Ovulatory disorders are a leading cause of fertility issues in women and trigger infrequent ovulation, irregular menstrual cycles, and polycystic ovarian syndrome (POS). Many women with these disorders appear to have a hormonal imbalance that make cells less sensitive to insulin. Myo-inositol can improve insulin sensitivity, which improves fertility and promotes hormonal balance, ovulation, and regular menstrual cycles.
5. Vitamin D
Our bodies produce vitamin D using ultraviolet rays from the sun, but vitamin D deficiency is still very common. Vitamin D helps your body utilize calcium, and research suggests that low levels of vitamin D can be associated with impaired fertility, endometriosis, and polycystic ovary syndrome. While vitamin D research is ongoing (the European Journal of Endocrinology published findings on the vitamin positively affecting women with POS), it’s recommended that women of childbearing age — especially those actively trying to conceive — supplement their diet with vitamin D.
While it’s important to understand the benefits of each of these, a comprehensive supplement that contains all of these nutrients (such as FertilAid) can be the best and easiest way to increase overall reproductive wellness and prepare your body for pregnancy.
Many women trying to conceive become discouraged and turn to expensive procedures to increase their chances of becoming pregnant. If you’ve been trying for a while (or if you’ve just started and are looking to increase your odds), try balancing out your body with natural supplements. It’s a low-cost way to optimize your chances of conceiving naturally and keep your body healthy for you and your future baby.
Ethan Lynette is Partner for Fairhaven Health, a company that manufactures products that help couples conceive naturally and provides support to women throughout pregnancy and nursing. Fairhaven believes it’s crucial to get to know its customers well and provide support and education to couples desiring to start a family.