It’s the most important part of preparing for a pregnancy but the last thing most patients want to hear: wait for just a few more months! If you’ve been trying to conceive for as long as many of the patients that come to Acubalance Vancouver have, you probably feel like you’ve done your fair...
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I am truly floored by how often during a working day I find myself saying the following: "The symptoms you have are quite common. But just because something is common, doesn’t mean that it’s normal. Any time your body is showing you a symptom, it’s a marker of something going on at a deeper level."
So you’ve finally had your prayers answered and had a child (or children), but now your child is asking you the inevitable question, “Where do babies come from?” So you reach for a book on where babies come from and realize that the book doesn’t fit your situation at all.
I saw a patient a few weeks ago who, upon taking some steps to properly support her thyroid, found her natural DHEA levels started going up. I wanted to investigate a little further to see why this may be happening, and came across a bit of research on the connection.
I wanted to pass along some information about a topic that is often overlooked when discussing fertility or recurrent pregnancy loss. Few people discuss stillbirth or neonatal death. This trauma effects all of a persons being ! emotionally, mentally and physically.
Although still controversial in mainstream medicine, food sensitivities in naturopathic medicine have been known for years to contribute to a number of different acute and chronic health concerns. Research to support testing the delayed-type hypersensitivity reactions of IgG and IgA (which we commonly test for in our patients at Acubalance) is starting to accumulate supporting its role in clinical practice.