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Improving sperm health; top reasons why people aren’t seeking treatment and why they should.

Oct 09, 2018

I’m not going to lie, I’m always a little disappointed at the lack of men in my schedule.

An embryo is 50/50 sperm and egg. Even if there is a known egg or uterine factor to infertility, sperm is still bringing 50% of the genes to the table.

Acupuncture and Neuroscience

Oct 09, 2018

When I find research that confirms a Traditional Chinese Medicine principle, I get pretty excited. That happened to me again today, which is always a treat. And this one was such an esoteric Chinese medicine idea, that it’s hard to believe someone thought to study it.

Stronger, Simpler, More Cost Effective - Keeping It Simple To Male Supplements for Fertility

Oct 05, 2018
Your fertility journey has its challenges so when a natural approach that is simple & effective come across my desk I am eager to share it with you. Acubalance has a way to simplify the supplements to be taken to improve male fertility! Not only has it become easier but it's also now more potent! 
 

Easy Mindfulness Practices for People Who Hate Meditating

Oct 03, 2018

I recommend meditation to nearly all of my patients, but not everyone is thrilled to hear it.

For the Man in your Life. It takes two to make a healthy baby

Oct 03, 2018

It takes two cells to make a healthy baby, an egg cell and a sperm cell.

Tips for a Smooth Embryo Transfer Day

Oct 02, 2018

For anyone undergoing IVF, embryo transfer day can be an anxious one - especially if you have never done it before and don’t quite know what to expect. I have had the honour of being part of hundreds of embryo transfers, performing acupuncture onsite at the fertility clinic around this procedure.

One Thing You Can Do To Increase Your Chance of a Successful Transfer by 15%

Oct 02, 2018

You’re almost there! You’ve gone through all the tests, the injections and the nail-biting suspense of waiting for the phone call to see how your embryos are. You are finally at the top of the proverbial IVF mountain. As a fertility acupuncturist, one of my favourite ways to support couples going through the fertility journey is to meet you at the top of the mountain for a treatment on the day of embryo transfer.

Low Level Laser Light Therapy (LLLT) in the Treatment of Osteoarthritis

Oct 02, 2018

Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common form of arthritis affecting millions globally. It occurs when the protective cartilage on the ends of your bones wears down and degenerate over time.

Symptoms

OA symptoms often develop slowly and worsen over time. Signs and symptoms of OA include:

7 Ways To Naturally Care For Your Breasts

Oct 02, 2018

October is breast cancer awareness month – and as breast cancer is the most common cancer among Canadian women, with 26,300 women diagnosed in 2017, it’s important to consider that we’re all at risk. Rarely, breast cancer is also diagnosed in men – there were 230 new cases in Canada in 2017. Chances are you know and love someone who has, or has had, breast cancer. In honor of this, I’d like to share some strategies to proactively reduce your risk.

Pumpkin: Not Just a Projectile

Oct 01, 2018

This time of year, there seems to be an endless stream of things you can do with pumpkin: Beer, pie, wine, soup, lattes. What is it about this vegetable that inspires so much creativity?

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