Endometriosis – non-malignant cancer of the uterus, is one way of describing this condition affecting 15% of women of reproductive age. Endometriosis cells act like cancer cells – growing and attracting their own blood supply. For most women, this condition can be extremely painful at every period and can prevent them from getting pregnant. There are several important factors to consider when treating endometriosis.
Acupressure for PGP (Pelvic Girdle Pain), labour preparation and tendonitis.
Gallbladder 34, GB34, YangLingQuan “Yang Hill Spring”
We love GB34, it is a magnificent point for moving energy through the body. It also has a strong effect on sinews and tendons, so it is frequently used for any condition involving these aspects of our bodies.
In an effort to promote some of the benefits of acupuncture, Yinstill posted this early in 2015… (in reference to the study: SEE: INFLUENCE OF ACUPUNCTURE ON THE PREGNANCY RATE IN PATIENTS USING ARTIFICIAL REPRODUCTION THERAPY).
“DID YOU KNOW…ACUPUNCTURE CAN INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF PREGNANCY WHEN USED WITH IVF?”
Nine months later,
Acupressure is fantastic, not only because it works but also because you can do it on yourself. Here are two of the most commonly needled points in clinic that can improve our health and well-being heading into autumn. The video links will show you how to locate the points, as well as a simple technique for self-massage and stimulation.
PCOS – this is an acronym that gets thrown around a lot at Yinstill and generally in my day to day life when interacting with patients. PCOS stands for Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome. This is one of the most common causes of female infertility around the world, and especially in North America. Just from hearing the name,
Guest post by Nikki Hurst RHN
Being pregnant is an amazing adventure, with an amazing ending. However, for those of you who are or might be experiencing morning sickness during those first three months, here are a few tips to help get your through this uncomfortable time.
We are so lucky to have such a great doctor at Yinstill. As clinical manager Dr. Harris Fisher ensures that all practice operations run smoothly and that each one of our doctors is doing all they can to maintain our premium service to the women and couples we see.
Stress is inevitable in our day to day lives. The sooner we accept this simple fact, the sooner we can begin to take the right steps in mitigating the effects of stress on our body and mind. The problem with treatments and activities that claim to “reduce stress” is that stress,
The respected journal “Fertility and Sterility” published a significant study this month, relating to meat intake and how it is related to sperm quality and male fertility in conjunction with IVF. The study was focussed on couples undergoing infertility treatment with the use of assisted reproductive technology (ART),
Guest Post by Krista A. Parr, R.H.N.
Fruit smoothies with greens are perfect for light summer snacks; they make use of all the garden-fresh ingredients available, are cooling to the body, and provide extra hydration. Adding lettuce greens to your fruit smoothies is a great way of including more green foods in your diet,