Infertility Clinics Pontotoc MS

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.

Clay Brooke Hudson, MD
1041 S Madison St
Tupelo, MS
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1996

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Gregg Allen Willis, MD
(662) 840-4010
606 Brunson Dr
Tupelo, MS
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med, Jackson Ms 39216
Graduation Year: 1988
Hospital
Hospital: North Mississippi Med Ctr, Tupelo, Ms
Group Practice: Heritage Obstetrics & Gyn

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Chester K White, MD
(662) 844-8754
1041 S Madison St
Tupelo, MS
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med, Jackson Ms 39216
Graduation Year: 1978

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Chester K White II, MD
(662) 844-8754
1041 S Madison St
Tupelo, MS
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med, Jackson Ms 39216
Graduation Year: 1978
Hospital
Hospital: North Mississippi Med Ctr, Tupelo, Ms
Group Practice: Sanders Clinic For Women

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Mark Ray
(662) 844-8754
1041 S Madison St
Tupelo, MS
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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John Sanders
(662) 844-8754
1041 S Madison St
Tupelo, MS
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Jack Harold Kahlstorf, MD
(662) 842-1161
607 Brunson Dr
Tupelo, MS
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med, Jackson Ms 39216
Graduation Year: 1977
Hospital
Hospital: North Mississippi Med Ctr, Tupelo, Ms
Group Practice: Obstetrics-Gynecology Assoc

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Dr.Clay Hudson
(662) 844-8754
1041 South Madison Street
Tupelo, MS
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Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1996
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
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Patrick Omara
(662) 377-4905
4566 S Eason Blvd
Tupelo, MS
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Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

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Wayne A Slocum
(662) 842-1161
1793 Cliff Gookin Blvd
Tupelo, MS
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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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