How many pages and websites have you looked at trying to find answers to getting pregnant? 10, 100, 1000, more? If you’re like me (I’m now 35, with PCOS, endometriosis, ovarian cysts, failed IVFs… the list goes on) I’m guessing you’ve looked at a heck of a lot of websites out there trying to find answers and fast to making your dreams happen.
It can be so exhausting and emotionally heart breaking to go through this fertility rollercoaster, I can totally understand what it’s like, why? Because I’ve been there.
Polycystic ovarian syndrome and endometriosis can make it difficult to get pregnant fast because you don’t always ovulate each month so your chances of making those baby dreams real is not as great as it could be. There are lots of drugs out there for helping with ovulation, I’ve tried a few including clomid, which may or may not work you, it didn’t for me but the natural approach could offer you so much more and without the side effects.
There’s still so many young girls and women out there who think that the pain they go through at their menstrual cycle is normal, it’s not! But trying to get a conclusive diagnosis for endometriosis is not easy and it took me over 8 years to finally be told that’s what I had and that I wasn’t imagining it. I was on lupron, had laparoscopies and then finally a laparotomy to get to the root of the problem.
After deciding that enough was enough with injections, drugs that brought on menopausal symptoms and all the rest, I hunted online for how other women were healing themselves with natural fertility options. I’ve been taking something called noni juice regularly ( which has been linked to reducing inflammation in the body, a common ailment of endometriosis) and a Japanese daily supplement called Sun Chlorella A: a highly dense food supplement, which is full of anti-oxidants. Both of these have considerably reduced the pain and my digestive and reproductive system works better than I’ve ever known it to.
I just wish I had taken control of my health so much sooner, rather than putting it in the hands of fertility clinics for over 3 years. I feel so much brighter, healthier, I ovulate as regular as clock work and have done now for well over a year since I got pregnant last year, just by following a natural fertility plan. I never thought my body would function ‘normally’ and after so many attempts of IVF I had almost given up hope. I’m so glad I found answers and solutions that worked. I hope you do too.
Here are my TOP 5 TIPS to getting you there.
- Green Tea, is well known to have numerous health benefits and it doesn’t just have a positive effect on the symptoms of endometriosis and pcos but the whole body. I drink at least 5 cups of green tea daily. If you find that you don’t love the taste, try flavored varieties such as green tea with lemon or cranberry.
- Ditch the red meat. Red meat to endometriosis and pcos sufferers is well known to be a pain producer, it releases the bad prostaglandins which can trigger cramping, pain and inflammation. There are other less toxic ways to get iron into your body.
- Yoga. I’m not a big fan of exercise in general but know how good it is for my health and especially in pre pregnancy, so I’ve found that yoga is best suited for me. It is a great relaxer and the impacts of a healthy mind have a tremendous effect on the reproductive system.
- Supplements, the ones I mentioned above are working for me. I’ve tried quite a few and found these to be the most effective. The Sun Chlorella A works wonders on the digestive system, again something which goes a bit haywire when you have pcos or endometriosis. These little green tablets are a super food and have really calmed my bowel and overall digestive system greatly.
- Noni Juice, a natural fruit containing 20 amino acids and bromelain. Bromelain is a natural anti inflammatory and reduces swelling and pain, as with all of these tips they take time to work, so don’t be impatient, stick with it and in a few months you’ll reap the rewards.