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A Quinoa Chocolate Cake that will blow your mind and your taste buds

Dec 05, 2016

With the holidays fast approaching, it seems only natural to post about some sweet treats that won’t put a kink in your healthy fertility friendly diet. This is actually a recipe my mother found in a book years ago (but unfortunately can’t remember what book it was).

Acubalance Menstrual Pad Drive- Be someone’s hero!

Nov 30, 2016

Acubalance Menstrual Pad Drive- Be someone’s hero!

With the holiday season upon us, (whether you celebrate a holiday this time of year or not), it’s always nice to take some time to help those in need. After last year’s amazing success, Acubalance will be collecting Menstrual Pads and Tampons again this year.

Poor Ovarian Reserve, Fibroid and a Failed IVF But Still Able To Get Pregnant Naturally

Nov 30, 2016

For Many couples struggling with infertility they feel IVF is their last chance at getting pregnant. If the IVF isn't successful they feel they have exhausted all their options and will never have a child of their own. Fortunately in many cases this doesn't have to be the end.

Inflammation and its Role in Disease

Nov 29, 2016

Often enough, when I ask my patients what their diet is like, they respond with “Not bad. I try to eat healthy”, as if that was the beginning and the end of the conversation, and the intention to eat well can somehow sub in for the actual eating of healthful foods. Alas, the conversation has only just begun, and the key element, in my opinion, is inflammation.

Acupuncture, How Much Is Enough To Get The Results You Need?

Nov 24, 2016

We are always finding the balance in life between not enough and too much! I need more sleep but probably ate too much over the weekend. I need to exercise more and spend less time on my computer! With Acupuncture, studies are finding more IS better for your fertility!

10 foods to avoid in pregnancy

Nov 22, 2016

Food-borne illnesses can be unpleasant at the best of times, but especially dangerous to the developing baby during pregnancy.  Going on-line to figure out what foods you can and cannot eat during pregnancy can often be confusing and anxiety inducing.

Recipe: Whole Roasted Sesame Cauliflower

Nov 22, 2016

We have staff lunches fairly often at Acubalance, at least once a month, to discuss the goings-on of the clinic – we talk about what’s working, what’s not, specific patient cases, directions for the practice, and we often also celebrate achievements and birthdays. Yesterday was one such lunch, and we were all treated to a healthy spread of salads, hummus, and roasted cauliflower. I absolutely love to roast veggies in the fall and winter.

Double Your Sperm Concentration and Increase Motility 4x, a Case Study

Nov 17, 2016

Many of us working in the fertility field see it time and time again. Most men are not optimizing their chances of achieving a healthy pregnancy with their partners.  It's generally not their lack of willingness, it's lack of knowledge of what can improve male fertility.

FIVE THOUSAND MORE BIRTHDAYS: ENHANCING MATERNAL AND INFANT HEALTH IN INDIA

Nov 15, 2016

Reaching out to the world community.

The Forgotten Pillar

Nov 03, 2016

When supporting my patients through their fertility journey, I tend to prioritize the major health pillars of diet, exercise, treatment and medicines (such as herbs and supplements). However, there is one last oft-neglected area to consider, namely, the use of household and cosmetic products.

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