Leave No Stone Unturned: Fertility Functional Medicine Testing with Dr. Kali MacIsaac ND

Leave No Stone Unturned: Fertility Functional Medicine Testing with Dr. Kali MacIsaac ND

If you’re struggling to get pregnant, you may feel like you’ve tried everything and are running out of options. But have you considered doing a deeper dive into looking for the underlying causes of your infertility? In this episode, Lorne speaks with Acubalance’s clinical director of naturopathic medicine, Dr. Kali MacIsaac ND, about the importance…

Spermageddon: The Decline in Male Fertility with Dr. Olivia Pojer

Spermageddon: The Decline in Male Fertility with Dr. Olivia Pojer

In this episode, host Dr. Lorne Brown of Acubalance is joined by Dr. Olivia Pojer, a medical doctor and Chinese medicine practitioner, to discuss the often overlooked topic of male fertility. Did you know that men contribute to 50% or more of fertility challenges? Dr. Pojer shares the root causes of male infertility and offers…

The IVF Donor Egg Cycle Conversation with Dr. Arieyu Zhang

The IVF Donor Egg Cycle Conversation with Dr. Arieyu Zhang

In this episode, we delve into the world of donor egg cycles, a fertility treatment option that involves using eggs from a donor to help individuals or couples have a baby.  Our expert guest, Dr. Arieyu Zhang, discusses when it might be a good time to consider donor egg cycles over traditional IVF, the process…

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…

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…

Training for the Fertility Marathon with Dr. Beth Taylor

Training for the Fertility Marathon with Dr. Beth Taylor

When it comes to the fertility journey, it’s more like a marathon than a sprint. And just like a marathon requires weeks and months of training to run a good race, creating healthy embryos requires preconception training, too. Our goal is not just for you to start the race but to cross the fertility finish…