Morning Sickness

Morning Sickness

Morning Sickness There are many early signs of pregnancy, such as fatigue, swollen or tender breasts, backaches, headaches, frequent urination, and bloating but one of the more obvious symptoms declaring pregnancy is nausea.  Oh, morning sickness!  If you’ve been...
Moxibustion Techniques

Moxibustion Techniques

Moxibustion Techniques Moxibustion is an ancient technique that has been used in Traditional Chinese Medicine for thousands of years.  It has a variety of applications such as easing pain, warming cold accumulation, regulating digestion, promoting blood flow, soothing...
Moxibustion Usages

Moxibustion Usages

Moxibustion Usages What is Moxibustion? Moxibustion is a commonly used modality of Traditional Chinese Medicine.  Moxibustion, or “moxa” for short, is the burning of a Chinese herb, ai ye (Artemisiae argyi), on or near the skin.  Through the warming quality of this...
Labor Induction Acupuncture

Labor Induction Acupuncture

Labor Induction Acupuncture If you’ve ever been 40 weeks pregnant or past your due date, you know there comes a point in pregnancy when you are just done and ready to be a mom.  Even the most blissful, perfect pregnancies must come to an end.  Depending on your...
Prepare for Labor

Prepare for Labor

Acupuncture In Pregnancy Acupuncture is an excellent way to help your body prepare for labor.  Weekly sessions during the final month of pregnancy, beginning around week 36, can help prepare the mother for an efficient childbirth.  I mean really, labor isn’t something...