Acupuncture can be more effective in decreasing menstrual pain than some medications. Next time you are experiencing dysmenorrhea (period pain), you may want to reach for your local acupuncturist instead of medication!
Another study has shown the benefits of vitamin D and the health of our fertility.
In male fertility, this study showed a reduction in both sperm motility and sperm count with abdnormal levels of vitamin D. Not only was sperm affected but testicular abnormalities were also identified.
Recurrent pregnancy loss is a horrible experience for a couple to go through. This is especially true when there is no "reason" as to why it is happening. Women have to go through many tests (i.e: hystersalpinograms [HSG], hysteroscopes, blood tests, biopsy...) but men generally have it easier, only having to give a semen sample and possibly a blood sample.
Women undergoing fertility treatment are always looking for ways to improve their chances of success. In many, women weight loss could be that last influential key to a healthy pregnancy.
Acupuncture has been shown to reduce the rate of cesarean section by 32%. The use of a Cesarean section (C-sections) can be a life-saving procedure if complications arise during a birth; however, the rate of unnecessary and elective C-sections has almost doubled on the last 20 years and can be as high as 50% in women over 40.
I get asked a lot about whether it is safe to exercise in the early stages of pregnancy. The answer is yes… though there are some caveats. Before starting any new exercise routine, always check with your doctor first.
Acubalance Fertility diet better than low carbohydrate diet when looking for both weight loss (long term) and healthJun 30, 2012
The Globe & Mail article "How to keep the Pounds Off with the Right Diet" by Leslie Beck shares how anyone who has successfully lost weight only to watch the pounds slowly creep back knows that losing weight isn’t the hard part; it’s maintaining a weight loss that is difficult. The good news is the Acubalance Fertility diet is better than a low-carb