Ryan's Blog

4 Things You Can Do To Feel Your Best

Jan 12, 2022 | Dr. Ryan Funk, Dr.TCM, FABORM
Many people are struggling right now and not feeling well both emotionally and physically. The January Blues are a real thing for many of my patients and they seem to hit a wall.  The craziness of the holidays, covid fatigue and other factors seem to pile up at this time of year. The good news is that there are some easy things we can do to help pull us out of this funk to allow us to feel good again.

Can Laser Acupuncture Improve Frozen Embryo Transfer FET Pregnancy Rates

Dec 20, 2021 | Dr. Ryan Funk, Dr.TCM, FABORM
The short answer is yes.

Top 3 Tips To Survive This Years Holiday Season

Nov 29, 2021 | Dr. Ryan Funk, Dr.TCM, FABORM
I have a handful of patients who are entering the holiday season fearful of losing all the progress they have made over the past few months. Many have lost weight, decreased inflammation in their bodies and regulated hormones. Something they worked so hard to do and are not wanting to let go of. Diet has played a big role in their success and now going into the holiday season parties and treats are threatening to sabotage their progress.

Top Ways to Improve Your Sleep for Health and Optimal Fertility

Nov 24, 2021 | Dr. Ryan Funk, Dr.TCM, FABORM
Good quality sleep is a key part of healthy hormones and optimal health.

Inflammation and Infertility, Is There A Connection?

Oct 28, 2021 | Dr. Ryan Funk, Dr.TCM, FABORM
When it comes to the symptoms of inflammation there are many which are commonly recognized. Bloating, loose bowels, constipation, skin disorders like Eczema, weight gain, fatigue, poor concentration and joint pain are all easily recognizable as possible inflammatory conditions. What many people don't know is that excess inflammation can cause all sorts of reproductive problems in both men and women.  

3 Things You Can Do Today To Improve Insulin Resistance and Fertility

Sep 27, 2021 | Dr. Ryan Funk, Dr.TCM, FABORM
What can you do if you have been diagnosed with PCOS, Insulin Resistance or are showing signs of insulin resistance? The good news is that there are several things which can be done to help improve insulin sensitivity that you can start today.  

Natural Pregnancy After Failed IVF Transfer and Cancelled Frozen Embryo Transfer - Case Study

Sep 10, 2021 | Dr. Ryan Funk, Dr.TCM, FABORM
I wanted to share a unique case study seen here at Acubalance and more importantly the challenges my fertility patients experience and the persistence often needed to get a baby. 

Fertility Burn Out - Top Signs to Watch Out For

Jul 26, 2021 | Dr. Ryan Funk, Dr.TCM, FABORM

Going through fertility issues can be one of the most stressful times of a person's life. With our hectic schedules, most of my patients do have a level of chronic stress that they are dealing with. This isn't a problem until it becomes overwhelming. This often happens slowly without us knowing on a conscious level that we are losing the battle and heading towards fertility burn out.  

Your Gut, Your Health and Your Fertility

Jul 15, 2021 | Dr. Ryan Funk, Dr.TCM, FABORM
When it comes to overall health and your fertility, gut health is a big player in your success. Science has been stumbling upon more and more research supporting the importance of your gut microbiome in almost all aspects of your health. This theory has been around for over 2,500 years and as time goes on science has been showing how accurate this statement really is.

Tips Before Egg Freezing and How To Boost Your Fertility - A Podcast Interview

Jul 08, 2021 | Dr. Ryan Funk, Dr.TCM, FABORM
I recently had the pleasure of talking with a previous patient (Kristina Lao) about her experience going through an egg freezing cycle which she has posted to youtube. So many women go through an egg-freezing cycle in silence, alone and unsure of what the experience will be like.