Kathleen's Blog

Composting: Tips from your Acupuncturist to Stay Healthy in Autumn

Sep 22, 2018 | KATHLEEN LEE
Are you feeling the shift in the air?

Quick, Easy and Tasty Tomato Zucchini Soup Recipe

Sep 04, 2018 | KATHLEEN LEE
We are always trying to eat with the seasons here at Acubalance to stay healthy. Here is a quick, easy and tasty late summer soup recipe that will help you transition into this beautiful fall weather we’ve been having.
1 large zucchini or 2 medium sized zucchinis
1 large tomato
Pinch of cinnamon
Pinch of nutmeg

Case Study: 0% to 13% Increase in Sperm Morphology in 4 Months

Aug 22, 2018 | KATHLEEN LEE
SC and his wife had been trying to conceive for 3 years when they came to Acubalance for support. They had both been assessed by their reproductive endocrinologist and determined to fall under the frustrating category that many couples find themselves in (**cue ominous music**).... the dreaded world of “unexplained infertility”.

Top 5 Tips for Improving Egg Quality

Aug 13, 2018 | KATHLEEN LEE
“My fertility doctor says I have poor egg quality, what does this mean and is there anything I can do about it?” 

Top 5 Foundational Supplements for Prenatal Care

Jul 31, 2018 | KATHLEEN LEE
Eggs are particularly rich when it comes to mitochondria boasting 200-500,000 in each egg. This means there are at least 100x more mitochondria in eggs than there are in any other cell in the body. Why is this important? Embryos need healthy mitochondria because

Acubalance Helped Me Get Pregnant...Now What?!?

Jul 20, 2018 | KATHLEEN LEE
YOU DID IT!! You’ve been waiting and waiting….and waiting…. for that little blue line to show up on your pregnancy test and it finally happened! First things first, let’s do the Happy Dance.
Ok..now that we’ve had a chance to celebrate, it’s time to get organized. Many of my patients become so tunnel-visioned about getting pregnant, that they find themselves feeling lost once they finally become pregnant. This week’s blog post is a guide map... Read more

Do YOU Know What's In Your Birth Control?

Jul 10, 2018 | KATHLEEN LEE
Ladies, let’s get real for a minute.
I am curious about how many of us are on hormonal birth control. If you are on birth control, do you know what is in that pill you take every morning and what it is doing once it hits your bloodstream?

Presto Pesto: Health Benefits of Basil and an Easy Recipe!

Jul 03, 2018 | KATHLEEN LEE
Is there anything more summery than fresh pesto? Our garden is gifting us with handfuls upon handfuls of this beautiful herb and it is now the magical fairy dust that gets sprinkled on everything. Of course, this means, I have to throw on my nerd cape and glasses and dig a little deeper under the surface. I’m happy to report that not only is basil super yummy, it is super good for you as well!

"Grow Eggies Grow!" Finding Empowerment in your Fertility Story

Jun 19, 2018 | KATHLEEN LEE
The power went down in Acubalance last week. Which on its own makes for a less than ideal day at the clinic, but what accompanied the power outage was an alarm in the waiting room that beeped every 7 seconds at an irritating pitch and tone.

Choke out Bad Bacteria (with Sunchokes!)

Jun 11, 2018 | KATHLEEN LEE
The sunchokes in my garden are just about to be harvested and it’s gotten me dreaming about this nutty, delicious tuber that I’ll be munching on next week.