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Can I still get Pregnant with High FSH

Oct 17, 2021


A common question I am asked after a patient learns her day 3 follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) is elevated (above 10) is if she can still get pregnant naturally with high FSH? And is she a good candidate for IVF?

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What to expect on IVF transfer day - Acupuncture Orientation

Oct 08, 2021

What to Expect on IVF Transfer Day


Times have changed for the better when it comes to integrative fertility care and being able to offer acupuncture before and after IVF embryo transfer onsite at the IVF clinics.


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Can My Embryo Fall Out or Be Urinated Out After My IVF Transfer?

Oct 05, 2021

This is a common question I get.

The short answer is no, your embryo will not fall out nor can it be urinated out after your fresh or frozen transfer following an IVF cycle.

If you want to hear more about this topic then have a listen to my 3-minute video blog where I answer your question.


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Another Remembrance Day

Sep 30, 2021

Acubalance has taken a moment of silence, and closed its doors for Orange Shirt Day.

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PCOS Diet: What to eat and what not to eat

Sep 29, 2021

Nutrition should be individualized to each unique case. This is particularly important for PCOS.

The first step is to determine which PCOS subtype you are. In general, there are 4 classifications of PCOS. This includes ...

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Help for PCOS

Sep 28, 2021

One of the most common conditions I see in the clinic is PCOS. There are several different ways it can present, but the most common symptoms and signs include irregular or long cycles, multiple ovarian cysts on ultrasound, insulin resistance, and elevated androgens. This syndrome can make it difficult to conceive, so when I see it in the clinic, there are many tool I use to help.


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3 Things You Can Do Today To Improve Insulin Resistance and Fertility

Sep 27, 2021
What can you do if you have been diagnosed with PCOS, Insulin Resistance or are showing signs of insulin resistance? The good news is that there are several things which can be done to help improve insulin sensitivity that you can start today.  
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Natural Approaches for PCOS and ovulatory infertility

Sep 26, 2021

During the month of September 2021, I asked our team of Acubalance practitioners to blog about PCOS since September is PCOS Awareness Month. They really delivered and I feel fortunate to work alongside such a devoted and brilliant group of health professionals.

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Could You Have PCOS?

Sep 24, 2021

September is PCOS awareness month, and in the spirit of sharing more about the condition and how we help our patients manage it, I wanted to dive deeper into some of the lesser known symptoms. Could you have PCOS?

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5 Things You Might Be Missing When Trying to Conceive with PCOS

Sep 20, 2021

PCOS is one of the most common gynecological and metabolic disorders that has an impact on fertility. It is characterized by long, irregular cycles, insulin resistance, cysts/immature follicles on the ovaries, or high androgen levels.