Categories: Acupuncture

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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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 avoid any complications when the big moment comes? What ever the case may be, acupuncture can be just the solution you are looking […]

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Stress Test

We all know that stress is bad for us.  But are we truly aware of where our stress is coming from?  We often assume that our stress will pass and we continue about our day without addressing our concerns or even helping ourselves de-stress.  Take this quick quiz and see where your stress lies? 1.What do you love about yourself? 2.What do you appreciate about […]

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Is my stress and mood affecting my fertility? 

Saying that the inability to conceive children is a stressful situation is an understatement for an increasing number of couples. In fact, in Canada it has been estimated that 1 in 6 couples experience this particular brand of “stress”. And how bad is this “stress”? One study found that women with infertility felt as anxious […]

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What do your cravings say about you? A Traditional Chinese Medicine approach

A look at what your cravings say about your health. A TCM approach.

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Understanding Why IVF Cycles May Fail

Understanding Why IVF Cycles May Fail Out of every 100 births, 1-2 are attributed to the success of IVF.  IVF is an incredibly complex science that enables us to cleverly use drugs to manipulate the ovaries to develop multiple eggs, fertilize and develop these embryos outside of the womb then taking these fragile precious embryos […]

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Managing pain with acupuncture

Managing Pain with Acupuncture The bulk of my practice is helping couples dealing with infertility, maintaining a healthy pregnancy as well as managing post-partum.  The most common question I get is “can acupuncture help with other things?” the answer is yes! I would say that acupuncture is best known for its benefits on decreasing pain.  […]

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