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There Is Hope…

After my wife and I tried unsuccessfully to conceive for two years, we were faced with the daunting prospect of finding out “why”? We started to wonder if there was hope! Through a series of tests, it was determined that my sperm morphology was a likely culprit. Thus began my adventure with the Acubalance team….
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For 2 Years, My Wife And I Struggled To Conceive Naturally

For 2 Years, My Wife And I Struggled To Conceive Naturally

For two years, my wife and I struggled to conceive naturally. During that time we underwent the standard series of available medical tests only to learn the reason we struggled to conceive naturally was solely male-related. More specifically, morphology, motility and overall counts were all well below the established thresholds for successful natural conception. An…
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Sperm Count Increase By 70%

Submitted by a client of ours who’s sperm count increased by 70%! I have male-factor fertility issues with regard to motility, morphology, and count. I decided to seek alternative medical help and consult with Dr. Ryan Funk at Acubalance. He started me with a 3-week detox cleanse and acupuncture 1/week. Upon completion of the cleanse, I began…
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Increasing Sperm Count

After a failed IVF/ICSI cycle, our doctor at the fertility clinic advised us that my sperm parameters were likely the culprit, and without an improvement, there was probably no point in even trying another cycle. He referred me to Acubalance, suggesting that it was our best hope of increasing sperm count and having a successful…
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Trying For Six Months To Conceive

After trying for 6 months to conceive our first child, and finding out there was no obvious medical reason for not being able to conceive, my husband and I felt there would be no harm in speaking to Lorne Brown in Vancouver about Chinese medicine and acupuncture. I knew doctors would tell me there was…
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I Have A History Of Miscarriages

I have a history of miscarriages, having had one miscarriage attempting to conceive my first child, then another three miscarriages attempting to conceive our second child. After the last miscarriage, we found ourselves unable to conceive for over a year (which was a needed break from the miscarriages, but we were growing desperate that we…
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Thin Endometrial Lining

I was only three days away from embryo transfer (IVF with donor egg) when my doctor discovered that my body was not reacting as he had hoped to the estrogen. Therefore, the lining of my uterus was not as thick as it should be for implantation. He suggested I have acupuncture to bring more blood…
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Pregnant At Age 39 – Naturally

I wanted to share my good news with you!! In less than two months (due date Dec 10th, 2004), we will be expecting our new baby!! I am pregnant at age 39 – naturally! I am very thankful for the acupuncture, Chinese herbal tea, and advice that I received from Lorne Brown. I came into…
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History Of Ectopic Pregnancies

I first saw Lorne at the Acubalance Wellness Centre on February 23rd, 2004, as I have a history of ectopic pregnancies. After a couple of ectopic pregnancies, my OB/GYN recommended that I go to see a fallopian tube specialist. I was nervous to go to the Infertility Clinic and had read that acupuncture sometimes helped…
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Rollercoaster Ride Emotions!

For one and a half years, I have lived on a rollercoaster ride of emotions! Excitement, anticipation, depression, and disappointment. This is how long it took my husband and me to get pregnant. We were charting, timing, measuring, researching, and talking about getting pregnant to the point where we were no longer making love –…
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Try Try Again…It Worked!

Three years ago, I underwent IVF/ICSI to conceive our first baby. I had heard that trying acupuncture and herbs while undergoing fertility treatment could be really beneficial. Happily, our first try was successful and we had a beautiful baby girl! When we moved to Vancouver, we decided to try for Baby Number 2. This time,…
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Pregnant Naturally At 41

Dear Lorne, It’s been a couple of months since I last came to see you for acupuncture treatment so I thought you might like to know that there’s been good-news development for me: about two weeks after my last treatment in mid-July, I found out I was pregnant naturally at 41! I’m now at about…
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I Traveled A Long Road…

My infertility nightmare started almost three years ago when my husband and I started trying to conceive. We had already traveled a long road! I was 36 at the time. After seven months, I became pregnant but unfortunately lost the pregnancy at six weeks. The months following my miscarriage are a very black time in…
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Adding Acupuncture To IVF

Hi, Lorne: I wanted to send you a very overdue thank you adding acupuncture to IVF made all the difference!!! I’m not sure if you remember me but I came to see you after about four years of unsuccessfully trying for our first baby. What a roller coaster ride that was! After a friend had mentioned an…
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Story With A Happy Ending

Hi, Lorne: Long time no chat. It was about two years ago that we found you and the Acubalance team. I wanted to check in with you and give you an update: our story with a happy ending! We have VERY GOOD news!! Thanks to a great friend — who became our surrogate — our…
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Healthy Baby Girl!!

Hello to everyone at Acubalance, I received acupuncture in the late Spring of 2008 at your centre in an attempt to conceive my first child. I wanted to let all of the wonderful staff at Acubalance know that I successfully conceived in June and gave birth to a beautiful healthy baby girl in February 2009….
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Pregnancy Success!!

Goodness, where do we begin? My fertility (or shall I say infertility?) story has been so draining yet so worth it. One year after my husband and I had been married, we stopped our birth control, anticipating starting a family within the next 12-18 months. However, we noticed that we were not very careful and had…
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After Four Miscarriages…

After four miscarriages and seeing specialists at BC Womens Health (who couldn’t find anything wrong with us), we are now only a few weeks away from delivering our first baby, thanks to Acubalance! After receiving treatments from Acubalance, we got pregnant on our first try and have had an average, uneventful pregnancy so far. At…
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Pregnant In Under One Year!

To all the staff at Acubalance Wellness Center, My husband and I send you a note of our gratitude with special thanks to Ryan. After meeting him, he gave us hope with his faith and knowledge of this healing art. Before meeting Ryan, my husband and I were skeptical about whether or not this treatment could…
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