3 natural ways to improve fertility that will make you healthier

3 natural ways to improve fertility that will make you healthier

According to the CDC About 6% of married women aged 15 to 44 years in the United States are unable to get pregnant after one year of trying (infertility), and about 12% of women aged 15 to 44 years have difficulty getting pregnant or carrying a pregnancy to term, regardless of marital status (impaired fecundity). Fertility treatment clinics advise exercise, eating foods that promote fertility and undergoing other natural therapies to promote uterine health. So, here are the 3 natural ways to improve fertility that will make you healthier, based on scientific research.

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Natural Fertility Info advises that women who wish to fall pregnant must care for their uterine health first, in order to improve egg health increasing their chances of a healthy pregnancy and safe labor. The 3 natural ways to improve fertility that will make you healthier include the use of 3 natural products: 1) castor oil 2) L- arginine, and 3) raspberry leaf

Below is what science says about these 3 natural ways to improve fertility

1) castor oil

castor oil is derived from the seeds of the Castor plant (Ricinus communis), also known as Palma Christi. It is advised that women wanting to improve fertility a cloth soaked in castor oil, which is placed on the skin to enhance circulation and promote healing of the tissues and organs underneath the skin. A castor oil pack applied over the uterus helps to promote cleansing and increase circulation to the uterine tissues, in order to improve function and health of the uterus. However, you must not apply a castor oil pack on broken skin, during menses and after ovulation if you are trying to conceive. Castor oil has been reported to boost circulation, improve immune function and relieve constipation.

2) L- arginine

Consuming L- arginine supplements is one of the natural ways to improve fertility that has been scientifically proven to work. A study on the effect of supplementation during pregnancy with L-arginine and antioxidant vitamins in medical food on pre-eclampsia in high risk population, found that supplementation during pregnancy with a medical food containing L-arginine and antioxidant vitamins, reduced the incidence of pre-eclampsia in a population at high risk of the condition. Antioxidant vitamins alone did not have a protective effect for prevention of pre-eclampsia. Another health benefit of consuming L- arginine is that it promotes cardiovascular health by helping improve blood flow in the arteries of the heart.

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3) Raspberry leaf

A study was conducted in order to identify the safety and efficacy of raspberry leaf products consumed by a group of 108 mothers during their pregnancy. Scientists observed that raspberry leaf herb can be consumed by women during their pregnancy for the purpose for which it is taken, that is, to shorten labour with no identified side effects for the women or their babies. The findings also suggest ingestion of the drug might decrease the likelihood of pre and post-term gestation. In addition to that, women who ingest raspberry leaf might be less likely to receive an artificial rupture of their membranes, or require a caesarean section, forceps or vacuum birth than the women in the control group. Other health benefits of consuming raspberry leaf products are reported to be due to its anti-inflammatory properties, that help to soothe stomach aches and prevent constipation. It can also stimulate smooth muscle contraction, which can normalize bowel movements and ease bloating and cramping.

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