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Five Element Acupuncture Provides Emotional Support for your Fertility Journey

Dec 01, 2017

Most acupuncture that is practiced today is called Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and focuses on the physical ailments the body expresses. Did you know that there is a whole new branch of acupuncture that is being offered at Acubalance?

Acupuncture for Anxiety and Sleep

Dec 01, 2017

With the busiest season of the year just around the corner, the number of patients arriving at the clinic exhausted and frazzled has increased exponentially: in bed late, up early, frantically meal/gift planning during your breaks at work. If this sounds like you, it may be time to revisit your acupuncturist for some much needed, rejuvenating sleep.

5 Tips To Stay Fit Over The Holidays

Nov 30, 2017

Most North Americans throw in the towel when it comes to their health over the holidays. It's often open season for eating cake, drinking too much, not getting enough sleep and saying we're too busy to hit the gym. It's no wonder why most of us create New Years resolutions like starting a cleanse or Junk Free January to help get us back on track. What if we didn't trash our health over the next few weeks?

Laser Acupuncture Speeds up the Healing Process

Nov 29, 2017

Low level laser therapy is an effective, pain-free, noninvasive, therapeutic way to modulate inflammation, pain, and the healing process. When combined with acupuncture, healing results can multiply twofold.

 

Recipe for Men

Nov 17, 2017

Ignoring the double entendre of this blog title, I endeavour to move forward in Movember fashion with a simple but powerful recipe. For men. A food recipe that is good for men’s reproductive health, to be clear, not a list of ingredients that make a man; everyone knows they’re made of puppy-dog’s tails.

Can a Man's Weight Affect Fertility?

Nov 16, 2017
In my practice I encounter many men seeking to shed a few pounds. This isn't just for vanity but for the benefits that go along with guys who have a healthy weight. The excess weight around the midsection is a common thing for us here in North America.

Thyroid Series Part 3: Nutrients And Your Thyroid

Nov 13, 2017

In parts 1 and 2 of this thyroid series, we’ve seen that the thyroid gland is often touted as the most important hormonal gland because thyroid hormone affects literally every cell in the human body. It can either make you feel healthy, vital, and fertile, or it can make you feel like your body is falling apart. We’ve learned that there is more to thyroid hormone testing than getting a TSH and calling it a day, and now it’s time to shift focus onto how you can support proper thyroid hormone production.

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