Categories: Acupuncture

Changing Egg Quality with Your Diet

Egg health is an extremely important factor when it comes to female fertility. Traditionally, it was believed that egg quality was only affected by one determining factor: age. While age is usually the most critical factor for egg quality and the overall health of the ovarian reserve, it is not the only influence that can […]

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Acupuncture as a Preventative Medicine

The approach of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) has always been a preventative one. The idea being that waiting until contracting an illness before treating it is backwards thinking. Treating an illness after it has already taken hold, means that you will be always operating at least one step behind. For example, you wouldn’t wait until […]

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Acupuncture to Improve Uterine Lining

A healthy uterine wall is essential for viable embryo implantation and a successful pregnancy. The uterine lining, also called the endometrium, is the tissue that lines the inner layer of the uterus, or womb. Uterine lining needs to be of a certain thickness for an embryo to have any chance of embedding itself into the […]

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Does Acupuncture Hurt?

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Predicting Ovulation – How to Anticipate your Window of Fertility

  There is only a short period of time during each month when a woman has a chance of getting pregnant. This is called the Window of Fertility. This is when conditions are at optimal levels for conception. However, it only lasts for about 4 or 5 days each month, so being able to predict […]

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Physiological Effects of Meditation

In many situations our bodies produce an automatic response to outside stimuli. For example, we may begin to sweat when we are nervous. Some people may shake or shiver when they are cold or scared. Heart rate can go up involuntarily during excitement, exercise, or fear. These are all responses that are carried out by […]

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Can Saizen Help Improve Egg Quality?

The practice of using Saizen to enhance egg quality for women struggling with infertility is still a fairly uncommon treatment, but has been proven to be effective. What is Saizen? Saizen is a type of prescription medicine that is used to treat Growth Hormone Deficiency (GDH). It has been traditionally used to treat children that […]

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Turning Breech Babies with Moxa

What is a breech baby? By the time a pregnancy has reached week 36 or 37, the baby is typically situated in a head down position in the uterus, in order to come out head first through the birth canal. Occasionally, the baby is positioned upside down, meaning the baby would come out feet or […]

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Inducing Labor with Acupuncture

Past your due date and looking for safe and effective approaches of inducing labor? Or maybe your due date is rapidly approaching, and you just want to cover all your bases to reduce complications when the big moment comes? What ever the case may be, acupuncture can be just the solution you are looking for. […]

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Benefits of Cupping for Health and Fertility

What is Cupping? Cupping is a traditional Chinese Medicine practice used to increase blood circulation and stimulate the flow of energy. How does it work? The cupping treatment process is carried out by heating up glass cups and placing them on the skin. The cups are placed along the meridians in the body, which function […]

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