November has been a huge month! We found out earlier in 2018 that we were finalists in the Australian Traditional Medicine Society (ATMS) and Nature & Health Magazine Industry Awards. There were three categories: Student of the Year, Practitioner of the Year and Clinic of the Year.
That bloating starts to appear, you feel sluggish and tired. Your partner starts avoiding you with a ten foot pole because they see you bouncing between unexplainable tears and a fiery rage. You dread this time of the month- not the period, but your PMS or Pre-Menstrual phase.
Chinese Herbal Medicine has a good reputation with Women’s Health. But what about Fertility? And what about the side effects? In this post we discuss if there are side effects to Chinese Herbs with TTC.
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.
Your Doctor May Not Want You To Take Chinese Herbs. Do you know the reasons Why?
In the world today, Female Infertility rates are at 30-40%. We have Male Infertility rates at 30%. The rest of couples have Unexplained Infertility.
Taking steps to assist and improve your fertility is well worth it. So Why wouldn’t you try anything and everything to help if you wanted to try naturally? Lets take a look at why Doctor’s are cautious around herbs.
Placenta Previa can be a diagnosis no woman can see coming. Least of all knowing if there is anything within her power to help the situation.
Doctors will continue to monitor patients with Placenta Previa closely, but often the condition resolves itself near the end of the Pregnancy. Although that’s a positive resolution, its the nerve racking weeks and months between where you are now and “the end of the Pregnancy” that you have to wait and worry. The possibility of bleeding or spotting can be distressing so what can Traditional Chinese Medicine offer women in this situation?
Fertility for Men & Women in particular the Dry Fertility type can lead to problems conceiving. In The Yin Ova Center‘s Jill Blakeway & Dr Sami’s book “Making Babies” they discuss 5 Fertility types, including the Dry Fertility type. Why is overcoming dryness is important in fertility? Why strengthening Yin is the antidote to dryness, and How do you help your body gain Yin energy?
If there’s one things that walks out the door with the Fertility Acupuncture clients I’m seeing, its this link to a recipe for Bone Broth. Bone Broth is a golden oldie that has come back into fashion with all this talk about the Paleo Diet, but over the ages, many cultures around the world agree about the benefits of bone broth for health. Here we take a look at Traditional Chinese Medicine’s view on Bone Broth and benefits for fertility.
A recent investigation into IVF Clinics by the Australian Media has highlighted the IVF Clinics and their marketing strategies. Do they make too many promises? Is it considered misleading, once you look at the statistics? For all the emotive language, imagery and some couple’s unwavering commitment to their fertility plans, can the marketing and business of IVF be taking advantage of people? The Australian Competitor and Consumer Commission (ACCC) are taking a closer look.
Acupuncture may be something you’re considering when it comes to your fertility plans or other health concerns. But for some people it may be considered “Wu-wu” and a load of hogwash. Others it may be completely off their radar and they don’t know what to expect. Others will have had some experience with acupuncture, whether positive or negative and want to know more. Here we’ll debunk some myths about Acupuncture so you have some solid information in mind when you decide whether it will become part of your fertility plan or not.