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Breast Cancer Care & Chinese Medicine

Breast cancer diagnosis can create deep fear. Remind yourself the majority of women diagnosed with this condition have overcome it. Worry and fear drain vital energy your body needs for the healing journey ahead. Begin conserving your emotional and physical … Continue reading

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Insomnia–Acupuncture is an Effective Treatment

Insomnia is a common condition. The National Sleep Foundation, for example, reports that almost 50% of Americans complain of insomnia occasionally and about 22% have insomnia every night or most nights. Since insomnia erodes the quality of life quickly, causing … Continue reading

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In Vitro Fertilization and Acupuncture

The use of acupuncture, along with in vitro fertilization (IVF), has increased successful embryo transfer (ET) and pregnancy outcomes (1, 2, 3, 4, 5).  Acupuncture  has many benefits for women undergoing IVF.  Some of these are: Regulation of fertility hormones–Acupuncture promotes the release of beta-endorphin … Continue reading

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Blood Pressure Lowered by Acupuncture

Acupuncture decreases blood pressure in hypertensive patients* Patients taking antihypertensive drugs such as ACE inhibitors, diuretics, and beta blockers commonly complain of fatigue, dizziness, weakness, headache and joint pain, sleeping problems, cold hands and feet, edema, depression. Also, medication does … Continue reading

Acupuncture for IVF and Assisted Reproduction

  Acupuncture for IVF and Assisted Reproduction – An Integrated Approach to Treatment and Management The management of infertility using acupuncture is an expanding area of practice and one which is frequently rewarding for TCM acupuncture practitioners.  The treatment of … Continue reading