Chris D. Meletis, N.D. If you’re trying to get pregnant, you may want to take a cue from the people of Peru. For over a thousand years, the perennial plant Maca (Lepidium meyenii) has been grown high above sea level in the Andes mountains of Peru. The root of the Maca plant is so nutrient-dense […]
Category Archives: Nutrition, Lifestyle & Supplementation
It’s often said: “You are what you eat.” This concept holds up equally well when it comes to our fertility status. Diet, alcohol, tobacco and drug use, exercise, vitamins… all of these factors can have a direct effect on our ability to conceive. Here you’ll find helpful information about how nutrition and lifestyle impact your fertility.
By Chris D. Meletis, N.D. There are a lot of possible causes of suboptimal fertility. But a lot of the evidence is now pointing to exposure to environmental toxins as playing an important role. In this article, I will present the case of an man with poor sperm health who was likely exposed to environmental […]
By Chris D. Meletis, N.D. There are a number of possible solutions that doctors employ when they encounter a patient looking to support fertility. But one of those possible solutions might not be at the top of your doctor’s list. I’m referring to probiotics. Yet, recent research is starting to show that taking a probiotic […]
By Chris D. Meletis, N.D. Vaping is often thought of as relatively safe when compared to cigarette smoking. But if you’re trying to get pregnant, is it really a good idea? And what will exposure to e-cigarette vapor in the womb do to your child down the line? In this article, I’ll talk about the […]
By Chris D. Meletis, N.D. In 45% of couples, male infertility is the reason for not being able to get pregnant. Many studies have found that antioxidant supplements can boost sperm health in men who are infertile. Now, a new study digs deeper and sheds light on exactly why antioxidants may improve sperm health and […]