Hormone hierarchy In a previous post I wrote about how insulin affects fertility and here I want to discuss how cortisol, as the pair for insulin in the hormone hierarchy, also affects fertility. What is cortisol? Cortisol is a hormone involved in the stress response....
Hormone hierarchy When thinking about fertility, insulin is not often considered relevant, however in the hierarchy of hormones, insulin is the Mother hormone. It is one of 2 top tier hormones from which vital reproductive hormones are made. Dysfunction, even mild,...
Yes, it is an unpopular opinion, but weight loss for PCOS should not be by way of calorie restriction. 200 calories I see many ladies with this condition in the Now Baby clinic, approx 15% of menstruators suffer from it, to varying degrees. Many have been told by...
Is your infertility toxic? When considering the cause of infertility, it is unlikely that you think of things you do daily. It is more likely to consider major events such as episode of mumps or an irregular menstrual cycle. Yet there are mundane daily activities...
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