Acupuncture

teratogens in pregnancy

Is Stress a Teratogen?

In order to answer this question, we first need to define both stress and teratogen. Stress  Let’s begin with stress: What is it?  Stress in relation to health was first defined by a famous physiologist named Hans Selye as “the nonspecific response of the body to any demand made upon it” (Tan, 2018).  This sounds…
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how much does acupuncture cost

Acupuncture: How Much Does it Cost?

The cost of acupuncture varies widely throughout California and the United States. When discussing acupuncture, a common question is: “How much does the treatment cost?“. The cost of acupuncture services varies depending on the payment options you choose. So, let’s discuss your options together but first… What is Acupuncture? Acupuncture is an ancient form of Chinese…
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what to expect after acupuncture

What Should I Do After My Acupuncture Treatment?

If you’ve ever had an acupuncture treatment, you know the calm feeling that comes as you float out of the clinic and into the rest of your day. Waking up from what we like to call your “acu-nap” (a 20-30 minutes of rest after needles are inserted) often feels like you’ve been resting for hours.…
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How Can Acupuncture Help Your IVF Treatment?

How Can Acupuncture Help Your IVF Treatment?

If you and your partner have been undergoing in vitro fertilization (IVF), we know that it is an emotionally and physically taxing process. More than 9 million babies have been born globally using assisted reproductive technologies like IVF – but that doesn’t make the process any easier for those experiencing it.  Most women undergoing IVF…
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Acupuncture for A Healthy Pregnancy

Acupuncture for A Healthy Pregnancy

Pregnant women are one group of patients who are particularly highly motivated when it comes to maintaining optimal wellness and finding drug-free solutions to medical problems. In collaboration with the primary care provider (OB, midwife, RE, etc.), acupuncture is an ideal form of treatment as it offers women a safe and natural way to improve…
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Does Acupuncture Work for Menstrual Pain

Does Acupuncture Work for Menstrual Pain?

How Is Your Relationship With Your Monthly Cycles? Do you dread the onslaught of painful cramps? Many women face this difficulty, you are not alone, and no – it does not have to be your “normal.”  Menstrual pain is a significant personal and public health problem – according to a recent epidemiological survey, about 45–90%…
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