For women, there are two common fertility drugs which your doctor may prescribe to you. These are Clomiphene and Gonadotropins. Clomiphene works by targeting your brain to release hormones from your ovaries while Gonadotropins is working straight to your ovaries.
Though these medicines have been tested safe, we recommend trying small changes to your habits to naturally increase fertility . Here are 7 ways to do so:
Eating a well-balanced diet is always included on the list of ways to improve a part of your body. From improving memory to getting a fairer skin, a healthy diet is a must. It should never be underestimated because a change in diet can give radical changes to your hormones.
2. Avoid Caffeine
A study showed that women who drank coffee regularly were half as likely to become pregnant compared to women who consumed less. Although there are also studies that contradict this, the actual mechanics of how caffeine on infertility is still unknown.
Right now there is not enough evidence to link caffeine and fertility, it is sensible to reduce your caffeine intake to 200 milligrams is recommended. That is around 2 cups of coffee.
3. Pesticide Is Bad
On March 2015 a study was published in Human Reproduction which shows how eating foods with pesticides affect sperm count. Choose organic food. If it can’t be avoided, wash your fruit and vegetables thoroughly to rinse away any residues.
4. Stop Smoking
For women, the receptiveness of your uterus to the egg can be affected by smoking. The sperm count for men is also reduced by smoking. With the wide range of negative effects of smoking, it is just common sense to stop smoking all together whether you plan to improve your fertility or not.
5. Increase Frequency
Sperm count increases every week. Saving up doesn’t work at all times. A study showed that everyday sex produced the highest rate but on a different study, sex every other day is almost as good as doing it every day without the stress.
6. Reduce Stress
Stress affects our hormones whether it is mentally or physically. The body is more fertile when it is relaxed and happy. Get enough sleep and don’t focus too much on the act itself.
7. Avocados Are Awesome
It helps in improving your endometrial lining and helps with embryo implantation. Aside from full of minerals and vitamins, it is also a great source of folate. So don’t hold back on that guacamole!
Infertility is tricky. There are many contributing elements to infertility which makes it hard to identify. The best approach is to improve your body and mind as a whole. Small and simple changes, when combined, can increase the chance of conceiving exponentially.