Pillar Healthcare Statement on Coronavirus

Pillar Healthcare Statement on Coronavirus

A Statement from our Managing Director, Mark Whitney.

During this uncertain time, it is important that we stay kind as we are all facing an unknown quantity. Each of us will have our worries, concerns and fears. We must not let our fear get the better of us. You might be worried about a loved one, your home, your business, your income and countless other issues that are important to you and yours. It is imperative that we remember that we are all going through this as one people and the best way for our communities to fight these fears is to work together, to pull together, to achieve a better outcome for us all. There is a saying in Ireland:

“Ar scáth a chéile a mhaireann na daoine” which means “In the shadow of each other, we live.”

We need each other, we are protected by one and other, and in these extraordinary times, it is important that we act together as a community, for the betterment of each and every one of us.

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Pillar Healthcare welcomes new Medical Advisor Dr. Ning Qu

Pillar Healthcare welcomes new Medical Advisor Dr Ning Qu

Pillar Healthcare was established in September 2012 with a clear proposal. The proposal as outlined by Pillar’s founder, Mark Whitney, was to design and create a nutritional formulation that could be clinically shown to normalise fertility parameters in men and women. Over a three year period, making reference to over six thousand published materials, the nutritional supplement ‘pre-Conceive’ was formulated. pre-Conceive was independently examined in a landmark study for Europe. The Lead Researcher’s Conclusion, which featured in national and international press stated:

“pre-Conceive combined with nutritional advice improves the levels of key fertility and nutritional parameters, though a larger study is required to validate if pre-Conceive can improve overall fertility in patients.”

Pillar Healthcare is now operating across three continents. Pillar Healthcare’s pre-Conceive has helped countless couples conceive all across the world, both as a viable alternative to assisted reproductive procedures as well as a conjunctive aid to the procedures.

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What to expect at a Fertility Clinic, Part 1 – Tests & Screening

fertility clinic tests

If you and your partner decide to attend a Fertility Clinic as part of your efforts to conceive, you will probably have many questions about the pathway ahead.

In the following series of articles, we at Pillar Healthcare will tell you what you can expect. We begin with what will be the first step at the clinic – a series of tests and screenings for both the female and male partner.

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What to expect at a Fertility Clinic, part 2 – The IVF process explained

ivf process explained

If you and your partner are attending a Fertility Clinic in your efforts to have a baby, you are probably wondering about the IVF process. That’s the procedure that most people associate with clinics and Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ARTs).

While there are many alternatives to IVF which may instead be recommended by your specialist team, you will still want to know about IVF itself and what it entails. The IVF procedure is therefore the subject of this piece in our series of articles on what to expect at a fertility clinic.

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What to expect at a Fertility Clinic, Part 3 – Alternatives to IVF

alteratives to ivf

While IVF may be what you and your partner expect to face when you attend a Fertility Clinic, there are actually several alternatives to IVF which may be recommended for you instead.

Your fertility specialist will make their decision after considering all circumstances of your own particular case and in light of all your test results. However, whichever course of action is recommended for you, taking pre-Conceive can help the male partner to produce higher quality sperm and the female partner to produce healthier eggs, to increase the chances of success.

Its unique combination of therapeutic levels of 31 essential nutrients and other ingredients was the subject of Europe’s first clinical study into an all-natural fertility supplement, where it was shown to improve key fertility parameters in both women and men. Please feel free to talk to your specialist about pre-Conceive and how it can help you along your fertility journey.

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Pillar Healthcare’s Mark Whitney joins Expert Panel

pillar healthcare jurby wellness centre preconceive fertility

Founder and Managing Director of Pillar Healthcare, Mark Whitney, has been invited to join a leading international project that promotes restorative medicine and transparent science.

The Jurby Wellness Incubation Centre (JWIC) is based on the Isle of Man, British Isles. It is an open scientific collaboration of experts in fields related to restorative medicine and pursuing greater transparency in clinical trials and scientific data.

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The role of the placenta during pregnancy

The role of the placenta during pregnancy

The placenta and its health are vital to the health of a woman’s pregnancy and foetal development. This organ provides oxygen, nutrients during pregnancy, and filters foetal waste.

It also plays an important role in hormone production and it protects the foetus from bacteria and infections. The blood-rich placenta is joined to the uterine wall and connects to the baby by way of the umbilical cord. Most often, the placenta attaches itself to the top or side of the uterine wall. At times, however, it may grow or attach to the uterus in a way that can cause health problems.

Risk factors for placental disorders

Many factors influence the health of the placenta, including:

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Australian IVF clinics have been misleading couples

IVF microscope

Source: The Guardian

Several major IVF clinics in Australia have been misleading couples about their success rate, an investigation by the Australian consumer watchdog has found.

Earlier this year the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission launched a review of website content from all major Australian IVF clinics, and found some made success rate comparisons without adequately disclosing and quantifying the data used to make the claims.

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