Acupuncture for Infertility: Does it Really Work?

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Infertility is extremely common. In fact, a National Survey of Family Growth by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention noted that 1 in 8 couples will have trouble getting pregnant. Though we hear about infertility frequently, seeing this number can make us realize the significance of this unfortunate state. Luckily, acupuncture for infertility may …read more

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Acupuncture for Pregnancy Related Discomfort: 3 Ways It Can Help

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As an acupuncturist who focuses on helping women with fertility and pregnancy related issues, I have witnessed many times the sheer joy that comes with discovering that one is pregnant. It’s an experience like no other to hear from a patient that after coming to me they were finally able to conceive, and I’ll never …read more

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Natural Fertility: How to Know If You’re Ovulating

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One of the questions that patients often ask me is “how do I know if I’m ovulating?” If you’re trying to use your natural fertility to get pregnant, it’s an important question that needs answering. In general, your ovaries release an egg every 14th day if your ovulation cycle is regular. A regular ovulation cycle …read more

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Rewiring the Brain: Acupuncture for Pain Management

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Treating pain symptoms with Traditional Chinese Medicine has a long history. In fact, acupuncture for pain management is traceable to 100 BCE in China. Because practitioners of Traditional Chinese Medicine and some Western doctors still use this ancient healing art, it must be effective, right? But how does it work? Studies have shown that acupuncture …read more

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Acupuncture for Severe Period Pain—What One Study Found

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If you’ve ever suffered from severe period pain, you know that there can be days when you can’t even get out of bed, let alone take care of your responsibilities. According to researchers at the University of Auckland and Western Australia University, acupuncture can significantly reduce the severity and duration of period pain, as well …read more

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Acupuncture, Chinese Herbs, and Morning Sickness—Feeling Well Naturally

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So you’ve got morning sickness. That’s just part of pregnancy, right? Maybe not with acupuncture and Chinese herbs. This is huge news for anyone who has experienced morning sickness and for women who are trying to get pregnant. I once had a patient with severe morning sickness. She couldn’t get through a single day without …read more

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Using Chinese Medicine to Get Pregnant? 4 Ways to Ramp Up Fertility

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If you’re here to learn how to boost your fertility, know that you aren’t alone. Today, in America, the CDC estimates that 10% of women face varying degrees of fertility challenges. This means that 10% of women try to become pregnant for over a year unsuccessfully, the emotional burden of which can feel overwhelming. Fortunately, …read more

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Fertility Treatment Options: 5 Reasons to Try Acupuncture

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Acupuncture has long been one of the best fertility treatment options available for those looking for natural treatments. Need a reason to try it? Here are five: Increased Blood Circulation One of the primary functions of acupuncture is to unlock blocked energy flow. This includes the flow of blood, which is extremely important for conception. …read more

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