Dr. Shahin Ghadir teaches us about IVF treatments

141- What is IVF and Who Should Use This Fertility Option with Dr. Shahin Ghadir

By Bryan Carroll CFMP, NTP, FAFS

March 4, 2021

With an increase in fertility issues, and a population that is having kids later in life, we are seeing more demand for fertility treatment options than ever before.

There can be a lot of causes for infertility, but luckily there are some solutions that can give you a good chance at having a successful pregnancy. One of those options is IVF.

Dr. Shahin Ghadir is on the show to talk with us about IVF and what people can do to improve their chances at a successful pregnancy.

What To Expect From This Episode

  • Why there is such a need for fertility treatments
  • What can impact sperm quality and egg quality
  • What is IVF and how is it performed
  • Ways to have a successful pregnancy


  • [0:00] Welcome to the Summit For Wellness Podcast
  • [2:35] Who is Dr. Shahin Ghadir and what got him interested in working with fertility
  • [4:00] Why is there such a need for fertility treatments, that must mean people are having a harder time conceiving than previously
  • [5:30] Other than age, what are some other environmental or health factors can increase your chance of a successful natural pregnancy
  • [6:30] Excessive heat for men can reduce sperm counts
  • [7:00] The male anatomy is designed to keep the sperm temperature a couple degrees below normal body temperature
  • [8:00] What is IVF and how is it typically performed
  • [9:00] Are there any indicators that can let someone know they are more susceptible to fertility issues
  • [10:00] If you plan to have kids later on in life, then you might want to freeze eggs and sperm so it is higher quality when you are ready to have a child
  • [10:45] What is the process like to freeze the sperm and eggs and how does it keep them viable
  • [11:15] When the embryo is started outside of the body, does the child miss any developmental stages
  • [12:00] What is the oldest candidate that has been successful with IVF
  • [13:15] How does birth control impact your ovaries and influence your fertility chances
  • [14:00] Other things we should know before getting IVF
  • [14:45] Men should get their sperm quality tested at younger ages so they have an idea how viable their sperm is, and it can be checked later on
  • [16:00] Dr. Shahin Ghadir's vision of health

Resources From This Episode

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Transcript For Episode (Transcripts aren't even close to 100% Accurate)

Learn More About Dr. Shahin Ghadir

Website: scrcivf.com

Social Media: Facebook , Instagram , Youtube

Dr. Shahin Ghadir teaches us about fertility treatments, such as IVF

Dr. Shahin Ghadir teaches us about fertility treatments, such as IVF

About the author

Bryan Carroll CFMP, NTP, FAFS

Bryan Carroll is a certified Functional Medicine Practitioner and Movement Therapist who helps the outdoors community to reduce injuries and improve their health so they can get back to exploring nature. His big health crisis from mold exposure taught him the importance of finding the root causes to illnesses so you can take back control of your life. He is also the host of the Summit For Wellness Podcast.

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