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Love Your Sperm – Protect and Improve Sperm Quality

Your doctor may have told you that you have great sperm and that you don’t need to do a thing.  Great! That may be true, but consider this: 

 Average sperm count has dropped considerably in the last sixty or so years. Some studies have it as low as 20% of what it was in our […]

By |February 2nd, 2018|Fertility & Pregnancy, Nutrition|Comments Off on Love Your Sperm – Protect and Improve Sperm Quality

A Wholistic Approach to Treating Headaches

You may already know of people who are using acupuncture to treat headaches, especially migraine headaches. Some people experience instant relief from an acute headache with acupuncture.  Certainly instant drug-free relief from a headache is impressive, but the real goal is that as treatment progresses you stop or seriously limit headache frequency and severity. […]

By |October 18th, 2017|Natural Pain Relief|Comments Off on A Wholistic Approach to Treating Headaches

Fertility Charting and Acupuncture

Okay….let’s talk about charting. Should you do it? Yes! Unless this is going to make you truly anxious (which does not help fertility), we think charting is a real plus!
 

At Acupuncture Buffalo, we use many tools to figure out how we can best support your fertility, and your gynecological health in general. Obviously, observing […]

By |March 30th, 2016|Fertility & Pregnancy, Painful Periods & PMS|Comments Off on Fertility Charting and Acupuncture

Agitation. Gratitude. Peace.

Thank you.
Thank you for a period of frustration and agitation.
Thank you allowing me to lose mindfulness, feel unbalanced and uneasy.
Thank you for letting me play out a well worn habit pattern of seeking out distraction and excitement in a vain attempt to palliate that agitation.

Thank you for making distraction and excitement produce nothing more […]

By |January 20th, 2016|Becoming Peace, Intention|Comments Off on Agitation. Gratitude. Peace.

Doula

To give you and idea of what you may want to consider when planning your pregnancy and birth, check out this worksheet designed by the Buffalo Doula Collective (BDC). We have no affiliation with the BDC but think their worksheet is brilliant. If you want to pursue hiring a Doula, check out […]

By |October 27th, 2015|FAQ|Comments Off on Doula

What to Put (or Not Put) in Your Body to Improve Sleep Quality

Getting Better Sleep (3 of 3) — What to Put (or Not Put) in Your Body to Improve Sleep Quality

 

So often people find they cannot sleep, so what do they put in their bodies? Pills. Food. Alcohol. While for some people medications may be the only viable options, for the vast majority of people there are […]

By |July 16th, 2015|Fatigue & Depression, Nutrition, Rest, Stress & Anxiety, Wellness & Performance|Comments Off on What to Put (or Not Put) in Your Body to Improve Sleep Quality

Setting Routines to Improve Sleep Quality

Getting Better Sleep (2 of 3) — Setting Routines to Improve Sleep Quality

Do you ever notice feeling as though you just don’t have enough to give?  Many of us think we are getting enough sleep, but how would your colleagues and love ones rank your level of patience and presence?  Sleep can be one […]

By |July 16th, 2015|Fatigue & Depression, Rest, Stress & Anxiety, Wellness & Performance|Comments Off on Setting Routines to Improve Sleep Quality

Doula Services, Childbirth Education Classes and Placenta Encapsulation

Childbirth Education Classes:
Childbirth education is an important part of a healthy and happy delivery.  Keep in mind that childbirth education classes offered by the hospital are meant to educate you about how THEY want your childbirth to go.  They can still be very helpful, but be aware of their bias.

A neutral childbirth education class […]

By |April 24th, 2015|Fertility & Pregnancy, Resources|Comments Off on Doula Services, Childbirth Education Classes and Placenta Encapsulation

The World’s Easiest Bone Broth Recipe

What you’ll need:

1 whole rotisserie chicken (organic, pasture raised, if possible)
1 tablespoon white or apple cider vinegar
Salt and pepper to taste
Crock pot that holds 4 or more quarts

Here’s what you’ll do:

1. Remove the meat from the chicken and set aside for other meals.

2. Put the bones, cartilage, and all that nasty chicken stuff you don’t […]

By |April 5th, 2015|Digestive Difficulties, Nutrition, Wellness & Performance|Comments Off on The World’s Easiest Bone Broth Recipe

So You Think You Can Read a Nutrition Label…

 
Nutrition Labels for the Rest of Us
 

Hopefully this post is something you will never really need. If you focus on eating wholesome whole foods, there will be no label to read.  Real Food is found along the perimeter of most grocery stores. Fresh produce, meats, eggs, and dairy is where almost all of our […]

By |March 17th, 2015|Digestive Difficulties, Nutrition, Weight Loss, Wellness & Performance|Comments Off on So You Think You Can Read a Nutrition Label…