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Category: Women

Female Power And Chinese Medicine With Naava Carman

Are you ready? I am posting a portion of the powerful conversation I shared with Naava Carman. One of the more provocative topics we covered was feminism and her personal experiences over the past year after blogging about misogyny and female power in our field of Chinese Medicine. I think whether you‘re an acupuncturist or: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on October 3, 2018

Painful Intercourse May Be Due To Vulvodynia

Sexual intercourse is painful for some women, and one cause of the discomfort is due to a condition called Vulvodynia (vul-vo-DIN-ee-uh). You aren’t alone if you haven’t heard of it; many M.D.s and other healthcare providers have not heard of this condition, either. Also those who experience it often don’t know that acupuncture and Chinese: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on March 14, 2016

5 Must Read Acupuncture Studies About Women's Health

2010 – The Journal of Clinical Oncology published the results of a study which showed that acupuncture helped relieve pain and stiffness in breast cancer patients who were being treated with hormone therapies. Acupuncture has always been great for pain; chemo patients are one specific group who benefit. 2010 – A study published in the: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on November 5, 2013

Vulvodynia, Acupuncture, and Chinese Medicine

Vulvodynia (vul-vo-DIN-ee-uh) is a chronic pain condition of the external female genitalia. Many people do not know about this condition unless they, or a loved one, have experienced it themselves. Even when women know about this condition, they don’t like to talk about it – problems in the genitals are still pretty hush hush. Women: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on August 22, 2013

Another Reason To Be Grateful For All My Wonderful Girlfriends

I just read a very interesting article by Gale Berkowitz which talks about how having good female friends contributes to a longer, healthier, and more vital life. Here are some excerpts about this landmark study that came out of UCLA. UCLA Study On Friendship Among Women – An alternative to fight or flight “A landmark: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on May 10, 2010