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How to optimize your Microbiome: Part 1

Aug 16, 2020

The area of microbiome and health is really beginning to blow up, and with good reason. Our bugs in our microbiome vastly outnumber our own cells, but roughly 10:1. Weighing roughly the same as your brain, science around the importance of our microbiome is growing each day. Here I introduce our microbiome and discuss signs and risk factors to microbiome imbalances.

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Manifestation 101: How to transform suffering and to consciously generate luck, love, health, abundance and freedom.

Aug 15, 2020

Many of us sabotage our desires because we run subconscious programs (often inherited from childhood) that block us from experiencing joy and achieving our goals of health, loving relationships, abundance and happiness.

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Acupuncture Benefits Patients With Anxiety During IVF

Aug 12, 2020

A recent study suggests acupuncture can be an important non-pharmacological therapy to support patients with anxiety during IVF.

 

Tips for a Smooth Embryo Transfer Day

Jul 21, 2020

For anyone undergoing IVF, embryo transfer day can be an anxious one - especially if you have never done it before and don’t quite know what to expect. I have had the honour of being part of hundreds of embryo transfers, performing acupuncture onsite at the fertility clinic around this procedure.

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Surgery for Endometriosis

Jul 15, 2020

When facing a diagnosis such as endometriosis, there are quite a few avenues of treatment. You may be presented with hormonal options like birth control to eliminate your periods or medication which puts you into temporary menopause, or perhaps you are contemplating surgery.

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PCOS: Should I be taking Myo-inositol?

Jul 15, 2020

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome is an ovulatory disorder impacting nearly 1.4 million Canadians. It is associated with a range of symptoms including irregular cycles or amenorrhea, acne, hirsutism, hair loss and more.

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The Fertility Diet Simplified

Jul 12, 2020

Diet is one of the main pillars for a healthy mind and body, especially when you are focusing on boosting your fertility (preparing your body for pregnancy, prepping for an IVF or IUI, or trying to conceive naturally). Knowing what to eat is complicated enough, but through the lens of fertility adds another layer of complexity.

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IVF Acupuncture: Why IVF Doctors Recommend Fertility Acupuncture with IVF

Jul 09, 2020

IVF Acupuncture: Why IVF Doctors Recommend Fertility Acupuncture with IVF

 

Acupuncture can increase your chances of having a baby as well as provide support during IVF treatments by reducing stress, and feeling relaxed and calmer during IVF treatments.

 

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Glutathione and Your Fertility

Jul 08, 2020

Glutathione, in my opinion, may prove to be one of the most significant factors in why egg quality declines with age.

We often recommend starting with a series of weekly IV glutathione sessions, followed by a mitochondrial and glutathione support formula in the form of a nutritional IV drip, for patients who are TTC.

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Stress Part 2: Digestion & Inflammation

Jun 18, 2020

How does stress affect your digestion? Do you notice loose stools, constipation or bloating? Last post I talked about the stress response and how it can impact your immune system. If you missed it, you can read it here. Today I’m talking about stress and your digestion.

 

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