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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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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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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Female Infertility and Stress: How You Can Fight It

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Anyone who has tried to get pregnant has probably heard similar advice: “Relax! It will happen when it’s supposed to happen.” And anyone who has heard this advice has probably also felt their anxiety and stress flair after hearing it. While your reaction isn’t wrong, female infertility does sometimes stem from high levels of stress …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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Seeking an Alternative Treatment for Migraines? Try Oriental Medicine

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While the pharmaceutical industry continues to push addictive and often dangerous medication, many people are seeking an alternative treatment for migraines. Oriental medicine, also known as Traditional Chinese medicine, offers migraine sufferers just that. I’ve treated many people for migraines and headaches using acupuncture and other forms of TCM. Because TCM treatments are non-addicting, non-invasive, …read more

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3 Reasons to Try Acupuncture for Menopause Symptom Relief

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If you’re a woman aged 40 to 50 years old, there is no doubt that menopause has crossed your mind recently. Although it is a natural process, menopause is a major change for every woman that experiences it. Among the most annoying changes that occur during this transitional period are the symptoms that accompany menopause. …read more

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