...AND is important for many other things, including reducing your risk of cancer and Alzheimer's, proper digestion, regulating inflammation, memory, slowing telomere shortening, and the list goes on.
There are 2 stages of sleep; 1. non-REM (which has 1, 2, and slow wave stages) and 2. REM. Just
Interesting meta-analysis I came across today showed that men that increase their testosterone levels not only helps them improve their sperm production, but also helps them lose weight, increase insulin sensitivity (to reduce diabetes risk), and reduce total cholesterol and triglycerides (lowering risk of cardiovascular disease and mortality).
So dive in,
My name is Sean Quigley, a Chinese Medicine acupuncturist now living in the amazing city of Kingston, Ontario - home to wonderfully friendly people and crisp clean air. I grew up not too far from Kingston and have returned to Ontario with my family after twenty years away.
My name is Adrienne Coombs. I'm a Chinese medicine practitioner and have just moved to beautiful Squamish, BC. I have spent time training with Dr. Pentland and his team, learning the Yinstill systems and protocols for taking care of patients with reproductive health challenges.
I am so excited to now
Yes, they do! Male menopause also known as andropause is similar to female menopause, however there are some distinctions. For males, it is a more gradual hormonal shift (it can span 20 years) and not all males experience it. The cause of andropause is a decline in the hormone testosterone
Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture has been gaining popularity in recent years. Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture is also commonly known as Cosmetic Acupuncture or Facial Acupuncture. The unique application of Facial Acupuncture has been around for centuries and is a growing alternative to mainstream cosmetic health surgeries.
What is Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture?
Yinstill is pleased to
Depression causes feelings of sadness and/or a loss of interest in activities once enjoyed for a period of two weeks or more. It may lead to emotional and physical disharmonies and can decrease a person’s ability to function with everyday work.
Depression symptoms can vary from mild to severe and
Sometimes life can feel overwhelming. This pretty much goes without saying. It really is a wonder that we thrive, that our bodies continue to perform their varied and miraculous functions almost seamlessly through the stress of it all...our hearts continue beating, our muscles contract and release upon constant demand, our
Estrogen is that quintessential hormone of femininity. Also known as oestrogen, it is actually a group of compounds named for their importance in the estrus (reproductive) cycle of humans and animals. It plays an important role in the menstrual cycle and can influence key aspects of fertility. It is used
Summer is a time of openness and expansive abundance. The fresh vital flavors, colors and textures of many fruits and vegetables ripen and so do our senses. According to Chinese medicine, Summer is yang in nature. It is a time of expansion, growth, lightness, outward activity, brightness and creativity.
Taking Care of the Liver
The Liver is one of our largest internal organs and one of the most underestimated organs. It does so much for us, from detoxifying to purifying blood to regulating our metabolism.
Although the liver is wonderful at healing and self-recovery, it does take a
Hot flashes and night sweats are something we often work with in women’s health and fertility. Sometimes it happens after a woman has taken fertility medications; sometimes it happens gradually or sporadically. It can happen toward the end of our reproductive years, and it can happen during pregnancy. Sometimes the