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Fertility Enhancement with Chinese Herbal Medicine
Fertility Enhancement with Chinese Herbal Medicine

For thousands of years, Chinese herbs have helped couples have healthy babies. In 3494 BCE, Emperor Shen Nung began experimenting with herbs and recording valuable information on their medicinal properties. Over the next 5000 years, herbal practitioners contributed to Nung’s records and established a...

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Fertility Acupuncture on Q13
Fertility Acupuncture on Q13

Kaci Aitchson came into our office a few weeks ago and filmed me treating a patient and then interviewed me about treating infertility with Chinese medicine and acupuncture. Two segments came out of that interview. Here they are! Eastern medicine and fertility piece aired...

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August is National Breastfeeding Month!

Both Western and Traditional Chinese Medicine can agree: the benefits to breastfeeding your baby are tremendous.  Both mother and baby benefit from this bonding (and sometimes frustrating!) experience in emotional and physical ways. Below are some of the reasons to breastfeed first if possible:...

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Acupuncture Northwest
Radio Interview on Miscarriage

Come listen to Lora and Stephanie speak about recurrent miscarriage when they were interviewed by Kate Daniels of the radio show, Inspirational Women. They discuss Lora’s new book, Not Broken, An Approachable Guide to Miscarriage and Pregnancy Loss and the concept of integrative medicine....

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Seattle Top Doc
Seattle Top Doc 2017!

Congratulations to Stephanie Gianarelli and Matt Ferguson for being recognized by their peers in the medical community as a Seattle Top Doc for East Asian Medicine!

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infertility
Stephanie to Speak at RESOLVE Seattle

What can you do now to give yourself the best chances for conception? Stephanie Gianarelli, clinic founder and director of Acupuncture Northwest & Associates and author of Planting the Seeds of Pregnancy, an Integrative Approach to Fertility Care, will be speaking about fertility enhancement...

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Miscarriage
Not Broken, The Interview

Listen for Stephanie Gianarelli and Dr. Lora Shahine this coming Sunday, June 11th on the radio show, Inspirational Women! They discuss Lora’s new book (that Stephanie wrote a chapter for), Not Broken, An Approachable Guide to Miscarriage and Recurrent Pregnancy Loss. They also discuss integrative...

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May is Preeclampsia Awareness Month

Preeclampsia is fancy word for high blood pressure during pregnancy. Many women have normal blood pressure when not pregnant, but develop high blood pressure and protein in the urine after 20 weeks of pregnancy. Symptoms may include: High blood pressure (greater than 140/90) Swelling...

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