dr. Maryam acupuncture & chinese medicine
Cosmetic acupuncture revitalizes and brings a healthier glow to the skin.
Having children is such an important aspect of life for many people. 1 in 4 couples seek acupuncture to help them conceive. Dr. Maryam’s fertility programs consists of weekly acupuncture, a customized herbal prescription, dietary recommendations and lots of listening and genuine care.
Pregnancy & Postpartum Care
Pregnancy & the postpartum period is a time where many changes take place, physically & emotionally. Acupuncture is a safe & effective therapy to support the expectant mother on her journey.
The area of women’s health is an area where acupuncture & Chinese medicine shines. Dr. Maryam successfully treats PMS, irregular menstruation, PCOS, menstrual cramps and endometriosis.
Perimenopause & Menopause
Dr. Maryam’s customized treatment plan supports women during this time of change providing a great alternative to hormone replacement therapy (HRT).
Dr. Maryam has been treating acne of wide ranging severities in people of all ages. She also treats eczema and psoriasis using customized herbal prescriptions.
Melt your pain away! Acupuncture is famous for its successful treatment of pain, particularly neck & shoulder pain, back pain & for headaches.
About Dr. Maryam
Hi, I'm Dr. Maryam, experienced Acupuncturist & Doctor of Chinese Medicine. I love treating FERTILITY & WOMEN'S HEALTH & supporting women through their PREGNANCIES. In addition, I've been successfully treating PAIN (particularly neck & upper back pain), ACNE and ECZEMA. I was also one of the pioneer practitioners in the greater Vancouver area trained in COSMETIC ACUPUNCTURE FACIAL REJUVENATION. I strive to make sure my patients are heard, understood, and genuinely cared for and treat my patients with compassion and a high level of knowledge and experience. In your visit with me, you can expect a soothing comfortable atmosphere, a gentle touch and a friendly welcoming smile. Traditional Chinese Medicine has been helping millions of people for thousands of years! I'm excited to share this powerful medicine with you!
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Chinese medicine offers great insight when it comes to different foods and their properties and how they affect the body. Chinese medicine has a very interesting perspective on our morning cup of coffee. I’ll just start off by saying that I personally love coffee!! Some people have been surprised in the past that me, a Chinese Read more about Chinese Medicine Perspective on Coffee & Your Health[…]
In Chinese medicine, everything is classified according to more yin or more yang (more cold or more heat). The aim is to always strive for balance of the two. Water is considered a “yin” substance – or in other words…a cooling substance. That’s why we need to make it a bit more yang since it’s already Read more about Warm Water Is Better For Your Health[…]
Most people have a general idea of what blood is and why it’s a vital substance in our bodies. But Chinese medicine has a slightly different take on it that you’re sure to find interesting. This is especially true in the case of menstruation, conception and pregnancy!Chinese Medical perspective versus Western Medical perspectiveIf you compare the Read more about The Concept of Blood according to Chinese Medicine[…]
If you’ve ever seen a practitioner of Chinese medicine, you’ve most likely been questioned extensively on your menstrual cycle…not only the regularity of it but also the color and consistency of your flow. In my clinical practice, it’s one of the most important questions I ask a woman as it tells me so much about your Read more about What the color of your menstrual blood is telling you[…]
In my clinical practice, the number of women coming in with Endometriosis is many and I would say rapidly increasing. These women are often wanting to conceive or wanting to ease their discomfort that painfully occurs every single month. What is Endometriosis?Endometriosis is a condition where the tissue that normally lines the uterus (called endometrium) grows Read more about Endometriosis and Chinese Medicine[…]
Egg quality is one of the most common reasons why women don’t fall pregnant and is a vital aspect of fertility. Whether you’re trying to conceive naturally or are considering IVF, egg quality is of utmost importance and is a term you have most likely heard of if you’ve been trying to conceive. Right off Read more about Improve Your Egg Quality[…]
If you’ve been trying to conceive and you’re seeing a fertility acupuncturist, you may have been told to keep yourself warm…particularly your feet!…but Why?? What does warm feet have to do with fertility?Well, Chinese medicine has been saying for thousands of years that warm feet is equal to a warm uterus. A warm uterus is Read more about How Keeping Your Feet Warm Will Boost Your Fertility[…]
Acupuncture & Moxibustion Are So Effective at turning breech babies!In your pregnancy, the expectation is that your baby will move into a head-down position at about 34 to 36 weeks. Unfortunately, this isn’t always the case. Approximately 3 to 4% of babies end up being in breech position at the end of pregnancy and most Read more about Acupuncture to turn your breech baby[…]
You can increase cervical mucus (fluid) for greater conceptionIn my opinion, cervical mucus (also referred to as cervical fluid) is the best sign of ovulation! However, many of you trying to conceive may not know what to look for (what exactly does it look like??). You also may not know that there are things you Read more about How to Increase Cervical Mucus[…]
When you’re trying to conceive, it’s useful to have a basic understanding of how your cycle and your hormones work. It may sound boring to you, but in my opinion the menstrual cycle is one of the most amazing things that happens in the female body. A typical menstrual cycle is 28 days. Day one Read more about Understanding Your Menstrual Cycle[…]