Posts Tagged ‘women’s health’

Herb of the Month: Free and Easy Wanderer Plus

Our most-often sold herbal formula, Free and Easy Wanderer Plus is designed for women with stress or hormonal issues. As the name suggests, this formula is supposed to make you feel free and easy as you go about your day! It is good for treating irritability, anxiety, headache, PMS, irregular periods, bloating, constipation, tight muscles,

Herb of the Month: Free and Easy Wanderer Plus

Our most-often sold herbal formula, Free and Easy Wanderer Plus is designed for women with stress or hormonal issues. As the name suggests, this formula is supposed to make you feel free and easy as you go about your day. It is good for treating irritability, anxiety, headache, PMS, irregular periods, bloating, constipation, tight muscles,

Generations Talk Postponed—Read Here Instead for PMS and Menopause Info

The roundtable discussion scheduled for tonight at Generations has been postponed until the Fall (exact date TBD). Instead, I will give you a preview of some of the information that I was going to talk about. Many people are familiar with the work of Dr. Christiane Northrup, an MD who focuses on women’s health and

Where We’ll Be This Month

It’s turning out to be a busy month, with three speaking engagements coming up. First, this Sunday (August 9) I’ll be presenting at the Northeast Organic Farming Association (NOFA) with fellow community acupuncturist Tess Bois. We will be discussing community acupuncture—specifically, how we can be of service to local communities—and offering free treatments to attendees.

Reminder: New Office Open in One Week!

Our Worcester office will be open starting Monday, January 5, 2009. That’s just one week away! We are taking appointments now for the first week of January; just call the office at (508) 890-8899. How do you know if acupuncture is right for you? See our Conditions Treated page for a list of issues that

Acupuncture for Women’s Health

Recent research from Germany found acupuncture to be effective for treating painful menstruation (dysmenorrhea). Women in the control group did not receive acupuncture while women in the treatment group were given 15 acupuncture treatments. After three months, the women in the acupuncture treatment group reported less pain and a better quality of life than women

Acupuncture Improves Success Rates of IVF

Researchers have concluded that acupuncture, when performed within 1 day of in vitro fertilization (IVF), improves rates of pregnancies and number of live births.   Scientists and professors from three universities collaborated for a systematic review of seven research studies.  Based on the results of these studies, they determined that acupuncture done before or after

Gender, Race, and Even Geography May Impact Health

For years, health research was done primarily on white men, and scientists assumed that the results were applicable across all populations.  Now, it is becoming increasingly evident that variables such as gender, race, and geography can also impact health.  The following are just a few examples from recent medical literature. Two studies of attention-deficit hyperactivity

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