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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In a recent correspondence with Dr. Randine Lewis, one of my Chinese Medicine and Fertility mentors, she wrote: “Throughout my path of attempting to know all that pertains to fertility, the ultimate question became, from whence does life arise? And its answer, of course, remains a mystery.”
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?
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.
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?
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.
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.