About mollygreacadmin

Molly Amelia Greacen has been practicing acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine in Boulder, Colorado for more than 30 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.

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 |2018-02-28T18:29:59+00:00April 17th, 2016|chronic pain|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 |2016-11-02T20:33:07+00:00January 26th, 2016|chronic pain|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!

Is Marijuana Use Safe During Pregnancy?

Some women are using marijuana during pregnancy to control nausea. I have advised against this practice, recommending acupuncture and herbal medicine to use instead. Here is an interesting study that shows that maternal marijuana use is associated with an increased risk of having small-for-gestational-age (SGA) babies and of an increase in neonatal intensive care unit [...]

By |2016-11-02T20:33:07+00:00October 17th, 2015|pregnancy and post-partum|Comments Off on Is Marijuana Use Safe During Pregnancy?

Erectile Dysfunction: Its Many Causes & How Acupuncture Can Help

This is a good article discussing the Chinese Medical approach to understanding and treating erectile dysfunction. By: Vanessa Vogel Batt, L.Ac., MSTOM While the occasional struggle for an erection is not necessarily cause for concern, a persistent inability for a man to get and maintain an erection hard enough to engage in sexual intercourse, may [...]

By |2016-01-26T22:56:32+00:00June 25th, 2015|infertility|Comments Off on Erectile Dysfunction: Its Many Causes & How Acupuncture Can Help

Top Men’s Health Concerns and How Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Can Help

Men's health is not a topic that is discussed very much. Here is a great article by Diane Joswick, L.Ac.,   from Acufinder.com Acupuncture and Oriental medicine have been used to treat men's health concerns for thousands of years and are growing in popularity.  The reason for this growth in popularity is that many health issues [...]

By |2016-11-02T20:33:07+00:00June 25th, 2015|chronic pain|Comments Off on Top Men’s Health Concerns and How Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Can Help

Treating Perimenopause

by Marcelle Pick, OB/GYN NP Perimenopause or premenopause is a relatively new term coined in the last twenty years by the medical community to describe symptoms caused by normal hormonal fluctuations that occur as a woman moves closer to her menopause. These symptoms can be broad-ranging and diffuse and differ for every woman, causing a [...]

By |2016-11-02T20:33:07+00:00June 6th, 2015|chronic pain|Comments Off on Treating Perimenopause

Treatment for Severe PMS and PMDD

Treatment for Severe PMS and PMDD (This is a useful article from the Western Medical point of view. Chinese Medicine of course has much to offer to alleviate this condition that many women suffer with. The previous blog discusses the Chinese Medical perspective.) Advanced Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) and Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD) Treatment by [...]

By |2016-11-02T20:33:07+00:00June 6th, 2015|chronic pain|Comments Off on Treatment for Severe PMS and PMDD