As with everything in nature there is an element of right timing and balance required for new life to be created. However, tell this to a couple desperate to bring a child into the world!
According to the HFEA, it is estimated that one in seven UK couples have difficulty conceiving –approximately 3.5 million people.
Fertility problems usually occur when our physical, physiological or psychological systems are out of balance; with each individual factor affecting the other. Imbalances can be caused by a number of internal and external factors including lifestyle and even subconscious blocks that we may be completely unaware of.
Our modern industrialised world exposes us to a host of chemicals that disrupt the natural processes of the body. We are commonly exposed to pesticides in foods and in the air that we breathe. Pesticides are produced with the sole purpose of destroying life. It’s no wonder they are closely linked to fertility problems.
Toxic heavy metals such as mercury, aluminium and lead are known to cause cellular disruption and raise acidity levels in the body, compromising nutrition and impacting fertility. There are household chemicals from solvent-based paints, preservatives in carpets and cleaning products. (more…)