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20
Jun

Summer Tips

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Summer means sunshine, long days and abundant energy. Weather and time of the year can significantly influence how we feel, both physically and emotionally. In the theory of Yin and Yang, summer is the most Yang time of the year, hence no surprise that it’s all about expansion, growth, activity and creativity. In Chinese philosophy, summer […]

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14
Jun

Fall seven times, get up eight.

Japanese Proverb


10
Jun

It Takes Two: The Male Factor in Fertility

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40% of sub-fertility is due to male factor.   The bad news is that the average male sperm count in our population has dropped considerably (by 45% between 1940 and 1990) while the number of men with very low sperm count has trebled. There has also been an increase in abnormal forms. Problems are caused […]

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05
Jun

Basal Body Temperature (BBT) Charting for Fertility Treatment

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When trying to conceive, monitoring the variation in your BBT can give important clues for your Chinese medical diagnosis, to inform and fine-tune your acupuncture treatment.   How your BBT can be relevant A woman’s body temperature changes slightly during her menstrual cycle. Charting BBT helps us understand your body’s rhythm and indicates whether your […]

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