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Victoria Birk Hill

Treating Infertility with Laser Acupuncture

Will complementing traditional medical care with laser acupuncture help infertility? A study documented in Fertility and Sterility, a highly regarded fertility journal, demonstrated that laser acupuncture performed both before and after embryo transfer during an in vitro fertilization (IVF) cycle improves a woman’s chances of implantation by up to 15%. The same study also showed […]

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Food for Thought …

We need to stay healthy over the holidays maintaining a sensible relationship with our food.  Here are some suggestions that may help: Be Mindful.  Before feeding the urge to consume, think about what you are eating.  Is it good for you?  Is it what your body needs right now?  Sometimes being less impulsive is all […]

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Ovulation Disorders

If you are having problems with irregular menstrual cycles, you are not alone.  It is  one of the most common causes of infertility. To help determine what is going on we recommend a hormone workup.  Most of the time, it will help identify the problem so that we can treat it. There are several medical […]

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What’s Involved with Fertility Assessment?

If you are under 30 and have been unsuccessful conceiving after one year, or have been trying unsuccessfully for six months or more and are over the age of 35, we suggest you speak with a fertility specialist. In assessing your fertility, three areas will be evaluated. The quality of ovulation and the assessment of […]

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Options for Those Who Delay Parenthood

Dr. Kowalczyk was recently interviewed for an upcoming documentary on fertility treatment.  We will let you know when it comes out! Following is one of the questions she was asked and her response: Q. What impact has the trend of delayed motherhood had on your practice? A. We are seeing many professionals seeking treatment later in […]

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Acupuncture & Reflexology Complement Fertility Care

Acupuncture and reflexology have a positive impact on fertility.  Both of these healing modalities balance hormone levels and restore the flow of vital energy.  This optimizes health and reduces stress creating improved conditions for fertility care. The use of complementary treatment like acupuncture and reflexology can also be beneficial in combating long-term conditions and are […]

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Are You As Fertile As You Look?

40 may be the new 30 but try telling that to your ovaries!  Advances in beauty products, dermatology, and fitness make it possible for women to look younger than their years.  But doctors fear that they are creating a widening disconnect between what women see in the mirror and what’s happening to their reproductive organs. […]

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