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Our little embryo(s) will have a healthy endometrial lining to burrow into

"Ever since I have been coming to Yinstill I have noticed that my periods have really changed, they used to be scant and mostly brownish in colour and would last usually just a day or two. After a just few months of acupuncture treatments they are much heavier and have a very healthy colour of bright red, and they last upwards of 4-5 days.

After the second treatment I was able to sleep

I have been a patient since fall 2009. I had severe sciatica. After the second treatment I was able to sleep and the pain began to ease. The treatments also reduced most of the numbness in my feet. In fact, one foot is almost fully recovered. With the advice of Julie I also made it through the winter months completely healthy. I have recommended AcuCare to my friends. They have also agreed with me after their treatments.
— Nancy Stewart

Abdominal massage

"I've never had abdominal massage before so at first I thought was a little weird, but the effects are so beneficial that I'm going to ask for my tummy to be massaged every time"

L.W.

I recommend this to anyone who wants to lose weight

Wanting to lose weight, I had 10 treatments and slept through most of them. I immediately felt energized and never hungry. I lost 2.5 kilograms and never skipped a meal! Julie is always highly professional, a great teacher and has a warm personality. I recommend this to anyone who wants to lose weight. It is painless!
— Barbara Billette

Even the bathroom is so inspiring!

Yesterday was the first time I visited the washroom at Yinstill. The moment I open the door and began looking around at all the hopeful positive messages I felt at ease. Surrounded by others' struggles and stories of happiness calmed me in a lasting way. I felt so hopeful and optimistic.
Yinstill is such a beautiful place. Even the bathroom is so inspiring!

Warm and fuzzy,

Z

I truly felt like Spence understood what I was going through

In the summer of 2012, my husband and I embarked on the IVF journey; a potentially stressful experience, which is both expensive and emotional, with no guarantee of success. I had read positive research that supported acupuncture in combination with IVF. Because we were spending so much money on IVF, we wanted to do everything we could in our power to help make this work! Having tried acupuncture in the past, I wanted someone who was familiar with fertility issues. Since I was going to PCRM for my IVF treatment, I decided to meet with Dr.

Very important to be comfortable on embryo transfer day

When I first heard about a new acupuncture service on site at PCRM, I was so glad because of a convenience. I had a really great relaxing experience on the day of embryo transfer. In my opinion, it is very important to be comfortable on this day of treatment. I was surprised of the calm environment: warm bed and blanket, pleasant scent of essential oils and relaxing meditation.

Many thanks to Dr. Spence Pentland.

~Anonymous

Dr Harris Fisher my testimony for such great treatment and care

Shortly after getting married in 2013, I had a miscarriage. I was 35 at the time and my husband and I were devastated — I became obsessed with motherhood. “My whole focus turned to getting pregnant. And every month that it didn’t happen, my obsession got worse.” After losing another baby at around 10 weeks, I was desperate. A trip to a fertility clinic with my husband, revealed that I had high levels of follicle-stimulating hormones and lower levels of Anti-Mullerian Hormones.

Help with Restless Leg Syndrome

Thoughtful and welcoming: Restless legs at night had been driving me crazy for months, when I finally decided to try acupuncture. My first time, so naturally i was apprehensive. So impressed that Sean took time to research issue and offer some great insights (an iron test) that my family doctor never suggested. He was right about the iron, and I could definitely changes in energy in my over-stimulated legs and mind. He was also non-judge-y about suggesting lifestyle changes. Every appointment was very relaxing, and after 5 sessions over a month, no more restless legs!!

Best bathroom break ever...

It’s hard to believe I am actually writing this email...but we are really REALLY excited to share that we are expecting a baby!! After nearly three years of waiting and hoping and praying (along with some struggling and crying and pounding our heads against walls), L was finally able to pee on the stick and see a positive result! Best bathroom break EVER.

The Roller Coaster

For me, the infertility roller coaster started on Day 1 of every cycle....the anticipation of timing things perfectly, the agonizing two week wait and the knife in my heart when I knew I wasn't pregnant...again and again and again and again. Through all of this, Spence and Raeghan and Lorne brought a healing touch to my treatments. Even while they were prescribing vile Chinese herbs to drink, it felt wonderful to be in their care. They treated me as a whole person and not just my reproductive system.

Variety of Treatments

I have been seeing Sean for a variety of issues for the past 6 months and he consistently provides me with great care and attentiveness. I seem to always have something that I can work on in my acupuncture sessions that changes week to week and Sean is always very flexible with my treatment. He is very good at listening to my concerns and determining what is the most pressing issue at hand, while administering treatment that focuses on one main problem while targeting others along the way. I have seen a lot of practitioners in the past and I have been the most comfortable with Sean.

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