Bronwyn's Blog

Inflammation Revisited: First Day of Spring

Mar 20, 2014 | Bronwyn Melville, R.TCM.P, FABORM, B.A.,
As many parts of the country are still under a snow-pack, we’re all pretty grateful for the blossoms h

Inflammation: your clingy ex-lover

Mar 13, 2014 | Bronwyn Melville, R.TCM.P, FABORM, B.A.,
If you’ve ever had an infection or a broken bone, then you have experienced first hand the exceptional

Adenomyosis: A case study

Mar 06, 2014 | Bronwyn Melville, R.TCM.P, FABORM, B.A.,
I wanted to share an experience I had in the clinic recently with a patient who made a huge difference to her health with the simple yet clever application of a low-inflammatory diet. 
My patient, whom I’ll call Sandra, came to me a few months ago with a central complaint of Adenomyosis.

The Fellowship

Feb 27, 2014 | Bronwyn Melville, R.TCM.P, FABORM, B.A.,
Although there have been no rings involved with this particular Fellowship, there has been quite a jou

The Elephant Tusk in the Room

Feb 24, 2014 | Bronwyn Melville, R.TCM.P, FABORM, B.A.,
First off, a thank-you is owed to a courageous patient who point blank asked me an awkward question la

Homebirth and other naughty words

Nov 29, 2013 | Bronwyn Melville, R.TCM.P, FABORM, B.A.,
No topic I ever discuss inflames stronger sentiments in two deeply polarized camps. After all, what could excite your passions more than the safety of your newborn?

The 100 Trillion-guest dinner party in your colon: An odyssey.

Oct 17, 2013 | Bronwyn Melville, R.TCM.P, FABORM, B.A.,
You’d have to be living under a rock to have not heard all the “buzz” populating the internet these da

Celebrate the Seed

Jun 27, 2013 | Bronwyn Melville, R.TCM.P, FABORM, B.A.,
Here at Acubalance, we really like to celebrate the seed!

Be Your Own Doctor

May 19, 2013 | Bronwyn Melville, R.TCM.P, FABORM, B.A.,
In 2001, during my third year of Traditional Chinese Medicine College, I had the rare opportunity to apprentice with one of my teachers in his Chinatown herbal dis

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