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Food Sensitivity Related Conditions

May 01, 2014

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.

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Moving On From a Failed IVF

Apr 30, 2014

I recently had a couple come to me after going through the IVF process but not having the pregnancy they so much desired. After years of trying to conceive, blood tests, invasive procedures, months of medications and weeks of injections they still don't have the pregnancy they are trying so hard to achieve.

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Got Endo? Get Herbs!

Apr 25, 2014
Endometriosis is a difficult disorder effecting millions of women. There are many treatments available but Chinese Herbal medicine is a natural approach with more research backing up it's effectiveness.  
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Hung up on the numbers

Apr 24, 2014

Somewhere along your journey toward health and well-being, you may one day find yourself sitting in fr

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11 myths about conception

Apr 23, 2014

This is a great article from a fertility doctor in Illinois, listing the 11 most common misconceptions she hears at her fertility clinic. I have to admit that I have heard them all many times as well, and pride myself in dispelling these myths and giving people tools to change their fertility journey for the better.

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Increase Your Antioxidants: 5 Ways, No Supplements

Apr 22, 2014

I want you to start thinking of antioxidants like the Molly Maid cleaning-crew of your body. Antioxidants are substances that we get from fruits and vegetables, mainly, and serve a number of functions for us. Perhaps their most notable role is that of mopping up free radicals.

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Acupuncture for IVF Thin lining

Apr 21, 2014

Acupuncture & Thin Endometrial Lining

The thickness and quality of your endometrial lining may have an impact on the success of your IVF and your ability to carry a baby to term.

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PCOS – How to boost your chance of ovulation and conception

Apr 17, 2014

Not having a period sounds great, until you’re trying to have a baby, then suddenly you find yourself praying for your monthly flow, anything to show that your are ovulating and can conceive.

So what do you do if you’re not regular, or not ovulating at all?  What if the medication you’re taking to ovulate isn’t working?

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What do Cookies and IVF Have in Common

Apr 17, 2014

I have a philosophy about cookies.