Fertility

Fertility is a delicate balance of hormone levels and timing. It can be incredibly frustrating and emotionally draining for couples who are trying to conceive to have fertility issues. The events that go on to create and support a new life is amazing: an ovum (egg) must mature and be released, the ovum must journey through the female's fallopian tubes, hopefully encounter a viable sperm and lodge itself in nutritious uterine lining. And, that's just the beginning.

All of these stages are under the control of the nervous system. From the female's point-of-view, branches of nerves that originate in her low back and pelvic area supply her ovaries and uterus. As pregnancy continues, her nervous system controls the changes in her body and hormone release as the fetus grows. For the male, similar nerves in his lower back region supply the testes, which create and developing healthy sperm.

Many patients have noticed that with regular adjustments, their nervous system is functioning properly and their body can more easily support pregnancy.

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