Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving!

 Gratitude in spades                     Happy Thanksgiving! I’m so grateful for the opportunity to do the work I do. I love my job and am honored to have the skills and knowledge to work in my clinic every day. Since it is Thanksgiving, I thought I would […]

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 […]

National Infertility Awareness Week

National Infertility Awareness Week

Resolve to know more It is 25th annual National Infertility Awareness Week. This year, the patient advocacy organization, RESOLVE, is asking everyone to resolve to know more about all things fertility related. Infertility affects up to 1 in 6 couples in the US. This is a major public issue for which more research is clearly needed […]

Integrative Fertility Treatment Panel

Integrative Medicine Day   Join me at the NE Portland Crowne Plaza this Saturday, January 25 from 3-7pm, for the Integrative Medicine Day. The event is free! There will be interesting presentations, an opportunity to meet many practitioners from the Portland area, free gnosh and beverages, and live music. I will also be participating on a […]

COPING WITH THE HOLIDAYS

COPING WITH THE HOLIDAYS

Coping with the holidays   Can you believe it is the last week in November? Before the festivities begin and we are swept into full on holiday mode, I wanted to take a few moments to share some resources with you. Patients commonly share with me how difficult this time of year is for them. […]