Is Your Body Baby-Friendly?
According to this reference from a leading authority who has worked with more than 7,000 couples, women who have experienced difficulty conceiving or multiple miscarriages may be suffering from treatable dysfunctions of their immune systems. Providing details that are both technical and accessible, this book explains how chemical therapy can temporarily regulate immune responses that might otherwise unleash natural killer cells. Sections cover the most common and adverse immune problems, including tissue compatibility, blood clotting defects, and antibodies that fight sperm, fetal cells, hormones, and neurotransmitters, and also outline clinical protocol for comprehensive immune testing. The discussion incorporates the author's own dramatic account of his clinical breakthroughs, the rejection of his ideas by mainstream medical practitioners, and his research showing that failed in vitro fertilization (IVF), infertility, and repeated miscarriages are often the result of abnormal immune reactions.
"This is a wonderful, rich . . . book for practitioners working in reproductive medicine." --Koji Koyama, MD, president, " "International Society of Reproductive Immunology
Preface; Introduction; Reproductive Immunology: Helping to Explain the "Unexplained"; Defining Reproductive Failure; Recurring Nightmares; The Immune System; Category 1 Immune Problems: Tissue Type Compatibility; Category 2 Immune Problems: Blood-Clotting Defects; Category 3 Immune Problems: Immunity to Pregnancy; Category 4 Immune Problems: Antibodies to Sperm; Category 5 Immune Problems: Part One -Natural Killer Cells; Category 5 Immune Problems: Part Two -Antibodies to Hormones and Neurotransmitters; Hope for Older Mothers-to-Be; Immune Problems and Pregnancy; Comprehensive Immune Testing; Dr Beer's Treatments; Immune Therapy: Rejected by a Body of Medical Opinion; Trials on Trial; Hope ... and Inspiration; Index.