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Women’s reporductive health

We treat a range of women’s reproductive disorders including:

Infertility PMS Painful periods Luteal phase defect Anovulation Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Endometriosis Thyroid condition Recurrent miscarriage As well, we provide acupuncture for IVF support and pre and post-natal care. In all cases we focus on treating the whole patient, and the root cause of your disorder. As a result you will not only experience an improvement in your specific condition but better over all health and sense of wellbeing. The “side effects” of your treatment can include healthy weight loss, more restful sleep, reduction of stress and increased energy.

Welcome to Acubalance Wellness Centre, the first Traditional Chinese Medicine Clinic in Western Canada entirely dedicated to treating infertility and men’s and women’s reproductive health. Our highly qualified practitioners have helped hundred of couples achieve their dream of conceiving and having a healthy baby. For those requiring Assisted Reproductive Therapy, we work closely with a number of local reproductive specialists to provide support for treatments like In Vitro Fertilization.

Treating Infertility: An Integrated Approach January 8/2007 7:30pm Featuring Dr. Stephen Hudson of VFC and Dr. Lorne Brown of Acubalance read more

The team at Acubalance would like to congratulate Raeghan Siemens and Andrea Hansen on thier recent efforts which have resulted in two healthy pregnancies! They both feel blessed and fortunate to have this experience. They will be taking maternity leave in the spring of 2007. Due to the sensitive nature, if any of our valued clients would prefer to see a different practitioner, please feel comfortable to ask Kelly at reception to reschedule you read more

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Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is a holistic medical system that seeks to heal the root causes of dysfunction or disease. It has been practiced for over 2000 years, making it one of the oldest and most widely used systems of medicine in the world. Recent advances in Western medicine are only now beginning to affirm the wisdom of this ancient healing system that integrates mind, body, nutrition, lifestyle and energy fields.

Men’s reproductive health We treat a range of reproductive disorders including male factor infertility, erectile dysfunction and prostate conditions. In all cases we focus on treating the whole patient, and the root cause of your disorder. As a result you will not only experience an improvement in your specific condition but better over all health and sense of wellbeing. The “side effects” of your treatment can include healthy weight loss, more restful sleep, stress reduction, increased energy and even enhanced libido!

According to TCM, vital energy or Qi (chee) flows through meridians or channels in the body regulating a person’s spiritual, emotional and physical wellbeing. If Qi is flowing freely and smoothly, there is balance and health. If Qi is blocked, pain, dysfunction and disease can result To restore health a Doctor of Chinese Medicine diagnoses the pattern of symptoms, and uses a combination of treatments like acupuncture, herbal formulas, nutritional therapy, exercise, meditation and remedial massage to release blocked energy and return the body to healthful balance.

Acupuncture Acupuncture is the practice of inserting hair thin needles into certain anatomical points in the body to relieve specific symptoms associated with many diseases. The anatomical points (acupuncture points) are thought to have certain electrical properties, which affect chemical neurotransmitters in the body. According to Traditional Chinese Medicine, the human body has more than 2,000 acupuncture points connected via pathways, or meridians. These pathways create an energy flow (Qi, pronounced “chee”) through the body that is vital for overall health. Disruption of the energy flow can cause disease. Acupuncture may correct these imbalances when applied at acupuncture points and improve the flow of Qi. In the past few years acupuncture has undergone extensive laboratory research, and has become increasingly known and accepted in the West. The World Health Organization (WHO) recognizes the powerful healing effects of acupuncture, and cites

(Note— acupuncture needles are never inserted in the genitals: the hair thin needles are painlessly inserted into acupuncture points in various parts of the body.) Male Factor Infertility Prostate Wellness Erectile Dysfunction Important information for male reproductive health: Supplementation Things to Avoid Also, please take some time to check out our other Men’s sections:

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Infertility Discussion of the journey of fertility and anything else associated with the roller coaster. Assisted Reproductive Techniques Discussion of In Vitro Fertilization (IVF), Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection (ICSI), Intrauterine insemination (IUI), Superovulation, Frozen Embryo Transfer (FET). Donation & Surrogacy Discussion of egg, sperm, and embryo donation. Also for those who are thinking surrogacy. Pregnancy & Birth Questions, announcements, & parenting. Chinese Medicine & Acupuncture A place to post your questions, comments, thoughts, and experiences. Upon request Doctors at Acubalance will answer your questions. Loved & Lost Discussion for those who have been pregnant and not carried to term. Moving on... Life after infertility. The world of adoption and the relationship aftermath. Ask a Doctor

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