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What Guys are Doing That Damages Embryo Quality in IVF

Dec 16, 2016

Couples going through IVF understand that embryo quality plays a big part in a healthy pregnancies. Much of the research is on egg quality and how a womans eggs can be a determining factor for embryo quality. Little is mentioned about sperm quality relating to embryo quality.

4 Ways To Stay Positive During Infertility

Dec 07, 2016
Infertility has a way to make your self confidence plummet.  Months of trying to conceive can make a generally happy person become pessimistic believing their is no hope.  It's human nature to focus on the negative, it's ingrained in our genetics.  If there is an accident on the side of the road everyone slows down to look at the damage.  If there is a beautiful eveni

3 Reasons You Might Be Estrogen Deficient

Dec 06, 2016

Estrogen is an incredibly powerful hormone, with a number of important roles to play in both female and male endocrine systems.

A Quinoa Chocolate Cake that will blow your mind and your taste buds

Dec 05, 2016

With the holidays fast approaching, it seems only natural to post about some sweet treats that won’t put a kink in your healthy fertility friendly diet. This is actually a recipe my mother found in a book years ago (but unfortunately can’t remember what book it was).

Acubalance Menstrual Pad Drive- Be someone’s hero!

Nov 30, 2016

Acubalance Menstrual Pad Drive- Be someone’s hero!

With the holiday season upon us, (whether you celebrate a holiday this time of year or not), it’s always nice to take some time to help those in need. After last year’s amazing success, Acubalance will be collecting Menstrual Pads and Tampons again this year.

Poor Ovarian Reserve, Fibroid and a Failed IVF But Still Able To Get Pregnant Naturally

Nov 30, 2016

For Many couples struggling with infertility they feel IVF is their last chance at getting pregnant. If the IVF isn't successful they feel they have exhausted all their options and will never have a child of their own. Fortunately in many cases this doesn't have to be the end.

Inflammation and its Role in Disease

Nov 29, 2016

Often enough, when I ask my patients what their diet is like, they respond with “Not bad. I try to eat healthy”, as if that was the beginning and the end of the conversation, and the intention to eat well can somehow sub in for the actual eating of healthful foods. Alas, the conversation has only just begun, and the key element, in my opinion, is inflammation.

Acupuncture, How Much Is Enough To Get The Results You Need?

Nov 24, 2016

We are always finding the balance in life between not enough and too much! I need more sleep but probably ate too much over the weekend. I need to exercise more and spend less time on my computer! With Acupuncture, studies are finding more IS better for your fertility!

10 foods to avoid in pregnancy

Nov 22, 2016

Food-borne illnesses can be unpleasant at the best of times, but especially dangerous to the developing baby during pregnancy.  Going on-line to figure out what foods you can and cannot eat during pregnancy can often be confusing and anxiety inducing.

Recipe: Whole Roasted Sesame Cauliflower

Nov 22, 2016

We have staff lunches fairly often at Acubalance, at least once a month, to discuss the goings-on of the clinic – we talk about what’s working, what’s not, specific patient cases, directions for the practice, and we often also celebrate achievements and birthdays. Yesterday was one such lunch, and we were all treated to a healthy spread of salads, hummus, and roasted cauliflower. I absolutely love to roast veggies in the fall and winter.