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The Seed and the Soil – How to Nourish Fertility with Chinese Medicine

This year my wife and I decided that we were going to get serious about our gardening efforts. Don’t get me wrong. We have always been interested in gardening as a means of beautification.  We live in a neighborhood that has gotten pretty worn out by the mass exodus of money and jobs in […]

By |August 2nd, 2018|Fertility & Pregnancy|Comments Off on The Seed and the Soil – How to Nourish Fertility with Chinese Medicine

Should I drink Coffee? What does your DNA say?

Often in the treatment room, we get to a discussion about caffeine and coffee. Is it good? Is it bad? The answer is… it depends. For the best answer you may want to consider more than one source of information: scientific research, your personal genome, and your personal experience with high caffeine containing beverages. […]

By |July 8th, 2018|Nutrition|Comments Off on Should I drink Coffee? What does your DNA say?

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|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

Encouraging Labor with Acupuncture

Late labor is a common occurrence in first time pregnancies, as if first time mothers weren’t anxious enough! Regardless of how many labors you have gone through, forty weeks feels like enough. You just want that little baby to stop pressing on your bladder and get into your arms.

Now more now than ever, doctors […]

By |August 9th, 2016|FAQ|Comments Off on Encouraging Labor with Acupuncture

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|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