Infertility Clinics Parkersburg WV

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.

Curtis D White
(304) 485-4700
705 Garfield Ave
Parkersburg, WV
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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OrTon C Armstrong
(304) 424-4650
600 18th St
Parkersburg, WV
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Pediatric Internist

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Lisa A Casalenuovo
(304) 422-0405
800 Garfield Ave
Parkersburg, WV
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Eric Richard Lowden, MD
705 Garfield Ave
Parkersburg, WV
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Ohio, Toledo Oh 43699
Graduation Year: 1992

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Dr.Thomas Durnell
(304) 424-2088
705 Garfield Ave # 360
Parkersburg, WV
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Wv Univ Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1980
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Rutherford Clark Sims, MD
(304) 424-2002
705 Garfield Ave Ste 42
Parkersburg, WV
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Wv Univ Sch Of Med, Morgantown Wv 26506
Graduation Year: 1967

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Thomas Alan Durnell, MD
(304) 424-2088
705 Garfield Ave Ste 360
Parkersburg, WV
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Languages
English
Education
Medical School: Wv Univ Sch Of Med, Morgantown Wv 26506
Graduation Year: 1980

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Sheila Lynn Stastny, DO
(304) 428-9000
705 Garfield Ave Ste 400
Parkersburg, WV
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Wv Sch Of Osteo Med, Lewisburg Wv 24901
Graduation Year: 1982

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Gail A Russell
(304) 424-4124
600 18th St
Parkersburg, WV
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Michael Curtis Shockley, MD
(304) 424-2035
705 Garfield Ave
Parkersburg, WV
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med, Oklahoma City Ok 73190
Graduation Year: 1985

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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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