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.
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.
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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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[…]
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As a doctor of Chinese medicine and fertility specialist, I look to the subtleties of the menstrual cycle to give me clues about a woman’s fertility. The menstrual cycle tells us so much – not only about the reproductive system but also about the whole body. It allows me to find out exactly what’s going Read more about Heavy Periods and Fertility[…]
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If you’re considering undergoing IVF to get pregnant, you’ll also want to consider Chinese Medicine (this includes acupuncture, diet & lifestyle recommendations and/or Chinese herbs) at the same time. Chinese medicine can complement and enhance the successes of the IVF cycles. During the 3 months prior to an IVF cycle, it’s strongly recommended to receive acupuncture Read more about How Acupuncture Will Increase Your In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) Success[…]
Liver is one of the most nutrient-dense foods! It benefits our health in so many ways! In particular, if you’re wanting to get pregnant or are already expecting, you’ll definitely want to give liver a chance. Here’s why… Liver Nourishes the Blood In Chinese medicine, animal protein and especially organ meats, nourish Read more about Eating Liver To Help You Get Pregnant[…]
I keep going back to one of my favorite books called “Feed Your Fertility” by Emily Bartlett & Laura Erlich. It’s full of great clinical pearls that I recommend to my fertility and pregnancy patients. I was just flipping through the book today and came upon a little brief cheat sheet for feeding your fertility Read more about Tips on Feeding Your Fertility[…]
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