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Acubalance agrees with Dr OZ. We both like the PGX fibre sticks to help with weight loss.

Acubalance agrees with Dr. OZ; we both like the PGX fibre sticks to help with weight loss.
Acubalance now carries PGX Granule Sticks and Glucosmart capsules to help women regulate their insulin and blood sugar to allow for easier weight loss.
Uses & Benefits

Normalizing and stabilizing blood sugar
Lowering insulin secretion
Improving insulin sensitivity
Lowering after-meal blood sugar levels
Reducing the glycemic index of meals...

Parenting in the NOW

VANCOUVER British Columbia-Dr. Rob Helmer is a Toronto-based author and Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine bringing his two-day Conscious Parenting Workshops to Victoria March 14 & 15 and Vancouver  21 & 22, 2009.
Inspired by Eckhart Tolle, TCM doctor introduces "conscious parenting" at March workshops in Vancouver and Victoria BC. "The core of my workshop is how to parent in the now." 
Helmer specializes in paediatric medicine and,...

Nutritional and Environmental Considerations

Studies confirm that male sperm counts are declining, and environmental factors, such as pesticides, exogenous estrogens, and heavy metals may negatively impact spermatogenesis. A number of nutritional therapies have been shown to improve sperm counts and sperm motility, including carnitine, arginine, zinc, selenium, and vitamin B-12. Numerous antioxidants have also proven beneficial in treating male infertility, such as vitamin C, vitamin E,...

Newer antidepressants linked to serious lung disorder in newborns

OTTAWA - Health Canada is advising women who are taking antidepressants known as Selective Serotonin Re-uptake Inhibitors (SSRI) and who are pregnant or intend to become pregnant to discuss the situation with their doctor due to potential risks to the baby. Health Canada stresses that patients should not stop taking SSRI medication without first consulting their doctors, as they could experience serious side effects.
Generally, SSRI treatment...

Naturally Treating the Baby Blues

Q - Is there a natural treatment for the baby blues?
A - During the course of a pregnancy, you are constantly nurturing your baby with your love, energy (Qi), and nutrition. During the postpartum period, you give anything you have left while breastfeeding, figuring out how the diapers work, and oogling over the cuteness of your baby. It is not surprising that you may have the baby blues; you have beentotally zapped of your Qi.
Acupuncture and...

Vancouver Fertility Clinic Sponsors Webinar Reproductive Age - Share Your Hope

Vancouver Fertility Clinic Sponsors Webinar "Reproductive Age - Share Your Hope"
Click here to watch one hour recording and or to listen to MP3
Most fertility patients have been bombarded with information about advanced maternal age, high FSH, low AMH, the risk of chromosomal abnormalities... although medicine has adequately warned the public of the risks of waiting, what they have not been able to convey is that there is much a woman can do to...

Vancouver Fertility Clinic Sponsors Webinar Using Chinese Herbs with Clomid and IUI to Improve Success

Vancouver Fertility Clinic Sponsors Webinar "Using Chinese Herbs with Clomid and IUI to Improve Success"
Click here to watch one-hour webinar, download notes.
Very little research has been done on the topic of herb drug interaction in relationship to infertility protocols. All practitioners treating infertility patients undergoing medicated treatments face the question of the safety and efficacy of Chinese herbs in conjunction with hormones.
In...

Vancouver Fertility Clinic Sponsors Webinar Acupuncture Benefits Polycystic Ovary Syndrome - PCOS

Sponsodered by Vancouver Fertility Clinic - PCOS
Click here to watch the one-hour webinar
Interview and questions about a recent randomized controlled trial and possible mechanism behind how acupuncture maybe act. Dosage of acupuncture (number of treatments, length of treatment period, number of needles, stimulation, etc) will be discussed.
Bio


Dr. Stener-Victorin is a researcher at Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, Department of...

Vancouver Fertility Clinic Sponsors Webinar Auto-immune Infertility: The Hidden Culprit

Vancouver Fertility Clinic Sponsors Webinar on Auto-immune Infertility: The Hidden Culprit
Click here to watch the one-hour recording or to download the handouts and listen to the MP3
Description:
 Auto-immune infertility may be one of the greatest hidden causes of “unexplained infertility.” The object of this one-hour talk is to provide you with a basic understanding of how this problem is diagnosed and how you can treat it with TCM. The focus...

Mediclear: A Spring Cleaning for the Mind, Body, and Soul

To improve on my customer-centered care, stop smoking, and look after my body, I decided to do the mediclear cleanse. I wanted to be more supportive for our clients while getting healthy myself. I spent a few week smentally preparing myself and my boyfriend, Jared, for the cleanse. We were both ready to get our health on track, until Jared read how many weeks we would be on cleanse and what foods we would need to eliminate! No wheat, dairy,...

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