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“The Babymakers”

As many of you know, acupuncture is excellent for treating fertility, both natural and assisted. I treat a lot of couples who are trying to conceive either naturally or with the help of IUI or IVF. Acupuncture for fertility ensures there is good blood flow to the reproductive system, it modulates hormones and relieves stress.

“Male sperm count halved in last 40 years”

It’s a sad fact but unfortunately it’s true, according to a study of males in the western world. The study incorporates the years between 1973 and 2011. One third of the time the reason a couple has difficulty conceiving is due to the man. Sperm is especially sensitive to lifestyle and diet choices. Past injuries

Acupuncture – Alternative, Complementary or Integrative?

Acupuncture is an ancient form of medicine which can relieve health issues such as back pain, anxiety, stress, skin problems, or fertility issues. It is sometimes referred to as complementary medicine or alternative medicine or integrative medicine. So which is it, you might ask? It is, in fact, all of the above. Here’s a good

Acupuncture for Cancer Care

Acupuncture is one of the complementary and integrative therapies that can be used to “…. improve patients’ quality of life and help manage symptoms of disease or treatment side effects….”, according to an article from U.S. news based on random controlled trials (the gold standard for medical studies). I am a huge believer in this.

Acupuncture when trying to have a baby

Here is a very good article which explains how acupuncture can benefit couples who are struggling to conceive as well as anyone trying to have a baby. The article refers to a study which showed that acupuncture relieved the stress and anxiety in couples struggling to conceive and helped increase both pregnancy outcomes and quality

Study finds acupuncture can double IVF success rate

A study shows that acupuncture doubles the success rate of IVF. That’s something to shout about! These findings were announced at a fertility show in Helsinki recently. Zita West, fertility expert, acupuncturist and midwife attend it. See what she has to say here. Acupuncture complements IVF medications and works alongside it in helping follicles to

Acupuncture for the Treatment of Digestive Disorders

Acupuncture Awareness Week 2017, 6th-12th March It’s that time of year again and this year is its fifth year. This year’s theme is “Acupuncture for the Treatment of Digestive Disorders” and here is more information on just that! ACUPUNCTURE FOR THE TREATMENT OF DIGESTIVE DISORDERS According to the HSE health status report, diseases of the

Valentine’s Day in China

Happy Valentine’s Day! Did you know that the Chinese have a lovely story about Valentine’s Day? Here is the short version: Chinese Valentine’s Day is on the 7th day of the 7th lunar month in the Chinese calendar. A love story for this day is about the 7th daughter of the Emperor of Heaven and

“Acupuncture beats fertility medications”

Here’s an article I shared on the Facebook Page of ACT Dublin – Acupuncture Childbirth Team, of which I am a proud member. Feel free to check it out and “Like” it, if you haven’t already! The article explains how acupuncture can help couples fall pregnant. It actually states that it “beats fertility medications”. I

Recommendation for 2017: Try Acupuncture!

The New Year is a time when people think about the year ahead, how they may want to change or improve their lives or their health, be that mental or physical well-being. Typically people join a gym, yoga or mindfulness class, or follow a detox diet. New Year’s resolutions might include quitting smoking, losing weight,

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