I'm currently working on an article for Darou Wellness right now and though its still in the draft stages, I hope to have it posted as the Weekly Feature for the period of March 20, 2019.
I was asked to present 5-10 health tips about something related to health, as told from the perspective of an Acupuncturist. I decided to do a very personal article about the process of going through an elimination diet during the springtime, which on the Traditional Chinese Medicine seasonal calendar, corresponds to the time that the Liver and Gallbladder organs are more active and hence, more able to respond more effectively to a detox.
I didn't want to just randomly list stuff. That would be boring and way less engaging. So I'm on a limb as I write this with the sole purpose of just bringing the lens to your eye level so you can get a feel for what I am still going through. It hasn't been published on Darou Wellness but I wanted to post it here because I am really - no actu...
Thought I would post this in one of the work places in Toronto that I can be found in during the week: Simple Cures at Toronto’s iconic Beaches Community. For anyone who wants to start IVF and use acupuncture to assist you on your pregnancy journey, this may be a great place to start!
As a Registered Acupuncturist, one of the most common things I am asked is whether acupuncture can be used to assist somebody going through IVF. Yes it can! At Simple Cures, we understand that navigating through the process of IVF on its own can be complicated and confusing. Add acupuncture to the mix, and things may start to feel like “information overload”.
We thought that we’d keep things simple by introducing acupuncture to those who are thinking about or about to go through IVF and are looking at ways to naturally prepare for the process. We’d love to provide you with an offer for an initial series of SIX one-hour acupuncture consultations and treatments (for what we would normally charge for 45-...
One of the most common things I am asked is whether acupuncture can be used to assist somebody going through IVF. It’s a good question and worth taking a closer look as it seems to be something that comes up A LOT in my conversations with patients, friends and family when I talk about my work. Before I begin however, I wish to add that I cannot discuss IVF without some mention of some of the mechanisms involving infertility, which contribute to the need of some people in seeking IVF to assist them in the process of getting pregnant. You’ll find some mention of the causes of infertility scattered in several portions of this article as you read through it.
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According to the Collins Online Dictionary, IVF (In-Vitro Fertilization) “is the process of helping a woman to have a baby in which an egg is removed from one of her ovaries, fertilized outside her body, and then replaced in her womb".