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REFLEXOLOGY CARE SCHEDULE FOR NATURAL CONCEPTION: MALE

ReproFlexology is highly advanced Reproductive Reflexology Protocols that allow me to expediate the balancing of your Reproductive Hormones and systems that affect Reproduction in order for you to prepare for Natural Conception and your best pregnancy outcomes.

Male Factor Infertility is becoming wider and wider acknowledged, treated and improved upon, removing (although not always) a lot of undue stress and medical interventions from the female partner.

Male Factor Infertility comes in a variety of causations. Listed in these causations (but not limited to) are Mumps, Low Testosterone, Varicocele, Vasectomy Reversal, Hydrocele, Prostatitis, Testicular Cancer, Low Sperm Count/Motility, Fragmented Sperm DNA, and Erectile Dysfunction.

WEEKLY: Weekly ReproFlexology sessions for Male Factor Infertility for 12 weeks or until resolution of the condition is acknowledged. During this time lifestyle changes are also highly recommended and in some cases high grade supplements are also recommended.

While it is not always possible for Male Factor Infertility conditions to be resolved completely, these ReproFlexology protocols can certainly help increase the odds of a successful IVF/ICSI protocol by improving the quality of the sperm that would be extracted in this case.

To learn more about ReproFlexology and to book your consult head to https://studioon27.com/natural-fertility-therapies/

REFLEXOLOGY CARE SCHEDULE FOR NATURAL CONCEPTION: FEMALE

ReproFlexology is highly advanced Reproductive Reflexology Protocols that allow me to expediate the balancing of your Reproductive Hormones and systems that affect Reproduction in order for you to prepare for Natural Conception and your best pregnancy outcomes.

ReproFlexology sessions would start as soon as you make the decision to start trying to conceive (ttc) and for 3 months prior to the desired conception cycle.

3 MONTHS PRIOR TO TTC:⁠ Weekly sessions work to balance the hormones and systems responsible or directly related to Fertility. During this time lifestyle changes are also highly recommended and in some cases high grade supplements are also recommended.

WHILE TTC:⁠ Once you are actively trying to conceive it is recommended to have ReproFlexology the week leading up to ovulation and the week after ovulation. This allows us to help your body have its’ best ovulation possible for that cycle and then to support the implantation of the hoped for embryo.⁠ ⁠ This continues for each cycle you are actively TTC

AFTER THE BFP: ⁠ Once you receive your Big Fat Positive pregnancy test result, weekly ReproFlexology protocols would again be recommended for the first trimester to help support a viable pregnancy until Advanced Maternity Protocols would kick in at the second trimester and beyond.

To learn more about ReproFlexology and to book your consult head to https://studioon27.com/natural-fertility-therapies/

REFLEXOLOGY CARE SCHEDULE FOR ASSISTED CONCEPTION: INTRA UTERINE INESEMINATION

ReproFlexology is highly advanced Reproductive Reflexology Protocols that allow me to support the efficacy of Assisted Conception procedures and medications in cooperation with your Fertility Clinic Experts.⁠

Studies show that Assisted Conception live birth success rates jump from 25% to 52% when supported by a Certified ReproFlexology Therapist.⁠

In an Intra Uterine Insemination Assisted Conception Cycle, hormone increasing medications are used to encourage multiple follicles in your ovaries to mature in preparation for injection.⁠

ReproFlexology sessions would start as soon as you make the decision to go into an IUI Assisted Conception cycle.⁠

1 MONTH PRIOR TO IUI CYCLE:⁠
Weekly sessions work to prepare the body for upcoming stimulation by creating a more balanced system to start with.⁠

BLEED BEFORE IUI CYCLE:⁠
Work to clear endometrial lining and prepare for the upcoming stimulation⁠

DURING STIMULATION:⁠
1-2 Sessions weekly working to support the efficacy of the stimulating protocols your Fertility Clinic Experts have recommended and manage symptoms of these protocols including hot flashes, nausea, irritability, abdominal discomfort.⁠

TRIGGER/INSEMINATION:⁠
Absolutely no work is done between the trigger shot and Insemination to prevent any premature ovulation⁠

POST IUI:⁠
ReproFlexology 0-48 hours after insemination can help soothe any of the discomfort experienced in the procedure, help with implantation of the embryo and soothe the mind during this anxious time.

POST BFP
Weekly sessions would continue after the positive pregnancy test until the First Trimester has passed and regular Maternity Care Schedule could be assumed.

For more information on ReproFlexology and Assisted Conception please head to my website https://studioon27.com/natural-fertility-therapies/

REFLEXOLOGY CARE SCHEDULE FOR ASSISTED CONCEPTION: FROZEN EMBRYO TRANSPLANT

ReproFlexology is highly advanced Reproductive Reflexology Protocols that allow me to support the efficacy of Assisted Conception procedures and medications in cooperation with your Fertility Clinic Experts.

Studies show that Assisted Conception live birth success rates jump from 25% to 52% when supported by a Certified ReproFlexology Therapist.

Preparation for the Frozen Embryo Transplant begins immediately after retrieval. Best chances for a successful implant start with a balanced system.

Your Fertility Clinic Expert might recommend you complete the cycle after Retrieval and have a full natural cycle before scheduling your Frozen Embryo Transplant. This allows your body to rest and reset, ReproFlexology helps ensure this occurs at a higher level.

AFTER RETRIEVAL:
Weekly ReproFlexology after your retrieval helps to flush excess hormones and pain management medication out of your system to allow your retrieval cycle to end on a more natural note and often quicker than they would without ReproFlexology.

NATURAL CYCLE BEFORE FET:
Weekly ReproFlexology during your natural cycle allows me to help your body be as balanced and healed as possible before heading into the FET protocols.

FET CYCLE:
Your FET cycle will again include high levels of hormone stimulating medications to support the Frozen Embryo Transplant. Weekly ReproFlexology FET protocols support the efficacy of the Fertility Clinic Protocols and help manage side effects of the process like hot flashes, nausea, irritability.

FET TRANSFER:
ReproFlexology 0-48 hours after an FET Transfer can help soothe any of the discomfort experienced in the procedure, help with implantation of the embryo and soothe the mind during this anxious time.

POST TRANSFER:
Weekly ReproFlexology post transfer again helps support the efficacy of the hormone stimulating protocols recommended by your Fertility Clinic Experts, manages symptoms of these protocols like bloating, constipation, nausea, tender breasts, and supports a healthy implantation of the embryo.

POST BFP
Weekly sessions would continue after the positive pregnancy test until the First Trimester has passed and regular Maternity Care Schedule could be assumed.

To learn more about ReproFlexology head to https://studioon27.com/natural-fertility-therapies/

REFLEXOLOGY CARE SCHEDULE FOR ASSISTED CONCEPTION: RETRIEVAL

ReproFlexology is highly advanced Reproductive Reflexology Protocols that allow me to support the efficacy of Assisted Conception procedures and medications in cooperation with your Fertility Clinic Experts.

Studies show that Assisted Conception live birth success rates jump from 25% to 52% when supported by a Certified ReproFlexology Therapist.

In the Retrieval phase of an Assisted Conception Cycle, multiple hormone increasing medications are injected/ingested/inserted to encourage multiple follicles in your ovaries to mature in preparation for retrieval.

ReproFlexology sessions would start as soon as you make the decision to go into an Assisted Conception cycle.

1 MONTH PRIOR TO RETRIEVAL:
Weekly sessions work to prepare the body for upcoming stimulation by creating a more balanced system to start with.

BLEED BEFORE STIMULATION:
Work to clear endometrial lining and prepare for the upcoming stimulation

DURING STIMULATION:
1-2 Sessions weekly working to support the efficacy of the stimulating protocols your Fertility Clinic Experts have recommended and manage symptoms of these protocols including hot flashes, nausea, irritability, abdominal discomfort.

TRIGGER/RETRIEVAL:
Absolutely no work is done between the trigger shot and retrieval to prevent any premature ovulation

POST RETRIEVAL:
0-48 hours after retrieval working to relieve the pain and discomfort of the retrieval, flush excess hormones and pain management medication from your system and work to bring your body back to balance quickly.

To learn more about ReproFlexology head to https://studioon27.com/natural-fertility-therapies/

MATERNITY REFLEXOLOGY CARE SCHEDULE

MATERNITY REFLEXOLGY CARE SCHEDULE - STUDIO ON 27 REFLEXOLOGY
WHAT SHOULD YOUR MATERNITY REFLEXOLOGY CARE SCHEDULE LOOK LIKE

Weeks 1-14 – FIRST TRIMESTER – Weekly

The first trimester is considered by many to be the most delicate time in the pregnancy. The birther is growing both a babe and a placenta, hormones are raging, and this is where the majority of pregnancy loss occurs for various reasons.
Weekly Reflexology during this stage supports the birther and the babe in tandem in this volatile time, balances hormones, soothes morning sickness, smoothes out fatigue and supports the growth of a healthy placenta (complete between weeks 10-14) which supports the babe throughout the pregnancy

Weeks 15-32 – SECOND TRIMESTER – Every 4 Weeks

If the pregnancy is healthy and no gestational conditions are suspected or diagnosed, Maternity Reflexology every 4 weeks during this phase of the pregnancy supports the babes continued development, helps relieve the extra strain put on all the birther organs both as far as supporting the child and as far as displacement in the cavity due to growth of the fetus. It helps the birther rest and prepare by encouraging good sleep patterns and balanced hormones.

Weeks 32-38 – THIRD TRIMESTER – Every 2 Weeks

As you near the end of your gestation your body is under great strain to continue to support the babe and still have adequate performance for your own daily needs. If you’re one of the lucky ones, here is where the musculoskeletal aches and pains really start popping up as your centre of gravity changes and more pressure is applied to your spine, hips, legs feet as well as vital organs.

Maternity Reflexology every 2 weeks during this time allows us to really focus on current symptoms and bring great relief to the birther in late stage pregnancy.

Weeks 38-42 – LABOUR PRIMING – 1-2 Times Weekly

Now is the time! Birther and babe eagerly await the day they can meet each other and both hurriedly prepare the final touches for this moment.
Labour Priming Reflexology Techniques, as always, allows us to work in tandem on both birther and babe to ensure everyone and everything is in perfect order for the birth to start.

In order to have your very best pregnancy and birth, it is my high recommendation that the Maternity Reflexology Care Schedule set out above be followed closely.
Of course, any Maternity Reflexology Care is better than none, so come when you can 💕

TOES in REFLEXOLOGY: Who are they and what do they do?

If I had to choose one part of the foot that I preferred to focus on, it would have to be the toes. In fact, if you’ve ever been on my Reflexology table, you’d be able to testify that I spend a minimum of 10 minutes on the toes alone, and they only make up less than 1/4 of the square footage (😉) of your feet!

So why are these tiny appendages so very important in your Reflexology session?

Physically the 10 toes correlate to your head, the 10 zones of your head (5 on the left foot and 5 on the right foot) with the big toes being the major player for limbic focus.

So if we were to slice your head into 10 even slices and examine what each slice contained as far as hormonal glands, nerves, eyes/ears/nose/mouth, limbic sections etc… each of your 10 toes would correlate exactly to the corresponding head slice. Now I know that might make some of you squeamish, but I promise, I wont actually slice your head if you attend my studio. But I ALSO promise that each “slice” will receive a thorough review and attention so that nothing is missed or overlooked.

The large toes then also represent the head, both in Left and Right Halves, but also as a complete whole again. Very specific work for stress, hormones, headaches, craniosacral issues etc can be done from the two big toes. What’s even more exciting is the Limbic aspect of the big toes. The limbic system is a set of structures in the brain that deal with emotions and memory. It regulates autonomic or endocrine function in response to emotional stimuli and also is involved in reinforcing behaviour. Very specific conditions can be targeted and improved by knowing where the limbic reflexes lie, what they do, and how to treat them. Think anxiety, PMDD, Post Concussive Injury Syndrome, Migraines etc..

Slow deep work on the toes during a Reflexology session brings on deep relaxation and healing as we are directly sedating the Central Nervous System and allowing your brain to check in with itself to see where the self-healing is required.

If any or all of this sounds wonderful to you, click on the menu to head to my website to book yourself some toe-time!

REFLEXOLOGY FOR SLEEP

SLEEP
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remember when you were a child and you fought your naps with every fibre of your being and now the only thing you truly wish to do is SLEEP?
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we underestimate just how important sleep is to all human function. sleep is required for system repair, brain function, hormone balance, stress relief, digestive work.. without the proper amount (recent studies are saying that with today’s Western lifestyle we should be getting NINE hours DAILY) we work in a continual deficit that affects our relationships, our moods, our productivity, and yes – our FERTILITY! it takes a physical toll on the body as well and we start experiencing aches and pains that we’ve not had before. our systems malfunction and after time we also lose the ability to fall asleep or stay asleep, perpetuating the issue to a deeper degree
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REFLEXOLOGY is an exceptionally pleasant way to get back to sleep again. with Reflexology we can relax the Sympathetic and Parasympathetic Nervous Systems to turn your brain off and switch your system into Neutral, we reset the Endocrine system and tap into the Pineal gland to start the Seratonin flowing freely again. We relax the Musculoskeletal system to remove any tension that might be holding you back from deep sleep and set you up for a proper rest.
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Px: take Reflexology as needed and sleep like a teenager 😉
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7 HABITS OF HIGHLY EFFECTIVE SLEEPERS

getting proper and enough sleep is vital in overall good health and function for our brain, body and systems
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so what are some things you can do to get the right amount of good quality sleep?
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1. regular Reflexology treatments to help relieve body tension, put your brain in neutral and get your seratonin flowing

2. set a regular bedtime and wake time. yes, this routine you hated as a child can become your best friend now that you’re all grown up and can make your own decisions 😉

3. never take your phone, tablet, PC or TV to bed with you. using these devices before trying to sleep actually stimulates the brain and the wake cycle in your body causing you to have less time in deep sleep

4. read a book or magazine in bed to unwind. this also helps calm the mind, relax the body and prepare the system for sleep

5. spend 5-15 mins in Child’s Pose or Legs Up On The Wall yoga poses. both of these poses are proven to relax and sedate

6. weighted or heavier blankets have shown to translate into deeper more restorative sleeps. the weight of the blanket reduces anxiety and calms the nervous system

7. stay within 2 hours of your regular sleep wake times on the weekends. Circadian Rhythms can shift by 2 hours in each direction on occassion without too much negative impact on your rest.
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making positive changes to your sleep patterns will show huge dividends in your overall health – and very quickly at that!
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until your next Reflexology treatment, sweet dreams 💕
x Gloria
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REFLEXOLOGY FOR STRESS

Did you know that April is Stress Awareness Month?
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So what is stress anyway? People have very different ideas to what stress is, but the most common definition of stress would include “physical, mental, or emotional strain or tension”. Indeed most people don’t consider the positive stress or “eustress” when they talk about their stress levels.
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“eustress” is defined as stress in your daily life that has positive connotations such as: marriage, having a baby, promotion, winning money, new friends, etc.. for example, winning an election is just as stressful as losing one, or even more so!
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there are actually different types of stress: acute stress, chronic stress, eustress, and distress.
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Acute stress is defined as fight or flight. The body prepares to defend itself. It takes about 90 minutes for the metabolism to return to normal when the response is over.
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Chronic Stress is defined as the cost of daily living: bills, kids, jobs…This is the stress we tend to ignore or push down. Left uncontrolled this stress affects your health- your body and your immune system.
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Eustress, as defined above is stress in daily life that has positive connotations.
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And Distress Stress is defined as stress in daily life that has negative connotations such as: Divorce, Punishment, Injury, Negative feelings, Financial Problems, Work Difficulties
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According to the American Institute of Stress, 77% of people regularly experience physical symptoms caused by stress, 73% of people regularly experience psychological symptoms caused by stress, 33% of people feel like they are living with extreme stress, 48% of people feel their stress has increased over the last 5 years, 76% cited money and work as their leading cause of stress, and 48% reported laying awake at night due to stress.
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REFLEXOLOGY removes the symptoms of stress from your body by sedating the Central Nervous System, regulating your circulation and improving sleep patterns often after only 1 treatment. f