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Chris Reilly, L.Ac, MSA Tuesday, November 04, 2014 Acupuncture  Infertility  Rebecca Rice L.AC  Traditional Chinese Medicine  Women's Health 

Often called the "conception vessel", the Ren Channel is an important channel for male and female fertility.

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Rebecca Rice, Licensed Acupuncturist Wednesday, October 19, 2011 Acupuncture  Infertility  Women's Health 

Acupuncture has a positive effect on reducing stress in women experiencing infertility

One of the reasons people use acupuncture is to help them relax and to reduce stress.

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Korey DiRoma, ND Friday, January 28, 2011 Cardiovascular Health  General  Korey DiRoma Naturopath  Nutrition, Food as Medicine  Preventative Health  Women's Health 

There is much debate regarding whether red wine is beneficial for your health or not. The debate began with the observation that the French population has lower rates of heart disease compared to the American population, even though the French diet is higher in saturated fat consumption. This has been termed the “French Paradox”. The cause of this paradox is believed to be due to the higher consumption of red wine by the French.

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Korey DiRoma, ND Wednesday, March 31, 2010 General  Korey DiRoma Naturopath  Physical Fitness  Preventative Health  Weight Loss  Women's Health 

Recently there was a study published in JAMA (Journal of the American Medical Association) that concluded that women need to exercise 1 hour per day 7 days per week  to MAINTAIN weight, let alone lose weight. I have since heard on multiple T.V. and radio broadcasts about the study, and the reaction from women has not been positive, for obvious reasons. Women lead very busy lives and finding the time for 1 hour of exercise every day sounds more like burden than anything else.  So I’m writing this blog to shed some light on this study, and to clarify what the study actually concluded.

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Sue Coughtry, LMT Wednesday, January 13, 2010 Cardiovascular Health  General  Physical Fitness  Women's Health 

Here is a big incentive to keep stretching, or add it to your health regimen.  I just learned from an article on MSNBC that a study has found that women who are more flexible have about 7% less arterial stiffness and lower blood pressure than women who are less flexible. When you improve your flexibility by stretching it helps expand the arteries and keeps them more pliable, which improves heart function.

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Rebecca Rice, Licensed Acupuncturist in Chinese Medicine Wednesday, October 28, 2009 Acupuncture  Preventative Health  Rebecca Rice L.AC  Traditional Chinese Medicine  Women's Health 

In my practice I have worked with a number of patients who have this diagnosis and are trying to conceive.  I chose to write about this topic because it’s a very common condition; and one which can be positively affected by Chinese medicine.

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