Posts by Dr. Aumatma Shah

Answered: Qs about IVF (Guest post from CNY Fertility)

I get a lot of questions about IVF. And, we’re a holistic clinic, so I am not the holistic expert! But, I really love Dr. Kiltz at CNY Fertility so I had him answer some frequently asked questions about IVF. While there are many ways to treat infertility naturopathically, including lots of what we do…

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5 Steps you can take to fast-track your fertility in quarantine

If you are in quarantine right now, I am with you. California is on lock down at the moment… as are many other states and countries all over the world! And, they really should be since social distancing is one of the best ways to prevent the progression of this virus. The good news is,…

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Fertility and Coronavirus

Should women who are ttc be worried about Coronavirus?  Possibly. Coronavirus is going to stick around for a bit. Infectious disease specialists are expecting at least a year before the last cases of coronavirus are presenting to clinics. And, although there is no reason for panic or concern if you are currently pregnant, I would…

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What you can do to protect your immune system

Coronavirus has scared a lot of people. And, there are some things of concern with this virus in particular. Namely, this virus is multiplying at double the rate of the average flu virus. However, not everyone that gets Coronavirus is going to have serious complications. Additionally, although this virus spreads quickly, there is some good…

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Is your uterus happy?

Whether you are trying to conceive naturally, undergoing IVF, or considering an egg donor (like my patient I was talking to today), you need a healthy uterus to support the growth and development of an embryo into a child. There are some key things you can look for to determine the health of your uterus.…

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Taking Progesterone is Not The Solution to Your Fertility

Progesterone Levels and Egg Quality Most of you might be aware that progesterone is playing a significant role when it comes to infertility treatments today. It’s also known to play an important role in pregnancy and miscarriage. But, several people ask us what progesterone does with the egg quality. Is there any relationship between these…

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Birth control and fertility

Until you’re ready to have a baby, birth control is essential. And, on average, young girls begin having sex in the early teen years and often wait to have babies till their 40s. So, that’s almost 25 years of needing “protection” from what nature intended… babies! So, what to do till then? I have so many…

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The Key to Feeling Well Rested Isn’t Just The Amount Of Time You Sleep

By Richard Stevens, University of Connecticut | Photo Credit: Davi Ozolin, CC BY-NC-SA   A dark night is good for your health Today most people do not get enough sleep. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has called insufficient sleep an epidemic. While we are finally paying attention to the importance of sleep,…

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Can I measure my fertility before it’s too late?

I saw an article recently titled “A new hormone test can give Utah women a glimpse of their fertility…” written in 2016. This article was about a hormone called AMH. And, what shocks me is that they called it a “new test” in 2016. This test is anything but new! More so, I want to…

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Low Level Laser Therapy (photobiomodulation) for Infertility Treatment

Laser therapy is cutting edge application for rejuvenating the ovaries, reversing ovarian age, and treating infertility. In the past 50 years, low level lasers have been utilized to treat inflammation and pain in other parts of the body, specifically joints and muscles. However, research suggests that quality treatments administered to the ovaries and uterus can…

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