Feb 18, 2014 | Dr. Kali MacIsaac ND
I am always recommending and looking for new ways patients can decrease stress and anxiety levels. Fertility concerns and treatments are stressful for both partners, and a body undergoing stress is not functioning in a reproductively optimal state.
Feb 13, 2014 | Dr. Kali MacIsaac ND
Endometriosis, affects 10% – 15% of women ages 24-40. The triad of symptoms include dysmenorrhea (pain during menses), dysparenunia (pain with intercourse), and infertility. Endometriosis refers to the growth of endometrial tissue in other areas of a woman’s body besides the uterus.
Jan 29, 2014 | Dr. Kali MacIsaac ND
Magnesium is an absolute powerhouse when it comes to the minerals in your body. We often overlook it in our treatment plans for women trying to conceive, but it is an incredibly powerful solution for women looking to regulate their cycles, balance their hormones, fix digestive issues, resolve headaches, get pregnant, sleep better, and reduce stress and anxiety.
Jan 09, 2014 | Dr. Kali MacIsaac ND
I came across a video online this week that really puts into perspective the difference between conventionally and organically grown produce. First, watch the 2.5-minute video at the link below (created by a 3rd grader who wanted to try and sprout potatoes) and then come back here for a bit of info on the difference between organic and conventional produce.
Jan 07, 2014 | Dr. Kali MacIsaac ND
I was recently featured as a guest blogger on Modern Mama's website – and wanted to share the article I submitted with all of our Acubalance readers!
Dec 10, 2013 | Dr. Kali MacIsaac ND
Sleep is one of the most underrated aspects of our health. During sleep, our bodies are replenishing neurotransmitter and hormone levels, detoxifying, repairing tissues, consolidating memories and basically rejuvenating for the next day ahead. And diet, of course, has a huge impact on the quality of our sleep!
Nov 28, 2013 | Dr. Kali MacIsaac ND
I saw a patient today at Acubalance who has me really excited about the comprehensive lab testing we do here! I wanted to share this story to let you know why. Our hormone panel helped diagnose her with Hashimoto's disease, not the low thyroid condition or high estrogen condition her doctor had suggested.
Nov 27, 2013 | Dr. Kali MacIsaac ND
Is sugar your sweet old BFF? The reliable one you go to in times of stress or emotional upset for comfort? Would you ever believe that this substance which (temporarily) makes you feel on-top-of-the-world may actually be secretly plotting your demise?
Nov 26, 2013 | Dr. Kali MacIsaac ND
We’re all aware of the expression “glowing with health” – and it’s often attached to women during pregnancy (“you’re glowing!”). Radiant skin and hair are universally recognized as indications of good health and optimal fertility; after all, what you put in your body and how your body processes it ultimately determine the quality and appearance of your skin, hair and nails.
Nov 18, 2013 | Dr. Kali MacIsaac ND
We are all familiar with “that feeling” – that sinking feeling, that lifting feeling, that hard feeling, that sweet feeling. We use our feelings often as the barometer of our lives, as a clue to how we’re doing on a daily basis. But what are feelings, really? And must they have such a strong impact on how we experience of our lives?