Inflammatory bowel disease is an umbrella term for an array of digestive complaints involving inflamed intestines such as irritable bowel syndrome, crohn’s disease, and ulcerative colitis. Symptoms of these conditions can range from mild to severe, and often involve excessive bowel movements,...
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I received an interesting info graphic from a client. I am not sure of her intention, since it simply stated "I may find this interesting". Basically, it was illustrating how much evidence supports the use of different vitamins, minerals and other nutrients.
For anyone who took high-school biology, the word ‘mitochondria’ might ring a distant bell. In grade 9 biology, I recall learning the names and functions of all the organelles located within our cells – the nucleus, the endoplasmic reticulum, the golgi body.. – and we were taught that the mitochondria is the “energy powerhouse” of every cell in the body. Its main function is to generate ATP, which is cellular energy. And that’s all I knew.
Hearing the news that you have a thin endometrial lining when you are going through an IVF cycle can be very stressful. You have done everything you can to help your body create a healthy number of eggs and now they need a great lining to snuggle in and implant.
We’re always coaching about dietary choices at Acubalance – because we know that your diet and lifestyle strongly affect the health of your egg (or sperm) cells and your likelihood of taking home a healthy baby.
I know it makes me a certified 'Geek,' but - my favourite tool available for patients at Acubalance is my dark-field microscope in room Water. Not only do I think it’s great, patients tell me all the time how much they love seeing their blood on T.V. and showing off their blood picture to friends and loved ones.
Acupuncture increases the IVF success rate of getting pregnant as well as having a healthy child. It commonly takes multiple IVF cycles before achieving a healthy pregnancy during IVF treatments! Anything that can help make this process shorter not only saves thousands of dollars, but adds emotional support and stress relief.