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Vaginal births may be linked to brain-protecting proteins in babies

Aug 14, 2012

Acupuncture has been shown to reduce the rate of cesarean section by 32%. The use of a Cesarean section (C-sections) can be a life-saving procedure if complications arise during a birth; however, the rate of unnecessary and elective C-sections has almost doubled on the last 20 years and can be as high as 50% in women over 40.

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Exercising while pregnant

Aug 02, 2012

I get asked a lot about whether it is safe to exercise in the early stages of pregnancy. The answer is yes… though there are some caveats. Before starting any new exercise routine, always check with your doctor first.

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My baby is breech. Can acupuncture help?

Jul 27, 2012

I received this question from a Vancouver woman who wanted to know about turning a breech baby using acupuncture and moxibustion"

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Endometriosis surgery or natural approach

Jul 25, 2012

I received this question privately about what Chinese medicine and acupuncture can offer a young woman suffering with endometriosis who is scheduled for surgery. Currently, she is not trying to get pregnant. 

 

Hi, Lorne:

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Acubalance Fertility diet better than low carbohydrate diet when looking for both weight loss (long term) and health

Jun 30, 2012

The Globe & Mail article "How to keep the Pounds Off with the Right Diet" by Leslie Beck shares how anyone who has successfully lost weight only to watch the pounds slowly creep back knows that losing weight isn’t the hard part; it’s maintaining a weight loss that is difficult.  The good news is the Acubalance Fertility diet is better than a low-carb

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Acubalance agrees with Dr OZ We both like the PGX fibre sticks to help with weight loss.

Jun 30, 2012

Acubalance agrees with Dr. OZ, and we both like the PGX fibre sticks to help with weight loss.

Acubalance now carries PGX Granule Sticks and Glucosmart capsules to help women regulate their insulin and blood sugar to allow for easier weight loss.

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Using Chinese medicine to reverse premature fertility decline by Dr. Lorne Brown, Dr TCM FABORM

Jun 21, 2012

There’s been a lot in the news lately about how female fertility declines dramatically after the women turn 35. Of course age matters and if you’re in your 20s or early 30s and wondering if now’s the time to expand your family, don’t wait. But what if you’re one of the millions of women in your late 30s or 40s who discovered love late or only now decided to add to your family?

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Turning Back the Reproductive Clock with Traditional Chinese Medicine

May 01, 2012

I was a guest blogger on Dr Veronica's website: Wellness for the Real World.

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Gluten Intolerance, PMS, Infertility, and Miscarriage

Dec 06, 2011

Once in awhile, a couple of months into treatment, a patient will say “remind me why I’m not eating bread?” As part of the fertility diet, we generally recommend minimizing inflammatory foods, one of which is gluten.

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Does stress affect fertility?

Jul 05, 2007

I read recently how science is looking at the behavior of rats and how their response to stress can shed some light on human reproduction. When I first mentioned this connection between stress and infertility in a public forum in 2002, I was raked over the coals by a local RE. It was nonsense, I was told, and lacking any evidence.

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