Traditional Chinese Medicine

Inspirational Women!

Inspirational Women!

Lora Shahine and Stephanie Gianarelli were recently interviewed for the radio show, Inspirational Women. They spoke about integrative medicine, especially in the field of fertility.  Listen to the January 31, 2016 interview here.

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Stephanie Gianarelli Speaking at Fertility Conference in Richmond, VA

Stephanie Gianarelli Speaking at Fertility Conference in Richmond, VA

Stephanie recently spoke about her new book, Planting the Seeds of Pregnancy, at a fertility conference in Richmond, Virginia, Taking Control of Your Ticking Clock.

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Julie Booker is Board Member of ABORM

Julie Booker is Board Member of ABORM

Our very own Julie Booker has just accepted a board position on the American Board of Oriental Medicine (ABORM)!  This is a two year position where she will help shape the future of fertility acupuncture in the US and around...

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Convincing New Fertility Traditional Chinese Medicine and IVF Research

Convincing New Fertility Traditional Chinese Medicine and IVF Research

Convincing new research on Whole Systems Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and IVF. On live births with donor cycles: TCM was associated with a three fold increase in live birth rate. On non-donor cycles: TCM increased almost doubles live births. Reduced biochemical pregnancies by...

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Eating to Reduce Your Seasonal Allergies

Eating to Reduce Your Seasonal Allergies

Normally, we look to pharmaceutical and herbal medicine to treat seasonal allergies, but there is a lot you can do with your nutrition to lessen allergy symptoms and even lessen the allergies themselves. Since you are eating anyway, why not decrease...

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Cooling Foods for Summer Heat

Cooling Foods for Summer Heat

Welcome back, and welcome to summer! As we’re hitting the warmest time of year, let’s look at foods that cool heat. During the summer months, Chinese medicine relaxes its stance on eating only warm, cooked foods. If there is any...

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Heart Healthy Foods

Heart Healthy Foods

Here’s another article I wrote for the Tacoma Food Co-op. Welcome back to traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) nutrition class! In the past few months we have gone through Chinese medicine self-diagnosis and an overview of how to alter your diet according...

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Eating For Your Chinese Medicine Diagnosis

Eating For Your Chinese Medicine Diagnosis

Hello Everyone!  This blog post is the “nutritional follow up” to the previous post about how to diagnosis yourself according to Chinese medicine.  Here is the quiz again in case you missed it.  After you have your Chinese medicine diagnoses...

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An Experiment With Ketogenics

An Experiment With Ketogenics

My most recent nutritional bio-hacking experiment involved a five month personal trial of the Ketogenic diet after listening to some interesting interviews with Dave Asprey, Dominic D’Agostino Phd, Dr. Duncan Lewis, Dr. Thomas Seyfried and author Elaine Cantin.  They are...

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Detoxify Your New Year!

Detoxify Your New Year!

Detoxification, what a great New Year’s Resolution!  We offer guidance through our detoxification program at Acupuncture Northwest & Associates.  Read on to get excited about getting those toxins out! Its surprising that many ingredients in products that we lather and slather...

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