Categories: Acupuncture

What is Stress?

What is Stress? Stress is a major part of most of our lives. Stress can be due to work, it can be relationships or simply too much on our plates.  Regardless of the cause we all experience some form of stress in our lives. Stress is perceived differently by everyone.  For some they may feel […]

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Labour Inducing Essential Oils

Labour Inducing Essential Oils So you are approaching 40 weeks of pregnancy or are overdue. You are hoping and dreaming of a natural labour with as little interventions as possible. Your question is what can you do to help your labour along and try and achieve your natural birth? 1. Walking Walking will help promote […]

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PQQ the new super anti-aging secret for your eggs! Improve egg quality

PQQ Improves Egg Quaility

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Acai Berries – Improving Egg Quality

Infertility affects 1 in 3 couples in North America and with the immense advances of IVF technology and better knowledge of blood work, more and more couples are being diagnosed with poor egg quality as their source of infertility.  Now the number one reason for poor egg quality is due to poor ovarian reserve and […]

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Changing Egg Quality with Your Diet

Egg health is an extremely important factor when it comes to female fertility. Traditionally, it was believed that egg quality was only affected by one determining factor: age. While age is usually the most critical factor for egg quality and the overall health of the ovarian reserve, it is not the only influence that can […]

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Acupuncture as a Preventative Medicine

The approach of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) has always been a preventative one. The idea being that waiting until contracting an illness before treating it is backwards thinking. Treating an illness after it has already taken hold, means that you will be always operating at least one step behind. For example, you wouldn’t wait until […]

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Acupuncture to Improve Uterine Lining

A healthy uterine wall is essential for viable embryo implantation and a successful pregnancy. The uterine lining, also called the endometrium, is the tissue that lines the inner layer of the uterus, or womb. Uterine lining needs to be of a certain thickness for an embryo to have any chance of embedding itself into the […]

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Does Acupuncture Hurt?

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Predicting Ovulation – How to Anticipate your Window of Fertility

  There is only a short period of time during each month when a woman has a chance of getting pregnant. This is called the Window of Fertility. This is when conditions are at optimal levels for conception. However, it only lasts for about 4 or 5 days each month, so being able to predict […]

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Physiological Effects of Meditation

In many situations our bodies produce an automatic response to outside stimuli. For example, we may begin to sweat when we are nervous. Some people may shake or shiver when they are cold or scared. Heart rate can go up involuntarily during excitement, exercise, or fear. These are all responses that are carried out by […]

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