Can I exercise while trying to conceive?

Can I exercise while trying to conceive?

Question: “Can I exercise while trying to conceive?”Answer: Yes, but let’s be smart about what you do and when you do it.  Answering “yes” to “Can I exercise while trying to conceive?” can seem a bit controversial. Especially because when someone reaches the point of seeking assistance on their fertility journey (through a superovulation or…

Recipes for Longevity, Better Skin, and Weight Loss

Recipes for Longevity, Better Skin, and Weight Loss

Acubalance Longevity Diet: Basic Principles and Recipes In our practice at Acubalance Wellness Centre in Vancouver, BC, we help patients manage and reverse a number of different health conditions.  From infertility to menopausal symptoms, to autoimmune diseases and chronic pain, the ‘chief complaint’ may vary from person to person, but our approach is the same:…

Avoid These Fats & Oils When Eating for Fertility

Avoid These Fats & Oils When Eating for Fertility

Eat Healthy Fats! Watch our video to learn how to avoid these fats & oils when eating for fertility. Cholesterol in healthy fats is what the building blocks our reproductive hormones are made from, so ensuring you’re getting enough will ensure your body is getting all the resources it needs for sufficient hormone production. Healthy…

Fertility Recipes that Can Reverse Accelerated Biological Aging and Fertility Decline

Fertility Recipes that Can Reverse Accelerated Biological Aging and Fertility Decline

You can download a copy of the Acubalance Fertility Diet Book with recipes from the Acubalance website’s home page Inflammaging Aging is a natural part of life. However, many of us are experiencing accelerated aging as a result of systemic chronic inflammation also referred to as “inflammaging”. Inflammaging (chronic inflammation) leads to accelerated aging and…

How much coffee can I have if I am trying to conceive?

How much coffee can I have if I am trying to conceive?

You can download a copy of the Acubalance Fertility Diet Book with recipes from the Acubalance website’s home page. Can I drink coffee when trying to conceive? The answer may not be black or white, but if you drink your coffee black, chances are it may be OK. There are studies suggesting too much coffee (two…

Eating for Fertility – Tips, and Recipes

Eating for Fertility – Tips, and Recipes

You can download a copy of the Acubalance Fertility Diet Book with recipes from the Acubalance website’s home page We work with patients every day in our practice who are struggling to conceive. It’s a heartbreaking journey – and something that most couples never anticipate will happen to them. You are asking the body to…

LLLT SHOWN TO TREAT AUTOIMMUNE THYROIDITIS

LLLT SHOWN TO TREAT AUTOIMMUNE THYROIDITIS

About 20 million Americans are diagnosed with a thyroid disease or disorder, affecting 1 in 8 women at some point in their lifetimes. So it’s easy to say we see a lot of patients here at Acubalance with imbalanced thyroid function. Chronic autoimmune thyroiditis is the most common cause of acquired hypothyroidism. Currently, no effective…

Back Pain: Do’s and Don’ts

Back Pain: Do’s and Don’ts

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently released guidelines in November 2022 recommending that doctors should not prescribe opioids as the first line of treatment for pain, and instead consider non-opioid treatments such as acupuncture and low level laser therapy (LLLT). Here’s some back pain: do’s and don’ts. Actually, taking NSAIDS (over-the-counter…