Understanding how Chinese Medicine works requires a slight shift from the Western mind-set that desires instant gratification. Although some relief should be experienced following a treatment, some changes may be more subtle or cumulative. Here are some great tips to keep in mind when considering if Acupuncture is working for you. Click Here To Read The [...]
Sixteen year old’s award winning experiment shows that by nearly every measure, including fertility, stress resistance and longevity, fruit flies that fed on organic fruits and vegetables fared better than those who dined on conventionally raised produce. What does that mean for humans? Read the article here. Submitted by Susan Darling, LAc, FABORM in the [...]
Dr. Edwards’ contributions to developing in vitro fertilization have helped millions realized their dreams of having a baby. Here is the article honoring his life. Submitted by Susan Darling, LAc, FABORM in the Seattle Office
Yet another study showing moxibustion is safe and effective at turning breech babies! This study was done from week 33 to 35 of pregnancy. Read the study here. Submitted by Susan Darling, LAc, FABORM in the Seattle Office
Put down your lunch, we’re talking about placenta consumption after childbirth! Almost all non-human mammals consume their own placental after birth. In China, dried human placenta has been used medicinally for over 1200 years to help with problems like infertility in men and women, low sex drive, erectile dysfuntion, irregular menses, low back and knee [...]
Just two hours a day of exposure to light from electronic displays can suppress melatonin by about 22%! Anyone having sleep, hormonal, metabolic, fatigue issues etc. out there? Consider the amount of time spent on electronic devices. Here’s a link to the article. Submitted by Susan Darling, LAc, FABORM in the Seattle Office.
A Harvard study recently showed that men who watched more than 20 hours a week of TV had 44% lower sperm concentration. However, those who are watching lots of TV also may have other lifestyle habits (drinking, smoking, poor diet, no exercise) that are impairing fertility too. It may mean that men who are active [...]
Herbal Master and Group Health Provider, Matt Ferguson, joins Acupuncture Northwest! (Well, last year!!) We are overjoyed to announce that Matt Ferguson, a prominent and esteemed local herbalist and acupuncturist has joined our Seattle team. He brings with him a wealth of knowledge. You can schedule an appointment with Matt by calling our Seattle [...]
We often use ear needles and “seeds” to help things like stress, pain, insomnia, and regulating menses. Since the whole body is mapped on the ear, we can treat the whole body with just an ear treatment. Celebrities are catching on too! Here’s the link! Submitted by Cheryl House, LAc, FABORM in the Seattle Office.
There’s a new study on how acupuncture can slow down skeletal muscle loss. Here’s the link. Janet Glenn, RN, LAc, Tacoma