Recurrent miscarriage successfully treated with acupuncture and Chinese medicine

Recurrent miscarriage successfully treated with acupuncture and Chinese medicine

Recurrent miscarriage successfully treated with acupuncture and Chinese medicine — a case study   Several years ago, I published a case on recurrent miscarriage Chinese medicine treatment success in a 42-year-old woman. It is a wonderful story because this patient reported her fertility doctor did not expect her to conceive without the assistance of in vitro fertilization […]

New IVF Acupuncture Research Part 2: Whole Systems Traditional Chinese Medicine

New IVF Acupuncture Research Part 2: Whole Systems Traditional Chinese Medicine

New IVF Acupuncture Research Part 2: Whole Systems Traditional Chinese Medicine   In my new IVF acupuncture research study, Impact of Traditional Chinese Medicine on In Vitro Fertilization Outcomes, I looked at IVF birth outcomes in women who received an embryo transfer with fresh donor or non-donor embryos from 2005 to 2010. In the last […]

New IVF Acupuncture Research Part 1: Why do we need a study?

New IVF Acupuncture Research Part 1: Why do we need a study?

 New IVF Acupuncture Research Part 1: Why do we need a study?   Does acupuncture and TCM increase the chances of getting pregnant with IVF? Savvy patients and doctors often ask a pointed question when we discuss integrating Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and acupuncture with an in vitro Fertilization (IVF) cycle. Does acupuncture and TCM […]

HOW ACUPUNCTURE HELPS INFERTILITY VIDEO

HOW ACUPUNCTURE HELPS INFERTILITY VIDEO

HOW ACUPUNCTURE HELPS INFERTILITY?   I love sharing patient resources, and I’m very happy to present one produced by my UK acupuncture colleague, Irina Szmelskyj. In this video, you can see we share the same views on how acupuncture helps infertility. In essence, Irina distilled the down the key points of my blog series on how acupuncture improves […]

Acupuncture for IVF research in Portland Monthly Magazine

Acupuncture for IVF research in Portland Monthly Magazine

My acupuncture for IVF research and current acupuncture and lidocaine treatment for vulvodynia pilot study were recently highlighted in Porltand Monthly Magazine. From the article: “These days, it’s not unusual  to find an acupuncturist who focuses on fertility. Lee Hullender Rubin, though, not only sees patients but also conducts research on how acupuncture can boost fertility.  One of about 300 […]