Author: Dr. Maryam Mahanian, DTCM, RAc Iron deficiency Anemia during pregnancy according to TCM It makes sense that iron deficiency anemia is very common during pregnancy. During pregnancy, your blood volume increases and so does the amount of iron you need. It is said that blood volume can increase an
Author: Dr. Maryam Mahanian, DTCM, RAc Today’s article is about being at your best in the Spring season ! Spring is often the favorite season. A time for regeneration, renewal, freshness, new beginnings and new life. During winter, we reduce activity and conserve our energy. It can often feel like
Author: Dr. Maryam Mahanian, DTCM, RAc Today’s article is about Staying Healthy in Winter According to Chinese medicine, harmonizing oneself with the seasons keeps you healthy and prevents illness. Let’s talk about staying healthy in winter. We have had quite a bit of winter so far here in Vancouver Canada.
Author: Dr. Maryam Mahanian, DTCM, RAc Today’s article is about the 4 Best Tips For Self Care During Menstruation Prioritizing yourself during your menstrual period is so important. During your period there are emotional changes, you’re more sensitive to your environment and you’re more vulnerable to cold, according to Chinese
Author: Dr. Maryam Mahanian, DTCM, RAc Today’s article is about why women who gain wisdom with menopause I love how Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) views the transition from the reproductive years. In TCM, there are two channels that arise from the uterus and are filled with blood and essence (our