March is Endometriosis awareness month. Five-and-a-half million women and girls in the United States are affected by this invisible illness. In most cases, this can be a very painful reproductive and immunological disease in which the endometrium, the uterine lining, moves outside of the uterus and implants in other areas of the pelvic region. It
Insulin is a hormone that is made by the pancreas to allow your body to use sugar (glucose) for energy. It helps to keep blood sugar from getting too low or too high. You need sugar (glucose) for energy but most of the cells in our bodies cannot ‘open’ to absorb sugar from the bloodstream.
By Denise Noyer-Erez, L.Ac., FABORM Preparing for a baby often means making changes in your lifestyle. Some changes are easier than others. Implementing these changes three months before trying to conceive is a good rule of thumb. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) has been used for thousands of years to assist women with all aspects of
If you are preparing your body for pregnancy or have been trying to conceive using IVF, getting acupuncture along with other treatment programs can be beneficial to you during this time in your life. Ideally, acupuncture 4-6 weeks prior to your egg retrieval will give you the best chance at a successful IVF. Our primary