3 Key Essentials Needed for a good Laser Treatment.
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3 Key Essentials Needed for a good Laser Treatment.

Low level laser therapy (also known as cold laser, LLLT, or photobiomodulation) is slowly becoming more and more of a common treatment option. But like many popularized treatment modalities, with the proliferation of ideas and technology comes a saturated market. However there are three things that make laser therapy effective that are absolutely non negotiable…

Is Your IBS Contributing to Your Fertility?
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Is Your IBS Contributing to Your Fertility?

A standard question during my consults is around your bowel movements. How regular? Form? Ease? Any issues with bloating, uncomfortable gas, or abdominal pain? The digestive tract impacts what nutrients we absorb, it houses our microbiome, directly influences inflammation, and is our primary organ for the elimination of toxins. In my opinion, the health of…

Laser Treatments Benefit Metabolism And Inflammation By Improving Gut Microbiome According To Studies

Laser Treatments Benefit Metabolism And Inflammation By Improving Gut Microbiome According To Studies

As if us practitioners at Acubalance needed another reason to sing the praises of laser therapy from the rooftops, a recent study shows that it can also hugely benefit the microbiome of the digestive system. We already know it’s great for pain and injury, fertility, and combating inflammation, but a study on mice showed dramatic increases in beneficial gut bacteria…

Laser And Fertility and The Microbiome Connection
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Laser And Fertility and The Microbiome Connection

The Microbiome Connection In the early days of Acubalance adopting low-level laser therapy (aka photobiomodulation) as part of our fertility and well-being approach, I was interested in what possible mechanisms were involved that could increase fertility and pregnancy rates.  My interest in LLLT / laser acupuncture being applied to my fertility patients quickly grew into…

Pcos Diet: What To Eat And What Not To Eat

Pcos Diet: What To Eat And What Not To Eat

Nutrition should be individualized to each unique case. This is particularly important for PCOS. The first step is to determine which PCOS subtype you are.  In general, there are 4 classifications of PCOS. This includes:  Insulin resistance Inflammatory Post pill Environmental Here is a nice summary that reviews the different types of PCOS. Why is…

10 Blood Sugar Hacks To Balance Your Hormones And Boost Fertility
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10 Blood Sugar Hacks To Balance Your Hormones And Boost Fertility

There is a huge connection between reproductive health and blood sugar. Insulin, which is secreted from your pancreas in response to glucose from food, communicates with your reproductive organs. For example, insulin tells the ovaries to produce more testosterone. Too much insulin released due to high spikes of glucose can lead to high testosterone and…