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Cranio-Sacral Therapy and Acupuncture Combined for Anxiety and Trauma

Sep 11, 2019

Syndrome clusters: it’s a phenomenon we see here at the clinic all the time. No one seems to have a good explanation, but somehow we all experience it: a specific condition will show up on our schedules in clusters. I’m seeing this in my own practice recently, as a matter of fact. In the past few weeks, half a dozen people have called the clinic looking for help with anxiety. This is not the first time I’ve seen this, especially since the treatment of anxiety, panic and depression with acupuncture is so effective. Either way, I’m getting the message: it’s time for an explanation of my approach to this, how the treatment works for anxiety, and why you should give it a try.

Fertility Advice Your Grandma Would Give You

Sep 10, 2019

Our Grandparents are filled with information, and we traditionally seek knowledge from them when we were looking for life's answers. Today we first search google for tidbits of information and rarely use our grandparent's experience. Unfortunately google often overwhelms us with information in contrast to our Grandparents as they would provide us with a few pieces of clear useful actions.

Tips for Avoiding Cold and Flu Season

Sep 10, 2019

It’s barely September and I’ve already had a handful of patients come in with sore throats and runny noses. It’s officially that time of year, so don’t wait until after you’ve caught the bugs to begin boosting your immune system, but increase immunity before and during cold and flu season to give your body the strength it needs to fight of pathogens. 


5 Ways to Boost your Mood this Fall

Sep 09, 2019

Fall is just around the corner, and in classic Vancouver fashion, it starts with rain! Days are getting shorter, and mornings are getting darker. During this time, our hormones (serotonin and melatonin) adjust to changes in daylight, and this can commonly cause low mood and low energy levels. 


ICBC Set to Cover Acupuncture

Sep 04, 2019

Starting on 1 April 2019, ICBC rolled out their new coverage schedule, and so far it’s going amazingly well!

Why do I feel sad? Reframing what fall means for you.

Aug 29, 2019

It’s not uncommon for me to get an increase of patients complaining of sadness and depression around this time of year. 

My 3 Day Diet for LDA Therapy

Aug 28, 2019

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.

Fertility and Marijuana - The Latest Research

Aug 27, 2019

The legalization of cannabis in Canada for recreational purposes this year

Genetic testing - powerful new tool

Aug 19, 2019

Each person’s genetics are unique. Unlike previously thought, your genes are dynamics and influenced by your environment. At Acubalance, we are now offering genetic testing to streamline treatments and take individualized medicine to the next level. With a simple saliva test, we learn about your genetic blueprint and the modifiable factors that may help you achieve your goals faster.


Introduction to genetics.


At What Age Does A Mans Fertility Decline?

Aug 15, 2019

Most studies and data we have look at how age negatively affects a woman’s fertility. Unfortunately, there are few good studies showing how a man’s fertility changes as he ages? We are now seeing fewer men having children in their 20's while men having children in their 30's and 40's has increased. Basically, men are waiting longer to have children.