RM, age 44 had been running through the fertility journey ringer by the time she came to me at Acubalance for acupuncture. She already had three unsuccessful medicated (Clomid) IUI cycles before she and her husband then...
Okay, I've got good news and I've got bad news for you. The good news is that you read me right. *Butter in all its creamy deliciousness is a Fertility Superfood.
We know that men's fertility has been on the decline for decades but few people put much thought into it. Men produce multi million amounts of sperm so who cares about a few less right? Wrong! The average man in the early 1970's produced an average of 99 million sperm per milliliter. Fast forward to 2011 the average man only is producing 47 million sperm per milliliter.
I believe in medicine. Sometimes it requires eating an “apple a day” and other times surgery. I, like my patients, usually prefer the less invasive procedures. Surgery and cortisone injections, in my opinions and many of my esteemed colleagues, should be a last resort.
I wanted to discuss a case study to show how lower abdominal pain related to the reproductive system can negatively effect fertility.
This delicious, hydrating salad is perfect for summer!
Shiso is a aromatic leaf common to Japanese cuisine that has a minty/spicy/anise hybrid flavour. It also an herb used in Chinese Medicine for calming the fetus, reducing nausea in pregnancy and preventing seafood poisoning!
Doing some research for a migraine patient recently, I came across a new article giving some credo to the use of IV magnesium for acute migraine pain. If you’ve ever had a migraine headache, you know how absolutely debilitating the pain and associated symptoms can be. The next time you’re triggered, it would be worth exploring the use of IV magnesium.