Proactive Pelvic Health

Lube 101

"Lubricant", as defined by Merriam-Webster dictionary, is "something that lessens or prevents friction or difficulty" and "a substance...

Labour Preparation Acupuncture

Acupuncture is becoming an incredibly common and safe way to prepare for and bring about labour, as it may help to shorten labour time and decrease the need for medical intervention. It can be used in two ways: first to prepare the cervix and pelvis...

Returning to Exercise Postpartum

Getting back into exercising after giving birth can be an overwhelming and daunting task. There is so much information and misinformation out there it can be difficult to navigate what to do and what not to do. It is important to recognize that every woman's journey...

Understanding Your Menstrual Cycle

I like to think of the menstrual cycle as the fifth vital sign. For women and people who menstruate, the menstrual cycle can actually tell you a lot about your health. The last time many women truly learned about their cycle was in the sixth...

Get to know Dr. Alexsia Priolo, ND

Hello, I'm Dr. Alexsia the resident Naturopathic Doctor here at Proactive Pelvic Health Centre! I'm incredibly passionate about women's and children's health. I truly believe that a healthy mom means a healthy baby. I am both a graduate of York University and the Canadian College...

Endometriosis, A Sensation Map

One of the challenging aspects of endometriosis is the ever-changing nature of pelvic symptoms that are constantly presenting themselves. From dull aches, to deep pulling sensations to sensations that seem to run around the body, not only is it hard to find the vocabulary, but...



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