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1 Daily Habit Men Do That Increases Miscarriage Rates by 73%

Nov 27, 2018 | Dr. Ryan Funk, Dr.TCM, FABORM
I'm a big believer that the little things we do on a daily basis can make a massive impact on our health.  This is true in all aspects of our health including fertility.  I recently saw a post from Olive Fertility on male fertility and how 1 thing in a mans diet can significantly i

5 Health Benefits of Pumpkin Seeds?

Oct 30, 2018 | Dr. Ryan Funk, Dr.TCM, FABORM
As I was carving jack o lanterns the other day, I made sure to put aside all the pumpkin seeds. Growing up, one of my fond memories was eating the freshly roasted seeds for the following week after Halloween. What many people are not aware of is the amazing nutritional impact these seeds have on our health.

Tired Sperm? Sleep More! How Sleep Influences Male Fertility

Oct 29, 2018 | Dr. Ryan Funk, Dr.TCM, FABORM
When it comes to fertility I believe there are a handful of things we do an a daily basis that greatly effect our chances of conceiving. One area that I like to focus on with all my patients is their sleep.

Stronger, Simpler, More Cost Effective - Keeping It Simple To Male Supplements for Fertility

Oct 05, 2018 | Dr. Ryan Funk, Dr.TCM, FABORM
Your fertility journey has its challenges so when a natural approach that is simple & effective come across my desk I am eager to share it with you. Acubalance has a way to simplify the supplements to be taken to improve male fertility! Not only has it become easier but it's also now more potent! 
 

Complications In Pregnancy and Acupuncture, Can Complete Placenta Previa Be Treated Naturally?

Sep 24, 2018 | Dr. Ryan Funk, Dr.TCM, FABORM
I have had the opportunity to treat a handful of patients over the years who have been diagnosed with placenta previa. This is a condition in pregnancy where the placenta forms too low in the uterus. This is a dangerous condition as the placenta covers the opening to the cervix and can detach early in labor. If the placenta doesn't move away from the cervix these pregnancies will end with a cesarean (C- Section).

Pregnant Naturally After Trying To Conceive For Over A Year. Acupuncture Case Study

Sep 18, 2018 | Dr. Ryan Funk, Dr.TCM, FABORM
I wanted to share a case study of a patient who had been trying to conceive without success. She was young, healthy and proactive in her own health yet couldn't get pregnant. She was only 30 years old and was extremely frustrated. Lets call this patient Tanya.

Improving IVF Success With Acupuncture

Aug 27, 2018 | Dr. Ryan Funk, Dr.TCM, FABORM
Often quoted but rarely understood, How does Acupuncture Increase Pregnancy Rates in IVF? For years we have seen and read studies showing the benefits of acupuncture for both IVF and natural pregnancies. What we don't usually see is why does acupuncture help. What does Acupuncture and Chinese medicine do to help a couples conceive? The answer is simple yet complicated

How Laser Acupuncture Can Improve IVF Outcomes with Chromosomal Screening - A Case Study

Aug 02, 2018 | Dr. Ryan Funk, Dr.TCM, FABORM
I wanted to share a case study of a patient. As my patients know, the treatments they receive encompass more than just needles, we offer a holistic and integrative approach. So what did this patient do to achieve enough improvement to make her 2nd IVF cycle a success?

Should You Be Taking Antioxidants To Boost Your Fertility? Could They Harm Your Chances of Conceiving?

Jul 27, 2018 | Dr. Ryan Funk, Dr.TCM, FABORM
Antioxidants have been a hot topic in the world of fertility the past few years. Many believe antioxidants boost both egg and sperm health but do they really help?  could they actually cause harm to your fertility? Before answering this question we need to know what antioxidants do and how do they work.  

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