For most acugeeks, you'd probably understand the nuances of the statement.
For those of you doing the Colbert eyebrow raise at me (you know the one), let me explain.
Springtime is usually associated with Wind (and the organ Liver, the colour Green, the element of Wood and the direction, East). It is a time of blossoming after a sleepy winter and the time when the woody stems of trees and plants start bursting forth with vigour and life as it is the start of a new year.
And I may start digressing into a long post about the season of spring and all that it entails but spring is a busy time for most of us and I don't want to bog you down with too many academic details for now. There is too much sunshine happening out there and we want to be out there soaking it in! But if you're really dying to know more, this link (to acufinder.com) is a great place to do some reading on springtime TCM associations!
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".