lorne's Blog

Ovarian Aging and Fertility Treatments - combining TCM and IVF

Jun 09, 2013 | Dr Lorne Brown, Dr. TCM, FABORM
Acupuncturist Mike Berkley, fellow of the American Board of Oriental Reproductive Medicine (ABORM.org), interviews IVF Specialist Dr. Nurit Winkler, board-certified in obstetrics, gynecology, and reproductive endocrinology.

The Book Doctor

Apr 29, 2013 | Dr Lorne Brown, Dr. TCM, FABORM
My Head is in the clouds AND my are feet are also firmly on the ground.

One Needle, One Treatment, 100% Cure!

Apr 22, 2013 | Dr Lorne Brown, Dr. TCM, FABORM
Sounds to good to be true? That's because it is.  I have seen this acupuncture ad in one of our local free. If you see this ad yourself, run the other way.

Jennifer Anniston and Gwyneth Paltrow show off their new trendy acupuncture look

Apr 21, 2013 | Dr Lorne Brown, Dr. TCM, FABORM
 
More and more celebrities are turning to chinese medicine and acupuncture practitioners for anti-aging treatments, stress reduction, infertility,  and relief for their aches and pains.   A few years ago it was Gwyneth Paltrow first spotted on the red carpet with cupping hickeys all over her back and this month it is Jennifer Anniston  sporting her cupping marks revealed by her open back dress. (See youtube clip below)

Explaining and treating unexplained infertility

Apr 18, 2013 | Dr Lorne Brown, Dr. TCM, FABORM
I enjoyed Dr. Beth Taylor’s, Reproductive Endocrinologist at Olive Fertility Centre, blog on Explaining the Unexplained.

Patient Centered Care for Infertility Alive and Well in Vancouver

Apr 16, 2013 | Dr Lorne Brown, Dr. TCM, FABORM
I was featured in Business in Vancouver Magazine for April 16, 2013.   It reminded me of my past as a chartered accountant (CA) and how this background has helped me create Acubalance, the first Chinese medicine and acupuncture clinic in British Columbia.

My baby is breech. Can acupuncture help?

Jul 27, 2012 | Dr Lorne Brown, Dr. TCM, FABORM
I received this question from a Vancouver woman who wanted to know about turning a breech baby using acupuncture and moxibustion"

Endometriosis surgery or natural approach

Jul 25, 2012 | Dr Lorne Brown, Dr. TCM, FABORM
I received this question privately about what Chinese medicine and acupuncture can offer a young woman suffering with endometriosis who is scheduled for surgery. Currently, she is not trying to get pregnant. 
 
Hi, Lorne:

Acubalance Fertility diet better than low carbohydrate diet when looking for both weight loss (long term) and health

Jun 30, 2012 | Dr Lorne Brown, Dr. TCM, FABORM
The Globe & Mail article "How to keep the Pounds Off with the Right Diet" by Leslie Beck shares how anyone who has successfully lost weight only to watch the pounds slowly creep back knows that losing weight isn’t the hard part; it’s maintaining a weight loss that is difficult.  The good news is the Acubalance Fertility diet is better than a low-carb

Acubalance agrees with Dr OZ We both like the PGX fibre sticks to help with weight loss.

Jun 30, 2012 | Dr Lorne Brown, Dr. TCM, FABORM
Acubalance agrees with Dr. OZ, and we both like the PGX fibre sticks to help with weight loss.
Acubalance now carries PGX Granule Sticks and Glucosmart capsules to help women regulate their insulin and blood sugar to allow for easier weight loss.

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