Blog Posts in 2012

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Our New Male Supplement Pack Is Here!

Our newest nutritional supplement is here! Here’s a healthy pack-a-day to help your honey do his part on the journey to family. Read more about this customized supplement pack below. You can ...
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The Value of Private Yoga for Fertility

by Beth Heller, MS RYT Pulling Down the Moon began as a yoga class for women trying who wanted to improve their chances of conception. As our classes grew in popularity we added acupuncture, massage ...
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Holiday Savings on Gift Certificates Purchased Online!

Pulling Down the Moon gift certificates make a great gift – and with our 10% online discount you can save big!
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Kundalini Yoga and Hormone Balance

by Ann-Marie Vigano, RYT Seeking Balance? Work, relationship, personal and physical challenges. Especially around the winter months and the holidays, we crave reconnection, coziness, love of friends ...
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‘Tis the Season for Stress: Acupuncture to Treat the Holiday Blues

by Hena Shomali, L.Ac. Depression is a serious condition that can affect both the mind and body during the stressful holiday season. Gift buying, family gatherings, cooking and parties can add ...
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Stocking Stuffers with a Heartfelt Twist

by Beth Heller, MS RYT Doesn’t everyone wish that their loved ones will be happy, healthy and realize their dreams in the new year? You may not automatically consider Pulling Down the Moon when ...
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Get Healthy Now – Don't Wait for the New Year

by Margaret Wertheim, MS, RD, LDN The holidays are upon us once again, and it seems like no matter where you go the world is full of sweets, candies and cookies. All the sweets can leave you feeling ...
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Winter Warm Up Massages

by Cathleen McCauley, LMT Whether you're treating yourself to a much-needed day of relaxation or stuffing stockings with a special surprise, Pulling Down the Moon can help with three new massage ...
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3 Tips for Moms to Stay Nourished

When getting ready for your baby, it's so natural to think only about your baby and hardly at all about yourself. The irony is that one of the best ways to take care of your baby is to make sure ...
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Acupuncture and Postpartum Depression

by Hena Shomali, L.Ac. What is Postpartum Depression? The birth of a baby not only causes excitement, joy, love, fear and anxiety: Chemical changes may occur that can also cause depression after ...
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Research Round-Up: Myoinositol

by Beth Heller, MS If you are trying to conceive, your OB Gyn or Reproductive Endocrinologist may have recommended you begin supplementation with myoinositol. Myoinositol is compound that belongs to ...
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New Study Finds Weight Loss Does Not Improve Fertility

by Margaret Wertheim, MS RD If anyone saw the headline in the past couple of days from Penn State that Weight Loss does not Improve Fertility, you may be wondering how this can be given we often tout ...
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Fertility Rambo – Pregnancy After Loss

Beth Heller, MS October 15 was Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day. By coincidence (or not?) this past week I met four women who had found their way to Pulling Down the Moon after experiencing ...
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Faith, Hope and Detox

by Beth Heller, MS Eliminating environmental toxins may play a role in supporting our reproductive health. Here’s our short-list for minimizing exposure and maximizing defense against ...
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Pranayama & Meditation for Fertility – New Class at Pulling Down the Moon

Tapped out, exhausted, running on fumes. These are common phrases we hear from women who are struggling to become pregnant. Some have described the emotional and physical roller coaster of the ...
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Fertility Yoga Poses You Can Use Now!

By Beth Heller, MS RYT As you may imagine, we get a lot of questions regarding fertility yoga. It would be helpful to know what's on your mind regarding the topic. Do you have any specific questions ...
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Exercise and Fertility – How Much Is Too Much?

Some women have a less-than-healthy relationship with physical exercise. Some may hate it and struggle to fit it in to their day. Chronic under-exercise can make it hard to maintain a healthy body ...
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First Line Therapy for Fertility

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Fertile Fall Eating

For optimal health and vitality, traditional medical teachings like Ayurveda and Traditional Chinese Medicine recommend eating seasonally and locally. In keeping with the ancient belief that we are ...
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Acupuncture for PCOS – Points to Ponder

By Beth Heller, MS At Pulling Down the Moon, when we come across a tough problem we often turn to our acupuncturists and ask "isn't there a needle for that?" It seems like every day we read another ...
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Inflammation, Fertility and Essential Fatty Acids (EFAs)

by Beth Heller, MS Inflammation is our body's immune response to damaged cells, infection or allergy. Acute inflammation is our body's immediate response to injury or infection and is characterized by ...
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Gut and Immunity

by Beth Heller, MS You may be surprised to think of your digestive system as part of your immune system, but our gut actually functions as our body's first line of defense - eliminating bacteria and ...
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Acupuncture for Fertility: What to Expect During Your Treatment

Hena Shomali, L.Ac. sat down with us to explain what to expect and how to make the most of your acupuncture sessions at Pulling Down the Moon: What can someone expect from their acupuncture ...
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When Baby Stays at the Hospital

Beth Heller, M.S. I just got an email from a friend who delivered a baby prematurely. The prognosis for her daughter is excellent but her email transported me back in time. Both my boys spent time in ...
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Anna’s News: TCM and Libido

Acupuncture and herbal therapy in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) works exceptionally well when treating issues of low libido. This can be applied to both female as well as male patients. Libido ...
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