Best Ways to Enhance Fertility After Coming Off the Birth Control Pill

Best Ways to enhance fertility after coming off the birth control pill Since the 1960’s, birth control has been given to SO MANY women, not only to prevent pregnancy but also to control acne, treat endometriosis, PCOS, ovarian cysts, menstrual cramps, irregular or heavy periods & mood swings. The pill is often given to women Read more about Best Ways to Enhance Fertility After Coming Off the Birth Control Pill[…]

The Complete Chinese Medicine Diet for Pregnancy

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 digestion which can really Read more about The Complete Chinese Medicine Diet for Pregnancy[…]

Why Acupuncture Works

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[…]

Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine for Painful Menstrual Periods

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[…]

Postpartum Mother Warming to Benefit Recovery from Childbirth

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[…]