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One Needle, One Treatment, 100% Cure!

Apr 22, 2013

Sounds to good to be true? That's because it is.  I have seen this acupuncture ad in one of our local free. If you see this ad yourself, run the other way.

Jennifer Anniston and Gwyneth Paltrow show off their new trendy acupuncture look

Apr 21, 2013
 
More and more celebrities are turning to chinese medicine and acupuncture practitioners for anti-aging treatments, stress reduction, infertility,  and relief for their aches and pains.   A few years ago it was Gwyneth Paltrow first spotted on the red carpet with cupping hickeys all over her back and this month it is Jennifer Anniston  sporting her cupping marks revealed by her open back dress. (See youtube clip below)

The Pre Pregnancy Checklist - Pre Conception Care

Apr 18, 2013

Pregnancy is a big deal !  It can be very difficult if your body is not ready for the journey.  You wouldn't do a marathon without doing months of preparation.  Eating well, running several times a week, buying new runners, stretching, ....    Pregnancy is not all that different.

Explaining and treating unexplained infertility

Apr 18, 2013

I enjoyed Dr. Beth Taylor’s, Reproductive Endocrinologist at Olive Fertility Centre, blog on Explaining the Unexplained.

Patient Centered Care for Infertility Alive and Well in Vancouver

Apr 16, 2013

I was featured in Business in Vancouver Magazine for April 16, 2013.   It reminded me of my past as a chartered accountant (CA) and how this background has helped me create Acubalance, the first Chinese medicine and acupuncture clinic in British Columbia.

Endometriosis Pregnancy Success - A Case Study

Apr 08, 2013

Endometriosis is a specific disorder which I have had great success in treating over the past years and I wanted to share a case study about a recent pregnancy.

TV and Male Fertility

Mar 12, 2013

Men who watch TV for approximately three hours per day will have a significantly lower sperm count than those who watch less. In fact, this study showed the sperm count of these men decreases by 50%! 

My Phone Got Me Pregnant!

Mar 05, 2013

With today's easy access to new technology, almost everyone has a smart phone. Most of my patients come in phone in hand and use it to track their cycles and help calculate their ovulation.   

Study Comparing Western Medicine and Chinese Medicine Treatment of Endometriosis

Feb 26, 2013

Today, I was researching on Pub Med, searching for more information on fertility. I stumbed upon a study that shows how Chinese herbal medicine is a great benefit in the treatment of endomtriosis. I have blogged about the treatment of endometriosis before but this study was slightly different.

Chinese Herbal Medicine Increases Pregnancy Rates 2-Fold

Jan 14, 2013

A systemic review of multiple infertility studies and the treatment of Chinese herbal medicine has shown great promise.  

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