Entries by Acupuncture Pregnancy

Influence of acupuncture on leptin, ghrelin, insulin and cholecystokinin in obese women: a randomised, sham-controlled preliminary trial

Funda Gucel et al, Acup Med, 2012, Vol 30, Issue 3 BMJ journals, Acupuncture in Medicine Not all PCOS patients have difficulties managing their weight. However where weight is a contributing factor, acupuncture may be considered as part of a successful weight loss programme. This small RCT shows that acupuncture may help to reduce weight […]

Jade Woman Jade Man Herbals

 A series of formulations (distributed in the States) based on classical Chinese herbal scripts for couples trying to conceive and other gyneacological concerns, modified to incorporate modern research findings. If you are a TCM practitioner you can request chapters of this book here      

IVF Alternatives

Source: Sun Herald and Sydney Morning Herald, Paula Goodyer, December 20, 2009 Acupuncture and IVF might come from opposite sides of the medical fence, but there’s growing interest in combining them. Some studies show an improvement in pregnancy rates if acupuncture is used during an IVF cycle, says Jane Lyttleton, a traditional Chinese medicine practitioner […]