In the February 2016 issue of Fertility and Sterility, I came across an interesting study that I thought was applicable to my patients who struggle with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS). For those of you unfamiliar with PCOS, The American Society for Reproductive Medicine lists it’s symptoms as irregular menstrual periods, obesity, excessive growth of central body hair (hirsutism), and infertility. There is also
Happy New Year! I am very excited to start the new year by posting a testimonial that one of my patients wrote about her success getting pregnant with acupuncture and Chinese medicine. “My husband and I married on 8/26/11. I was 29, and my husband was 26. We were so excited to begin trying to conceive. I assumed it would be fast, and I would be pregnant in no time. People told me it may take up to a year
The quality and quantity of cervical mucus can be an important part of fertility tracking and fertility awareness. Many times, it is used along with basal body temperature (BBT) charting as a means to determine optimal fertility, for the purposes of either trying to conceive or to prevent pregnancy. As many of my patients know, right before a woman ovulates and during her peak fertile time, a woman’s cervical mucus s
It has been a busy summer here at Nurture! So busy that the blog that I wanted to start as soon as I opened in April got pushed to the side. Now that the end of summer is upon us, I decided that I needed to get this blog up and running so that I can start sharing some really great information with my patients. My main goal at Nurture and with this blog is to give people greater insight into acupuncture, Chinese medic
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