Acupuncture for Fertility

An article by American Pregnancy Association describes how acupuncture can assist fertility by supporting thyroid function (overactive – hyperthyroidism, or underactive – hypothyroidism). Herbs are a common addition to the successful treatment. “Acupuncture is similar to physical therapy in that it is a process-oriented method of medical intervention. It is better to do more than … Read more

Acupuncture Reduces Menopause Symptoms

A 2016 pragmatic, randomized controlled trial found that a course of acupuncture treatments was associated with significant reduction in vasomotor symptoms (VMS), as well as several quality of life measures, compared with no acupuncture, and that clinical benefit persisted for at least 6 months beyond the end of treatment. “A total of 209 perimenopausal and … Read more

Chinese Herbal Medicine for Women’s Health

“Elix, a new start-up that launches today that is the first tech-enabled hormonal health brand to personalize Chinese herbal medicine remedies that are backed by science to address women’s health issues.” “When I ask Glathe how Chinese medicine looks at and addresses women’s health issues she tells me, ‘Like western medicine, the menstrual cycle is … Read more