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Welcome back Dr. Emilie Salomons!

Aug 11, 2018

I am very pleased to be returning to clinical work starting August 26th, 2018. Time has flown by! This will be my 13th year in practice and the start of my 9th year with Acubalance.

What? No Bread!?

Aug 10, 2018

I met with a new patient this week who asked an awesome question. We were discussing she and her partners’ diet, and talking about the general dietary principles I encourage all of my patients to follow,

Guide to Sugar #4: Is Sugar Wreaking Havoc on your Digestive System?

Aug 09, 2018

If you’ve been to an acupuncturist, you are probably already familiar with our detailed and thorough questioning of digestion and elimination.

Fertility and Egg Quality: Acubalance Vancouver Doctors Chime In

Aug 03, 2018

The team at Acubalance Vancouver reviewed a brilliant lecture from the 2018 Integrative Fertility Symposium titled, It Starts with the Egg: Optimizing Oocyte Quality, by Jennifer Fitzgerald ND.

We individually sat down to watch the online lecture and then to summarize our ideas in our own blogs to share the highlights from the lecture on how to improve egg quality.

100 Days to Your Peak Fertility Potential

Aug 03, 2018

Did you know that the most important time to optimize your fertility (and that of your male partner if you have one) is during the 100 days before conception occurs? Reach Your Peak Fertile Potential with Pro-Active Preconception Care. Here are some recommendations we make at Acubalance Vancouver.

How Laser Acupuncture Can Improve IVF Outcomes with Chromosomal Screening - A Case Study

Aug 02, 2018

I wanted to share a case study of a patient. As my patients know, the treatments they receive encompass more than just needles, we offer a holistic and integrative approach. So what did this patient do to achieve enough improvement to make her 2nd IVF cycle a success?

Egg Quality and What You Can do About it

Aug 02, 2018

If you are trying to conceive, you probably already know this, but it’s so fascinating that it bears repeating. You’ve had all of your eggs since before you were born. In fact, they’ve been in your ovaries since you were an embryo. This fact alone is interesting enough, but it gets better. Since your mother’s eggs were in her ovaries when she was an embryo, that means the egg which eventually became you was, at one time, in your grandmother’s uterus.

Get the most Bang for your Oocyte Buck

Aug 01, 2018

Did you know that you can thank your mother for bestowing you with the number of eggs or oocytes you will carry for a lifetime? 

Top 5 Foundational Supplements for Prenatal Care

Jul 31, 2018

Eggs are particularly rich when it comes to mitochondria boasting 200-500,000 in each egg. This means there are at least 100x more mitochondria in eggs than there are in any other cell in the body. Why is this important? Embryos need healthy mitochondria because

WHAT IS FACIAL ACUPUNCTURE AND HOW DOES IT WORK?

Jul 30, 2018

...select points in order to trigger a healing cascade and increase the cellular function of the skin and muscles of the face. There are several mechanisms that come into play...

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