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The Middle Burner

The Middle Burner

What is the middle burner? The middle burner in Chinese Medicine is the heart of the digestive system. A vivid image of the middle burner is a wood-burning stove that heats a house. Digestion is the stove, and food is the...

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Fertile Ground

Fertile Ground

I am sitting in a private room, my tongue sticking out, as two pairs of inquisitive eyes peer into my mouth. “Aah, yes …” acupuncturists Stephanie Gianarelli, L.Ac., and Margot Voorhies, L.Ac., say in unison, pulling back simultaneously. Then, they...

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Maya Abdominal Massage

Maya Abdominal Massage

Published in Family Building Magazine (a RESOLVE publication) (Fall 2006 issue) Mayan Abdominal Massage (MAM) is a form of massage used to enhance fertility in both men and women. The Arvigo practice of abdominal massage is founded on ancient Mayan techniques....

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Fertility Enhancement with Acupuncture

Fertility Enhancement with Acupuncture

Acupuncture is both a science and an art. It is rooted in more than 3000 years of clinical history. Today, acupuncture is recognized as a beneficial tool to enhance fertility in both men and women. Acupuncture is based on an energetic...

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Needle of Hope

Needle of Hope

SEATTLE – Millions of Americans are turning to alternative forms of medicine to help them with all kinds of medical problems. Now, local couples are finding new hope for infertility from a kind of medicine that is thousands of years...

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Acupuncture Used As Infertility Therapy

Acupuncture Used As Infertility Therapy

Sara Cook, a stylish brunette with a Snow White complexion, lies face down as hair-thin needles are gently slipped into her ankles, the backs of her knees, her lower back and ears. A dull, warming sensation creeps over her as the...

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Cold and Flu Season is Breathing Down our Necks!

Cold and Flu Season is Breathing Down our Necks!

According to Chinese medical theory, cold and flu viruses are abundant in the air we breathe and the “wind” blowing into our nose and mouth may drive the pathogen deep into the body. Once inside the body, the cold/flu virus...

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