Endometriosis affects 1 in 10 women and even that is an underestimated number. You see Endometriosis can’t be detected in a blood test, nor with an internal ultrasound. So there could be women with Endometriosis walking around that don’t even know they have it! Let’s take a look at it in closer detail.
The Oral Contraceptive Pill (OCP) is by far the most preferred method of contraception in Australia, the UK & US. A convenient and painless form of contraception, The Pill receives more use than Long Term Contraceptive Methods such as an IUD (Intra Uterine Device). The issues around OCP Prescription can be related to its ‘off label prescribing’ for young girls with heavy and painful periods and for women later on in their lives when they want to conceive and need to come off The Pill. Let’s discuss these issues.
Those trying IVF, may be looking for anything and everything they can be doing to get the most out of each IVF cycle. Depending on if you’ve used Google or word of mouth as your resource when looking into what else can help your cause, you may have come across Acupuncture and those that say yay or nay to it. In this post we discuss a big question on people’s minds when doing IVF. “Can Acupuncture hurt IVF?
Trying to conceive can be really hard. Not for everyone, but for many it can be one of the most trying, upsetting, frustrating points in your life. Its easy to look back in hindsight about how you’d do things differently. Here’s what I would tell myself if I could go back in time and lend a friendly ear and some tips.
The questions keep coming in this series of common questions from new patients. We’ve already discussed “Can Fertility Acupuncture DELAY my period?” now we’re going to answer “Can Acupuncture bring on my period?”. I’ve said time and time again the thing I love about Acupuncture is that it’s focus is regulating cycles and optimising hormones. Let’s dive a bit deeper today into investigating this about Fertility Acupuncture.
Fertility Acupuncture is designed to help the body’s natural processes and cycles, including that of the menstrual cycle. It’s all about regulating the cycle and optimising hormones. In this blog post we look at the question, “can Fertility Acupuncture delay your period?”
Does Fertility Acupuncture hurt? This is one of the questions that comes up when talking about Acupuncture time and time again. Sometimes I’m amazed how creative people’s imaginations can be around what is involved during an Acupuncture treatment.
No, no, no, Registered Acupuncturists aren’t sadistic, lovers of pain nor get some joy out of sticking people with needles. We are actually a genuinely caring bunch, everyday people, that lead very normal lives. Registered Acupuncturists have mastered the skill of needling gently and I’ll tell you how we do it.
Does Fertility Acupuncture work? This is probably the number one question I’m asked when it comes to Fertility Acupuncture. Couples that are wanting to conceive don’t want to beat around the bush, they tend to want to be sure they’re making a beeline for their ultimate result, getting Pregnant. In this post, we’ll dive deeper into answering this question about Fertility Acupuncture with some clinical studies to back up our answers.
You may ahve heard about Acupuncture being great for assisting Fertility. Overall, Hormone regulation is something that Traditional Chinese Medicine is good at. So lets take a look at some of the ways Chinese Herbs can help enhance your Fertility & hormones.