Victoria Maizes MD- Preparing for Pregnancy
With excitement, joy, and perhaps a bit of trepidation, you’re considering having a baby. This primal urge is an intrinsic part of being human. What could be more natural or straightforward? Every day, women become pregnant, sometimes unintentionally. On the other hand, many women have difficulty conceiving, which can be emotionally traumatic, exhausting, or frustrating. My opinion is that pregnancy is well worth preparing for.Victoria Maizes MD- Know Victoria
Dr. Victoria Maizes is the Executive Director of the University of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine and a Professor of Medicine, Family and Community Medicine and Public Health, at the University of Arizona College of Medicine.Victoria Maizes MD- Male Factors for Fertility
Fertility is a team effort, meaning the health of your partner is just as important as yours. Male sperm counts have been declining for decades. While the exact cause is unknown, it is likely to be multifactorial, including environmental exposures to pesticides, exogenous estrogens (estrogens from animals or estrogen mimics in pesticides, plastics etc.), and heavy metals.Victoria Maizes MD- Spirituality
Spirituality is a deeply personal and intimate realm. Extending beyond religion or dogma, it is where we explore questions of ultimate meaning.Victoria Maizes MD- Cancer Prevention
Lifestyle choices turn out to have an enormous impact on cancer prevention. A healthy diet, regular physical activity, and avoidance of environmental chemicals are all important.