Fertility – Burlington, Aldershot

At Pillars of Wellness we understand that fertility challenges can be a stressful and highly personal experience. By utilizing a natural integrative team approach to assisting those who are facing fertility challenges we are able to optimize your opportunity to conceive and maintain pregnancy. Our team of experienced practitioners work with you individually, or as a couple, independently and/or in tandem a fertility centre.  At Pillars of Wellness the foundation of Fertility Enrichment is Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and Acupuncture however we also support your success with Chiropractic Treatment, Holistic Nutrition, Homeopathy, Yoga & Meditation and Micro-point Stimulation (MPS). Our Fertility Enrichment programs allow patients to reclaim your fertility through our unique whole-body wellness approach.

Potential signs of fertility challenges

  • Not conceiving with regular unprotected intercourse over a 12-month length of time
  • In men change in hair growth, change in sexual function can indicate hormone issues
  • In women length of menstrual cycle (+ 35 days / less than 21 days), irregular or absent menstrual cycles

Patients typically present with the following pre-diagnosis:

  • Inconsistent sperm morphology
  • Irregular Ovulation or Anovulation
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Endometrial Inflammation
  • Adhesions, fibroids, scarring, uterine abnormalities
  • Unexplained Infertility +
  • Hypothalamic Dysfunction
  • Premature Ovarian Insufficiency
  • Hormone Imbalances

Our goal is to optimize your opportunity to conceive along with supporting your overall wellness. To do this, we complete an in-depth to determine the root cause that may be preventing conception or maintaining of a pregnancy. Whether you are considering Natural Conception, Complementary Fertility Medicine or Advanced Reproductive Techniques we will be there to assist you on your fertility journey. Regardless of your root cause we will with you to focus on making the changes needed to help you each your goal.

Some conditions treated at Pillars of Wellness include:

  • Anovulation
  • Endometriosis
  • Luteal Phase Defect
  • Polycystic ovary syndrome Recurrent Miscarriage
  • Unexplained Infertility
  • Poor Ovarian Reserve
  • Amenorrhea
  • Immunologic Infertility
  • Implantation Failure
  • Male Factor Infertility
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Poor Egg Quality
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Elevated Follicle-stimulating hormone

Pillars of Wellness Fertility Enrichment programs support the whole individual natural cycle working closely with you to balance, harmonize and support you in your fertility journey. Although we are all unique a general commitment guideline of 3 months is typically recommended.

Although there are risk factors for fertility such as age, which you cannot control, many are factors that you can control and are manageable such as weight, diet, stress, smoking and alcohol consumption to name a few.  In a holistic approach we are looking to correct imbalances and restore mind body wellness which in turn will help support conception and a healthy pregnancy

How Does a Naturopathic Doctor Help with Fertility?

It has only been in the last few years that Western Medicine has grown around Reproductive Endocrinology along with advances in ART (Assisted Reproductive Technology) such as IUI and IVF.

At Pillars of Wellness our Naturopathic Doctor (N.D.) is well versed in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) which has been practiced for thousands of years. By utilizing TCM diagnostic tools our N.D. will look at the whole person to determine imbalances. We can work with you independently and/or in tandem with a Fertility Centre balancing Mind, Body and Spirit to facilitate and support conception.

Traditional Chinese Medicine can increase fertility by:

  • Increasing uterine blood flow and ovarian response and egg quality
  • Improving the uterine lining- improving blood flow to pelvic floor, increasing implantation
  • Decreasing the uterine contractions upon implementation
  • Lessen the effects of hormone treatments
  • Increasing uterine blood flow and ovarian response and egg quality
  • Improving the uterine lining- improving blood flow to pelvic floor, increasing implantation
  • Decreasing the uterine contractions upon implementation
  • Lessen the effects of hormone treatments
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