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Creating a Fertile Mindset

Aug 23, 2022 | Dr Lorne Brown, Dr. TCM, FABORM
Welcome to the Conscious Fertility Podcast
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Is your baby making fun or stressful?

Jun 29, 2022 | Dr Lorne Brown, Dr. TCM, FABORM
After multiple cycles without a positive pregnancy test, self-doubt sets in if you will ever have a baby or worse, you get a positive pregnancy test result, but your excitement and joy come crashing down a few weeks later with an unexpected bleed from an early miscarriage.
Baby making, starting or adding to your family is meant to be enjoyable and fun. We can help you move through feeling self-doubt, worried and overwhelmed to feeling... Read more

New IVF Technology to Assess Your Egg Quality

May 11, 2022 | Dr Lorne Brown, Dr. TCM, FABORM
This is an update to my blog I wrote on Dec 30, 2021 titled, How many eggs to freeze based on your age to assure success?

Peak Fertility - Have you used PRP Homeopathy or LLLT?

May 02, 2022 | Dr Lorne Brown, Dr. TCM, FABORM
Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections are gaining popularity for a variety conditions to accelerate healing and repair, most commonly used for sport injuries, dental surgeries and hair loss, and more recently for egg rejuvenation and uterine receptivity.

Can I drink coffee when trying to conceive?

Apr 18, 2022 | Dr Lorne Brown, Dr. TCM, FABORM
There are studies suggesting too much coffee (two or more cups) can increase the risk of miscarriages. If you have had a history of pregnancy losses then for peace of mind just avoid coffee.

How Laser Acupuncture may help with IVF egg retrieval and Pregnancy

Feb 13, 2022 | Dr Lorne Brown, Dr. TCM, FABORM
The physiological mechanism leads to improved blood circulation & lymphatic flow (resolve edema and swelling) and promote healing. Hopefully this leads to less need for narcotics and pain killers and a more receptive uterus.

Navigating 2022 Year of the Water Tiger: Opportunities Obstacles and Spiritual Doorways

Feb 04, 2022 | Dr Lorne Brown, Dr. TCM, FABORM
Are you curious what the Year of the Water Tiger holds for you in the terms of relationships, health, and wealth? I invited Feng Shui expert and 5 element expert, Marlyna Los, to share her 2022 forecast for the Chinese New year.

How Chinese herbs may improve IVF implantation and prevent miscarriages

Jan 28, 2022 | Dr Lorne Brown, Dr. TCM, FABORM
The puslished random controlled trial, Effects of the Zishen Yutai Pill (Chinese herbal formula) Compared With Placebo on Live Births Among Women in a Fresh Embryo Transfer Cycle, concluded that "the Zishen Yutai Pill increased the rate of live birth after fresh embryo transfer compared with placebo."

Laser and Fertility and the Microbiome Connection

Jan 21, 2022 | Dr Lorne Brown, Dr. TCM, FABORM
In this post, I will focus on the gut microbiome and how I think it may impact well-being and be beneficial to reproductive health. A big thank you to Acubalance’s naturopathic physicians, Dr. Kali MacIsaac and Dr. Ashley Damm, for contributing to this article on the gut microbiome and how we can assess it and treat it from a functional medicine approach and how it may play a role in reproductive health.

Your brain and Fertility: Adding laser to your brain for fertility

Jan 13, 2022 | Dr Lorne Brown, Dr. TCM, FABORM
If you think about it, the brain is often considered the master commander of the body and is involved in reproduction. It is the hypothalamus in the brain, that releases gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) that communicates to the anterior pituitary gland (also part of the brain) to release follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) which then stimulates the follicles in your ovaries to grow follicles each menstrual cycle. It is also the brain (... Read more