What happens when you conceive after trying for many months or years, followed by 40 weeks of prenatal care where all your testing is in normal range? When the nursery is painted and the onesies folded neatly in the drawer? Your birth plan is complete, with all typos corrected, T’s...
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B came to seek treatment at Acubalance for his insomnia and anxiety. After a few minutes of talking to him, it became apparent that not only was he unhappy about his life circumstances and how his body was responding to the stress, he was also unhappy about several actions he was engaging in. He worked too much, drank too much, and was argumentative with his family.
30% of all the people you saw today at work, school, on the bus, walking down the street, on television, and in a magazine are struggling with their mental health, whether it be anxiety, depression, obsessive compulsive disorder, bipolar, schizophrenia, or PTSD. May 7th-13th is mental health week, and what better than to share a case study of a patient I’ve been working with, a young man who I will refer to as “Ryan”.
As a practitioner, it makes my day when I can add a safe and non-invasive modality like low level laser therapy (LLLT) also known as photobiomodulation, cold laser and laser acupuncture.
About 20 million Americans are diagnosed with a thyroid disease or disorder, affecting 1 in 8 women at some point in their lifetimes. So it’s easy to say we see a lot of patients here at Acubalance with imbalanced thyroid function. Chronic autoimmune thyroiditis is the most common cause of acquired hypothyroidism.