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Eva Stecz
 I first experienced abdominal massage when my acupuncturist performed tuina (traditional Chinese massage) on my belly in order to alleviate digestive issues I had been experiencing. The following day my belly felt slightly sore – as though I’d had an internal abdominal workout – but eventually all digestive symptoms improved, I had less tension in...
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Very often I am asked by women how often and for how long they should have acupuncture before they start their IVF cycles and whether it can influence egg quality in order to achieve a ‘better’ outcome. We like to encourage women to have treatment once a week from at least 2-3 months prior to...
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HIGH FSH? CAN ACUPUNCTURE HELP? Elevated follicle stimulating hormone (FSH) levels ( >10) can cause problems for some women when they are trying to conceive naturally or starting IVF as it is considered to be a predictor for reduced fertility with eggs of questionable quality, reduced pregnancy rates and poor response to ovarian stimulation medication...
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Vitamin D deficiency has been linked to many health conditions and fertility problems. Here is an excerpt from a very interesting article I read recently about the signs and symptoms of Vitamin D Deficiency. Despite its name, vitamin D is not a regular vitamin. It’s actually a steroid hormone that you are designed to obtain...
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Chinese medicine is a very effective treatment modality for fertility/infertility. Acupuncture alone can be a very important tool however the treatment of infertility according to Chinese Medicine principles never takes place in isolation. We need to look at lifestyle, dietary, emotional and other factors that are just as important if we want to optimize one’s...
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