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Eastern and Western Medicine – Together…

Eastern and Western Medicine – Together…

A great article on the benefits of integrating Eastern and Western medicine to increase the success of ART (assisted reproductive technology)! 

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Boost your fertility with Eastern Medicine!

Boost your fertility with Eastern Medicine!

Here is a great article on how Eastern fertility medicine increases Western fertility medicine outcomes!  But, we knew this already!! Article.

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Male Factor Studies

Male Factor Studies

Male factor infertility often responds well to Traditional Chinese Medicine. Whether it is low count, motility, morphology or another male factor issue, Chinese medicine can often help. Here’s a link to a summary of Male Factor and Chinese Medicine studies.

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Chemicals Effecting Our Fertility

Chemicals Effecting Our Fertility

Another reason to eat organic! This Washington Post article discusses the affects of herbicides on fertility. Could antibacterial soap be causing more infertility? Here is the Examiner article.  

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Washington State Ranks #41 on Fertility Friendliness

Washington State Ranks #41 on Fertility Friendliness

RESOLVE, the National Association of Infertility, gave Washington State a D on its fertility report card. Grades were based on the following information: Insurance mandate climate in state Legislative climate in state (current laws and legislation introduced in 2012) Number of accredited fertility...

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Acupuncture and moxibustion improved IVF pregnancy rates in couples with history of failed IVF cycles

Acupuncture and moxibustion improved IVF pregnancy rates in couples with history of failed IVF cycles

A new study showed that IVF patients receiving acupuncture and moxibustion had pregnancy rates 500% higher than control groups and more than 300% higher than the sham acupuncture group.  Subjects in the study had a history of 2 prior failed...

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Placenta Preparation

Placenta Preparation

Put down your lunch, we’re talking about placenta consumption after childbirth!  Almost all non-human mammals consume their own placental after birth.  In China, dried human placenta has been used medicinally for over 1200 years to help with problems like infertility...

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TV Watching, Exercise and Sperm

TV Watching, Exercise and Sperm

A Harvard study recently showed that men who watched more than 20 hours a week of TV had 44% lower sperm concentration.  However, those who are watching lots of TV also may have other lifestyle habits (drinking, smoking, poor diet,...

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Ear Needles!

Ear Needles!

We often use ear needles and “seeds” to help things like stress, pain, insomnia, and regulating menses.  Since the whole body is mapped on the ear, we can treat the whole body with just an ear treatment.  Celebrities are catching...

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Matt Ferguson Visits the Arnold Arboretum in Boston.

Matt Ferguson Visits the Arnold Arboretum in Boston.

Matt Ferguson is an acupuncturist and Chinese herbalist in our Seattle Office.  Matt has cultivated his herbal expertise through the years through his efforts as adjunct faculty at Bastyr Center for Natural Health teaching Chinese herbal preparations and in the...

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