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Eating Through Your Cycle

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Menstruation Phase (Week 1)

– Eat foods reach in iron – including meat, eggs, fish, kelp, spinach, broccoli, dried fruits, and sunflower seeds – to help your body replenish the blood it is loosing. 🐟🥩🥦

– Include foods rich in vitamin C – including citrus, mangoes, cherries, potatoes, tomatoes, cantaloupe, strawberries, peas, and watercress – to help with iron absorption. 🍓🍊🍅

– Make sure you get plenty of protein from both animal and vegetable sources. 🍗

Pre-Ovulation Phase (Week 2)

– Eat well so that you’ll be well nourished and able to nourish a maturing follicle. Proteins is especially important.🥩


– Choose foods rich in vitamin E, which is found in the fluid around the developing egg and is important for its nourishment. Good sources include cold-Pressed oils, sweet potatoes, avocados, leafy greens nuts seeds, and whole grains. 🥑🥜

– Avoid alcohol now most of all!! 🚫🍷

Ovulation Phase (Week 3)

– Get plenty of  vitamin B, which are particularly important to the release of an egg and implantation. Choose leafy green whole grains, eggs and meat (if not vegetarian or vegan).🌿

– Eat foods rich in zinc, which is needed for cell division and helps with progesterone production. You can find it in meat, fish, poultry, wheat germ, eggs and whole grains.🍳

– Be sure to get vitamin C, which is found in high quantities in the corpus luteum and is thought to play a role in progesterone production. 🍊

Potential Implantation (Week 4)

– Now is the time to get your fill on pineapple. The bromelain it contains has been shown to help implantation.🍍

– To support implantation, eat plenty of warming foods and avoid cold, raw food, or at least balance them out. For example, If you eat a salad, warm up your meal by adding soup, a baked potato, or some steamed brown rice.🍜

– If you have PMS, it is especially helpful to limit processed foods, refined sugar, alcohol, and coffee and to increase your fiber intake, all in the interest of helping your body eliminate estrogen more efficiently and less uncomfortably.🚫🚫

Reducing Stress During Your Cycle

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Menstruation Phase (Week 1)

– Your energy is naturally low at this point in your cycle, so focus on relaxing and resting so that your body can direct its energy to the regeneration that is beginning. Some cultures have a tradition of woman withdrawn during your period. If you feel a bit less sociable than usual, go a head and stay at home. Don’t push yourself to go out if that is the last thing you want to do, it will make you feel stress and anxious. If you can avoid it than you should.

– The best way to handle the disappointment that your period have come is to accept, for now, that you are not pregnant and , with a positive attitude, begin making plans for next cycle. Don’t be to hard on yourself when you have other opportunities.

Pre-Ovulation (Week 2)

– Estrogen tends to put you in a positive frame of mind and increase your feelings of well-being. we often hear from our patients that they fell a renewed sense if hope and optimism as their fertility efforts resume after their periods end. Many women find that their energy is high at this time, some report that they feel sexier and more attractive. Take advantage of this time. The quest to conceive can get incredibly intense, so make the most of this little break. Some of the greatest benefits will come from enjoying low-intensity connected time with your partner, such as taking a walk together, going out on a date, talking about the future and making love even through you are not yet ay your most fertile.

Ovulation (Week 3)

– Studies have shown that the increase in estrogen, FSH, and LH lead to a sense of overall well-being right around ovulation. This can be a welcome relief in a stressful situation, so try to note appreciate, and build on it. 

– You may feel more sexual desire as ovulation approaches. It is called heel. 

– Many couples feel very anxious that they have only a small window of time in which to fertilize egg. This pressure can take a toll on your relationship, leading to conflicts that get in the way of using that window wisely. It also can translate into performance trouble for men. The best advice is to feel confident that in having regular sex in the lead-up to ovulation, you are doing what needs to be done. Take care of any other issues that could stand in the way of conception, then relax, knowing you’ve done your best. Remember , the window’s not all that small, since sperm can survive in fertile cervical mucus for days, as they wait to catch the egg as it is released.

Potential Implantation (Week 4)

– This can be the most anxiety-provoking part of your cycle, waiting to see if your period will come. Once ovulation has passed, the optimistic feelings and excess energy of the follicular phase diminish, and woman tend to become pensive and reflective. Try to focus on staying steady, looking a this as a long-term process rather than a month by month one. Feel secure in knowing that you are doing the right things to reach your goal. 👍

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Central New Jersey Acupuncture & Wellness Clinic will not be treating any known, or suspected, cases of Covid-19 in the office.  If you are sick, please wait for 2 weeks until you are symptom free before making an appointment.

If you have been exposed to someone with Covid-19 in the past 14 days, we will not be able to accept you as a patient at this time. If you have traveled outside of the US in the past 30 days we will not be able to accept you as a patient at this time.

Following are our new procedures:

  1. You will be pre-screened via phone prior to your appointment. 

  2. When you arrive at the office, please wait in your car and call the office. You will be told when it is safe to come in.

  3. Upon entering the office, you will be required to hand sanitize. We will do a quick temperature check, if you are over 100.4F, you will be asked to leave and call your doctor. Temperature checks will be done at each visit.

  4. All patients are required to wear a face covering of some kind the entire time you are in the office, for the duration of the treatment. We have masks available if you need one.

  5. You will be taken to the treatment room directly. No waiting in the waiting room.

  6. Follow up appointments can be scheduled prior to leaving the office.   You may also email info@cNJacu.com to set up your next appointment

Cleaning: 

  1. Tables are wiped down between treatments.

  2. High tough surfaces- door handles, light switches, call buttons, etc will be sanitized between patients

  3. Providers will wear masks and gloves while cleaning

  4. Alcohol based hand sanitizers are available in all rooms.

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  1. Please do not bring anyone with you to your appointment.

  2. Please DO NOT bring unnecessary items into the office with you, i.e., purses, bags, water bottles, iPads, etc..  The fewer items you have the less likely we will have any issues with contamination.

  3. Please DO NOT come to your appointment if you have, or have had, any cold or flu symptoms in the past 14 days, have traveled recently, or have any of the symptoms that are associated with Covid-19.   This applies if you have a household member with any symptoms.  We know that there are many silent carriers, but our goal is to minimize any exposure of known causes. Instead, call us to reschedule.

If you are uncomfortable coming to the office for any reason, we understand. 

If any of us tests positive for Covid-19, the office will be closed for 14 days, disinfected, and all patients who have been in 14 days prior will be notified.  

 

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