Infertility: the Hidden Causes
& How to overcome them.
One in six couples experience infertility. They are often
left confused, hopeless and with no definitive answers as to
what can be done to improve their chance of conceiving.
Infertility is not a disease; rather it is a symptom of an
underlying health problem. Once these health problems are
identified and remedied, fertility will be restored in most
In this well researched book, Dr Sandra Cabot and naturopath
Margaret Jasinska explore the many hidden causes of infertility
which are often easily overcome. A healthy body is a fertile
body. Our bodies are cleverly designed to reproduce, and when
that doesnít happen, there is usually an explanation.
No organ system in our body operates in isolation.
The health of our reproductive system is enormously influenced
by our immune system, digestive system, liver, thyroid gland
and emotional state, just to name a few.
Male infertility is rising just as quickly as female
infertility. Prospective fathers may have a low sperm count
and high levels of abnormal sperm. Many men have not been
offered a lot of solutions to correct this; they may even
have been told itís genetic and nothing can be done. Sperm
counts in the average healthy man have more than halved
in the last 50 years; so much so that one in 25 men is now
considered infertile. Sperm are more susceptible to harm
caused by environmental chemicals and nutrient deficiencies
than eggs, and we explain the most effective ways to boost
This book addresses the following issues:
Balance your hormones naturally
Overcome polycystic ovarian syndrome
Overcome immune system disorders that compromise fertility
Reduce exposure to environmental chemicals
Overcome hidden infections
Address vitamin or mineral deficiencies that compromise
Understand tests you must have when trying to conceive
Identify and overcome factors that lead to male infertility
Increase sperm count and improve quality of sperm
Improve your chance of success with IVF
Maintain a healthy pregnancy
Reduce the risk of miscarriage and premature delivery
Give your baby the best possible start in life
The information contained within this book will help solve the
infertility puzzle for many.
The healthier the prospective parents are, the better quality
their egg and sperm will be. The genetic material inside the
egg and sperm form the basis of each childís lifelong health.
By optimising the health of the parents, we hope to create a
healthier future generation.