Natural fertility enhancers

There are various natural fertility enhancers available to women (and men), which are able to vastly improve their chances of being able to conceive. These enhancers are not aimed at women who suffer with severe infertility problems however they can actually increase the chances of most women conceiving. The most popular types of natural fertility enhancers include certain foods, water and herbs.

We are well aware of how beneficial consuming water is to our health. Everybody should aim to drink at least eight 8 ounce glasses of water every day. Water is known to boost the immune system and can also flush out harmful toxins from the body. However, one of the little-known effects of drinking water is that it is able to thin out and increase the levels of mucus found in the uterus and, therefore, may be extremely useful to a woman wishing to conceive.

It is cervical fluid that actually allows sperm to swim towards the egg during conception, but sperm must stay alive long enough to eventually fertilize the egg. Due to the cleaning and thinning effects on cervical mucus, water can be considered one of the very best natural fertility enhancers. It is also extremely important as it is able to prevent urinary tract infections and certain bladder problems, which are known to interfere with pregnancy. Water will also allow the body to remain healthy overall and should reduce any potential problems. Water will contribute a great deal to conception and also carrying your child to term.

By eating healthy foods you will be providing your body with a number of services. One of these “services” is increasing the body’s ability to conceive. In order to increase fertility and to make sure you have a healthy pregnancy, you will need to maintain a healthy immune system. Vitamin C, which is found in many fruits and vegetables, is known as a natural boost for your immune system. It is also known to improve a man’s fertility. Green tea is yet another fantastic immune system booster and is full of antioxidants, which will not only increase your body’s immune system, but it will also play a vital role in conception.

There is also a strong link between fertility and vitamin B6. It has been proven that vitamin B6 can help to regulate your reproductive hormones and this is absolutely vital for conception. Vitamin B6 can additionally relieve stress and anxiety that is mainly suffered from PMS and it may even lengthen the phrase within which a woman can conceive. Folic acid is yet another beneficial food and is found in many whole grains, nuts, fruits and leafy vegetables. You should also consider increasing your intake of calcium both before and during pregnancy. Calcium is mainly found in dairy products, fish and eggs and it will help to build strong bones. It is also important to realize, however, that certain foods shouldn’t be eaten before conception or during pregnancy. These include processed sugary foods, alcoholic beverages and any fish that contains mercury.

Numerous herbs are known to increase fertility and may also increase your chances of conceiving. These include evening primrose oil, which is known to contain beneficial fatty acids and can actually increase cervical fluid. Dong Quai can help to regulate your hormones, Red Raspberry leaf will help to strengthen the uterine walls, which is essential for conception, and Vitex, which is yet another hormone regulator. Herbs can be taken in a number of ways which include capsules, powders, supplements and teas. You will find that many of the specific herbs are available at health food stores and pharmacies. However it is extremely important that you consult with either your doctor or health care professional about which specific herbs you are able to take, and which would you should avoid.

There are also certain minerals and nutrients that can increase fertility in both men and women. Many people suffer from a zinc deficiency which can unfortunately lead to reduced fertility and also an increased risk of miscarriage. Zinc is known to effectively utilize the reproductive hormones, estrogen and progesterone. Zinc is also needed to make both the outer layer and tail of the sperm and is, therefore, essential for healthy sperm. There have been numerous clinical studies that have actually shown reducing zinc in a man’s diet can actually reduce his sperm count. Selenium is another fantastic natural fertility enhancer. It is mainly known as an antioxidant and will protect your body from free radicals. Selenium is known to prevent chromosome breakage, which can typically lead to birth defects and miscarriages. It is vital for a man to have good levels of selenium as this is known to maximize sperm formation and, once again, a man who is found to have low levels of selenium will usually also have a low sperm count.

Last updated on Apr 10th, 2011 and filed under Reproductive Health. Both comments and pings are currently closed.

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