Blog Posts in March, 2010

Tools of the TCM Trade: Needles

A Fertility Acupuncture Primer by Pamela Policastro L.Ac. Even though it may seem like a new trend to the modern fertility patient, the use of the Chinese healing art of acupuncture to treat fertility ...
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Anna’s News: Electrifying Acupuncture Data – A Deeper Look

By Anna Pyne LAc MSOM You may have read my recent post about an Ann Arbor study* that found electro-acupuncture, in conjunction with Traditional Chinese Medicine pattern diagnosis, achieved IVF ...
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Holistic Help for Endo

Endometriosis is a condition where cells similar to those that make up the lining of the uterus grow in places where they have no business showing up - like the ovaries, bowel and bladder, and even ...
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The Healing Power of Transition

Have you ever had a week where a single idea pops up at you from a million directions at once? In my life this week the theme that started to emerge was transition. It cropped up in yoga classes, in ...
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Anna’s News: Electrifying Acupuncture Data

By Anna Pyne LAc MSOM A recent study entitled "Acupuncture as an Adjunct to In Vitro Fertilization: A Randomized Trial" was published in the journal Medical Acupuncture showing that ...
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What is Dealing with Disappointment?

Women and couples who are trying to conceive often experience loss and disappointment. Pulling Down the Moon’s Dealing with Disappointment program offers patients an opportunity to come together ...
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Why We Created Pulling Down the Moon

If you build it, they will come. Co-Founders Beth Heller and Tami Quinn share their story on why they decided to create Pulling Down the Moon.
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Fish Oil Quality: How Important Is It Really?

By Breea Johnson, MS RD LDN Fish oil with Omega-3s (that supply DHA and EPA) are a class of supplements commonly recommended for women with infertility. While nutritionists stress the importance of ...
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Blood Sugar Management for Fertility and Beyond…

Here’s a good new/bad news situation. The bad news is that more women are likely to receive a diagnosis of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM) in the coming months. The good news is that if ...
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Massage for Weight Loss

The most recent issue of Body Sense Magazine features Pulling Down the Moon’s Massage Director Meredith Nathan on the topic of how massage can help you lose weight. When we asked Meredith about ...
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A “Radical” Take on Diet and Fertility

Guest Blogger: Kimberly Wong, RD, LDN Stress. There's work stress, family stress, fertility stress...but now oxidative stress? Oxidative stress is natural body process that is essential to ...
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