What Dr. Maryam Treats
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.
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.
Acupuncture is famous for its successful treatment of pain, particularly neck & shoulder pain, back pain & for headaches.
Cosmetic acupuncture revitalizes and brings a healthier glow to the skin.
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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DR. MARYAM’S PREGNANCY PROGRAM Chinese medicine gynecologists & obstetricians have been giving time-tested recommendations to pregnant mothers for thousands of years. For pregnant mothers, it can be very challenging to know if they’re making the right diet and lifestyle choices for themselves. For many mothers, they may suffer from nausea, poor appetite, fatigue and weak Read more about The Complete Chinese Medicine Diet for Pregnancy[…]
Do you see clots in your menstrual blood? Most women have typically experienced clots in their menstrual blood but probably don’t think much of it. In my Chinese medicine practice, I always ask women if they have clots because it tells me so much about the woman’s body and can also give me clues about Read more about Clots in your Menstrual Blood and your Fertility[…]
Most people know that Acupuncture relieves pain, reduces inflammation and restores homeostasis (balance). There are two main ways of explaining how acupuncture works. 1. Increased blood flow 2. Stimulation of the nervous system Acupuncture works by improving the flow of oxygen, nutrients and blood through specific networks of blood vessels to nourish every cell of our Read more about Why Acupuncture Works[…]
What is “Cold in the Uterus” and why does it contribute to infertility? In Chinese Medicine, one of the most common problems leading to infertility is what we call a “cold uterus”. Chinese medicine aims to balance yin and yang (ie cold and warm). Yang energy is warmth and is most prominent in the luteal Read more about Cold in the Uterus & Infertility[…]
Menstrual cramps are one of my favorite conditions to treat in my clinical practice because acupuncture & Chinese Medicine can provide extremely successul results. As many as half of menstruating women are affected by painful menstrual cramps (also known as dysmenorrhea). Of these women, about 10% have severe dysmenorrhea, which greatly limits activities for one Read more about Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine for Painful Menstrual Periods[…]
How does Mother Warming help postpartum recovery? Mother warming (sometimes referred to as mother roasting) is a treatment given to women starting at four or five days following childbirth and in the weeks to follow to aid in postpartum recovery. It aims to replenish the Qi (energy) and blood that is lost with pregnancy and Read more about Postpartum Mother Warming to Benefit Recovery from Childbirth[…]
I often meet people who say that they have avoided acupuncture at all costs because they are terrified of needles. Or a question that I can get from my first-time patients is “Does acupuncture hurt”? I love hearing these same people that were initially scared report that the treatments were surprisingly relaxing and not what Read more about Does Acupuncture Hurt?[…]
There’s a brilliant Chinese herbal formula that’s given to women after giving birth called Sheng Hua Tang. The name means “generating and transforming decoction” or “Giving birth” decoction. It’s a standard herbal medicine in China and Taiwan taken for one to two weeks immediately following childbirth. This is the most popular postpartum formula. Pregnancy and Read more about The Amazing Herbal Formula for Postpartum Health: Sheng Hua Tang[…]
Midwives and obstetricians are increasingly referring their patients to Chinese medicine doctors to perform acupuncture to help get their bodies ready for childbirth. Stories about how acupuncture helped ease the birth passage and stimulate contractions are well documented in Chinese history because it indeed gives great results! According to traditional Chinese medicine, at the end Read more about Acupuncture for Cervical Ripening & Labour Induction[…]
I have treated many cases of morning sickness over the years and have experienced it myself during both of my pregnancies. To put it bluntly, morning sickness is horrible – constant nausea throughout the entire day leaving you to feel exhausted, drained, unable to focus, irritable and anxious. Even on a good day, there can Read more about Acupuncture for Morning Sickness[…]