Optimizing Insemination and IVF with Acupuncture

15 Aug
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Optimizing Insemination and IVF with Acupuncture We see many women and couples who work with assisted reproductive clinics in their journey towards getting pregnant. What we want for all of our patients who are in this process is to optimize their DNA and Qi:  As a Naturopathic Doctor, I help with this through the use of supplements and herbs for the DNA and acupuncture for the patient’s Qi. How does Acupuncture optimize the IVF process? Acupuncture optimizes this process via the following: *  Enhances blood flow to nourish the developing follicles *  Supports the estrogen and progesterone phases of the cycle *  Is instrumental in keeping stress hormones low so that they do not interfere with reproductive hormones *  Optimize conception *  helps to prevent…

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13 Aug
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Recovering from an Ankle Sprain

Recovering from an Ankle Sprain Spraining your ankle can hurt and take a long time to heal.   The first step is to rest.  Then you have to gently move the ankle and get some weight back onto it.  After that, people often forget one of the most important parts or recovering from an ankle sprain. What is the most overlooked exercise when recovering from an ankle sprain? Balancing! When you sprain your ankle, your rip the fibres of the ligaments that hold the bones together.  This hurts! But you also rip and ruin the nerves that are part of that ligament.  Because of this, your…

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3 Aug
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Childhood Nocturnal Enuresis – The...

Childhood Enuresis – The Chiropractic Approach The Chiropractic approach towards helping a child that is experiencing bed wetting or nocturnal enuresis is to check the spine and nerve system for subluxations that can be interfering with the brain-bladder or body connection. The process of checking an child involves analyzing: posture balance the spine reflexes movements If an child is subluxated, they often have difficulty with some of the above tests and their ability to control body functions. When an child is not subluxated, they have a better ability to function – including the subconscious coordination of their bladder. What is Nocturnal Enuresis? Nocturnal enuresis (NE)…

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11 Jul
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Cell phone in your pocket? Study says no for...

Cell phone in your pocket? Study says no for Dad’s-to-be When talking to couples about what they can do for optimal conception, I always discuss diet and lifestyle. An equally important factor especially for males is to keep their cell phones away from their reproductive organs. This study highlights the…

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22 Jun
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herb walk in mississauga

Herb Walk in Mississauga We had a marvellous herb walk this past Saturday to celebrate mid-summer. The weather was gorgeous and we witnessed & learned about many of the earth’s herbs as medicine in full summer delight. Thank you to Riverwood Conservancy and to Nina Barabas for inviting me to…

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