From the perspective of meditation, every state is a special state, every moment is a special moment. ~ Jon Kabat-Zinn
For anyone facing challenges trying to conceive it doesn’t take long to understand the basic biology behind the mechanism of how stress can negatively impact fertility. In summary, the physiology of any animal in distress results in the same end: the valuable resources intended to nourish and strengthen the reproductive system are allocated to vital organs for survival (heart,
Testosterone is a male sex hormone responsible for optimal sperm production and plays a central role in overall health and vitality in men.
Low testosterone is associated with decreased fertility, low libido, erectile dysfunction, depression, low energy, inflammation, weight gain, and poor general health. Low levels of testosterone also increase chances of cardiovascular and metabolic diseases,
Overview of acupuncture mechanisms influencing fertility, and review of most current quality research on acupuncture & IVF and other fertility treatments, as well as patient experience
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In this article, I am going to go through some very important information for those of you faced with fertility challenges. What will be presented may outline a potential causative factor contributing to your infertility, and clearly explain what can be done to rectify these circumstances. This article includes the following topics;
What can we do to stay healthy during the Covid-19 pandemic? First and foremost, we must eat well to fuel and nourish our bodies and minds with the necessary nutrients to energize and feel good throughout the day. Of equal importance is movement, of any kind. It’s vital for circulation, digestion, immune function, and mood to do some form of exercise every day.
Health is more than just the absence of disease. Health is a state of balance within your body, with an adequate reserve of energy and resources so that you can thrive.
Balance is the key to health in Traditional Chinese Medicine. It is important to have a balance between work and exercise, a balanced diet,
We are excited that we can support you on your journey toward improved health and fertility during COVID. To ensure everyone’s safety during this time we are adhering to strict guidelines set out by our regulatory professional colleges, BC CDC, and WorkSafe BC. Please read this post so that you fully understand new PATIENT RESPONSIBILITIES AND PROCEDURES so that treatments run smoothly for all and infection control systems are consistently upheld.
The following videos and information were compiled by the American Society of Reproductive Medicine (ASRM). The ASRM is a non-profit organization that sets standards, ethics, and guidelines for the field of reproductive medicine and fertility doctors in the United States.
Compelling scientific evidence in recent decades has established strong links between chemical exposures and endocrine diseases,
Whether your immediate goals of conception are on track or have temporarily been put on hold, ensuring that your immune system is strong is essential. The best part of the following guidance on strengthening your immune system is that almost all of these activities will also positively impact your fertility. Win-win.
At Yinstill we offer a variety of testing to suit the needs of each patient. Any combination of the tests listed below may be recommended to those struggling with reproductive and/or health challenges. Since we know fertility optimization is dependent on the cultivation of whole health, precision medical practices to individualize your treatment plan is necessary,
The following is an important overview of the true causes of disease such as infertility and related conditions [Endometriosis, PCOS, male factor infertility, etc]. This simple overview makes it easy to understand where we need to put more focus so that we can both optimize our reproductive health, and stay healthy for the long run!