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Category: Chinese Medicine and Fertility

3 Tips To Improve Your Fertility

I’m very pleased to share another video featuring acupuncturist and teacher Naava Carmen, a specialist in the treatment of infertility, with 20 years of experience. Getting pregnant is not always easy and Chinese Medicine can do a great deal to improve your chances of conceiving and carrying the baby to term. However (as Naava so eloquently: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on November 20, 2018

Learn More About Moxabustion (Moxa)

Using Moxabustion (Moxa) is a common practice in Traditional Chinese Medicine and a treatment that you may find helpful. In Chicago, where I live with about 2.7 million other people, we get pretty cold in the winter. Our long, icy season provides the perfect opportunity to add a little moxa to my patients’ treatment plans.: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on March 30, 2015

Good Reads About Chinese Medicine and Fertility For Professionals

In my Chicago acupuncture practice, I treat many women who want to increase their chances of getting pregnant. I’ve had a good deal of success with this problem – it doesn’t surprise me because more and more studies are finding out about the effectiveness of acupuncture and herbs for fertility problems.  I want to pass: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on September 16, 2013

The Countess Gets Acupuncture

On last week’s episode, Real Housewife of New York, Countess Lu Ann De Lessups was treated with acupuncture for her fertility problems. If you follow the show, and I do, you remember that after a painful divorce from her former husband, the Count, Lu Ann found love again in the arms of the raven-haired Jacques,: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on July 14, 2012

Acupuncture Improves Pregnancy & Live Birth Rates In IVF

The website HealthCMI recently wrote about new research from China which concludes that treatment with electroacupuncture improves pregnancy outcome and pregnancy rates for couples using IVF. Researchers discovered that electroacupuncture increases blood levels of the human leukocyte antigen (HLA-G). These results, taken together with a Canadian study that found the presence of HLA-G was predictive: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on June 26, 2012

Help For Women With Uterine Fibroids

In my Chicago acupuncture practice I treat many women for various gynecological problems. A common one is uterine fibroids. Uterine fibroids are noncancerous tumors of the uterus that often occur during child bearing years. For many women the fibroids are not problematic but for some they can be painful and cause bleeding. I recently came: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on June 14, 2012

Acceptance For Acupuncture As A Fertility Treatment Grows

USA Today just put out a good report about acupuncture and infertility.  They report that many women are singing acupuncture’s praises and there is a growing number of celebrities using acupuncture for fertility. The writer also notes the  reluctance on the part of some doctors to include acupuncture in their fertility treatments but concludes with: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on August 15, 2011

Mariah Carey Credits Daily Acupuncture With Helping Her Get Pregnant

Here in Chicago I use Chinese Medicine to improve the fertility of my patients all the time.  Well it seems the starlets and songbirds of Hollywood are doing the same. Celine Dion recently gave birth to twins and credited acupuncture for helping her achieve her precious goal. Now Mariah Carey is saying that Celine inspired: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on November 1, 2010

Groundbreaking Study ~ Identifies How Acupuncture Regulates Stress Hormones That Impact Ovulation.

Most of us have assumed that stress has a negative impact on ovulation – it makes sense.  Well, we were right.  But better than being right, a new study identifies how acupuncture can regulate the stress hormones that impact ovulation and help women become pregnant. From: The PRwebBy: Mairi Campbell – Acubalance Wellness Centre Acupuncture: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on October 5, 2010

2 Great Books on Fertility

Both of these books offer good advice about enhancing your fertility.   Taking Charge of Your Fertility ~ This book has easy-to-understand explanations of hormones, the menstrual cycle, menopause and how to tell when you are ovulating. Even if you are not trying to get pregnant this book will gives you a better understanding of your: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on October 3, 2010
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