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…

Kirsten Almon

Dr. Kirsten Almon has a Naturopathic Family Practice in Mississauga at Erin Mills Optimum Health with special interest and training in fertility (helping couples conceive naturally as well as improving outcomes for couples using assisted reproductive technology), pregnancy, birth, postpartum and pediatric care. She loves seeing children for “naturopathic well child visits” and consults on common issues such as food introduction, how to avoid colds, flus and ear infections.  Dr. Almon is the co-author and instructor of a Doula course specifically designed for Naturopathic Doctors and teaches across Canada.

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