“Different things suit different people, and that’s fantastic.”

We don’t need to bleed’: why many women are giving up on periods
Dr Jane Thomas, a consultant gynaecologist at Homerton university hospital in London, says that having so many periods is a modern phenomenon: historically, women would spend much of their time pregnant or breastfeeding (which can delay the return of periods). “It would be […]

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Acupuncture valuable adjunct diabetes

Acupuncture aids weight loss and reduces blood sugar levels in type 2 diabetes patients.

Sanming County Hospital of Integrated Medicine researchers (Fujian) conducted a clinical trial of obese patients newly diagnosed with type 2 diabetes.

They conclude that acupuncture treatment in addition to routine care is more effective in promoting healthy weight loss and improved blood chemistry […]

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Protected: Acupuncture, in Vitro Fertilisation and intracytoplasmic sperm injection

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Miscarriage rates triple for women with top radiation exposures

This article is a 5 minute read that may be worth some consideration.

Reuters Health) – Pregnant women exposed to high radiation levels from sources like cell phones, wireless devices and cell towers miscarried at nearly three times the rate as those exposed to low levels, according to new research.

“I hope this study makes us rethink […]

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Acupuncture and IUI

Many health practitioners may recommend acupuncture as an adjunct treatment that may assist with IVF treatment. There is continuing research about how acupuncture can assist with the effectiveness of IVF treatment and you should consult your treating practitioner/s about how acupuncture may be able to help you.

In this article, researchers have found Traditional Chinese medicine […]

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Effects of Acupuncture with Clomid on the Endometrium

ACUPUNCTURE AND BLOOD FLOW: Effects of Acupuncture on the Endometrium in Anovulatory Cases Treated by Clomiphene: A Clinical Observation

There is some research evidence that Chinese medicine treatment may assist in supporting specific fertility treatments, such as IVF, and there is also broad agreement by Chinese medicine practitioners and other health practitioners about acupuncture as an adjunct […]

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Foods for a cold or flu: Chinese Medicine style

Getting a cold or flu is a natural course of life, and as your mum may have said, it’s a good clean out of your system (I am sure we can all relate to that). It’s not overly pleasant and sometimes can degenerate to bronchitis, sinusitis or pneumonia. However nature has provided us with foods […]

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CHINESE MEDICINE

The question is often asked whether a system of medicine with its roots in such metaphysics as yin yang theory has anything to communicate to western science/medicine?

Chinese medicine (especially acupuncture) has achieved growing acceptance on the fringe of western medicine/culture.

Acupuncture is an object of widespread curiosity and some attempts have been made to integrate some […]

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Acupuncture as effective as drugs in treating pain

An acupuncture trial in four Melbourne emergency departments has found it is just as good as drugs in relieving lower-back pain and that from sprained ankles and migraines.

http://www.smh.com.au/national/health/acupuncture-as-effective-as-drugs-in-treating-pain-trial-shows-20140329-35qec.html

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Cupping…Is It For You

Cupping, what can it be used for?? Can it help me?

JENNIFER Aniston’s done it. Gwyneth Paltrow made it famous and now, even rugby star Sonny Bill Williams has tried it.

The Chinese art of cupping is gaining in popularity, with most acupuncturists and some massage therapists offering it in conjunction with their services.

It is even mentioned […]

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