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Reduced premature labour rates with omega supplementation? There’s nothing fishy about that.

Dec 06, 2018
A new updated Cochrane Review published November 15th, 2018, has shown that a higher intake of foods containing omega‐3 long‐chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (LCPUFA), such as fish, during pregnancy have been associated with longer gestations and improved perinatal outcomes.
 

Eastern and Western Do’s and Don'ts for the First Trimester

Dec 04, 2018

The first trimester can be a wonderful, exciting, confusing, and overwhelming time. Not to mention the advice and old wives’ tales coming at you left, right, and center from friends, family, and google. So I’ve boiled down a list of some of the major tips, do’s, and don'ts for the first trimester, focusing on the major points from the Western mindset as well as Eastern, because at Acubalance we love integrating the best of both.

Understanding Endometriosis

Dec 04, 2018

Endometriosis (Endo) is a huge health problem around the world. This disease roughly affects 1 in 10 women; usually between the ages of 15 to 49, which is approximately 176 million women in the world.

Kimcheat Your Way to a Healthy Microbiome

Dec 01, 2018

Korean food has been getting a lot of attention in the culinary world lately, much to my delight. Growing up in a Korean-American family, kimchi was a staple of my mother’s kitchen table and I can’t ever recall a meal where it was not incorporated into the cooking in some form or another.

6 Tips to Manage Stress and Anxiety

Nov 29, 2018

I just got back from a wonderful two week vacation, which is probably the longest amount of time off I’ve had in my life! But what isn’t wonderful is the combination of jetlag, going straight back into a busy schedule, an overflowing email inbox, and holiday obligations starting to pile up.

Treating period pain with acupuncture.

Nov 27, 2018

Here at Acubalance we are known for helping people on their fertility journeys and paths to becoming parents. What I really wish people knew, is that you don’t need to be trying to have a baby to come for treatment. 

1 Daily Habit Men Do That Increases Miscarriage Rates by 73%

Nov 27, 2018
I'm a big believer that the little things we do on a daily basis can make a massive impact on our health. This is true in all aspects of our health including fertility.

Acupuncture for Sleep: What’s Affecting You from the Outside?

Nov 20, 2018

Insomnia is the ongoing inability to get asleep and/or stay asleep and is becoming a common issue in our busy lives. The demands of working and family can create tension and stress making it difficult to calm our body and mind. We often have difficulty relaxing enough to get sufficient rest to face the next day which affects our quality of living, efficiency at work, energy levels, and emotions.

Laser for fertility and endometriosis

Nov 15, 2018

I am still feeling super-charged (no pun intended) about Acubalance’s laser protocols after meeting and consulting with laser experts in Australia.

I am accepting patients starting November 27th, 2018 who have been diagnosed with or experience symptoms associated with:

Vitamin Sunshine: Not Just for Plants

Nov 09, 2018

As a native Californian, I get quite distraught when the sun goes away. Combine that with the time change this week and, watch out world! The sun is literally setting tonight at 4:43 PM. That’s just not right, y’all!

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