Essential Oils Are for Balancing Hormones


Balancing Hormones with Essential Oils

Let’s look at which essential oils are and how essential oils are used for balancing hormones.  By learning how to use and knowing which essential are oils for balancing hormones, you can take charge of your hormonal health by using healthy alternatives to hormonal birth control or other pharmaceuticals that may end up being even more harmful to your hormonal health and well-being.

What are essential oils?

  • Derivatives of plants
  • Concentrated form of phytonutrients
  • Distillation allows to derivation of pure components
  • Been used for thousands of years
  • Very safe if used correctly
  • Can be used on a regular basis

Why are they so effective for women with hormone issues?

  • They can be used every day
  • They have a significant effect on the brain and the limbic system

    How Essential Oils Help Optimize Fertility
  • They balance the brain pathways in the body
  • You can use specific essential oils for specific symptoms
  • If used correctly, they are safe to use frequently to help to reset abnormal patterns, especially beneficial when trying to balance hormones and insulin levels
  • You can substitute essential oils for endocrine disruptors and toxic chemicals found in some cosmetics and cleaning agents

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Increasing Fertility Through Use of Essential Oils

Struggling to conceive can be very stressful.  An inability to  conceive can wreak havoc on your mental well-being.  Sooo, take a moment to picture this scenario – It’s been a very long week at work, even more so with yet another  negative pregnancy test.  You turn the lights on low in the bathroom, put on your favorite relaxation music mix, start up a hot bath.  In it you put a few drops of lavender essential oil, while simultaneously setting up the diffuse with an oil blend recommended for hormone balance or  fertility issues.  You crawl into the tub and close your eyes while allowing the stress of the day to be released as you relax in the warm tub.  This is one way you increasing fertility through use of essential oils can be achieved!

Sounds awesome, right?

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Does Cold Food and Drink Contribute to Infertility?

More men and women are choosing to eat better with the hope of healing their infertility.  Many have turned to a Natural Fertility Diet.  Some are trying to eat healthier and live a healthier lifestyle.  Many are making Fertility Smoothies but some have posed the question, “Does cold food and drink contribute to infertility”?

Traditional Chinese Medicine practitioners say eating warming foods are better because they support overall fertility.  So the question should I continue the smoothies and eat a big salad every day is asked.  The answer is yes and no!  It is also based on the individual. Continue reading “Does Cold Food and Drink Contribute to Infertility?”

Finding Joy on Your Fertility Journey? Really?

Taking time out to find what fills your heart with joy!

What fills your heart with joy?  What makes you truly happy?  What is your craft, passion, joy?  Do youFinding Joy dance, garden, knit, sew, play an instrument, Bible study, read, hike, ride your bike, bake, build?  What is it that you create in your life that fills your heart with pure love and joy?  Do it as much as you can each day or week.  Create happiness because when you do, you become a healthy, fertile being!  Here is how you can find joy on your fertility journey!


The Fertility Journey Funk

  • Are you tired of your daily struggle with your fertility issues?
  • Sick of timing, charting, thinking, worrying about your fertility?
  • Wondering when it will be your turn to be a mother or father?
  • Have you taken time today to honor where you are at on your fertility journey?
  • Have you thanked your body for all that it has done for you today?
  • Have you taken a moment to find joy in each day are are alive?

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When Trying for Another Child is a Struggle (Secondary Infertility)

If you already had one or more healthy full-term pregnancies and you are very fertile and think you will go on to have more healthy pregnancies is a myth.  Infertility can happen to anyone, at any time with little or no warning.  Couples

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Secondary Infertility Matters

who have had one or more biological children without the assistance of reproductive technology or fertility medications, but are unable to conceive or carry to term another pregnancy have Secondary Infertility.  If one of you has a biological child from a previous relationship and you are still unable to achieve a pregnancy or carry to term in a new relationship, this is also defined as Secondary Infertility.  

Around 12% of women in the United States are diagnosed with infertility.  Secondary Infertility accounts for nearly half of all infertility diagnosis.  If you already have a child or children but have been struggling to get pregnant this time around, see a doctor to see what is going on.  If you have been trying for a year or more to get pregnant, or if you are over the age of 35 and have been trying for 6 months or longer without success, it is time to see what is going on.

Warning Signs

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OHSS – Signs and Symptoms of Ovarian Hyper-Stimulation Syndrome

Facts about Ovarian Hyper-Stimulation Syndrome (OHSS)

Did you know you could have side effects from the medications used to stimulate your ovaries during the IVF process?  These side effects can range from mild to severe.  Excessive stimulation of the ovaries is called ovarian hyper-stimulation.  This may require removing some of the fluid in the doctor’s office or the hospital and may require a stay in the hospital in 1% of patients.

Be aware of the following body changes and be sure to tell your practitioner if you have any questions or concerns. Continue reading “OHSS – Signs and Symptoms of Ovarian Hyper-Stimulation Syndrome”

Fertility Myths Questionnaire

Are Fertility Myths Preventing You From Getting Pregnant?

Take this Fertility Knowledge Quiz and see!  (Answer True or False)

  1. It’s usually the woman’s fault if she can’t get pregnant
  2. You cannot get pregnant when having sex during your period
  3. Sperm only live for several hours
  4. You need to wait at least three months after stopping birth control pills before you can start trying to conceive
  5. The best way to time intercourse is always on the 14th day of your cycle
  6. Having an orgasm helps you get pregnant
  7. Ovulation happens when the BBT drops
  8. You should have sex every other day if you want to get pregnant
  9. You can diagnose implantation for pregnancy from cervical changes
  10. You can get pregnant several days before and after ovulation
  11. Vaginal secretions always mean that there is an infection
  12. Stress prevents a woman from getting pregnant
  13. If you miscarried in the last pregnancy, there is an increased risk to have another miscarriage
  14. Fertilization happens inside the uterus
  15. Moderate exercise will prevent you from getting pregnant
  16. When taking your basal body temperature, you should have sex when the temperature goes up
  17. Your first pregnancy symptoms usually start before you miss your period
  18. If you have only one ovary, you ovulate only once every two months
  19. If you haven’t become pregnant after three months of trying, something must be wrong
  20. A negative pregnancy test on 12 DPO means that I am not pregnant
  21. A positive blood pregnancy test means that I a pregnant
  22. Women who can’t get pregnant often have problems with the cervical mucus
  23. Ovulation always happens on cycle day 14
  24. Sperm can survive several days inside the vagina

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Age-Related Infertility

Getting Pregnant After 35    

 did you know

The patterns of childbearing have changed dramatically over the last 30 – 40 years.  Many women are waiting until they are 35 or older before they have their first child.

Advances in medicine have contributed to these changes in childbearing patterns as well.  Unfortunately, many people have been convinced that conceiving after the age of 35 is an almost impossible task and if it occurs, the pregnancy will be filled with complications and birth defects.

NOT TRUE! Continue reading “Age-Related Infertility”