Sometimes parents struggle with the thought of bringing their children in for acupuncture treatments. That’s because most people envision needles, and we all know how most kids feel about needles. But in reality, acupuncture and kids go together beautifully, without the adverse reactions that can occur with other treatments.
In Traditional Oriental Medicine, we consider lack of restful sleep to be a priority symptom. If someone isn’t sleeping well, then it is a priority to help them get the good quality sleep that they need, because getting enough sleep, in turn, is going to help resolve some of their other health complaints.
Let’s face it—trying for a baby can be stressful, and the longer it takes, the more stressful it gets. And sex, something that is meant to be a pleasurable bonding experience, can start to feel like work as it becomes a means to an end.
The human body ceases to amaze me, because it is such a wonderful mechanism that is constantly adjusting chemicals and hormones so that everything is operating smoothly and functioning properly. Unfortunately, when it is not performing properly that is when certain disorders can occur such as polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS).
I am now in my 11th year of practice and have never been so satisfied in my work environment. I am focusing on an area of medicine I find very rewarding, the patients I work with are amazing, my colleagues are top notch and my place of work is about 1 km from my home, so it is with great sadness that I announce my upcoming move back to BC at the end of July.
In alignment with one of our central tenets – that knowledge is power – i hope that this blog will help give you a better understanding of your reproductive health. Understanding some of the inner workings means when we use our mind-body communication power, we can be more specific with our visualizations – more granular – with these thoughts and intentions.
We offer women a holistic, natural, and alternative way to live a healthier life. By specializing in pregnancy health, we ensure women have access to pro-active healthcare options and choices they didn’t have access to before.
Finally with summer right around the corner I know a lot of us including myself want to spend more time outside doing fun filled activities, because lets face it there is so little time here in Edmonton that we are able to enjoy those warm days outside.
I’m sure most women find that menstruating every month may feel like a nuisance, especially if they experience PMS symptoms that are quite bothersome. However, it is very important to the health of her fertility to have a regular menstrual cycle.