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Acupuncture for Endometriosis

What is Endometriosis?

Endometriosis is a condition in which tissue similar to the lining of the womb grows in other places in the body. It usually affects the ovaries, fallopian tubes, abdominal cavity, bowels or bladder.

Acupuncture for Fertility Case Study 2

This post is guest written by Donna Nield, L. Ac - owner of City Acupuncture East Village in New York City. 

Acupuncture for Fertility Case Study #1: PCOS

SG was a 34 year old woman that came to City Acupuncture Fulton Street (in downtown Manhattan) to see if acupuncture could help her get pregnant. She had recently been to a Reproductive Endocrinologist who diagnosed her with polycystic ovarian...

Acupuncture for Fertility

Having a baby might seem like the most natural thing in the world, but for many couples this is simply not the reality. With our increasingly hectic, modern lives and many couples waiting until later in life to try and conceive, fertility issues...

Fertility Foods: Let Your Diet Help You Get Pregnant

There are many resources online that offer diet tips to those trying to increase their fertility. For the most part, these articles focus on things that are so general as to be worthless: drink less alcohol, quit caffeine, stop eating processed...

Menstrual Cycle Phases In TCM

Many people are turning to acupuncture to help alleviate menstrual cramps, aid in fertility, normalize the cycle, or to cope with the symptoms of menopause.

If you are interested in using acupuncture for women's health, it will be helpful to...

Benefits of Massage For Fertility

It has long been understood that specific conditions in women can make conceiving more of a challenge. If we take a look at complementary medicine such as massage therapy, we find that there are in fact non-invasive, supportive techniques...

When Is Fertility An Issue?

These days more and more of us are having trouble having a baby. The reasons for this are many and varied, but whatever the cause the fact is many more people are turning to medicine these days to help them with their fertility.

Before we go into...

TTC Tips: Getting Pregnant Naturally

Everyone knows New York is a very expensive place to live. The constant need to generate income really affects all of us, in every aspect of our lives. One way this financial pressure affects us that we don't talk about enough is that we have to...

The Link Between Stress and Infertility

Prolonged stress can cause many changes within the body. This disruptive emotion can trigger biochemical reactions, which can affect our daily functions. Stress is also one of major causes of infertility. This is especially something to consider...

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