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5 Ways Chinese Medicine Can Support Your Fertility

Year over year, more couples are turning to Chinese medicine as a way to support and enhance their fertility whether just starting to try and get pregnant or if they have turned to help from Western Medicine. But just how does Chinese medicine positively impact fertility? Let’s take a look at some of the benefits.

  • Hormonal Regulation
    •  There are a number of key hormones that need to be in proper balance in order for an egg to grow, ovulate, be fertilized, and for a menstrual cycle to be a normal 28 days. Lots of things can throw these hormones off including stress, medications, diet, and lifestyle factors, to name a few. Chinese medicine seeks to restore harmony in the body, while helping all of our organ systems function properly. As these systems start to better communicate with each other, hormone levels begin to regulate. The body is always seeking to balance itself.
  • Improve Blood flow to the Pelvic Cavity
    •  This has huge implications. Blood flowing to the pelvis feeds everything. The better the quality of blood and blood flow, the better the quality of eggs, sperm, and the lining in the uterus to which the growing embryo attaches and burrows
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We Grew Our Crew! Meet Lauren Peabody, L.Ac., $30 Off Facial Acupuncture through June, Upcoming Patient Portal

Welcome Lauren Peabody

Licensed Acupuncture and Board certified HerbalistLauren Peabody

“I’ve learned through Traditional Chinese Medicine that the body is always seeking balance. When given the opportunity and the right input, we are able to heal more deeply.”

We are thrilled to welcome Lauren to our skilled team of acupuncturists.  Lauren brings with her an experienced and thoughtful approach to working with her patients.  She takes a special interest in working with migraines and headaches, and has personally witnessed infertility cases become baby stories. Lauren offers specialty treatments for depression, and she takes a thoughtful approach to chronic and acute pain conditions. She does cupping and gua sha, herbal medicine, and uses body-feedback techniques when treating with acupuncture. Read More

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