Homeopathy For Infertility FAQ
Can Homeopathy Cure Infertility?
In homeopathic medicine infertility is not seen as a disease to be cured, but as a form of imbalance to be reversed. It is important to understand that homeopathic practitioners use a multi level approach to the treatment of infertility, which involves not only the use of homeopathic remedies, but also making recommendations on fertility nutrition, fertility charting, natural health techniques and important life style changes that will increase fertility in both male and female partners.
Which Homeopathic Remedy Is Used to Cure Infertility?
Many women are under the impression that a single "homeopathic product" will cure infertility.
There is no such as thing as a miracle herb, homeopathic remedy or technique to cure infertility.
Homeopathic medicine can reverse infertility because it gets to the root cause of infertility and stimulates the body's own abilities to heal itself.
With the correct homeopathic protocol a woman will increase her changes of conception for the reason that the remedies addresses her unique characteristic symptoms and weaknesses.
Why Is Homeopathy Effective In Treating Infertility?
Homeopathy is very effective in reversing infertility because it treats the person and not the disease. Infertility is seen in homeopathic medicine as a form of imbalance of the vital force. The body is unable to reach this inner balance due to many factors most likely related to high levels of toxicity within the body and to high levels of stress. These factors paired to poor vitamin and mineral absorption due to poor dietary habits leads to unexplained fertility and other fertility issues.
What Is A Protocol In Homeopathic Medicine?
The homeopathic protocol for infertility is a list of homeopathic remedies that is specifically prescribed to each individual woman and that should be taken at specific days during the menstrual cycle. Also, for male infertility, different remedies may be recommended on certain time of the day like mornings, noon and evenings. In other case the protocol is repeated every couple of days, weeks or months.
Does Homeopathy Treat Infertility Associated Conditions?
Yes, homeopathic medicine can effectively address conditions related to infertility like:
1. PCOS, endometriosis, poor uterine tone, fibroids, ovarian cysts, scarred fallopian tubes
2. Hormonal imbalances like poor ovarian response leading to anovulatory cycles and short luteal phase, low progesterone, and estrogen dominance
3. Metabolic imbalances like insulin resistance, hypothyroidism, adrenal burn out
4. Low sperm count, poor sperm motility, and poor sperm morphology
5. History of recurrent miscarriages, preterm births and still births
I have PCOS, Ovarian Cyst, Fibroids or Endometriosis, Can Homeopathy Help in These Cases?
Yes, homeopathy addresses the key factors behind these conditions. It will take longer to achieve conception in these cases because the manifestation of this conditions indicate a deeper imbalance of the body.
Can Homeopathic Medicine Increase Sperm Count, Motility and Morphology?
Male infertility is increasing in our society and there is nothing conventional medicine can do for it. On the other hand, homeopathy and natural health can successfully treat male infertility.
There are also important, but very significant life style changes a men has to be willing to undertake in order to improve his fertility, but the results are always positive.
A male with low sperm count will improve his situation within 4-6 months.
I have Unexplained Infertility, Can Homeopathy Help Me?
Yes, most unexplained infertility cases respond very well to homeopathic treatment.
In fact, homeopathic medicine is one of the first type of therapies recommended in this case because it addressed both the mental and physical aspects.
Unexplained infertility can be related to many factors that can range from emotional and mental stress to physical causes like long term used of ovulatory suppressive medication like birth control pill, inherited weaknesses, overused of steroid medication in the past (even in childhood), use of antibiotics, use of antidepressants, your age, nutritional deficiencies, allergic constitution, poor liver function, poor bowel function, environmental and internal toxicity.
My Husband Had a Vasectomy, an Homeopathy Help?
No, homeopathic medicine will not be effective in this case. A vasectomy reversal surgery will be required in this case. Homeopathic remedies can be recommended after surgery to help healing.
I had a Tubal Ligation,
No, this condition is the result of a surgical procedure that seals the fallopian tubes.
Trying to conceive after tubal ligation can be very dangerous and a woman should not attempt conception to prevent a life threatening condition called ectopic pregnancy. If you are interested in tubal ligation reversal, please contact a specialist in this area which will be able to help you. Homeopathic medicine can assist you after surgery to speed up the internal healing process.
Can Homeopathy Help Me Get Pregnant?
Your doctor may recommend a tubal ligation reversal operation depending on your specific situation and age.
A tubal reversal procedure may increase the risk of scarring and pelvic infections, all conditions that further decrease fertility. Most women are recommended IVF in these cases.
If this has been recommended to you, homeopathy can be used to increase the success rate of your IVF cycles.
Can Homeopathy Prevent Miscarriage?
Yes. The homeopathic remedies can addresses the causes of miscarriages related to hormonal imbalance, poor urine lining, constitutional tendency to miscarriages, pelvic inflammation, and poor timing of conception, all aimed specifically to prevent miscarriages. Homeopathy can also assist women who had recurrent miscarriages in the past carry the baby to term.
Losing a pregnancy early after conception is common and it is most often due to genetic or chromosomal abnormalities; this is the way nature selects the healthiest embryos.
Women who miscarry often or later during the pregnancy may have problems with the embryo's environment in the uterus (endometriosis, fibroids, and toxicity).
Also, the quality of the egg and sperm can influence the health of the embryos.
Homeopathic medicine can address inherited weakness that affect egg and sperm health, hormonal imbalances, hormonal problems, pelvic inflammation, endometriosis, fibroids, and toxicity.
Can Homeopathy Work on Women aver 40?
Homeopathy can help women increase women's general health, gynaecological health and reproductive health at any age.
When a woman is over 40 and trying to conceive the fertility question is mostly focussed around ovulation.
Some women ovulate well until menopause others have a period of about 10 years before menopause called peri-menopause when they ovulate rarely and experience hormonal imbalance and pre-menopausal symptoms.
Women in this category will have difficulty getting pregnant naturally and may not produce good eggs for IVF cycles.
What homeopathy can offer to these cases is increased overall reproductive wellness aimed to stimulate ovulation.
Some women will resume ovulation, solve their hormonal problems and conceive naturally with the help of homeopathy.
Others will be helped to produce healthy egg for IVF. Not all women over age 40 will conceive with the help of homeopathy, but they will all benefit from the improved hormonal health and prevent early menopause.
Does Homeopathy Include Detox?
Homeopathic remedies stimulate the release of toxins through the skin, bowel, liver, kidneys, and uterus, in a very gentle way.
Homeopathic detox is aimed at the cellular, tissue and organ level. Toxins that accumulate within the body can cause genetic mutations that lead to embryo malformation.
The release of toxins from the body is imperative in women and men who have infertility, especially if they have a history of conventional drug use, fast food, smoking, and alcohol consumption.
I Have Poor Ovarian Response Can Homeopathy Help Me?
Yes, homeopathy is very effective in stimulating the ovary to ovulate, even after rounds of failed IVF cycles. It is especially helpful in young women age 30-40. In this cases, more time will be required to give the body a chance to re-establish natural balance. Remember, it takes 120 days for the body to release healthy eggs.
I have A High Stress Job, Can Homeopathy Help Me?
Many scientific studies have shown how stress is extremely damaging to fertility.
Women who try to conceive under stress have lower chances of getting pregnant.
During high stress levels, the body produces certain hormones that can delay or even suppress ovulation and prevent pregnancy.
Homeopathic remedies assist your body to you cope with physical and emotional stress.
The homeopathic fertility program also incorporated relaxation techniques aimed to help release stress and tension.
Many women report feeling less anxious, more focussed, less worries and more relaxed.
Can Homeopathy Regulate My Hormones?
Yes. Many homeopathic remedies have an affinity with the endocrine system and can effectively address hormonal problems.
In fact, the first thing women notice when taking homeopathic remedies is a regular cycle, a longer luteal phase and regular ovulation as they keep track of their cycles with fertility charting.
Can You Guarantee That I Will Get Pregnant with Homeopathy?
Unfortunately nobody can guarantee that a woman will get pregnant with homeopathy or any kind of therapy, including IVF.
However, medical research shows how couples who follow preconception programs greatly increase their chances of conception.
You will definitely improve you overall health, you emotional wellbeing and your gynaecological health, this is guaranteed!
How Is Homeopathy for Fertility Different than Other Programs and Books?
Most other natural fertility programs are written by women who discovered ways to get pregnant naturally after doing their own research or by doctors and holistic practitioners that implement certain techniques with their patients. Most of this information can be valuable, but unfortunately it does not include homeopathy because homeopathy requires a personalized approach.
I Do Not Want To Wait 120 Days To Begin Conceive, Can I start Right Away?
Yes you can, but it is best if you wait. Been on homeopathic treatment for 4 cycles before conception will increase your chances of having a healthier pregnancy.
It is quite possible to conceive within the first two cycles depending on your age, your fertility level and your initial state of health.
If you are preparing for IVF, it is even more important to wait 120 days to ensure the success of your cycle, you will save money and unnecessary procedures and fertility drugs, which cause unhealthy side effects.
Please, also notice that you may need more time to conceive and that is just the time your body needs to reach balance.
Is There any Research That Supports The Effectiveness of Homeopathy Treating Infertility.
The homeopathic journals are full of case studies of homeopathy to increase fertility and achieve healthy pregnancies.
Homeopathy solves male and female reproductive problems like low sperm count, PCOS, fibroids, endometriosis, etc.
The homeopathic fertility program was originally developed by Australian homeopath Liz Lalor in 1998. Her fertility program has been published in various homeopathic medical journals.
Her initial studies show over 80% rate of success using homeopathic remedies. After her, all the homeopathic practitioners that implement this program obtain similar or even higher results.
Unfortunately this program is not easily available and not everyone knows about it.
Can I Use This Program If I Do Not Have Fertility Problems?
Yes, you can! In fact, this is the best way to conceive a child. Many women seek homeopathic medicine to increase wellness before conception in order to ensure a healthier pregnancy.
Homeopathic medicine is the only form of therapy that is safe to use during pregnancy and with newborn babies due to his highly diluted remedies.
Homeopathic remedies are no-toxic thus posing no harm to you or your fetus or concern of side effects.
How Do I know I am Infertile?
You need to have a medical physical examination and medical testing done in order to be diagnosed with infertility.
If you have been trying to conceive for over 12 months and you are under 35 five, talk to your doctor. If you are over 35 and have been trying to conceive for 6 months also talk to your doctor.
Do not wait any longer than that to seek help either from alternative or conventional medicine. The sooner you start the homeopathic fertility program the greater your chances of conceiving.
Can I Use Homeopathy During IVF Cycle?
It is best to stop homeopathic treatment that is meant to stimulate ovulation while on IVF cycle. Homeopathy should be used to prepare for IVF.
Having said that, important homeopathic remedies can be taken as complementary remedies during each stage of your IVF cycle. The remedies address issues related to pain and discomfort of the fertility procedures, prevent infections, assist implantation and speed up healing.
Talk to your doctor about this.
Why Doesn't My Doctor Know About This?
If your doctor is also a homeopath, he or she will most likely be aware of homeopathy otherwise he or she will not.
Many fertility specialists are aware of the importance of natural health to increase fertility, but not all of them know homeopathic medicine.
Many fertility clinics instruct their clients to implement healthy life style changes, take pre-natal vitamins, follow healthy eating habits and offer holistic therapies like acupuncture.
Unfortunately conventional fertility doctors focus on infertility as a condition or diseases to be solved with drugs and surgery and are usually not trained in nutrition, homeopathy, herbal medicine or other holistic modalities.
IVF bypasses the problem and does not treat the imbalance that created the problem in the first place.
After IVF cycles women suffer early menopause and report many unpleased side effects because the treatment did not address her initial imbalance but further cause more imbalance.
Also, many of the drugs used during IVF may not be tested in pregnant women and classified as experimental.
Many doctors if aware of natural health therapies like homeopathy to treat infertility will not tell their patients for fear of losing them.
Can Homeopathy Help Male Infertility?
Yes, homeopathy treats the couple. Homeopathic remedies can help increase sperm count, treat obstructive azoospermia, address erectile dysfunction, and poor sperm quality.
Can Genetic Issues Be Prevented With Homeopathy?
Homeopathy cannot prevent a genetic mutated gene of a condition to be passed on to the next generation, but it can assist in reducing cell toxicity that can cause cell mutation.
If you or your partner are carriers of a genetic disorder, please talk to your doctor and ask to be referred to a genetist for testing and consultation.
What homeopathy can address is conditions that are carried through a process called epigenetic. Epigenetic studies the effects of life style on gene expression.
Genes are shown to be turned on or off depending on certain environmental conditions like diet and life style (toxins).
The genetic expression of your gene is determined by your diet and life style choices.
Your life style changes now will not only positively affect you, your children by also your grand children.
Toxins stored in your body tissues and cells come from the environment like food additives, chemicals from polluted air, water and food, accumulated heavy metals, etc.
When your cells are loaded with toxins, they cannot function at their best.
These toxins literally have the ability to affect your cell genetic material, turning on or off certain genes, this is especially true when certain disease and condition seem to run in families.
Families share similar life style choices.
When you consult with a homeopath, you will be asked to provide information on your personal and family history to determine your inherited weaknesses.
When parents have allergies, their children are more likely to develop allergies. This is because they have inherited the same constitutional predisposition and similar toxins.
There are certain homeopathic remedies in the homeopathic fertility protocol that address your potential inherited weakness and prevent to pass them to your child or if you have acquired them from your parents, the homeopathic remedy will attempt to repair this weakness, through tissue and organ affinity and detoxification.
My Husband Has No Fertility Problems Can He Still Do Something?
Yes. Your husband can learn important life style changes for male fertility, follow a fertility diet and take fertility herbs and vitamins. The healthier the sperm, the higher the chances of conceiving a healthy baby.
What Can I Expect During Homeopathic Treatment?
There are no negative side effects. Some women experience a short period of detoxification depending on their level of toxicity. This is more so if you took a lot of drugs in your life.
For example, your period can be heavier or it may come sooner or later.
This effect is very transitory and is a good sign that your body is trying to achieve balance.
When you stimulate a healing response with homeopathic remedies that is noticeable, the body is in a good state of health because it is capable of reacting and produce a healing response.
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