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  • Kids love Acupuncture too!!
    Kids love Acupuncture too!!
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    I often get asked: “Can children receive acupuncture?,”  the answer is: “Of course!!” I have been treating my own children as well as others since my eldest was just a baby which is just over 9 years. We can treat a variety of issues that arise as a child grows and develops, such as digestive…

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  • Estrogen Dominance and it’s Effects on Women’s Health
    Estrogen Dominance and it’s Effects on Women’s Health
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    In our fertility and women’s health practice we often see women in their 30’s and 40’s start to exhibit signs of estrogen dominance. This is essentially where there is too much estrogen in relation to other hormones and it can effect both body and brain function. It is partly caused by the natural aging process,…

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  • Endometriosis
    Endometriosis
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    1 in 10 women have endometriosis, it is one of the most common reasons for severe period pain. Unfortunately we see it a lot in our clinic and left untreated it can lead to issues with fertility. So what is endometriosis and what can we do about it? What is Endometriosis? Endometriosis is an estrogen…

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  • New position at our clinic for a Doctor of Chinese Medicine / Acupuncturist
    New position at our clinic for a Doctor of Chinese Medicine / Acupuncturist
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    Position Outline We are looking for a professional and caring Doctor of Chinese Medicine to join our team. This position is a unique opportunity to grow as a practitioner in a successful, supportive and dynamic environment. Our clinic is a general practice with a special interest in women’s health and fertility. The right candidate will…

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  • How can Acupuncture help during pregnancy?
    How can Acupuncture help during pregnancy?
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    Many of our patients seek out our treatments for fertility, once that magic has happened many wonder if they should continue with acupuncture. Acupuncture is wonderful during pregnancy and it can help address many issues depending on the stage you are at. Throughout pregnancy acupuncture is helpful at reducing anxiety, maintaining circulation to prevent swelling…

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  • Acupuncture for Mental Health: Helping you get unstuck!
    Acupuncture for Mental Health: Helping you get unstuck!
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    The concept of the mind body connection has always been an integral part of Chinese Medicine thought. In all classical literature on Chinese medicine, mental activity has always been considered to be inseparable from bodily functions. The Chinese term used for depression “yuzheng” refers to stagnation of qi on both a physical and mental plane….

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  • Japanese Acupuncture. How is it different?
    Japanese Acupuncture. How is it different?
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    Acupuncture is one of the oldest forms of medicine and healing in the world. It has been around for thousands of years and originated in China. It made its way to Japan through Korea in the 6th century and has been practiced there since. During the 10th century political tension between China and Japan meant…

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  • Butterfly breathing to boost fertility
    Butterfly breathing to boost fertility
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    I am always looking for things my patients can do for themselves outside the treatment room. I have found that true healing occurs when you become an active participant in your own wellness journey. With all my patients I strongly encourage them to start a meditation practice. For most of us, because we have spent…

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  • PCOS : Polycystic ovary syndrome
    PCOS : Polycystic ovary syndrome
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    PCOS is a very common reason women come in seeking treatment in the clinic.  It is a metabolic disorder that effects the reproductive system, fertility and sometimes even quality of life. Signs and symptoms of PCOS are: -Strongly (but not always) associated with excess body fat (50% of women with PCOS have excess body fat, often…

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  • Pain in pregnancy: symphysis pubis dysfunction
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    Aches and Pains are common during pregnancy and can seriously interfere with a woman’s comfort and mobility. This is especially the case when dealing with pubic symphysis pain. During this the lower back joint (posterior sacral iliac spine or PSIS) becomes more locked up and at the same time the front immovable joint, the pubic…

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