Tag Archives: pregnancy

How to prevent female infertility

18 Sep

How to prevent female infertility

Ping Wang is a practitioner of traditional Chinese medicine and director of the Ping Ming Health clinic in Perth, Western Australia with over 25 years clinical and teaching experience. She was a former lecturer at the Capital Medical University in Beijing and the Perth Academy of Natural Therapies for 15 years. She enjoys consulting, writing and training TCM students and practitioners from her busy Perth clinic.

It seems to me that the moment I successfully treat a case of female infertility, another few cases arrive at my clinic. In recent times, I feel that more and more people are suffering from pregnancy problems. As a TCM practitioner, my role is not only to treat the problem, but also to teach people how to prevent this problem. This article discusses how to prevent female infertility.
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How acupuncture can treat depression during pregnancy

17 Sep

How acupuncture can treat depression during pregnancy

Did you know that women are at highest risk of depression during pregnancy? Many factors before, during and after pregnancy can promote stress and inflammation, which is associated with depression and detrimental to the health of mothers and their babies. The safety concerns of antidepressant drug use during pregnancy as well as the dangers of untreated depression poses a difficult decision for expecting couples and their doctors. Acupuncture is a safe alternative to consider which is as effective as antidepressants in the treatment of inflammation and depression during pregnancy. (more…)