Infertility Clinics Munster IN

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.

Deepak M Majmudar
(219) 836-7214
7905 Calumet Ave
Munster, IN
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Deepak Madanlal Majmudar, MD
(219) 836-5800
9800 Valparaiso Dr
Munster, IN
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Grant Med Coll, Univ Of Bombay, Bombay, Maharashtra, India
Graduation Year: 1970

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Bhavin Pandya
(219) 836-7214
7905 Calumet Ave
Munster, IN
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Dr.Howard J Marcus
(219) 836-2746
801 Mac Arthur Boulevard #303
Munster, IN
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Finch U Of Hs/Chicago Med Sch
Year of Graduation: 1991
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Dr.Aruna Uppuluri
(219) 836-5040
9100 Columbia Avenue
Munster, IN
Gender
F
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Pedro Bukata, MD
(219) 836-5040
801 Macarthur Blvd
Munster, IN
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Nac De Cordoba, Fac De Cien Med, Cordoba, Argentina
Graduation Year: 1967
Hospital
Hospital: Community Hosp, Munster, In

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Dr.Ibrahim Zabaneh
(219) 836-1135
509 Ridge Road
Munster, IN
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: In Univ Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1994
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Jigish G Sheth
(708) 344-7800
9800 Valparaiso Ct
Munster, IN
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Varsha A DeSai
(219) 836-2232
8230 Calumet Ave
Munster, IN
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Jin S Cha
(219) 836-1440
9046 Columbia Ave
Munster, IN
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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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