease your risk of miscarriage, and the emotional impact of recurrent pregnancy loss. You will finish this book feeling more empowered to be an advocate for your care and more hopeful than ever to continue towards your family goals. <br />鈥淚 have one word to describe this fabulous book: FINALLY. Women with recurrent pregnancy loss have been needing this book for years.鈥?鈥?Dr. Alice Domar, associate professor of obstetrics, gynecology, and reproductive biology at Harvard Medical School and author of Conquering Infertility and Finding Calm for the Expectant Mom
Williams Obstetrics, 25th Edition
by , Barbara L. Hoffman

Language

English

Pages

1344

Publication Date

June 01, 2018

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<p><b>The world鈥檚 premier obstetrics guide鈥搉ow updated with a greater focus on maternal-fetal medicine </b></p> <p><b><i>A Doody鈥檚 Core Title for 2019! </i></b></p> <p></p> <p></p> <p>The obstetrics text that has defined the discipline for generations of obstetrician-gynecologists is now more timely鈥攁nd essential鈥攖han ever. Written by authors from the nationally known University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Williams Obstetrics maintains its trademark comprehensive coverage and applicability at the bedside, while offering the most current perspective of the field.</p> <p>This landmark text begins with fundamental discussions of reproductive anatomy and physiology. These dovetail into clinical chapters covering obstetrical complications such as preterm labor, pregnancy-related infection, hemorrhage, and hypertension, among others. Representing the culmination of a century of clinical thought, the new Twenty-Fifth Edition is enhanced by more than 1,000 full-color illustrations plus an increased emphasis on the fast-growing subspecialty of maternal-fetal medicine.</p> <p>Features</p> <p>鈥ntire section on the diagnosis and treatment of fetal disorders, providing deeper insights into fetal complications in utero</p> <p>鈥raditional focus on the varied medical and surgical disorders that can complicate pregnancy</p> <p>鈥?,000 eye-catching illustrations, including updated graphs, sonograms, MRIs, photographs, and photomicrographs</p> <p>鈥olid evidence-based approach highlights the scientific underpinnings of clinical obstetrics, with special emphasis on physiological principles</p> <p>鈥urrent professional and academic guidelines are incorporated into the text and appear in easy-to-read tables</p> <p>鈥pdated with 3,000 new literature citations through 2017</p> <p>No other text can match the long-established scientific rigor and accessibility of <i>Williams Obstetrics</i>. With its state-of-the-art design and review of the newest advances and protocols, this not-be-missed clinical companion brings positive outcomes within reach.</p><br /> <br />
Crystal Mesh: How Addiction to Money Turned Medical Device Makers...
by , Jennifer Banmiller

Language

English

Pages

318

Publication Date

September 29, 2019

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<p><b>The inside story of mesh and how women鈥檚 health was traded for quick cash.</b></p><p>This is a story about greed.</p><p>The story of vaginal mesh and genital mutilation has all the makings of a Hollywood blockbuster鈥攂illions of dollars, vulnerable women patients, Lamborghinis and ski trips dangled in front of doctors, and scandalous corporate emails. But it鈥檚 not a movie. It is real life, and real women are left suffering in the wake of capitalism gone wild.</p>
Testosterone: An Unauthorized Biography
by , Katrina Karkazis

Language

English

Pages

276

Publication Date

October 15, 2019

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Testosterone is neither the biological essence of manliness nor even the 鈥渕ale sex hormone.鈥?It doesn鈥檛 predict competitiveness or aggressiveness, strength or sex drive. Rebecca Jordan-Young and Katrina Karkazis pry testosterone loose from more than a century of misconceptions that undermine science while making social fables seem scientific.
The Key to Fertility is the EGG: Find Out How the Scientific Know...
by Theresa Gain

Language

English

Pages

96

Publication Date

August 23, 2019

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<h2>Take Charge of Your Fertility</h2><br /><br />Are you in your 30s and 40s and trying to conceive? Are you constantly being reminded that <b><i>your clock is ticking?</i></b> Well, you are in the right spot.<br /><br /><br />Did you know a healthy diet can help enhance the quality of your eggs? That's right! It was once thought that egg quality could not be improved, that it was static and women have a limited number of eggs, and as they got older, the quality of the eggs got poorer. We know there鈥檚 a truth to that, but there are things that can be done to improve the egg quality (and likewise sperm quality).<br /><br /><br /><b>When you buy this book, you鈥檒l learn the following:</b><br /><br />1. How foods can optimize your health in getting your body ready for conception. <br /><br />2. What exercises you can implement to boost your chances of conception. <br /><br />3. Dietary strategies that can help boost your egg health (and sperm quality of your partner) and improve your chances of trying to conceive. <br /><br />4. Know how the hormone AMH impacts fertility and how to increase AMH level with the appropriate diet if yours is low. <br /><br />5. How blood sugar affects hormonal balance and its impact on egg quality. <br /><br />6. The effect of sugar on fertility and practical strategies to help you cut out sugar to boost your egg health. <br /><br />7. How acupuncture can help women with low egg reserve improve their egg quality and hormone levels.<br /><br /><br />You鈥檒l find useful tips on how to boost your egg quality for conception in your advanced maternal age; essential foods to include in your diet and those to avoid to promote egg quality. If you鈥檙e suffering from PCOS, you鈥檒l find useful information on foods to take to help with weight loss to boost chances of conception and what to avoid.<br /> <br /><br /><h3><b>What are waiting for? Scroll up and get this book, so you don鈥檛 miss out on a great way to improve your egg health and boost your fertility.</b></h3><br />

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