Infertility Clinics Detroit MI

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.

Center for Reproductive Medicine and Surgery
(248) 593-6990
300 Park Street, Suite 460
Birmingham, MI
Services and Treatments Available
In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)
Membership Organizations
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Luis A Murrain, DO
(313) 895-5900
2600 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Detroit, MI
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Mi State Univ, Coll Of Osteo Med, East Lansing Mi 48824
Graduation Year: 1987

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Eiliana Bitar
(313) 916-1023
2799 W Grand Blvd
Detroit, MI
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Mark Edelstein, MD
(618) 474-2000
3990 John R St
Detroit, MI
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Finch U Of Hs/Chicago Med Sch, North Chicago Il 60664
Graduation Year: 1981
Hospital
Hospital: Alton Mem Hosp, Alton, Il; St Anthonys Health Center, Alton, Il
Group Practice: Compas Network

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Grace H Yoo, MD
(313) 745-4336
4201 St Antoine 5E UHC
Detroit, MI
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Suny At Stony Brook Hlth Sci Ctr, Stony Brook Ny 11794
Graduation Year: 1991

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Reproductive Medicine Associates of Michigan
(248) 619-3100
130 Town Center Drive, Suite 106
Troy, MI
Services and Treatments Available
In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)
Membership Organizations
Internet Health Resources

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Luis A Murrain, DO
(313) 895-5900
2600 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd Ste 220
Detroit, MI
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Mi State Univ, Coll Of Osteo Med, East Lansing Mi 48824
Graduation Year: 1987

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Manjusha Aole
(313) 916-1023
2799 W Grand Blvd
Detroit, MI
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Mohinder Pal Singh, MD
(313) 745-4523
4201 Saint Antoine St Ste 6E
Detroit, MI
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Gov'T Med Coll, Punjabi Univ, Patiala, Punjab, India
Graduation Year: 1974
Hospital
Hospital: Oakwood Hospital Seaway Center, Trenton, Mi; Henry Ford Wyandotte Hosp, Wyandotte, Mi

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Carol Ann Graham, MD
(314) 576-0930
4707 Saint Antoine St
Detroit, MI
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Northwestern Univ Med Sch, Chicago Il 60611
Graduation Year: 1989

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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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