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Reproductive health and racial disparities

May 31, 2020

There is no denying it, the medical system has a long history of racism and mistreatment.

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Optimizing your Digestion during Springtime

May 27, 2020

Springtime has a lot of my patients thinking about diets

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How We're Keeping Our Patients Safe at Acubalance

May 26, 2020

The first layer of skin on my hands is practically scrubbed off these days.

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Antioxidant Therapy: Oxidative Stress & Fertility

May 21, 2020

Oxidative stress - we hear this word a lot when it comes to fertility, but what does it mean? “Reactive oxygen species”  (“ROS”) are chemicals generated during many cellular processes. They play a big part in our immune system, energy production within our mitochondria, cell communication, and more. When controlled, they are a necessary part of our biology.

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When Willpower Still Isn't Enough. Why Are You So Tired?

May 05, 2020

I have seen a common phenomenon not only in myself but in the people around me and my patients. I have seen healthy, energetic people go through periods where they lose all motivation and fail to move forward on a clear path. They have no energy, their get up and go, has gotten up and gone! It's not laziness or depression. No matter how hard you push or dig deep into your will power it just feels like too much.

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Can your digestion impact fertility? A look into your microbiome.

Apr 29, 2020

Your microbiome consists of trillions of cells (bacteria, viruses, etc.). They outnumber your own human cells by a lot, roughly 10:1! They play an important role in maintaining a healthy gut barrier. They provide key nutrients to energize the gut cells, secrete a protective layer, and communicate with your immune system regularly. 

I want to talk about one aspect of your microbiome today: "LPS", and how it may impact fertility.

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What You Can Do To Support Both Immunity and Fertility

Apr 22, 2020
I wanted to pass along a handful of things we all can be doing which not only will supports our immune function but also our fertility. A healthy body is one that is strong in both these areas. What makes supporting these systems easier is that there is a massive overlap. Often doing 1 think will improve both fertility and immunity. Here are a few of my favorite ways you can do both at the same time with only 1 change.  
 
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TREATING PMS AND PERIOD PAIN DURING SOCIAL ISOLATION

Apr 21, 2020

Quite a few of my patients have emailed me the past month updating me on their cycles since lock down. Thankfully for many of them, the consistency of their past treatments have awarded them the lasting benefits of continued menstrual relief. But for a handful of them, the lack of consistent treatment along with the added pandemic stress resulted in an increase in symptoms.

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Free childbirth acupressure training video- Supporting childbirth in the time of isolation.

Apr 12, 2020

Childbirth is one of the ultimate times in our life, where we must surrender to our body's innate ability to do what it was created to do. Currently however, we no longer have access to all of the support we normally would have during our births.

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PCOS and Fertility

Apr 11, 2020

One of the leading causes of infertility in women is PCOS, a metabolic syndrome characterized by a number of signs and symptoms. Many new patients coming into the clinic seek treatment for this diagnosis.

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