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


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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Groaning from Gut Discomfort? Try Acupuncture for Digestive Health Issues

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If you’ve ever had a stomach ache, you know how much discomfort digestive problems can cause. For recurring issues like IBS, ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s disease, and acid reflux, the pain can stop you in your tracks. Luckily, acupuncture for digestive health issues can help alleviate some of the symptoms and get you back on the …read more

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Acupuncture and IVF Success Rates—Yes, They Can Work Together!

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At Longevity Acupuncture, we hope that each of our patients can conceive naturally. Unfortunately, a natural pregnancy is not always possible, even with acupuncture treatments. However, the good news is that medical interventions like In Vitro Fertilization work well with acupuncture and other alternative medicine techniques. Taking an integrative approach can help your acupuncture and …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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