Looking at your energy levels is something to look at if you are experiencing difficulties getting pregnant.
Fatigue is the symptom and the end result of hormonal and immune imbalances in the body and not the sign of approaching hormonal issues Imbalances are already in place once we start feeling fatigued on a regular basis.
Optimal fertility and a healthy pregnancy require hormonal balance, a healthy immune system and an abundance of energy. Adrenal exhaustion, insulin resistance and imbalance estrogen and progesterone can concoct an internal body climate that’s not suitable to a new life and can even make living in your own skin unbearable.
How can you tell if you fatigue levels are impacting your fertility?
- Feeling tired upon waking
- Unexplainable aches and pains
- Skin and hair that is lackluster
- Puffy and tired eyes in the morning
- Lacking spring in your step – feeling heavy and slow
- Sugar and caffeine cravings
- Mental confusion and scattered thoughts
- Lack of sense of purpose and direction in life
- Feeling frazzled with your to-do list
- No energy to exercise
- Frequent colds and infections
- Feeling irritable and tired most of the time
- Low threshold for pain
- Flying off handle easily
- Feeling emotionally vulnerable, teary and misunderstand
- Insomnia and restless sleep
- Signs of premature aging
- Excess weight no diet seems to be able to remove
- Sluggish digestion
- Low libido and loss of interest in your partner
- Feeling depressed
- Lack of motivation
- Menstrual irregularities
Most cases of chronic fatigue can be addressed with simple yet effective lifestyle and dietary changes.
How can you increase your fertility by controlling your fatigue?
- Eliminated all caffeine from your diet for 6 weeks. Then drinking organic green tea in moderation.
- Stop consuming refined food which contains white sugar, white flour and white rice.
- Avoid all artificial sweeteners.
- Avoid sugar. Sugar lowers immunity.
- Avoid margarine.
- Avoid commercial cereal, bread and snacks made with flour and grains.
- Exercise daily. A brisk walk for 40 minutes helps.
- Drink purified water with fresh peppermint, lemon and lime to help with sugar cravings.
- Eat nuts and seeds, seasoned organic fruit and vegetables.
- Go to bed before 10 pm and get up between 6 and 7 every morning.
- Take a good quality fish oil, multivitamin and probiotic daily.