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How Chinese Medicine Can Improve Fertility Success for Denver Patients

As you may have noted, in recent years there has been a great rediscovery of ancient Chinese Medical practices such as Tai Chi and Feng Shui. This reawakening to the benefits of ancient wisdom has also precipitated an increase in the number of people utilizing Chinese medical treatment methods in order to improve medical outcomes. And our fertility specialists here at Healing Traditions Oriental Medicine and Wellness are seeing great interest from across the Denver area.

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Five Foods Denver Acupuncture Patients Should Avoid During Fertility Treatment

For those about to begin their fertility treatment, it’s imperative to understand what their body requires in order for the treatment to be a success and for them to come through the treatment in optimal health. With that in mind, we’ll focus on some of the foods our specialists recommend that you avoid during the acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Therapy treatment at our Denver clinic.


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Acupuncture Support for Sports and Fitness

How can Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine support your Sport & fitness lifestyle?
Diet and exercise are a part of your life.  Every day you strive to stay healthy, become more healthy, and perform your best.  No matter the season, you don't want to miss a moment of active lifestyle opportunity.  How can Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine support and improve your overall fitness levels?


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Pregnancy Support Utilizing Chinese Medicine

 Today's Blog will discuss how Chinese Medicine can support you through your pregancy, helping you achieve and experience the healthiest pregnancy possible.


For Centuries, Chinese Medicine has been used to relieve an array of symptoms and issues during pregnancy and there is strong evidence supporting the efficacy of Chinese medicine for pregnancy disorders, childbirth preparation and post-partum conditions.


Gina at Healing Traditions offers Pregnancy, Childbirth and Post-Partum Care programs based on Chinese medical principles and treatment strategies, nutritional requirements and current Chinese medical and biomedical research.


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Chinese Medicine and Assisted Reproductive Technology (IVF, IUI)

Today' Blog will be discussing the roll Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture play in enhancing IVF and IUI outcomes.


For thousands of years acupuncture has been used to treat reproductive disorders and to help prevent miscarriages. Now, modern medicine is finding that acupuncture can indeed improve IVF outcomes (increasing pregnancy rates) and simultaneously decreasing miscarriage rates and helping to maintain a healthy pregnancy.


Please read on to learn more about how Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture can help enhance IVF and IUI outcomes.





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Infertility Treatment with Chinese Medicine


“Chinese Medicine" may help "turn back the reproductive clock."


In Today's blog, we will be discussing what factors are involved in the "Fertilty treatment process" Utilizing Chinese Medicine.  We will be discssing the treatments performed (Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Therapy), treatment time frame, ART (Assisted Reproductive Technology) Support Utilizing Chinese Medicine and the Chinese Medical view of the hormones and how Chinese Medicine balances the body's hormones.


Chinese Medicine can be an incredibly helpful adjunct in one's fertility Journey.  Please read on, to learn more on how Chinese Medicine can play a role in helping you achieve optimal fertility.




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Fertility & Chinese Medicine

 For thousands of years, Chinese Medicine has been able to treat and address female, gynecological disorders, male, urological disorders, as well as, the internal imbalances leading to both female and male infertilty.  In today's blog, we will be discussing how Chinese Medicine views and approaches the treatment of both Female and male infertility.


The discussion and research below provides some highlighted information on infertility based on our best knowledge, understanding and daily practice. It is by no means a substitute for the medical advice from your physician. 


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Chinese Herbal Medicine


So Many people now a days are turning to more alternative health methods and modalities. Chinese Medicine, and more specifically, Chinese Herbal Medicine is a time proven medicine, demonstrating it's strength and effectiveness in today's modern world. Chinese Herbal Medicine can address our modern health care challenges and concerns via not only treating symptoms, but also treating the underlying causes for experienced symptoms, thus bringing the body into balance and harmony and free of ill health.


Our past blogs have discussed an overview of Chinese/Orienal Medicine, as well as, specifically touching on the most popular and well known Chinese Medical Therapy, acupuncture.  However, in today's post, we will be discussing the other very important therapy comprising Chinese/Oriental Medicine: Chinese Herbal Medicine.


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Steps of Care - The Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine Treatment Process

 Today's Blog discusses the "Steps of Care" or "Treatment Process" within Chinese/Oriental Medicine.  Chinese/Oriental Medicine is a medical modality which embarks on changing and balancing one's internal, physical landscape.  This process is one that is NOT an overnight process.  When one is experiencing symptoms of an illness or disease, this is just the tip of the ice burg, as the disease process has been well under way for some time in order to finally be revealing unwanted and uncomfortable physical signs and symptoms.  Because the illness and or disease did not develope overnight, nor can the remedy be achieved overnight.  Chinese Medicine and it's related therapies (acupuncture and Chinese Medicinal therapy) work in a accumulative fashion to not only restore balance in the body and address unwanted symtomolog, but also to prevent future bodily imbalance and thus illness.


Please continue reading to learn more about the "Steps of Care" outlined in the Chinese Medical Treatment Process.



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The Importance of a Licensed Acupuncturist


Choosing a Chinese Medical physician with appropriate training is essential for getting the results in your health care you are seeking.


Different practitioners such as Medical doctors, Physical therapists, and Chiropractors practicing acupuncture or what some like to refer to as "Dry Needling" most often DO NOT have the same amount of training as a Licensed acupuncturists who is a NCCAOM Nationally Board Certified Diplomat in Either Acupuncture or Orienal Medicine.


Continue reading below and learn why it is important to work with Licensed acupuncturists who have a Master's Degree or Doctoral Degree in the studies of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine and who are NCCAOM Nationally Board Certified Diplomats in either Acupuncture or Oriental Medicine.


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Acupuncture Questions & Answers

 Today's Blog will be discussing and detailing some commonly asked questions regarding acupuncture.  In our last blogs, we have discussed What Chinese Medicine is, the basic principles underlying Chinese/Oriental Medicine, Chinese Medical diagnosis and finally, what acupuncture is.  Now, we get to review the answers to some very common questions asked about acupuncture like: Is acupuncture painful? Is it safe?  Are there different styles? What does if feel like? How many treatments will I need?  What to expect after a treatment?


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What is Acupuncture?


Today' Blog will be discussing a comonly asked questions to those new to Chinese/Oriental Medicine: "What is Acupuncture and how does it work?"  The information that follows, will hopefully, shed light on this time proven modality, as well as, educate and inform you on the practice of Acupuncture and Chinese/Oriental Medicine in general and remove any ambiguity and elusiveness revolving around Acupuncture and Chinese/Orienal Medicine.  Read on and enjoy!




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Chinese Medical Diagnosis - What Patients Need To Know


In addition to your physician’s Western medical Diagnosis, Chinese/Oriental Medicine has its own system of personalized and individual pattern discrimination.  A Chinese medical pattern or diagnosis is a professionally recognized grouping of signs and symptoms. These signs and symptoms are collected by the practitioner by what in Chinese Medicine is called the “Four Examinations”. These Four Examinations are

Looking, Listening-smelling, palpation, and questioning




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Basic Principles of Oriental Medicine – Part Two – What is “Qi”?


New and returning patients alike, as well as, new health care consumers I meet often say to me, “Gina – What exactly is “Qi”? This is a frequently asked question in my practice.


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What are the Basic Principals of Oriental Medicine? - Part One


New patients and new health care consumers I meet often say to me, “Gina - tell me more” about the basic principles underlying “Oriental Medicine.” This is a frequently asked question in both my practice, as well as, in my daily life when I meet people and explain the medicine I practice.


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What is Chinese Medicine?


So many people I meet who have heard of Chinese or Oriental Medicine or are interested in Chinese/Oriental Medicine often say to me, “Gina – I think I might be interested in Chinese/Oriental Medicine, but what exactly is Chinese/Oriental Medicine?” This is a frequently asked question I encounter both in my practice, as well as, on the street.


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