by Belleruth Naparstek in Update from Belleruth Here’s a study that affirms what Alice Domar found in her groundbreaking work with fertility – that mind-body practices, like guided imagery and hypnosis, increase the odds of conception and pregnancy. In a case-controlled matched clinical study, researchers from Soroka University Medical Center in Israel (- arguably [...]
Insurance companies are recognizing the value of acupuncture for pain management amid the opioid crisis.
BlueCross removes Oxycontin, adds acupuncture amid opioid crisis Beginning Jan. 1, 2019, BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee will no longer cover prescriptions for Oxycontin, replacing the class II narcotic with more tamper-resistant drugs. As an alternative to opioids, BCBS will now cover acupuncture, a traditional Chinese medicine practice used to relieve pain and treat other [...]
I highly recommend seeing a PT who specializes in pelvic issues after giving birth. I wish I had done this after my C Section. I ended up with chronic back pain. This is a great article from PTs who specialize in this type of care. We have very good local practitioners who can help you [...]
TEN WAYS TO DETOXIFY YOUR BODY by: Deborahann Smith Practiced for centuries by cultures around the world - including Ayurvedic and Chinese medicine systems - detoxification is about resting, cleansing and nourishing the body from the inside out. By removing and eliminating toxins, then feeding your body with healthy nutrients, detoxifying can help protect you [...]
You bet it does! Watch this video to see how it made a huge difference in just one week for 4 families.
Clinical efficacy of macrophage-activating Chinese mixed herbs (MACH) in improvement of embryo qualities in women with long-term infertility of unknown etiology. Ushiroyama T et al, Am J Chin Med. 2012;40(1):1-10. American Journal of Chinese Medicine. Abstract Despite the recent technological advances in in vitro fertilization and embryo transfer (IVF-ET), a significant proportion of women still [...]
By “Molly” Amelia Greacen, Lic. Ac., Dipl Ac and CH (NCCAOM) If we look at the larger picture of why U.S. women suffer from the excessive loss of bone density and become prone to fractures, we might discover other reasons than the lack of calcium supplementation or estrogen replacement. Did you know that vegetarians tend [...]
My colleague, Tara Skye Goldin, Naturopathic Physician in Boulder, wrote this great article on treating cervical dysplasia. We often collaborate on treating patients, and I always appreciate her perspective which is coming from Western Herbology and the naturopathic tradition. Abnormal Pap Results; A Natural Approach to Cervical Dysplasia by Tara Skye Goldin,N.D. from Health Smart [...]
By Molly Greacen, Lic Ac Nausea during pregnancy or morning sickness affects 50-80% of women. For many women, this occurs throughout the day and even into the night. Most women experience it beginning between week 5 and 6, gradually diminishing until week 12 to 16. Elevated hormonal levels of hCG (human chorionic gonadotrophin) secreted by [...]
CELEBRATE NATIONAL ACUPUNCTURE WEEK! FREE ACUPUNCTURE SESSIONS OFFERED TO NEW PATIENTS THIS FRIDAY, OCT 23RD. HAVE YOUR FRIENDS AND FAMILY MEMBERS CALL TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT: 303-546-0987 What is AOM Week? Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Day is observed the week of October 19-25, to bring awareness to acupuncture and Eastern medicine. Acupuncture has become [...]