In the last post, I talked about why you should get your autoimmune disease into remission, instead of simply managing symptoms while the autoimmune process runs amuck. While you are doing this, if you are having active inflammation, it's highly ... Read More
Fertility & Pregnancy
Learn about getting healthy for conception, natural fertility, assisted reproduction like IVF (in-vitro fertilization) and IUI (insemination), pregnancy nutrition and important labs, birth preparation, and postpartum care.
Now that it’s January 1, do you have your resolutions in place? Join a gym, lose that weight, save money, be a better person . . . . Are New Year’s Resolutions a good thing? Well, they’ve been around for as long as we know, spanning centuries ... Read More
If you are considering IVF, chances are good that you've heard acupuncture can help. So, the million-dollar question is: does acupuncture really help IVF success rates? As an acupuncturist working with women undergoing IVF for the past 15 years, I ... Read More
Let's talk about your vaginal microbiome! While the gastrointestinal (gut) microbiome has become a wildly trendy topic in recent years, the vaginal microbiota needs some catch-up. There's lots to discuss about vaginal bacteria, and we will. ... Read More
This is part of a series on fertility. Start with the first post Functional Fertility Basics. What can acupuncture do for natural fertility? Natural fertility refers to unassisted fertility. This means getting pregnant the old-fashioned way, ... Read More