Infertility affects 1 in 6 couples? It is even more common in fibromyalgia because of the hypothyroidism, nutritional deficiencies, and PCOS. These numbers are continuing to rise as sperm counts drop worldwide and undiagnosed thyroid problems increase-so you are not alone.
Fortunately, it is often quite reversible, and we have seen many people with infertility who have been able to conceive. Please though… don’t go telling people it’s Dr. Teitelbaum’s baby!
This information sheet will have a lot of tips that can be very helpful, and are scientifically proven. For those that are interested, you can email me at FatigueDoc@gmail.com for the study references.
Various factors may be responsible for the inability to achieve a successful pregnancy. Despite research showing that fertility declines after age 30, women are delaying having children. Infertility may be caused by ovulatory, anatomic, immunologic, infectious, nutritional or hormonal factors on the woman’s side. In men, abnormalities of semen parameters are the most common contributors. Treatments that improve cellular energy production may dramatically increase sperm motility (see below). In all couples, both the man and woman should be treated to optimize fertility.
After a thorough standard medical work-up, the cause of the infertility often remains unexplained. In this setting, the only option many couples are given is IVF (In Vitro Fertilization). IVF is given attention because it costs