Bad Balance Associated With Brain Damage And Decline

18 Oct
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Bad Balance is Associated With Brain Damage And Decline I recently came across this study from Japan that found an association between postural instability (bad balance) and early pathological changes in the brain and functional decline, even in apparently healthy subjects.  Check out the article, read my insights, and also read the case of a young boy with a traumatic brain injury leading to balance and coordination problems who was able to improve with the…

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15 Aug
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Optimizing Insemination and IVF with Acupuncture

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…

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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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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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9 Jun
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Mongan Method of HypnoBirthing ® Offered at Erin...

Benefits of HypnoBirthing ® Prenatal Classes in Mississauga The Mongan Method of HypnoBirthing ® is a unique method of relaxed, natural childbirth education, enhanced by self-hypnosis techniques. Self-hypnosis and deep relaxation are very effective techniques, which allow women to use their natural instincts to bring about a safer, easier, more…

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