Podcast

REGULATE – Yinstill’s custom PCOS supplement

REGULATE – Yinstill custom PCOS supplement


Interview with Dr Katie Jones about the supplements used to manage PCOS. The purpose of the Yinstill Regulate supplement was to create a simple, yet effective, all-in-one formula for our PCOS patients. Its key ingredients work synergistically to increase insulin sensitivity, decrease androgen activity, improve egg maturation, and encourage more regular ovulation…
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Spence Pentland

Acupuncture Improves Fertility Treatment and IVF Success Rates

Acupuncture Improves Fertility Treatment Success Rates & Patient Experience


Acupuncture mechanisms influencing fertility, & review of most current quality research on acupuncture & IVF and other fertility treatments. 32% increase in pregnancy rate (12 trials, 2230 women), 30% increase in live births (9 trials, 1980 women), 43% reduction of miscarriage (10 trials, 2042 women). Women that received acupuncture reported reduced anxiety after embryo transfer when compared to sham control…
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Spence Pentland

Glutathione Can Improve Fertility

Glutathione Can Improve Fertility


IF…high degrees of oxidative stress (inflammation) and low antioxidant status are implicated in conditions contributing to infertility, AND, deficiencies of glutathione have been shown to negatively impact both sperm and egg quality, the fertilization process, and embryo development, AND, glutathione is the body’s most powerful antioxidant which also helps in preserving and recycling other antioxidants, THEN… glutathione injection treatment strategies to boost the exhausted antioxidant pools the reproductive microenvironment is intuitive…
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Spence Pentland

Yoga Acupuncture Therapy: How to Build Resilience

Yoga Acupuncture Therapy: How to Build Resilience


(42:21) Erin Flynn, BA, MSc, Dr. TCM offers Yoga Acupuncture therapy at Yinstill in Vancouver. Through teaching, breath, forms, and finally acupuncture, she provides participants with tools to help them cope with the day to day stress and challenges associated with infertility. In this podcast Dr Flynn explains the history of Yoga and its journey to the West, the basics of Yoga Acupuncture therapy, how Yoga affects the autonomic nervous system, and the process she takes people through in an actual session. I am very excited to have this wonderful service for our patients, to aid in their journey toward health, pregnancy, and family! 
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Spence Pentland

Cannabis & Male Factor Infertility – What does the research say?

Cannabis & Male Factor Infertility – What does the research say?


We’re going to be talking and doing a deep dive into cannabis and male factor infertility. It’s a fun episode, we’re going to give a brief introduction to the endocannabinoid system, a little bit technical, but to bear with us, then we’ll get into how cannabis affects male fertility through certain semen parameters, like concentration and fertilization capacity, and the mitochondria or the energy producing powerhouses of the sperm, DNA fragmentation, different administration roots of cannabis and its impact on IVF.Near the end, you don’t want to miss this part where we’re also going to jump into some of the positive effects that research has shown with cannabis and reproduction. And then, we will give our conclusions.So, it’s an episode I think you don’t want to miss. We had a lot of fun diving into the research and coming up with some basic conclusions, so that you can incorporate it into your life. 
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Spence Pentland

What do I do? Answers For Men Faced with Male Factor Infertility

What do I do? Answers For Men Faced with Infertility


The psychological journey through infertility for a man is a lonely confusing one. Most men recoil due to ignorance or ego, and the ones that try to step in and play active role do so with little support or understanding of how to ‘be’ with their wife through this difficult time. Well, Ally and Liz have gone to great lengths to try and remedy this situation. They have planted the seed and now it is all of our turn to help ‘fertilize’ the male mental-emotional side of modern reproduction. 
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Spence Pentland

How Weight Loss maybe the key to become pregnant with ‘Lady Boss’

Weight Loss with Lady Boss


Weight loss can be a vital component of infertility. Losing weight may be key to realizing your dream of becoming a mother. But, this journey can be very difficult, and I am sure you have tried many things in the past that have had limited or no success for the long term. This is where I believe LadyBoss is different than any other weight loss ‘program’ out there, mostly because it isn’t simply just a program. LadyBoss is ushering in a new era of how women will approach weight loss, and I am excited for you to dive in and finally get the results you have always wanted, and now may absolutely need.
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Spence Pentland

Treating Unexplained Infertility with Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM)

Unexplained Infertility – treatment with Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM)


(46:00) Katherine (MBA, DACM, LAc, FABORM) entered into the study and practice of TCM for infertility through her own personal experience with reproductive challenges. She has an extensive background in the medical field and has operated reproductive health clinics in both New Hampshire and Maine for the last decade. In this interview she highlights her clinical knowledge of treating couples with unexplained infertility with ‘Whole Systems Traditional Chinese Medicine’. As the president of the American Board of Oriental Reproductive Medicine (ABORM) she is a strong advocate for patients utilizing properly certified TCM reproductive health specialists when choosing this avenue of care.  
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Spence Pentland

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Yinstill Fertility Diet & Workbook

Learn how to optimize your fertility with Traditional Chinese Medicine dietary principles. Includes lots of great fertility-boosting recipes!