Fertility

 

Many naturopathic treatment approaches to fertility can be used in conjunction with Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ART), such as Intrauterine Insemination (IUI) and In Vitro Fertilization (IVF). Dr. Akehurst has clinical experience providing care to patients immediately pre and post-ART therapies.
Naturopathic approaches to fertility support is a drugless, noninvasive approach to fertility that seeks to address the underlying cause of fertility struggles using herbs, acupuncture, vitamins and minerals, nutrition and mind-body medicine. Regardless of where you are in your fertility journey, naturopathic medicine can restore balance to the reproductive system to achieve your fertility goals.


Dr. Akehurst treats a variety of common
fertility concerns, including:


  • PCOS and other anovulatory disorders
  • Endometriosis
  • Poor Ovarian Reserve
  • Male Factor Infertility
  • Advanced Maternal Age
  • Recurrent Pregnancy Loss
  • Unexplained Infertility

Naturopathic medicine offers many options to explore the many potential causes of ‘unexplained’ infertility, where the cause of a couple’s fertility struggles may be unclear. These may include:

  • stress or sex hormone imbalances
  • luteal phase defect
  • nutritional deficiencies
  • immunological factors
  • environmental toxic exposures
  • infections


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