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Thyroid Series Part 2: Testing Your Thyroid

Oct 21, 2017

If you’ve read Part 1 of my thyroid series, you’ll know that the thyroid hormone system is responsible for regulating a huge number of body processes, and that there is more to testing the intricate hormonal system of the thyroid than just getting a TSH and calling it a day. The more you start to dive into thyroid physiology – the triggers for thyroid hormone production and conversion, the receptivity of the tissues, and the dance between the brain, the thyroid gland, and the tissues – the more you realize it’s an incredible, intricate web.

Laser Therapy For Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Oct 20, 2017

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) is an incredibly common syndrome that affects 4-5% of the

Laser Baby Program Update: Beating the Odds

Oct 20, 2017

Since we started our Laser Baby Program here at Acubalance earlier this year, we’ve been seeing some promising results in our patients.

5 Natural Ways to Increase IVF Success

Oct 19, 2017

 

Did you know that the most important time to optimize your fertility (and that of your male partner if you have one) is during the 100 days before conception occurs?

Your wait time for your IVF cycle  is a great opportunity to get your mind and body in the best shape to conceive a baby whether TTC naturally or with IVF.

Homemade Deodorant Recipe

Oct 19, 2017

Not long ago I posted an article on the importance of cutting down unnecessary chemicals in our environment in order to support health and fertility. My hope is that you will be exposed to non harmful compounds only. To follow up on that, I’ve decided to do a series of blogs outlining some of my favourite home-made basics; a toiletries kit for beginners. These are not theoretical for me. I actually use these products and have thus cut most store-bought ones out of my life for many years now. This week, I’ll share with you my homemade deodorant that actually, really and truly works.

Hurry Up and Relax: Nourishing Intentions

Oct 16, 2017

One of my mentors, Dr. Randine Lewis, author of The Infertility Cure and The Way of the Fertile Soul once framed ‘fertility’ in a workshop in one question: “What is it in you that wants to reproduce?”

How Your Thyroid is Treated with Chinese Medicine and How It Effects Fertility

Oct 16, 2017
A huge percentage of the patients I see have been diagnosed with having a poorly functioning thyroid, primarily hypothyroid.  Having a thyroid that is under performing causes all kinds of symptoms that can be life changing.  Exhaustion, hair loss, weight gain, a generalized feeling of cold can all accompany an under functioning thyroid.  Unfortunately women who have th

Recipe: 5 Ingredient Thai Red Chicken Soup

Oct 13, 2017

I’ve got a slight obsession with Jamie Oliver – I’m not afraid to say it.  Several of his cookbooks line our shelves, and I find they are frequent go-to books for food inspiration both mid-week and for when company’s coming.  I love the way he writes recipes.  They’re easy to follow, and always use fresh hea

Acupuncture For the Relief of Pain

Oct 12, 2017

I have a confession.

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