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Overcoming IBS and Small Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO)

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is one of the most common gastrointestinal disorders,  estimated to affect about 12% of the Canadian population (1). It is characterized by a vicious cycle of recurrent abdominal pain, and altered bowel habits (i.e., constipation, diarrhea or both), often accompanied by bloating (2).   Studies suggest that between 65 to 78% of people affected by IBS actually have SIBO as the underlying cause of the syndrome (3,

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Yoga and Chinese Medicine – build Prana and regulate Qi

Yoga

The Vedas are ancient texts from India, written in Sanskrit. They are considered to be divine truths revealed to ancient sages after intense meditation.

Meditation is a practice to bring awareness to the nature of our Self. Slowing and observing our thoughts can expose the nature of our mind, how it connects to our body,

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PREGNANT! – REVIEW OF CASE

Jane started at Yinstill Sept 2018. She has been coming consistently since that time for regular acupuncture.

Our GOALS were to:
– regulate immune function (reduce inflammation / enhance infection-fighting),
– soothe emotions (relieve stress and anxiety, anger, fear, palpitations, vivid dreams, and depression)
– improve sleep (light, vivid dreams)

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Comprehensive Genetic Health Report

Everyone’s first step into taking charge of their health and well-being should be a Comprehensive Genetic Health Report. This report gives you the blueprint to the foundations of your health so that you can make the necessary adjustments to support your current health conditions, and avoid challenges in the future.

As Rhonda Patrick states: “

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How to be active in the Winter to Spring transition

Spring has officially sprung here on the West Coast and it couldn’t be fresh and lovely outside. Spring is the time of rejuvenation, rebirth, and the revitalization of all things in nature.

 

In Chinese medicine, physical movement is essential for health as it is in this time where movement should begin once again after the cold hibernation of winter.

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How to naturally help seasonal allergies

Winter is finally over and the warmth of Spring is upon us. The fresh morning breeze, the flowers in full bloom, the birds chirping and the trees showing off their new greenery brings us all tears of joy, or is it tears from all the pollen in the air? For some Spring is the season of growth and renewal while for some others it is the season of allergies resulting in watery,

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How To Hydrate Your Face During Winter

Do you suffer from dry skin, deep wrinkles or both that becomes aggravated in the winter? Well, investing in cosmetic acupuncture to care for these areas of your face can be very uplifting (pun intended!) and free from the myriad of constituents in skin care products.

 

Winter time can produce very dry skin and this can increase the appearance of deeper set wrinkles on the face.

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Inflammation:  What it does to you and how can your diet help

Inflammation:  What it does to you and how can your diet help

The inflammatory response that is triggered in our bodies is necessary to help fight infection and is useful in the short term as it is part of the immune response.  When the inflammatory reaction continues after an infection is gone it can cause many health problems.

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Being Fertile Tip #2: sleep helps you lose weight

…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 to keep it simple, they are all important for different reasons.

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