I see many patients who have been diagnosed with unexplained infertility. They have undergone blood tests and physical exams only to be told that everything looks "good". In these cases, I take the role of the problem finder before becoming a problem solver.
Even after 5 pregnancy losses and not given any hope you can have a healthy child ! I was seeing a patient that was told after her multiple pregnancy losses she had less than 1% chance of carrying to term. Her motivation, dedication and willingness to change brought her the joy of a healthy baby.
Research links herbal remedies and acupuncture to more live births
The odds of having children seemed to be stacked against Lower Mainland research scientist Rajwinder Panesar-Walawege.
The other day, after weeks with my head down in medical charts, someone slid a Georgia Straight across my desk, and I came up for air with a smile on my face. With all of our efforts around the clinic to prepare for hosting the first ever Integrative Fertility Symposium here in Vancouver, I had almost forgotten to be excited about it. The article in the Straight, Fertility Gets a Boost with the help of Traditional Chinese Medicine, really got me thinking about all that we do here at Acubalance, all that Traditional Chinese Medicine can do, and the reasons why.
A new review released in March 2015, from the journal Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology, has shown that low vitamin D levels are related to a number of gynecological problems – PMS, uterine fibroids, painful or irregular periods and early menopause, to name a few.
Stress hormones impact every organ and system in your body, particularly your reproductive system.
There are many different aspects of our fertility but one that I have been hearing more and more about is egg quality. With Easter coming along bringing with it magic bunny's hiding eggs in our houses I felt it a great time to address egg quality. I have previously blogged about a success story of a patient who conceived naturally after being diagnosed with poor ovarian reserve.