kali's Blog

Mother Nature’s Fertility Rate

Jan 17, 2022 | Dr. Kali MacIsaac ND
One of the most common misconceptions (pun intended) that I come across in patients who have recently started trying to conceive is that pregnancy is relatively easy to achieve.

Caring For Your Reproductive Microbiome: Why and How?

Dec 15, 2021 | Dr. Kali MacIsaac ND
Research in the area of the reproductive microbiome has exploded in the past 5 years. First, we now recognize that our gynecological tissues actually have microbiomes!

So you had a baby.. 4 postpartum tests you need to have done

Dec 09, 2021 | Dr. Kali MacIsaac ND
One of my biggest complaints about the setup of our healthcare system is how little anyone cares about you once you’ve had a baby. I know you’ve probably heard some horror stories about postpartum recovery - from any type of birth - but no matter how ‘easy’ or ‘hard’ your birth is perceived to be, postpartum recovery is no walk in the park. For anyone.

How Do You Know You're Fertile?

Oct 29, 2021 | Dr. Kali MacIsaac ND
When it comes to fertility, I work with lots of patients who feel uneducated and uncertain. Maybe having a baby is something you’ve always known you wanted, and always assumed you could have when you were ready. But before trying, did you ever really consider that it might not be that easy?

Could You Have PCOS?

Sep 24, 2021 | Dr. Kali MacIsaac ND
September is PCOS awareness month, and in the spirit of sharing more about the condition and how we help our patients manage it, I wanted to dive deeper into some of the lesser known symptoms. Could you have PCOS?

I Had a C*V*D Baby

Aug 20, 2021 | Dr. Kali MacIsaac ND
CW: pregnancy, childbirth, new baby, pandemic
Please note: This blog is about pregnancy, delivery and motherhood. For those currently trying to get pregnant, this blog could be be a trigger for you.
I am even more motivated now to do what I can within my naturopathic abilities (and our clinic's acupuncture and laser sessions) to help you optimize your fertility, whether TTC naturally or through IVF. I will have more blog posts specifically for... Read more

Glutathione and Your Fertility

Jul 08, 2020 | Dr. Kali MacIsaac ND
Glutathione, in my opinion, may prove to be one of the most significant factors in why egg quality declines with age.
We often recommend starting with a series of weekly IV glutathione sessions, followed by a mitochondrial and glutathione support formula in the form of a nutritional IV drip, for patients who are TTC.

Self Care Support for Social Distancing and Self-Isolation

Apr 05, 2020 | Dr. Kali MacIsaac ND
The Acubalance docs are here for you, bringing you tips to stay healthy during social distancing and self-isolation.
The current global health crisis has created an unusual social situation, that of social distancing and self-isolation, that has far-reaching implications for our health. Beyond the risk of contracting Covid-19 or caring for family members affected by illness, the mental health effects of social-isolation will eventually be felt... Read more

Enhancing Fertility: What's Your Nutrient Status?

Jan 10, 2020 | Dr. Kali MacIsaac ND
On my first visit with a patient, I run a series of in-office labs to assess for pH balance, adrenal function, microbiome status and nutrient levels. It’s a simple set of labs that we use your urine, saliva and a drop of your blood to run, that tells us very valuable information about the status of your cellular environment

My 3 Day Diet for LDA Therapy

Aug 28, 2019 | Dr. Kali MacIsaac ND
This year, we’ve started offering an allergy therapy at Acubalance, called Low Dose Allergy (or LDA) therapy, that shows great promise in the treatment of allergies (both food and environmental) and for the management of autoimmune disorders and other inflammatory conditions.