Women’s Health

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7 Secrets to Preventing Menstrual Problems

Author: Dr. Maryam Mahanian, DTCM, RAc In this article, I share my top 7 secrets to preventing menstrual problems These seven nuggets of advice come from a renowned contemporary Chinese gynecologist named Han Bai-Ling, a professor and author. He wrote a book called Bai Ling Fu Ke which translates into

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What’s a Normal Menstrual Cycle, Period

Author: Dr. Maryam Mahanian, DTCM, RAc Are you having a normal period? What’s a normal menstrual cycle supposed to be like? People may wonder why I ask so many detailed questions about the menstrual period when I see a female patient. This is because the health of the periods are

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Supercharge Your Immune System

Author: Dr. Maryam Mahanian, DTCM, RAc Cold/Flu Season, Acupuncture & Tradition Chinese Medicine Recommendations to Supercharge Your Immune System Since the onset of the annual cold-flu season, everyone is on high alert. Many of my patients have been inquiring about what they should be doing to stay healthy and to

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Dampness: How to Get Rid of Dampness in the body

Author: Dr. Maryam Mahanian, DTCM, RAc Dampness is a sticky heavy fluid that weighs the body down and clogs/blocks the channels. It refers to water fluids that haven’t been transformed properly and become blocked. All about the Spleen It’s the function of the spleen-Qi (energy) to transform fluids.  So failure

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Cold foods and fertility and women's health

Why Weight Gain from Cold Raw Foods?

Author: Dr. Maryam Mahanian, DTCM, RAc Eating cold raw foods can cause weight gain!! I know you’re probably confused right now and this may sound surprising to you. Western medicine may even disagree with this or may call this a myth. But Chinese medicine has had an interesting view on

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How is Warm Water Better For Health?

Author: Dr. Maryam Mahanian, DTCM, RAc 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

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health of blood, fertility pregnancy and menstruation

The Concept of Blood and Chinese Medicine

Author: Dr. Maryam Mahanian, DTCM, RAc 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,

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What are Light Periods and What to do About Them?

Author: Dr. Maryam Mahanian, DTCM, RAc Most women don’t necessarily complain about having light periods or even think to mention it to me in my Chinese medicine clinical practice. However, when I ask women about their menstrual cycles, the volume of blood is a very important piece, particularly for those

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Clots in Your Menstrual Blood & Your Fertility

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Cold in the Uterus and Infertility

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