The Role of Hormones and Infertility

The importance of hormones in fertility cannot be overstated. When hormones become imbalanced, getting pregnant can be challenging. While IVF may seem like an option, it is crucial to address the hormone imbalance first in order to prepare the body for a successful pregnancy.

The reproductive process involves multiple hormones, such as the Follicle-Stimulating Hormone (FSH), Luteinizing Hormone (LH), estradiol, progesterone, and more.

The development of ovarian follicles is encouraged by FSH hormones, while LH hormones trigger ovulation, resulting in the release of a mature egg from the ovary. The menstrual cycle is finely tuned by the regulatory actions of estradiol and progesterone hormones.

Thyroid hormones, pituitary gland-produced prolactin, stress hormones, and testosterone are among the other hormones contributing to fertility. Hormonal dysfunction can result from insulin resistance and imbalances in glucose levels.

If the levels of these hormones are imbalanced, it can lead to reproductive system dysfunction and hinder fertility.

At Road to Fertility, we are dedicated to identifying and resolving the underlying cause of your hormonal imbalance. Our approach involves creating a personalized fertility treatment plan tailored to your unique body.


What Causes a Hormonal Imbalance?

Various factors, including (though not limited to), can contribute to hormone imbalances:
  • Hormonal disorders (such as endometriosis and PCOS, also known as Polycystic Ovary Syndrome)
  • Chronic medical conditions (such as thyroid disorders and diabetes)
  • Aging
  • Poor diet and nutrition
  • Stress
  • Medications
  • Environmental toxins
  • Lack of sleep
  • Excessive exercise
  • Tumors or growths affecting hormone-producing glands

Are You Trying To Get Pregnant, But Having Difficulty?

Several factors, including the possibility of a hormonal imbalance, may influence your ability to conceive. Take our fertility quiz to gain insights and consult with a Road to Fertility specialist in New York City.

Potential Signs and Symptoms of a Hormonal Imbalance

Symptoms of hormonal imbalance can vary, with some individuals experiencing only a few while others may have multiple symptoms.

Potential Hormonal-Imbalance
  • Irregular menstrual cycles
  • Mood swings and emotional changes
  • Increased urination or thirst
  • Weight changes
  • Fatigue
  • Acne and skin issues
  • Hair loss or excessive hair growth
  • Tenderness or enlargement of breasts
  • Vaginal dryness
  • Changes in libido
  • Hot flashes and night sweats
  • Erectile dysfunction
  • Changes in appetite and cravings
  • Digestive issues
  • Changes in body temperature
  • Muscle weakness or muscle aches
  • Difficulty sleeping
  • Bone density changes
  • Memory problems
  • Changes in voice

Additional Conditions & Symptoms Associated with Infertility

Aside from hormonal imbalances, there are various other conditions and symptoms that can lead to infertility. These conditions and symptoms may result in abnormal hormone levels, either too high or too low.
  • Endometriosis
  • Unexplained Infertility
  • Digestive issues
  • PCOS (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome)
  • Dryness of the vaginal area
  • Chronic issues
  • Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
  • Chronic fatigue
  • Irregular menstrual cycle
  • Heavy menstrual bleeding
  • Absence of ovulation
  • Insulin resistance
  • Undiagnosed thyroid dysfunctions
  • Adrenal fatigue
  • Cortisol Imbalance
  • Gut Infections
  • Vaginal infections
  • Low sperm count
  • Hormone imbalance
  • Low testosterone

The first step in addressing infertility is to identify the underlying health condition contributing to the problem. Once identified, treatment can be initiated to address the specific issue.

Get Hormonal Imbalance and Infertility Treatment at Road to Fertility

Combining functional medicine with quantum diagnostics, Road to Fertility takes on infertility through natural treatments guided by the body. Identifying and addressing specific underlying issues is essential to prepare the body for pregnancy.

Holistic Fertility Program

Road to Fertility in New York City provides a comprehensive program for restoring fertility and improving overall well-being. Our customized treatment plans are designed to fit the unique needs of each patient, whether they are trying to conceive naturally or enhance their chances of IVF success. With a focus on holistic health, we guide patients through a 4-step framework: discovering underlying issues, removing obstacles, replacing unhealthy habits, and regulating the body. Let us support you on your journey towards a healthy pregnancy.

Step 1


In our detailed diagnostic process, we focus on identifying the root causes of deregulation, inflammatory markers, and other factors affecting your ability to conceive or carry a pregnancy.

Step 2


Identification of the root cause of your health issues allows us to proceed with the removal of toxins that could be obstructing your path to achieving optimal health.

Step 3


To fill in health gaps, we employ supplementation with nutrition, minerals, herbs, and other appropriate therapies.

Step 4


We can help you regulate your hormones, balance your body, and improve your chances of conceiving and having a healthy pregnancy through consistent treatment.

What To Expect with Our Concierge Medicine In New York City

During Your Initial Consultation

During your first meeting with Dr. Yuabova, she will carefully listen to your worries, review your medical background, and perform a comprehensive energy scan of your entire body with your agreement.

Dr. Yuabova’s main objective is to identify and tackle the underlying cause of your issue. She utilizes advanced testing and diagnostic techniques in the field of functional medicine. Moreover, she can create a personalized fertility treatment plan that caters to the unique requirements of your body.

The challenge of conceiving serves as a symptom pointing towards an underlying issue. It is paramount to identify and address this issue to potentially increase the likelihood of a successful pregnancy. Remember, treatment plans are unique to each individual and are tailored based on your specific findings.

During Your Follow-Up Appointments

Designed specifically for you, your treatment plan will incorporate a variety of approaches, such as nutritional therapy (oral or IV), neural therapy, herbs, minerals, peptides, coaching, education, and more. Continuous support is provided to ensure the proper execution of the treatment plan, with check-ins scheduled every 2 to 4 weeks by Dr. Yuabova and her team.

Functional reproductive medicine treatment programs typically span 4 to 6 months, with the potential for longer durations based on individual circumstances and requirements.

Do Appointments Have to Be In Person?

At our New York City location, patients can choose between telehealth or in-person appointments for their convenience. This applies to both the initial consultation and any follow-up visits. If blood work is required, we will direct you to a nearby functional lab for your convenience.


Functional Infertility Treatment with Road to Fertility

Specializing in functional medicine for infertility, Road to Fertility is committed to assisting patients in reaching optimal health and enduring wellness. If you prioritize personalized care and natural fertility treatments that align with your body’s harmony, we invite you to consider Road to Fertility as your haven for healing.

Concierge Medicine for Hormonal Imbalance and Infertility:
Frequently Asked Questions

What steps should I take if I suspect a hormonal imbalance is affecting my fertility?

If you suspect a hormonal imbalance or face challenges with conception, reach out to us today for an evaluation. Virtual appointments are also available as needed.

Which hormones are typically tested in a fertility evaluation?
If you suspect a hormonal imbalance, you may need to undergo hormone testing to determine the levels in your body. This includes testing for Follicle-Stimulating Hormone (FSH), Luteinizing Hormone (LH), estradiol, progesterone, prolactin, thyroid hormones, and testosterone. The testing will be done through bloodwork at a nearby functional lab.
What types of fertility treatments do you offer?
At our clinic, we tackle infertility by addressing the health issues that are making it challenging for you to conceive. Our treatment approach focuses on improving your overall health and well-being.
How long does it take to address hormonal imbalances and achieve pregnancy through fertility treatments?
Your treatment plan’s duration is contingent on how long it takes to address the underlying cause of your infertility, whether it’s a hormonal imbalance or another issue. Most functional reproductive medicine treatment programs last between 4 to 6 months, with potential extensions based on individual client requirements.
Are fertility treatments covered by my insurance?
Your functional reproductive medicine treatment plan’s cost is determined by your unique insurance provider and the underlying health issues being addressed. To obtain an estimate of services, kindly contact us.
What are your office hours?
Welcome to Road to Fertility, where personalized patient care is our priority. Our concierge medicine service offers convenient appointments, available both virtually and in person. Rest assured, our flexible scheduling options accommodate your needs, with appointments available from 10 am to 5 pm EST, Monday through Friday.