Category Archives: Women’s

Living Harmoniously with Summer for Healthy Fertility

According to the five elements, each season is associated with a particular property, flavor, function, and season. The spleen and digestive organs have an affinity for the season called Late Summer – which is the start of the transitional time between summer and fall. Issues involving the function of this organ can either be heightened… Continue Reading

Beverages to enjoy and avoid during pregnancy

Beverages to enjoy and avoid during pregnancy

“Can I drink coffee while I’m pregnant?” “I love tea, which ones can I drink while I’m pregnant?” We are often asked what pregnant mamas can and cannot drink while pregnant. We compiled a list that we hope you find helpful. Coffee: There is a lot of research that says you can, or should not… Continue Reading

Great fertility foods

Great fertility foods:  Raw pumpkin and sunflower seeds: These seeds are high in zinc and have the essential fatty acids that are very important in male fertility. Eaten daily, men are supposed to consume ¼ cup a day.  Almonds & Walnuts: Healthy and packed with healthy fats and oils, zinc, selenium and vitamin E, these… Continue Reading

Antioxidants, Vitamins and Minerals for fertility

Antioxidants, Vitamins and Minerals for fertility

Antioxidants, Vitamins and Minerals for fertility Certain antioxidants, vitamins and minerals really support the fertile health in both women and men. The following are highly suggested: Vitamin D: Vitamin D is used in the body to create sex hormones. This influences ovulation and overall hormonal balance. Most fertility issues are due to estrogen dominance. Vitamin D… Continue Reading

The basics to nourishing your fertility

The basics to nourishing your fertility

The basics to nourishing your fertility By Christine Keller L.Ac., Dipl.O.M. Stay hydrated with plenty of clean water: Because most of the body is made up of water, it is important to stay hydrated. Our bodies rely on water to function healthily.  Most people are in fact dehydrated so drinking plenty of water is important… Continue Reading

Top Oils for Fertility

Top Oils for Fertility

Top Oils for Fertility: There are many uses for essential oils. One of our favorite ways to utilize essential oils here in the clinic and for patients at home is to support women’s health and fertility. You can use single oils alone, or blend for an even more balanced and powerful effect. Apply topically to… Continue Reading

Top 3 favorite foods for fertility

Top 3 favorite foods for fertility

Top 3 favorite foods for fertility Food is medicine and everything we consume affects our bodies in some way.  There are so many valuable foods that contribute to fertility but these three are tops! Pineapple – Pineapple core is rich in bromelain and acts like a blood thinner and brings blood to the uterus. This… Continue Reading

How Chinese medicine can help with fertility

How Chinese medicine can help with fertility

By: Christine Keller L.Ac., Dipl.O.M.   Chinese medicine is a very effective medicine at treating women’s health.  Fertility starts here.  The combination of acupuncture and herbs are used to quickly, effectively, and naturally bring the body into a state of wellness.  By doing so, the body is more capable of getting pregnant, staying pregnant, and… Continue Reading

Birth Control and Pregnancy

Birth Control and Pregnancy

By: Christine Keller L.Ac., Dipl.O.M. Many years spent avoiding pregnancy, or perhaps other hormonal circumstances led to using hormonal birth control to help regulate hormonal issues. No matter the case, when planning a baby following birth control it is important to take care of yourself now. Coming off birth control to become pregnant may take… Continue Reading

Recurrent Miscarriages

Recurrent Miscarriages

The ability to become pregnant is a wonderful gift, but to have it suddenly taken away can be traumatic.  Having a miscarriage can be both physically and emotionally draining, and when it comes to having recurrent miscarriages, the body becomes both physically and emotionally exhausted. In Chinese medicine the body functions as a whole and… Continue Reading

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