stress & anxiety
spence — Thu, 03/15/2012 - 17:51
Finally there is a simple way to explain how acupuncture reduces stress. Researchers from Georgetown University prove something everyone that has ever had acupuncture already knows. This can and will now be linked to how acupuncture has beneficial effect with women experiencing infertility.
spence — Wed, 11/02/2011 - 15:57
Fashion and fertility is not the focus of this blog post. When I refer to the 'belt' I am making reference to an ancient Chinese concept of the Dai Mai, a vessel that runs around the midsection of the body just like a belt.
spence — Sun, 10/30/2011 - 16:09
I read an article today about PCOS and it's links to diabetes and cardiovascular health. More interestingly it talked about PCOS being an evolutionary survival mechanism; ovulate less when times are tough. It also stated that stress triggers a similar mechanism, yet again another tie between infertility and stress. The conclusion had this excerpt and quote from a doctor that I wanted to share...
spence — Thu, 07/28/2011 - 21:27
One of the most painful things about infertility for women is that it often makes them feel estranged from their closest friends and sisters as it can seem like everyone in their social group is having a baby and they are the only ones left out. So when they most need to tend and befriend they have no one to turn to.
When fertility has become an issue in a womans life, it is important that they spend time with their girlfriends, help out with others children, and be nourishing to theirselves.
spence — Tue, 04/12/2011 - 18:15
When a woman gets pregnant, especially if they have been through any struggle trying to conceive, worry becomes a big part of their life.