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Category Archives: Fertility

NEW: EANS for chronic bladder problems in men and women

posted on 27th September 2014 by Stefan Chmelik

Electroacupuncture neurostimulation (EANS)           Effective for: Voiding dysfunction Overactive Bladder Syndrome Urge-frequency syndrome Urge incontinence Stress incontinence Unobstructive urinary retention Interstitial Cystitis symptoms Pelvic pain Prostate pain Erectile dysfunction following prostatectomy Research confirms that 60-80% of patients see a satisfactory improvement in their symptoms.   We utilise two related techniques: Posterior […]


Choosing Where to Have Your Baby

posted on 29th October 2013 by Stefan Chmelik

Home or Hospital: Where Should Your Baby be Born? The idea of giving birth at home is one that many women consider. It seems to be the most natural thing in the world and yet it has become relatively uncommon in this country over the past few decades. Holistic healthcare such as that practiced by […]


Male Fertility: Could you father a child aged 96?

posted on 10th July 2013 by

An Indian pensioner named Ramjeet Raghav recently became the world’s oldest dad at 96 years of age. This makes it sound as if there were no age limit on male fertility as there is with women. But, while the effects of aging have been far less studied in men than women, there is a body of research that shows that both quality and volume of semen drops with age.


How long does it take to get pregnant?

posted on 10th July 2012 by

I’m often asked the million-dollar question: “How long will it take me to get pregnant?” Of course, for any individual woman this is impossible to answer definitely. What I can do though, is provide an estimate based on my assessment of her level of fertility. In an article published in the Lancet in 2002, Johannes Evers […]


The incredible effectiveness of Chinese herbs

posted on 6th June 2012 by Stefan Chmelik

In this post I present a quick summary of just of some of the research that has come out in just the last few months supporting the use of Chinese Herbal Medicine for difficult to treat problems.


Feeding babies, infants and mothers

posted on 10th May 2012 by Stefan Chmelik

Stefan Chmelik 2012   Note: the information given here is my opinion and is how we have fed our own baby. This is not the advice you would receive from a pediatrician. You should satisfy yourself as to the appropriateness of these suggestions for your own baby or child. My wife and I have taken […]


How to have a happy & healthy birth

posted on 1st February 2012 by Stefan Chmelik

Ignore the people that love to regale with horror stories – the vast majority of the billions of human births that have taken place have been just fine.


Chinese medicine significantly improves the success of IUI (intrauterine insemination)

posted on 15th January 2012 by

New research has again demonstrated that traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is highly effective in boosting fertility.