Infertility Clinics Boiling Springs SC

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.

Hugh W Barrow
(864) 583-4556
853 N Church St
Spartanburg, SC
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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James O Johnson, MD
(864) 560-1750
853 N Church St
Spartanburg, SC
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Louisville Sch Of Med, Louisville Ky 40202
Graduation Year: 1967
Hospital
Hospital: Spartanburg Reg Med Ctr, Spartanburg, Sc
Group Practice: Woman's Clinic

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Ann Jeannette Kelly, MD
(864) 560-7002
853 N Church St
Spartanburg, SC
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Tulane Univ Sch Of Med, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1970
Hospital
Hospital: Spartanburg Reg Med Ctr, Spartanburg, Sc; Mary Black Memorial Hospital, Spartanburg, Sc
Group Practice: Spartanburg Ob-Gyn

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Ashley Beasley Benson, MD
(864) 699-5020
853 N Church St
Spartanburg, SC
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Med Univ Of Sc Coll Of Med, Charleston Sc 29425
Graduation Year: 1998

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Adrienne Charlene Ellis
(864) 560-1626
853 N Church St
Spartanburg, SC
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Imelda P Uy
(864) 560-6288
101 E Wood St
Spartanburg, SC
Specialty
Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

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Brandi Hardin Carney, MD
853 N Church St Ste 720
Spartanburg, SC
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Med Univ Of Sc Coll Of Med, Charleston Sc 29425
Graduation Year: 1999

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Meica Maria Efird
(864) 560-6288
101 E Wood St
Spartanburg, SC
Specialty
Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

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Mary Haddad
(864) 560-6628
100 E Wood St
Spartanburg, SC
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Dean Eldon Davis
(864) 583-4556
853 N Church St
Spartanburg, SC
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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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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