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...
Trigeminal neuralgia is a debilitating pain condition involving the trigeminal nerve, the largest and most complex of the 12 cranial nerves.
Gluta-what? If you're reading the title of this post and have no idea what I’m talking about, you’re not alone. In fact, many of my patients who I regularly inject with glutathione have trouble pronouncing the name - but most know at least one of the benefits of glutathione, it’s the body’s master antioxidant.
Men looking to increase fertility can do some pretty simple things to get an edge over the average guy. Improving diet, getting regular exercise, taking vitamins and even getting more sleep can all help their chances of a healthy pregnancy.
A life dedicated to sports can inevitability result in an ache or pain or two. Acute muscular injuries are difficult to treat because physical manipulation of the body part is often contraindicated. As a result, there are currently many limitations to therapeutic treatment of muscle or joint injuries.
Commuting along the seawall is my favourite part of summer. My even more favourite part of summer is running into people that I know, with their sunshiny smiling faces. I find when the Vancouver sun comes out, it invites the sunshine in all of us to come out. Last week, I ran into two especially beautiful faces, that I hadn’t seen in about 8 years. The last time I had seen one of those faces, it was a wee newborn one, and to see it all grown up with dimples and a toothy grin completely made my day.
No amount of topical or external treatments can maintain long lasting results if skin isn’t being supported by whole body health from the inside out.
Low level laser therapy (LLLT) continues to show some promise for women struggling with infertility.
The mechanism behind laser for fertility is as follows:
Many people wouldn’t think to put the words “perfect” and “period” into a sentence together. It is more common for menstrual cycles to have connotations of pain, discomfort, moodiness, fatigue, headaches, nausea, and more. Statistics show that 85% of women have at least one PMS symptom each month.