About mollygreacadmin

Molly Amelia Greacen has been practicing acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine in Boulder, Colorado for more than 37 years. While she specializes in the treatment of women's health issues, pregnancy and gynecology, menopause, and infertility, she also treats a wide variety of other conditions, with a special interest in autoimmune disorders, chronic illness, and supportive care for people going through treatment for cancer.

Can Hypnosis Boost the Odds with IVF Fertility Treatment?

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 [...]

By |2019-03-10T21:19:23+00:00March 10th, 2019|chronic pain|Comments Off on Can Hypnosis Boost the Odds with IVF Fertility Treatment?

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 [...]

By |2019-03-10T21:04:13+00:00March 10th, 2019|chronic pain|Comments Off on Insurance companies are recognizing the value of acupuncture for pain management amid the opioid crisis.

How to Avoid Chronic Back or Pelvic Pain following Childbirth

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 [...]

By |2019-03-05T23:50:27+00:00February 25th, 2019|acupuncture, Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine, chronic pain, general health and medical subjects, gynecology, pregnancy and post-partum, women's health|Comments Off on How to Avoid Chronic Back or Pelvic Pain following Childbirth

Ten Ways to Detoxify Your Body

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 [...]

By |2019-03-05T23:55:55+00:00February 24th, 2019|general health and medical subjects, men's health, women's health|Comments Off on Ten Ways to Detoxify Your Body

Research Shows Chinese Herbal Medicine Improves Embryo Quality

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 |2019-03-05T23:57:53+00:00April 17th, 2016|Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine, fertility, infertility, IVF, pregnancy and post-partum|Comments Off on Research Shows Chinese Herbal Medicine Improves Embryo Quality

Osteoporosis and American Women

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 [...]

By |2019-02-18T22:10:16+00:00January 26th, 2016|bone health, chronic pain, osteopenia, osteoporosis|Comments Off on Osteoporosis and American Women

Abnormal Pap Results; A Natural Approach to Treating Cervical Dysplasia

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 |2016-11-02T20:33:07+00:00January 24th, 2016|gynecology, HPV|Comments Off on Abnormal Pap Results; A Natural Approach to Treating Cervical Dysplasia

Wholistic Self-Treatment For Morning Sickness

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 [...]

By |2016-11-02T20:33:07+00:00December 9th, 2015|fertility, pregnancy and post-partum|Comments Off on Wholistic Self-Treatment For Morning Sickness

Free Acupuncture Offered during National Acupuncture Week!

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 [...]

By |2016-11-02T20:33:07+00:00October 20th, 2015|acupuncture, Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine|Comments Off on Free Acupuncture Offered during National Acupuncture Week!