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East Meets West

Are you using acupuncture to aid in improving your health and fertility? Come join in the discussion and share your experiences.

Click here for the November discussion thread

We're TTC using Eastern medicine in combination with our Western therapy, or at least Western diagnostics. Many of us have acupunturists/TCM practitioners and almost all of us have a copy of The Infertility Cure by Randine Lewis that we refer to. We welcome new members and lurkers alike.

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Find an Acupuncturist/TCM Practitioner
NCCAOM Practioner Directory
Acupuncture Points
Acupuncture Point Tables
Learn about Basic TCM
The Institute of Classical Five-Element Acupuncture
Chinese Medicine Sampler
Internal Healers - TCM Diagnosis and Treatment
Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Foundations and Philosophy
The Five Stagnations: The Mother of all Diseases
The Five Elements
The Five Elements in Chinese Philosophy
Tongue/Pulse/Stool Diagnosis
Tongue Diagnosis
TCM Acupuncture Theory - Tongue Diagnosis
Beyond Well Being Tongue Diagnosis Tool
The Significance of Traditional Pulse Diagnosis
TCM Acupuncture Theory - Pulse Diagnosis
Examine Your Stool
The Three Treasures and Women's Treasure
Honso Herbs
Sen - Herb Periodic Table
Blue Poppy
Fertility Retreats Diet Info
Traditional Chinese Medicine Nutrition Theory and Applications in Dietary Therapy
Chinese dietetic therapy
Food Therapy
Chinese Dietary Therapy
Food Energetics
TCM Lifestyle/Nutrition and diet
Chinese dietary therapy
Diet suggestions for Blood Stasis
Diet suggestions for Excess Heat
Gynecology & Fertility
Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine Can Treat Infertility
Eastern Harmony Clinic - Medical Articles
High FSH: Acupuncture & Herbal Therapy for Enhancing Egg Quality. RESOLVE chat with Randine Lewis
Overview of Gynecology - Menstrual cycle in TCM
Acupuncture in Gynecology and Obstetrics(PDF)
Pregnancy in Premature Ovarian Failure after Therapy Using Chinese Herbal Medicine(PDF)
Acupuncture in Fertility Medicine (PDF)
Treatment of Female Infertility - A New Approach in Chinese Medicine (PDF)
Gauging a Woman's Health by Her Fertility Signals (PDF)
Various Menstrual Diseases
Li Dong-yuan's Gynecology
Infertility & Oriental Medical Views(PPT)
Acu & ART (Assisted Reproduction Therapy)
Chinese Medicine POV on Fertility Meds
"Effects of acupuncture on rates of pregnancy and live birth among women undergoing IVF: systematic review and meta-analysis"
"Influence of acupuncture on the pregnancy rate in patients who undergo assisted reproduction therapy." (PDF)
"Acupuncture on the day of embryo transfer significantly improves the reproductive outcome in infertile women: a prospective, randomized trial." (PDF)
Article on acupuncture used to help produce follicles in women undergoing IVF
Acupuncture 'boosts IVF success'
Multiple articles on Acupuncture and ART
Acupuncture & IVF (book)
Wu's Healing Center Success Stories
Some pin hopes on acupuncture
Eastern Harmony Clinic Success Stories
Crane Herb Symptom Search
Qigong - several forms
Qi Journal: Qigong and Meditation
The Mission of Qigong
Qi Gong for Fertility Enhancement
Anji Infertility CDs
What is Guided Imagery?
Learning Meditation
Cultivating Positive Emotions to Optimize Health and Well-Being