Immune system issues vary widely. They range from an underactive immune system (as in recurring colds and heightened susceptibility to infections) to an overactive one (as in allergies or autoimmune disorders, where the body attacks its own tissues). What is the immune system anyway? Our immune system is our first line of defense, designed to […]
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One of the most common challenges in infertility is that of egg quality. We are born with a set number of eggs that decrease over time until we reach menopause. As we age, we not only have fewer eggs, but the quality declines with time. Both make it more difficult to get pregnant and harder […]
By AmarAtma Singh Khalsa Board Certified chaplain, Adv. Grief Recovery Specialist In the first part of this series, we discussed what grief is, how it manifests, and how to identify it. With this post, we aim to give you some tips and tools to help you with your process. Name and feel your feelings. Emotions […]
By AmarAtma Singh Khalsa Board Certified chaplain, Adv. Grief Recovery Specialist My wife is sweet, loving, kind, and generous. Above all, she’s the most creative person I know! She’s also 11 years older than me. I was 28 years old when we dated, and she was 39. She had just come out of a toxic […]
Written by Lara McQuade L. Ac. Around 90% of people worldwide experience a headache at some point in their lives (Robbins, 2021). Acupuncture is a safe, gentle and effective treatment for headaches without the harmful side effects of medication. No wonder headache is one of the most common ailments for which people seek acupuncture treatment. Several […]
What is Cupping? Cupping is an ancient form of healing that gained interest and popularity during the 2016 Olympics when swimmer Michael Phelps sported some round bruises on his back. Cupping is the application of glass, silicone, bamboo or plastic cups onto the body in a vacuum, creating a suction on the skin. Suction force […]
By: Bonnie Burgess If fertility is on your mind, one of the best things you can do to prepare is to support your body’s natural detoxification processes. Detoxification is a function of natural bodily processes. The hitch is that the world we live in puts an extra burden on these innate detoxification processes. We have to […]
3 Nutrition Goals when Pursuing IVF Prior to and during an IVF cycle, there are 3 major goals when it comes to nutrition. Replenish with key nutrients Support stable blood sugar Reduce inflammation Attention to nutrition offers best possible IVF outcomes due to the impact on egg quality, sperm health, uterine lining, hormone signaling and […]
Castor oil therapy is used frequently in acupuncture for fertility, and it’s a versatile tool in your acupuncturist’s healing toolkit. We use a warm castor oil wrap over the abdomen in order to stimulate blood flow to the uterus and ovaries. Castor oil is absorbed easily into the tissues below, delivering healing directly into the abdomen. […]
Acupuncture has been used for decades to support IVF treatments. Here are our most commonly asked questions: 1. Do I really need acupuncture if I am doing IVF? The reason many Reproductive Endocrinologists recommend acupuncture for IVF is they want their patients to succeed in becoming pregnant. Acupuncture is an adjunct therapy that optimizes the […]