NaProTECHNOLOGY has expanded the uses of the Creighton Model System into the treatment of a variety of different gynecologic conditions and these uses will continue to expand with further research.
- NaProTECHNOLOGY has expanded the uses of the Creighton Model System into the treatment of a variety of different gynecologic conditions and these uses will continue to expand with further research.
- Infertility is a symptom of underlying disease. The diseases that cause infertility have a “two-pronged” effect. They not only hinder the functioning of fertility, but they also cause both short and long-term health problems. The persistent unwillingness to address infertility problems from this point of view or perspective is one of the major flaws in the current approach to the treatment of infertility.
- More here: http://www.naprotechnology.com/infertility.htm
- The Goals of NaProTECHNOLOGY in Infertility
- It works towards assessing the underlying causes of the reproductive abnormality.
- It allows for the treatment of these underlying causes.
- It assists the couple in achieving pregnancy while maintaining the natural acts of procreation.
- If the treatment program is unsuccessful, research into the unknown causes is undertaken.
- If medically unsuccessful, the program will assist with successful family building by being supportive of adoption.
- Spontaneous abortion (Miscarriage) is defined as the spontaneous loss of pregnancy prior to the 20th gestational week of pregnancy. Pregnancy losses which occur during this period of time are said to occur in about 15 percent of pregnancies. At the same time, the risk of miscarriage increases proportionately to the number of previous miscarriages experienced. Unfortunately, a definite cause has been difficult to determine.
- A variety of factors underlie the occurrence of miscarriage. These include genetic, endocrinologic (hormonal), anatomic, immunologic and microbiologic variations. We are slowly coming to recognize that no miscarriage can be considered normal. All miscarriages are the result of a pathophysiologic reproductive event.
- In women with repetitive miscarriage, 85 percent will have endometriosis. This often goes unidentified because a diagnostic laparoscopy is not performed.In addition, underlying hormonal abnormalities, ovulation defects and mucus cycle abnormalities can also be observed in patients with multiple miscarriages.
- More here: http://www.naprotechnology.com/abortion.htm
- Find more help with the Miscarriage Association of Ireland http://www.miscarriage.ie/
Progesterone Support During Pregnancy
- It has been known for a long time that progesterone is decreased during the first trimester of pregnancy in patients who have spontaneous abortions. It has also been thought that the placenta takes over the production of progesterone during the second and third trimesters of pregnancy. This study shows that the level of progesterone in first and second trimester spontaneous abortions, are indeed statistically decreased. The concept that progesterone given in early pregnancy may be useful in some women with recurrent miscarriage and that the measurement of serum progesterone levels in early pregnancy can be an adjunctive marker for the further assessment of pathologic pregnancies.
- More here: http://www.naprotechnology.com/progesterone.htm
Prematurity birth prevention
- A prematurity prevention program has been developed and implemented at the Pope Paul VI Institute for the last 25 years.
- The program begins by identifying those patients who are at high risk for going into preterm labor. These patients are then taught how to self-monitor their uterine contractions. When indicated, supplemental intramuscular progesterone is provided while monitoring serum progesterone levels and tocolytic therapy (usually with Terbutaline) is used for symptoms of uterine irritability (contractions).
- In addition to the above, antibiotic therapy is provided to those patients who break through their tocolytic therapy. Ultrasound assessment of the cervix is also used according to risk criterion, symptoms or pregnancy condition. If ultrasound assessment of the cervix indicates, cervical cerclage is placed. This entire protocol cannot be properly discussed in a web site such as this, however, it can be stated emphatically that the prematurity rate can be decreased with the use of this protocol.
- For More call our Doctors and check here: http://www.naprotechnology.com/prevention.htm
- 20 percent of women will suffer from depression. Many seek treatment from primary care providers, but up to 50 percent may go unrecognized and more go untreated.
- Recognition and treatment of depressive disorders in pregnancy and during the postpartum period is critical for the healthy outcomes of both the mother and infant.
- Postpartum depression is identified as a major depressive disorder with postpartum onset. It is a major depressive episode that usually begins within the first four weeks following delivery. It can be extremely variable in both severity and duration.
- Symptoms include the following: fatigue, changes in appetite or sleep, dysphoric mood, loss of interest in usually pleasurable activities, psychomotor agitation or retaliation, recurrent thoughts of death/suicide, feelings of worthlessness or guilt (especially failure at motherhood), and excessive anxiety over the child’s health.
- “Help in available. Contact your NaProTECHNOLOGY Medical consultant for advice”.
- More here: http://www.naprotechnology.com/depression.htm
Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)
- The diagnosis of PMS at the Pope Paul VI Institute includes the following list of symptoms: irritability, breast tenderness, bloating, weight gain, carbohydrate craving, crying easily, depression, headaches, fatigue and insomnia.
- The important aspect of diagnosis is that these symptoms must begin at least four days prior to the onset of menses. If they occur within three days of the onset of menses, they are considered to be normal premenstrual molimina.
- In addition to these 10 core symptoms, other symptoms have also been documented in this group of patients.
- More here: http://www.naprotechnology.com/pms.htm
Male Factor Infertility
- Male factor infertility fertility is a biological function of both the husband and wife, who, through sexual intercourse, unite their gametes.
- When a woman has difficulty achieving pregnancy, an evaluation for that problem must involve, not only her, but also her husband. This evaluation can be helpful at giving important information to the couple so they may better understand the future capability of their procreative potential. At the same time, it can be a complex and difficult area to work with.
- More here: http://www.naprotechnology.com/maleinfertility.htm
- The Society of Reproductive Surgeons, a group within the American Society of Reproductive Medicine, work together to help other surgeons in improving the surgical skills necessary to do some basic and most advanced reconstructive pelvic surgeries and foster the development of postgraduate fellowship programs which would have, as one of their major emphases, training in pelvic surgery, microsurgery, laser surgical applications, and so forth.
- These training programs have grown slowly over the past 10 years, but it is in this area that Surgical NaProTECHNOLOGY has its major focus.
- Surgical NaProTECHNOLOGY is a specialized form of gynecologic surgery whose primary aim is to reconstruct the uterus, fallopian tubes and ovaries in such a way that pelvic adhesive disease can be eliminated and not caused by the surgical procedure itself.
- Surgical NaProTECHNOLOGY offers:
- “Near-Contact” Laparoscopy
- Surgical removal of endometriosis
- Wedge Resection for Polycystic Ovaries
- Preventing Adhesions
- Selective Hysterosalpingography
More here: http://www.naprotechnology.com/surgical.htm
- Some of our staff members offers professional psychology consultations and psychotherapy via meeting or telephone consultations – available by appointment.
- We provide psychological services to individual and couples facing a wide variety of life issues including infertility, repeated miscarriage, depression, anxiety, and other medical illnesses.
- The list of qualified psychotherapists:
- Magdalena Kimel-(consultation available in English and Polish) –Location: Kilmacrenan, Co. Donegal.
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Phone: 087 9499741 / 074 9139776
- Dr. Kelly Morrow- http://www.popepaulvi.com/ncfwh-napropsychology.php
- Menstrual cramps
- Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)
- Hormonal abnormalities
- Chronic discharges
- Targeted hormone evaluation
- Targeted hormone replacement
- Identify ovarian cysts
- The effects of stress
- Chronic infections
- Other reproductive disorders
- Irregular/abnormal bleeding
- Dating pregnancy
- Psychosexual understanding
A more complete discussion of this can be found on the web site www.naprotechnology.com.