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We here at Active Life are dedicated to helping you attain your health goals and, in this case, help you on your fertility journey and keeping your reproductive health as healthy as possible.

We have researched this topic extensively to bring natural solutions for increasing reproductive health. See the following four factors that we have identified as areas where we can help you in the reproductive health arena.

Laser Care

Gigalaser: Unlocking the Potential of Laser Therapy for Reproductive Health

What is a Gigalaser?
Gigalaser utilizes Low-Level Laser Therapy, also known as PhotoBioModulation (PBM), a non-invasive treatment method that enhances mitochondrial health. By optimizing the production of Adenosine Triphosphate (ATP) in cells, Gigalaser addresses the root cause of declining fertility in both men and women.

* A keynote here is that a woman’s developing egg cell ( oocyte) has roughly 100,000 mitochondria per cell! Most human cells have roughly 1,000. This makes the oocyte cell a great candidate for laser care.

The GigaLaser for Fertility:

    ● Impressive Success Rates: Clinics in Denmark and Norway have reported remarkable success rates. By 2019, out of 400 women treated, 65% successfully conceived, even after exhausting other fertility options, including up to age 50.
    ● Improved Egg Quality: Gigalaser increases ATP production, providing energy to the egg cell (oocyte), thereby enhancing egg quality and improving the chances of conception.
    ● Enhanced Reproductive Health: Apart from improving egg quality, Gigalaser also boosts blood circulation, reduces inflammation, relieves pain, and softens scar tissue, promoting overall reproductive health. This can aid those suffering from endometriosis and PCOS.
    ● Pain-free: The Gigalaser is pain-free and is limited to two weeks of relaxing sessions before conception.
    ● Suitability for Men: Gigalaser isn’t limited to women; it has also shown significant improvements in men with low sperm counts, increasing sperm counts significantly, increasing fertility.

The Gigalaser Protocol:

    ● Initial Consultation: Your journey with Giga Laser begins with an initial consultation where our expert healthcare professional assesses your fertility challenges and determines the suitability of laser therapy for you.
    ● Treatment Sessions: Laser therapy sessions are scheduled based on individual needs. These sessions are non-invasive and typically last for a specified duration, during which you’ll experience the gentle application of laser light to targeted areas.
    ● Follow-up and Monitoring: Following treatment, regular follow-up appointments are scheduled to monitor progress and make any necessary adjustments to your treatment plan.
    ● Continued Support: Our dedicated team provides ongoing support and guidance throughout your fertility journey, ensuring you feel informed and empowered every step of the way.

Chiropractic Care

The Benefits of Chiropractic Care on Reproductive Health

Chiropractic care offers numerous benefits for fertility and reproductive health. Here are some key advantages:

    ● Improved Nervous System Function: Chiropractic adjustments help optimize nervous system function, which plays a crucial role in regulating reproductive organs and hormonal balance.
    ● Enhanced Pelvic Alignment: Proper alignment of the pelvis is essential for optimal reproductive organ function. Chiropractic adjustments can help correct misalignments, promoting better reproductive health.
    ● Reduced Stress: Stress can negatively impact fertility by affecting hormone levels and reproductive function. Chiropractic care can help reduce stress levels, creating a more conducive environment for conception.
    ● Support for Pregnancy: Chiropractic care during pregnancy can help alleviate discomfort, promote proper fetal positioning, and facilitate a smoother childbirth experience.

Supplements for Reproductive Health and Fertility

In addition to treatments like the Gigalaser and chiropractic care, certain supplements can support reproductive health and fertility. Here are some examples:

    ● Folic Acid: Essential for fetal development and reducing the risk of neural tube defects.
    ● Omega-3 Fatty Acids: Support hormone production and improve egg quality.
    ● Vitamin D: Plays a role in reproductive health and may improve fertility outcomes.
    ● Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10): Enhances mitochondrial function and supports egg quality.
    ● Antioxidants: Protect reproductive cells from oxidative stress and damage.

Mitigating EMF Waves

Exposure to electromagnetic fields (EMFs) from electronic devices and wireless technology may have adverse effects on reproductive health and fertility. Research suggests that EMFs can:

    ● Disrupt Hormonal Balance: EMFs may interfere with hormone production and regulation, potentially affecting fertility.
    ● Decrease Sperm Quality: High EMF exposure has been associated with reduced sperm quality, including decreased motility and viability.
    ● Impact Egg Quality: EMF exposure may contribute to oxidative stress and DNA damage in eggs, affecting fertility outcomes.
    ● Increase Miscarriage Risk: Some studies suggest a link between EMF exposure and an increased risk of miscarriage.

It’s important to minimize EMF exposure by reducing the use of electronic devices, maintaining distance from sources of EMFs, and using protective measures, including the following suggestions:

    ● EMF shielding fabrics: These fabrics are woven with conductive materials such as silver or copper to create a barrier against EMF radiation. They can be used to make curtains, blankets, clothing, and cell phone pouches.
    ● EMF shielding paints: Special paints containing metallic particles can be applied to walls, ceilings, and other surfaces to block EMF radiation.
    ● EMF shielding films: Transparent films made of materials like polyester or polyethylene terephthalate (PET) can be applied to windows to block EMF radiation while still allowing light to pass through.
    ● EMF shielding cases: For electronic devices like smartphones, laptops, and tablets, there are cases and covers made with EMF shielding materials to reduce radiation exposure.
    ● EMF shielding bed canopies: Canopies made of EMF shielding fabric can be placed over beds to create a shielded sleeping environment. We have done the due diligence to find EMF blocking solutions that support your reproductive journey!

BPA’s Effect on Fertility

Bisphenol A (BPA) is a chemical compound that is commonly found in many plastic products and the lining of metal cans. It is used in the production of polycarbonate plastics and epoxy resins. Here are some common products and materials where BPA is often found:

    ● Plastic bottles: BPA can be present in certain types of plastic bottles, particularly those made from polycarbonate plastic.
    ● Food and beverage cans: BPA is used in the lining of metal cans to prevent corrosion and contamination of the food or beverage inside.
    ● Food storage containers: Some plastic containers used for storing food may contain BPA, especially if they are made from polycarbonate plastic.
    ● Thermal receipt paper: BPA is often used in the coating of thermal paper used for receipts and tickets, which can lead to exposure through handling.
    ● Dental sealants: BPA is sometimes found in dental sealants and composites used in dental procedures.
    ● Electronic devices: BPA can be present in certain electronic devices, such as cell phones and computers, in the plastic casings and components.

These are just a few examples of products and materials where BPA can commonly be found. Due to its widespread use, exposure to BPA is almost unavoidable in modern life. However, there are concerns about its potential health effects, particularly its impact on fertility in both men and women.

Here’s how BPA can affect fertility:

    ● Hormonal Disruption: BPA is known as an endocrine disruptor, meaning it can interfere with the body’s hormonal balance. It can mimic or interfere with the function of hormones like estrogen and thyroid hormones. In both men and women, proper hormonal balance is crucial for reproductive health.
    ● Sperm Quality: In men, exposure to BPA has been associated with decreased sperm quality, including reduced sperm count, motility, and morphology (shape). This can impair fertility and decrease the chances of successful conception.
    ● Ovulation Disruption: In women, BPA exposure has been linked to disruptions in the menstrual cycle and ovulation. Irregular ovulation can make it more difficult to conceive. BPA may also interfere with the development and maturation of ovarian follicles, which are essential for ovulation and fertility.
    ● Implantation Issues: BPA exposure has been associated with reduced embryo implantation rates in women undergoing in vitro fertilization (IVF) procedures. This suggests that BPA may affect the receptivity of the uterus and the ability of the embryo to implant properly, thus reducing the chances of a successful pregnancy.
    ● Embryonic Development: BPA exposure during pregnancy may also have adverse effects on the developing fetus, including the reproductive system. Animal studies have shown that prenatal exposure to BPA can lead to reproductive abnormalities in offspring, including impaired fertility later in life.

Heavy Metals & Their Effect on Fertility

Heavy metals can have detrimental effects on sperm count and fertility. Here’s how:

    ● Spermatogenesis Inhibition: Heavy metals like lead, cadmium, and mercury can interfere with spermatogenesis, the process of sperm production. They may disrupt the normal functioning of the testes, leading to a decrease in sperm count and quality.
    ● Oxidative Stress: Heavy metals can induce oxidative stress in the body by generating reactive oxygen species (ROS). ROS can damage sperm cell membranes, DNA, and proteins, affecting sperm motility and viability.
    ● Endocrine Disruption: Some heavy metals can disrupt the endocrine system, including hormones involved in reproductive processes. For example, exposure to heavy metals like lead and cadmium may interfere with the production and regulation of testosterone, which is essential for sperm production.
    ● Sperm DNA Damage: Heavy metals can cause DNA damage in sperm cells, leading to chromosomal abnormalities and decreased fertility. This damage may also increase the risk of miscarriages and birth defects in offspring.
    ● Sperm Function: Heavy metals can impair sperm motility, which is crucial for sperm to reach and fertilize the egg. They may also affect sperm morphology (size and shape), further reducing fertility.
    ● Sperm Transport: Heavy metals can affect the functioning of the male reproductive tract, including the vas deferens and seminal vesicles, which are responsible for transporting and nourishing sperm. Any disruption in these processes can hinder fertility.
    ● Epigenetic Changes: Exposure to heavy metals can induce epigenetic changes, altering gene expression patterns in sperm cells. These changes may affect fertility not only in the exposed individual but also in future generations.

How Heavy Metal Exposure Happens:

    ● Occupational Exposure: People working in industries such as mining, smelting, welding, battery manufacturing, and electronics production may be exposed to heavy metals like lead, cadmium, mercury, and arsenic through inhalation of fumes, dust, or direct skin contact.
    ● Environmental Pollution: Heavy metals can contaminate air, water, and soil through industrial activities, waste disposal, mining operations, and agricultural runoff. Individuals living in areas with high levels of environmental pollution may experience increased exposure to heavy metals.
    ● Consumption of Contaminated Food and Water: Heavy metals can accumulate in certain foods and water sources, particularly seafood (e.g., fish contaminated with mercury), grains (e.g., rice contaminated with arsenic), vegetables (e.g., leafy greens grown in contaminated soil), and drinking water from contaminated sources.
    ● Use of Certain Products: Some consumer products, such as cosmetics (e.g., lipsticks containing lead), traditional medicines (e.g., herbal remedies contaminated with heavy metals), and dietary supplements (e.g., herbal supplements contaminated with heavy metals), may contain elevated levels of heavy metals.
    ● Smoking and Secondhand Smoke: Tobacco smoke contains cadmium, lead, and other heavy metals. Smokers and individuals exposed to secondhand smoke may experience increased exposure to these toxic substances.
    ● Dental Fillings: Dental amalgam fillings contain mercury, which can release small amounts of mercury vapor over time. While the risk from dental fillings is generally considered low, individuals with many amalgam fillings may experience slightly increased exposure to mercury.
    ● Lead-based Paint: Lead-based paint, commonly used in older homes, can deteriorate over time, releasing lead dust into the air. Children living in homes with lead-based paint are at risk of lead exposure through ingestion of lead-contaminated dust and paint chips.
    ● Contaminated Soil and Dust: Individuals, especially children, may be exposed to heavy metals present in contaminated soil and dust, particularly in urban areas with industrial activities or near hazardous waste sites.

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Everyday Household Exposure

Several household items or features may potentially affect fertility:

    ● Chemicals in Cleaning Products: Some cleaning products contain harsh chemicals that may disrupt hormone levels and potentially affect fertility. These chemicals include phthalates, parabens, and certain volatile organic compounds (VOCs).
    ● Non-Stick Cookware: Non-stick cookware contains perfluorochemicals (PFCs), which have been linked to fertility issues and hormonal disruption. PFCs can leach into food during cooking, especially if the cookware is scratched or damaged.
    ● Mattresses and Furniture: Some mattresses and furniture contain flame retardants, which have been associated with fertility problems and hormonal imbalances. Opt for mattresses and furniture labeled as free from flame retardants or made from natural materials.
    ● Air Quality: Poor indoor air quality due to pollutants such as VOCs, tobacco smoke, and mold can impact fertility in both men and women. Ensuring good ventilation and using air purifiers can help improve indoor air quality.
    ● Pesticides: Exposure to pesticides used in and around the home can interfere with hormone levels and reproductive functions. Choose organic or natural alternatives for pest control whenever possible.
    ● Water Quality: Contaminants in tap water, such as heavy metals and chlorine byproducts, may affect fertility. Consider using a water filter to remove impurities from drinking water and minimize exposure to harmful chemicals.
    ● Temperature: Excessive heat, whether from hot tubs, saunas, or heated blankets, can negatively impact sperm production in men. Avoid prolonged exposure to high temperatures in the genital area.
    ● Stress: While not a physical household item, high levels of stress can affect fertility in both men and women. Creating a relaxing and supportive home environment can help reduce stress levels and improve fertility outcomes.

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We here at Active Life are fully committed to healing the whole system to give our clients the results they desire: a happy and healthy present and future. Please don’t hesitate to reach out with any and all questions. We are more than happy to help lead you to the treatment that will give you the positive and simple results you desire.

To Your Consciousness and Fertility.

Sincerely,
Dr. Jonathan Scott Threde, DC and Staff