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TV and Male Fertility

Mar 12, 2013

Men who watch TV for approximately three hours per day will have a significantly lower sperm count than those who watch less. In fact, this study showed the sperm count of these men decreases by 50%! 

My Phone Got Me Pregnant!

Mar 05, 2013

With today's easy access to new technology, almost everyone has a smart phone. Most of my patients come in phone in hand and use it to track their cycles and help calculate their ovulation.   

Study Comparing Western Medicine and Chinese Medicine Treatment of Endometriosis

Feb 26, 2013

Today, I was researching on Pub Med, searching for more information on fertility. I stumbed upon a study that shows how Chinese herbal medicine is a great benefit in the treatment of endomtriosis. I have blogged about the treatment of endometriosis before but this study was slightly different.

Chinese Herbal Medicine Increases Pregnancy Rates 2-Fold

Jan 14, 2013

A systemic review of multiple infertility studies and the treatment of Chinese herbal medicine has shown great promise.  

Pre-Conception Care and IVF Success or Natural Pregnancy

Jan 07, 2013

Women who have not yet achieved a pregnancy often need a small adjustment to help them become more fertile. This adjustment in their life can be found in many different forms such as diet, lifestyle, acupuncture, or herbal therapy.

Chinese Medicine for Endometriosis Treatment

Jan 07, 2013

Endometriosis is one of the conditions I truly enjoy treating in my practice. Results can be easily seen (ie painful periods improve) and with the use of traditional Chinese Medicine we can have very effective results and relatively quick relief.

Pre Conception Care and IVF Success or Natural Pregnancy

Jan 07, 2013
Women who have not yet achieved a pregnancy often need a small adjustment to help them become more fertile. This life-adjustment can be a change in diet, lifestyle, acupuncture, or herbal therapy. It takes months for an egg to go through a recruitment process before it will be released to hopefully meet and be fertilized by waiting sperm.

Unexplained Miscarriage - Chinese Medicine can Help

Dec 12, 2012

Having the experience of going through a miscarriage can be mentally, physically, and spiritually traumatic. Some women have gone through this process several times without a reason as to why even after multiple tests show everything looks "fine." The way that Traditional Chinese Medicine looks at the body is different than that of Western medicine.

Thinking of a Home Birth?

Nov 14, 2012
Recently MacDiarmid, Health Minister of BC and former president of the B.C. Medical Association, said "there wasn't any difference between the outcomes for moms and babies whether they were at home or in a hospital." This show of support is a first of its kind from a goverment representative.

Infertility: A Sign of Possible Sub-Optimal Health

Nov 03, 2012

In Chinese medicine, we look at the body as a whole.  If you are not healthy, the body shows signs and symptoms of sub-optimal health such as fatigue, headaches, insomnia, acne, constipation and possibly infertility!

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