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Top Benefits of Acupuncture Treatment for Infertility

By |2021-03-03T01:43:57+00:00March 3, 2021|Acupuncture, Reproductive Health, Women's Health|

Infertility is a growing problem for women all over the world. While many women seek modern treatments to find a solution, others turn to an ancient form of medicine — acupuncture.

Today, even the world’s most high-tech reproductive specialists often look to Chinese medicine to help solve challenging infertility problems.

How Acupuncture Helps Infertility

While acupuncture has been widely used to help infertile patients, not everyone fully understands its power. Here is a little information on how this ancient form of medicine can promote fertility:

According to the traditional Chinese medicine explanation, acupuncture works to provide stimulation for the Qi (pronounced “Chee”). This is the Read more …

Red Leaf Wellness Mother’s Day 2017 Gift Basket Draw!

The best medicine in the world is a mother’s hug!  Second best is having your wellness needs taken care of by our skilled team here at Red Leaf Wellness.  In honor of Mother’s Day this year we are giving away a gift basket sampling some of our best pampering products for moms.  The retail value of all the included products is well over $150!

What are the entry rules?

  1. Your name will be entered in our draw once for every booked (and confirmed) new patient referral.
  2. Your referral must be the one to contact us and mention your name in order for Read more …

Acupuncture for Hormonal Imbalance

Did you know that nearly 80% of women suffer from symptoms due to a hormonal imbalance and that men can also suffer from gradual hormonal imbalances as they age? The truth is, hormonal imbalances are often very difficult to deal with and are hard to detect. They tend to manifest themselves into various symptoms over time as the body develops and changes over the years.

In both cases, exposure to toxins, diet, lifestyle and more can make huge impacts on the progression of these imbalances in how they affect our mental health and whether they turn into future disease. Here is Read more …

Acupuncture for Women with Endometriosis

Endometriosis is a health condition that takes place in a woman’s body when the same endometrial cells that are found in the lining of the uterus are dislodged and begin to grow outside of the uterus and into other areas of the body. This can present difficulties to the bowels and bladder, cause abdominal and lower back pain, and affect the pelvic floor muscles; all of which are linked to a range of difficult symptoms a woman can face throughout her menstrual cycle.

Inflammatory reactions in the body, the development of scar tissue adhesions, and cysts filled with blood are all Read more …

Acupuncture for Pre and Post-Natal Care

By |2021-02-18T20:23:46+00:00June 30, 2016|Blog, Reproductive Health, Women's Health|

If you’re pregnant and you’ve been stricken with a relentless case of morning sickness, acupuncture can help. It can also relieve some of the common side effects associated with the various trimesters of pregnancy.

It’s one thing to have morning sickness or aches and pains here and there. It comes with the territory of being pregnant. On the other hand, suffering day-in-and-day out throughout the duration of your pregnancy is really hard on the body. Many women do suffer this often and it could likely be due to some disharmony in the body adjusting to the fluctuating hormonal changes. While this Read more …

Acupuncture and Breech Presentation

By |2021-02-18T20:25:06+00:00May 20, 2016|Blog, Reproductive Health, Women's Health|

When a woman gives birth, the baby’s position as it exits the birth canal is crucial to ensure its safety. When a baby is said to be breeched, it means the baby is coming out feet first versus coming out head first. This can present complications such as limb displacement and blood circulation deficiencies.

C-sections are often the protocol for breech babies. However, many women are concerned about of the risks involved with such a procedure such as infections, bleeding, longer hospital stays and extended healing time.

This is why traditional Chinese medicine practices such as moxibustion – a specific kind of Read more …

Oriental Medicine and Breech Presentations: The Important Role Acupuncture Can Play In Preventing a Caesarean Section.

By |2021-02-18T20:26:47+00:00September 7, 2015|Blog, Reproductive Health, Women's Health|

Breech fetal presentation (where the position of the fetus is opposite how it would normally lie within the uterus) commonly occurs in pregnancies.   Left untreated a breech presentation may result in the delivery of the buttocks or a foot first, significantly increasing perinatal mortality risk and leading to a true medical emergency.  To avoid this caesarean sections may be ordered for mother’s who would otherwise prefer a normal vaginal delivery.   The preventative goal of Oriental Medicine and breech presentations is to manually version  or “flip” the baby as early as possible resulting in a normal position within the uterus and forestalling further complications and/or surgery. Read more …

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