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Tracking your cycle naturally

Dec 02, 2019
Whether you are trying to conceive, looking for a natural contraception method or wanting general awareness of your reproductive health, tracking your monthly menstrual cycle is an informative tool to understanding your hormones.
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Acupuncture as an Adjunct for the symptoms of Bipolar Disorder: a Case Study

Nov 18, 2019

Mental health awareness week has come and gone, but before you pack away the ribbons and confetti for another year, I have a great case study on Bipolar disorder that got me really inspired to do more of this work.

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SIBO - the number one cause of IBS

Nov 14, 2019
Do you feel bloated after meals? Suffer from irregular or uncomfortable bowel movements? Do fiber or vegetables upset your stomach? Or maybe you’ve been diagnosed with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), and told it’s something you’ll have to manage for the rest of your life?
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Should Men Quit Drinking Before Trying to Conceive?

Oct 20, 2019

More and more research is being brought to light about the importance of male fertility in fertilization, implantation, healthy embryos, and an overall healthy pregnancy. Up to 40% of infertility is due to male factor, and many of these negatively influencing conditions are easily altered through basic diet and lifestyle factors.


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When there are no words. Pregnancy and infant loss awareness day/month

Oct 16, 2019

It’s October 16thand for 16 days now I have been staring at a blank page trying to write a blog. I wanted to write a blog that could be helpful or insightful for the readers here who have (or know someone who has) lost a baby; whether by miscarriage, a baby born sleeping, or a child lost too soon. 

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Is your sleep hygiene contributing to your insomnia?

Oct 15, 2019

Trouble falling asleep? Feel unrefreshed first thing in the morning? Insomnia is common and impacts anywhere from 6-48% of Canadians. Good quality of sleep is essential for optimal physical and mental functioning. Sleep impacts mood, cardiovascular health, metabolism, weight, learning, memory, immune function, and much more!


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Super Attractor by Gabrielle Bernstein: Turn on Your Health and Wealth Creation

Oct 12, 2019

I highly recommend you get your copy of Gabrielle Bernstein's latest book, Super Attractor. Take back control on how you choose to feel and what you create in your reality.

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Gut health and its role in inflammation

Sep 24, 2019

Our gut health and immune system are tightly related. Somewhere between 70-80% of our immune cells reside just behind our gut lining. The cells of our digestive tract and our microbiome are in constant communication with our immune system; influencing how quickly it gets activated. For this reason, our gut health plays a huge role in the development of inflammation.

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Read this if you have a kid, thinking of having kids or have ever been a kid yourself

Sep 24, 2019

Watch this video interview if you have a kid, if you are thinking of having kids, or if you have ever been a kid.

I have been in practice since 2000 and we at Acubalance have helped over 1000 babies come into this word.  

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Rethinking Medication and Choosing Acupuncture When it Comes to These Three Common Health Conditions

Sep 23, 2019

Western medicine has trained us to pop a pill whenever an undesirable symptom arises. We go to advil or Tylenol for a headache, without calculating if we’ve had enough water today, or perhaps we should take a break from computer use. We are trained to think to think of pain or discomfort merely through the symptoms and beeline towards symptomatic relief without proper analysis of the root cause.