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Archives: January 2012

More Research Shows Acupuncture Improves Pregnancy & Live Birth Rates For Couples Using IVF

The studies about acupuncture’s effectiveness in improving pregnancy rates continue to emerge. The newest one that I just read concludes that acupuncture  improves clinical pregnancy rates and live birth rates for women  receiving IVF (in vitro fertilization). In another, live births  significantly increased when acupuncture was administered near the time  of either oocyte aspiration or: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on January 31, 2012

Baby Dragons Are In High Demand

You would think that only dragon moms and dads would want dragon babies but – no.  Many people who believe in the Chinese astrological calender are thinking about dragon babies.  This is The Year Of The Dragon and, in Chinese astrology, your sign depends on the year in which you are born so – babies: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on January 27, 2012

Well Being Increases With Our Ability To Make Choices

*This post is from the cutting edge psychology blog Life Ain’t For Sissies by Dr. Linda Edelstein Researchers in New Zealand performed a meta-analysis of 638 research studies that asked 420,599 men and women (mean age =37) from 63 different countries about their Health, Wealth and Happiness. They found that a strong sense of well-being: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on January 25, 2012

Happy Chinese New Year!

Today begins the Year of the Dragon. The Dragon being a legendary animal and the mightiest of all the Chinese Astrological signs means this could be a very special year filled with powerful changes. If you’ve been waiting to try something new and spread your wings this is the year to do it.  “If you: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on January 23, 2012

Acupuncture Can Relieve Both Chronic and Acute Headaches

Headaches are a common problem that bring people into my Chicago acupuncture office. Several million people suffer from severe headaches/migraines and it is an increasingly popular reason to seek acupuncture treatment – with good reason. Acupuncture is effective at treating all types of headaches, both acute and chronic. This includes tension headaches, sinus headaches, hormonal: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on January 22, 2012

Please Help Us Make Acupuncture Available To More People !!!!

The American Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (AAAOM) is working hard to get acupuncture included in the Affordable Care Act as an Essential Health Benefit. This means that acupuncture would be covered by the Affordable Care Act, which was passed by Congress and signed into law by President Obama in March 2010.  The goal: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on January 20, 2012

Where Have You Been Dwelling?

“I dwell in possibility.” — Emily Dickenson

Posted By: tcm007 on January 19, 2012

Are You A Computer Geek Who Needs Acupuncture?

Carpal tunnel syndrome is common, especially among people who spend a lot of time working on their computers. Daily long hours at your computer can cause new health problems and exacerbate existing ones. Some common problems that computer geeks (I use that term lovingly since I am also on my computer a lot) experience include:: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on January 17, 2012

Year of the Dragon Year of the Video !!!!

The Chinese New Year begins on January 23rd when we usher in The Year of The Dragon. Dragon years can be filled with excitement and opportunity. To begin in the right spirit, I’ve made my first video and it’s about the Dragon. Let me know what you think

Posted By: tcm007 on January 16, 2012

Ready To Fly?

There are 12 animal symbols represented in Asian astrology and this year is The Year of the Dragon. Of all the symbols, the Dragon is the one mythical creature (as compared to Tiger, Rabbit and others) and the only one that can fly. This promises us an exciting year! The Year of the Dragon begins: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on January 11, 2012
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