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Could Your Toiletries Be Making You Sick?

December 20, 2018

The Hidden Health Dangers in Your Toiletries Have you ever thought about the nasties that are lurking in your toiletries? If not, you might be surprised to know that some of them are linked to health problems. With the rise of the “clean beauty” bandwagon, more of us than ever are swapping chemical laden toiletries…

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Seven Ways Acupuncture Benefits Mothers

May 12, 2017

Seven Ways Acupuncture Benefits Mothers One of the best gifts you can give your mother this Mother’s Day is the gift of acupuncture. Acupuncture can help with an abundance of health problems and get you feeling one hundred percent again. Mom’s make the world work, it’s a known fact. So this holiday season you should…

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5 Ways to Improve Women’s Health

April 9, 2017

Reproductive health Getting pregnant can be frustrating when it isn’t happening as easily as planned. There are many reasons you could be dealing with a difficult pregnancy including egg health. There are many factors that play into egg health including blood circulation, stress and hormonal balance. For improving blood and oxygen flow, try to get some…

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5 Ways To Boost Your Fertility

April 18, 2015

#1) Manage Your Weight Being either underweight or overweight can significantly reduce your chances of getting pregnant. One study involving the analysis of 2,112 female participants found that women with a body mass index (BMI) of 25-39 required twice the length of time to become pregnant as women with a healthy BMI of less than…

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Acupuncture and Fertility

April 15, 2015

Infertility is an all-too-common problem among couples looking to conceive. According to Resolve, the National Infertility Association, approximately 1 in 8 couples struggle to get and stay pregnant. Couples in this scenario often resort to spending tens of thousands of dollars on expensive fertility medicine and treatment that yields no tangible results. However, a more…

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Trouble with Fertility?

March 28, 2015

Alternative Treatments for Fertility About 10 percent of couples struggle with infertility and an inability to conceive, according to the Centers for Disease Control. For those struggling to have children, fertility treatment can become tiring and expensive very quickly. There are numerous alternative treatments including Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) that have been thought to improve…

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Walk Your Way to Better Health

March 4, 2015

Starting a new fitness routine can be a little daunting, but improving your health doesn’t have to be complicated. In fact, it can be as simple as putting one foot in front of the other! Why walk? Walking is an effective, easy, and low-impact way to improve your health. In fact, regular physical activity such…

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Alternative Treatment Options For Endometriosis

February 22, 2015

Affecting an estimated 4-10% of women worldwide, endometriosis is all-too-common disease in which cells from the uterus begin to grow outside the uterine cavity. Symptoms vary depending on a number of different factors, but severe pelvic pain is reported by many women suffering from this disease. Thankfully, there are several effective treatment options available for…

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Research Isolates Acupuncture Point to Ease Menstrual Pain

February 18, 2015

Researchers have recently pinpointed a specific acupuncture point (SP6) which they have linked to dysmenorrhea. Symptoms of dysmenorrhea include abdominal, lower back and hip pain and menstrual cramps. Researchers have linked point SP6 to these symptoms and found that acupuncture at this point can help alleviate them. Researchers noted that “tenderness at Sanyinjiao (SP6) exists in women…

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Using acupuncture to treat premenstrual syndrome

February 17, 2015

Recent research has found real acupuncture to be effective in treating the symptoms of menopause and PMS. It was initially published in the Journal of Menopause because the symptoms can be very similar to PMS and the study found that real acupuncture as opposed to “sham” acupuncture yielded tangible results in reducing hot flashes and…

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