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Studies Showing How Diet Affects Sperm
Studies Showing How Diet Affects Sperm

Chinese medicine has long recognized the link between diet and health, even with one’s reproductive potential.  Here is an article that discusses the link between a diet high in trans fats and lower sperm concentration.  Trans fats are found in processed foods (junk food),...

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Therapy and Infertility
Therapy and Infertility

Here is a good article about how therapy can help with Assisted Reproductive Technology.  http://www.srm-ejournal.com/article.asp?AID=9962 Diana Soto, LMFT, Seattle and Tacoma

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Chinese Herbal Tincturing
Chinese Herbal Tincturing

Many of you already use the “famous” Nerve Tonic and some of you use our new Kan herbal tinctures.  Because people really like the ease of taking tinctures, we are in the process of creating a tincture dispensary for both of our clinics.  When...

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Acupuncture for Stress and Anxiety
Acupuncture for Stress and Anxiety

Here is a good article on using acupuncture for stress and anxiety reduction published on Acufinder.com, written by Lynn Jaffee and submitted by Janet Glenn in our Tacoma office:   Acupuncture for Stress and Anxiety By: Lynn Jaffee, LAc, Dipl. OM, MaOMAt one time...

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Caffeine linked to female infertility
Caffeine linked to female infertility

A study published in the British Journal of Pharmacology on May 26th links caffeine with female infertility. Caffeine reduces muscle activity in the Fallopian tubes that carry eggs from a woman’s ovaries to her womb. “Our experiments were conducted in mice, but this finding...

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Defect in Sperm Protein Linked to Male Infertility
Defect in Sperm Protein Linked to Male Infertility

Researchers have pinpointed a genetic mutation that may help explain why some men are less fertile than normal, a new study in the 20 July issue of the journal Science Translational Medicine reports.  Here is the link. Stephanie Gianarelli, LAc, FABORM, Seattle and Tacoma

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Share Us With Your Friends & Get $15 off!
Share Us With Your Friends & Get $15 off!

We started this with our patients and it was such a hit that we are opening it up to people who haven’t seen us yet!  Just bring this in to your first visit! _____________________________________________________________ Give this card to a friend, neighbor or business associate...

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Suffer from Chronic Low Back Pain?
Suffer from Chronic Low Back Pain?

Acupuncture Northwest & Associates is helping with research at Group Health, the University of Arizona, and the University of Washington. If you have chronic low back pain, you might be able to help, too. Participation involves 3 interviews and you can earn up to...

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