Fertility

Increase fertility by reducing BPA exposure

There are studies showing BPA levels may decrease male fertility and increase risk of miscarriage.  BPA is a synthetic estrogen found in the lining of cans and hard...

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Acupuncture Research!

Research suggests that acupuncture helps activate the parasympathetic nervous system’s “relaxation response,” as well as boosting the nervous system’s production of mood-improving endorphins and encephalins.  Here’s the link.

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Are these eggs already fertilized??

An interesting study has been released showing the adverse effects of BPAs on human eggs, with some of the eggs actually acting like they are already fertilized!  Here’s...

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Exercise and Epigenetics

Recent research shows that exercise affects your epigenetics (changes in gene expression).  Here’s the article!

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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!

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 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...

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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

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 stateLegislative climate...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Better Diet Equals Better Sperm, Study Shows

A diet high in grains and fruit and low in coffee, alcohol, and red meat seems to enhance sperm motility, according to recent research.  In Chinese medicine, grains...

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Studies Showing How Diet Affects Sperm

Chinese medicine has long recognized the link between diet and health, even with one’s reproductive potential.  Here is an article that discusses the link between a diet high...

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Know the Facts About Your Fertility

A study shows that many women don’t understand the basics of getting pregnant.  With so many high profile women getting pregnant later in life, many of us figure...

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Acupuncture for Stress and Anxiety

Here is a good article on using acupuncture for stress and anxiety reduction published on Acufinder.com.Acupuncture for Stress and AnxietyBy: Lynn Jaffee, LAc, Dipl. OM, MaOMAt one time...

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Caffeine linked to female infertility

A study published in the British Journal of Pharmacology on May 26th links caffeine with female infertility.Caffeine reduces muscle activity in the Fallopian tubes that carry eggs from...

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Scientists Restore Fertility in Mice Using Lab-Generated Sperm

A new study shows promise for creating sperm in the laboratory.Read more here.

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Defect in Sperm Protein Linked to Male Infertility

Researchers have pinpointed a genetic mutation that may help explain why some men are less fertile than normal, a new study in the 20 July issue of the...

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Complimentary Fertility Consultations

If you have questions about how acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine can enhance your fertility, you can have a free 15 minute phone consultation with one of our...

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