Acubalance is pleased to announce the addition of Facial Fridays! Christina Ceconni has opened her schedule to offer 90 minute facial acupuncture and low level light therapy (LLLT) treatments. What better way to end your week or start your weekend than with a truly restorative treatment that is...
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Not having a period sounds great, until you’re trying to have a baby, then suddenly you find yourself praying for your monthly flow, anything to show that your are ovulating and can conceive.
So what do you do if you’re not regular, or not ovulating at all? What if the medication you’re taking to ovulate isn’t working?
There is so much emphasis on childbirth that women (as well as friends and family) forget that what happens after the birth is just as important for the wellbeing of mom.
This morning, I was greeted in my inbox by an email from a patient that made me smile. I was reminded of the saying: “one small positive thought in the morning can change your entire day.” Today I am grateful to this patient for sharing her positive story with me. It is a true testament of the ability of dietary changes to greatly affect physical and emotional health.
It’s the classic marriage scene: He says “Honey, let’s make love so we can relax”. She says “Let’s relax so we can make love!” Either way, there’s no denying the message: stress has a profound impact on our relationships and our intimate lives. It’s a mood-killer. As it turn out, it’s also a fertility-killer.
One of the most common suggestions to couples trying to conceive is "just don't get stressed about it and it will happen". Such simple advice that is so difficult to implement !! Few things are more frustrating to hear when couples are trying everything to get pregnant.
It turns out that giving gratitude is actually more satisfying than receiving it, according to some recent research; in fact, connecting with others and cultivatin
Spring is in the air! And so is spring detox season. Speaking with patients this past week, I’ve been reminded that ‘detox’ or ‘cleansing’ can involve many different things, depending on who you ask. I wanted to write a blog post for those people who’d like to do a very gentle, supportive, spring detox that wouldn’t require medical supervision.
A new article in the Vancouver Sun on Monday highlighted the growing concerns around our soaring induction rates and the dangers associated with doing unnecessary inductions.