Posts Tagged: Chinese Medicine

Pre-birth Acupuncture: A Proactive Approach to a Happy and Healthy Labour!

June 13, 2016

A Proactive Approach to a Happy and Healthy Labour! By Jonathan Handel Acupuncture is a great tool for many concerns that women have during their pregnancies. In recent years acupuncture has been gaining more and more recognition for its ability to help expectant mothers maintain optimal health and quality of life in a way that […]

Easing Into Fall

September 08, 2015

Let’s be honest. The initial transition from summer to fall can be really hard. I don’t know about you but fall always seems to do a sneak attack on me. One day, I’m out with my toes in the grass and the next, I’m yanking a jacket out of the closet lamenting the end of […]

Menstrual Cramps – A Real Pain in the… Uterus

February 09, 2015

By Dr. Shannon Vander Doelen, ND One of our favourite sayings here at IHI is “just because something is common, doesn’t mean it’s normal.” This statement is definitely applicable to dysmenorrhea, which is the medical term for painful menstruation. If I were a betting kind of gal, I would bet that you know a few […]

Treating Infertility with TCM

May 21, 2013

Fertility and Chinese Medicine Any person who has struggled with fertility is familiar with terms like “luteal phase defect”, “premature ovarian failure”, “polycystic ovarian syndrome” and “unexplained fertility”.  Not many are familiar with “Liver Qi stagnation” or “Kidney Yang deficiency”.  But these terms may be the key to your fertility struggle and may be the […]