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Improved progesterone levels and pregnancy following Vitex agnus-castus (chaste tree) supplementation in a case of recurrent pregnancy loss: A case report

Recurrent pregnancy loss (RPL) occurs in 1% of couples and is defined as three consecutive failed pregnancies. While controversial, evidence exists that adequate levels of progesterone may be an important factor in pregnancy maintenance and that increasing levels of progesterone may increase the likelihood of success. Vitex agnus-castus (chaste tree) is a herbal medicine with evidence to support its use in a variety of hormonal conditions, including premenstrual disorder and cyclic mastalgia through modulation of reproductive hormones.

Safety and efficacy of St. John's wort (hypericum) during pregnancy and lactation.

BACKGROUND: There is a lack of basic knowledge on the part of both clinicians and patients as to the indications for use and safety of herbal medicines in pregnancy and lactation. This is one article in a series that systematically reviews the evidence for commonly used herbs during pregnancy and lactation. OBJECTIVES: To systematically review the literature for evidence on the use, safety, and pharmacology of St.

Safety and efficacy of ginkgo (Ginkgo biloba) during pregnancy and lactation.

BACKGROUND: There is a lack of basic knowledge on the part of both clinicians and patients as to the indications for use and safety of herbal medicines used in pregnancy and lactation.

Safety and efficacy of echinacea (Echinacea angustafolia, e. purpurea and e. pallida) during pregnancy and lactation.

BACKGROUND: There is a lack of basic knowledge on the part of both clinicians and patients as to the indications for use and safety of herbal medicines used in pregnancy and lactation.

Safety and efficacy of black cohosh (Cimicifuga racemosa) during pregnancy and lactation.

BACKGROUND: There is a lack of basic knowledge on the part of both clinicians and patients as to the indications for use and safety of herbal medicines in pregnancy and lactation. This is one article in a series that systematically reviews the evidence for commonly used herbs during pregnancy and lactation. OBJECTIVES: To systematically review the literature for evidence on the use, safety, and pharmacology of black cohosh focusing on issues pertaining to pregnancy and lactation.

Safety and efficacy of panax ginseng during pregnancy and lactation.

BACKGROUND: There is a lack of basic knowledge on the part of both clinicians and patients as to the indications for use and the safety of herbs used by women during pregnancy and lactation. This is one article in a series that systematically reviews the evidence for herbs commonly used during pregnancy and lactation.

Safety and efficacy of cranberry (vaccinium macrocarpon) during pregnancy and lactation.

BACKGROUND: There is a lack of basic knowledge on the part of both clinicians and patients as to the indications for use and safety of herbs used during pregnancy and lactation. This is one article in a series that systematically reviews the evidence for herbs commonly used during pregnancy and lactation. OBJECTIVES: To systematically review the literature for evidence on the use, safety and pharmacology of cranberry, focusing on issues pertaining to pregnancy and lactation. METHODS: We searched 7 electronic databases and compiled data according to the grade of evidence found.

Safety and efficacy of chastetree (Vitex agnus-castus) during pregnancy and lactation.

BACKGROUND: There is a lack of basic knowledge on the part of both clinicians and patients as to the indications for use and safety of herbs used during pregnancy and lactation. This is one article in a series that systematically reviews the evidence for herbs commonly used during pregnancy and lactation. OBJECTIVES: To systematically review the literature for evidence on the use, safety and pharmacology of  chastetree, focusing on issues pertaining to pregnancy and lactation. METHODS: We searched 7 electronic databases and compiled data according to the grade of evidence found.

Safety and efficacy of blue cohosh (Caulophyllum thalictroides) during pregnancy and lactation.

BACKGROUND: There is a lack of basic knowledge on the part of both clinicians and patients as to the indications for use and safety of herbal medicines in pregnancy and lactation. This is one article in a series that systematically reviews the evidence for commonly used herbs during pregnancy and lactation. OBJECTIVES: To systematically review the literature for evidence on the use, safety and pharmacology of blue cohosh, focusing on issues pertaining to pregnancy and lactation. METHODS: We searched 7 electronic databases and compiled data according to the grade of evidence found.

Feasibility and Acceptance of a Novel Nutrition and Exercise Intervention to Manage Excess Gestational Weight Gain: Focus group study in Ontario, Canada.

In preparation for designing a randomized clinical trial aimed to manage gestational weight gain during pregnancy, we conducted a qualitative study using focus groups of women and health care providers for the purpose of identifying the enablers or barriers that support or limit nutrition and exercise modifications for women during pregnancy and to determine the feasibility of such a program in the community. A purposeful sample of pregnant or recently pregnant (within the last year) women (n=21) and health care providers (n=7) were recruited from community health clinics in Hamilton, Canada.

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