Infertility Clinics Augusta GA

Is there any diet that will help you get pregnant? Diet definitely plays a role in fertility. One of the most important things you can do to increase your chances of conceiving is to up your intake of omega-3 essential fatty acids.

Edouard Jean Servy
(706) 724-0228
812 Chafee Ave
Augusta, GA
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Kerry Lucretia Kline, MD
(706) 721-2542
2258 Wrightsboro Rd Ste 400
Augusta, GA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Louisville Sch Of Med, Louisville Ky 40202
Graduation Year: 1978

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Helen H Bryngelson, MD
(706) 738-5334
1511 Johns Rd
Augusta, GA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nc At Chapel Hill Sch Of Med, Chapel Hill Nc 27599
Graduation Year: 1957
Hospital
Hospital: St Joseph Hosp, Augusta, Ga

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Lawrence A Robillard
(706) 737-3948
2258 Wrightsboro Rd
Augusta, GA
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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John Henry Oliver
(706) 737-3948
2258 Wrightsboro Rd
Augusta, GA
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Ralph Glen Owen, MD
(706) 733-8202
1710 Central Ave
Augusta, GA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med, Augusta Ga 30912
Graduation Year: 1964

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Ravinder Jerath
(706) 736-5378
2100 Central Ave
Augusta, GA
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Jerry J Lee, DO
(706) 823-2232
PLMS (113) One Freedom Way
Augusta, GA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Wv Sch Of Osteo Med, Lewisburg Wv 24901
Graduation Year: 1993

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Allan Joseph
(706) 733-4427
2258 Wrightsboro Rd
Augusta, GA
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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James Augustus Joyner, MD
1623 Winter St
Augusta, GA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med, Augusta Ga 30912
Graduation Year: 1975

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Questions about Infertility

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By Miki Shima, o.m.d.

Q: Are there any changes I can make to my diet, or any herbs I can take, that will help me get pregnant?

A: Diet definitely plays a role in fertility. One of the most important things you can do to increase your chances of conceiving is to up your intake of omega-3 essential fatty acids.

Although fish is often touted as a good source of essential fatty acids, I advise women who are pregnant or trying to get pregnant to stay away from those that contain high levels of mercury, such as swordfish and tuna. I would even avoid some species that are generally considered a low mercury risk, such as halibut and salmon, since they are relatively long-lived and have plenty of time to accumulate mercury. In the same vein, make sure that any fish oil supplements you take are molecularly distilled or steam-stripped, which means they have had the mercury and arsenic removed.

Flaxseed is also an excellent way to get omega-3s. Buy ground flaxseed and sprinkle a couple of tablespoons on your breakfast cereal every day.

As for herbs, an herbalist or acupuncturist can customize them to your individual constitution and to the phases of your menstrual cycle. If you prescribe them for yourself, you could wind up with some unwanted effects, such as extra estrogen production at times in your cycle when it should be decreasing.

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