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Finding Support and Healing After Pregnancy Loss

According to the March of Dimes, as many as half of all pregnancies result in a miscarriage, most often occurring before a woman misses a period or even knows she is pregnant. Furthermore, roughly 20% of recognized pregnancies end in a miscarriage. This number is often surprising, as miscarriages or early pregnancy loss are not […]

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What Can We Learn From The Color Of Our Flow?

If you’ve ever been to an acupuncturist, you’ve likely been quizzed extensively about the length, color, and consistency of your period. Why, you may wonder, are we so obsessed with your menstrual blood? Are we secretly vampires? Collecting research for Pantone’s color of the year?

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Sleep & Your Reproductive Clock

Believe it or not your sleep, or lack thereof, may be a contributing factor to some of the difficulties you may be having trying to conceive. The central circadian pacemakers in the SCN (suprachiasmatic nucleus), the body’s “internal clock”, set daily rhythms based on light information from the surrounding environment. New research published in the […]

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Acupuncture Facial Renewal

Acupuncture Facial Renewal can address concerns including deep wrinkles, fine lines, dark circles, and puffiness without the possible side effects of more extreme treatments like Botox or surgery.

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Why It’s Important To Be Sensitive When Asking About Kids

Emily Bingham, of Michigan, gained a lot of attention because of a Facebook post, about fertility, that went gone viral. In it, Emily explains why people might want to show some sensitivity and not ask others why they do not have kids. 

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Quinoa stuffed mushrooms

Mushrooms are a great, low-calorie yet satiating food that can be served as a side, a vegetable component in any dish, or as the main course of a vegetarian meal.

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Eat to avoid migraines + a recipe!

Migraines can be a chronic condition which, for some sufferers, can interfere with daily activities. The cause of migraines varies in each individual, but a common trigger, and possible means of prevention, is diet. Tyramine, an amino acid formed by the breakdown of protein in aged foods, is known to trigger migraines in many individuals. […]

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Feeling fatigued? Build more blood!

Feeling fatigued? Instead of drinking more coffee, try building more blood!

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Lea’s Cleanse-Friendly Breakfast Ideas : The YinOva Cleanse 2012

It’s Spring! That means time for spring-cleaning and the annual Yinova Spring Cleanse.  Because I usually eat greek yogurt and fruit, or eggs in the morning (and I’m usually in a rush) I’ve found the hardest meal to adhere to on the cleanse is breakfast. Here are some fast, healthy, and cleanse-friendly breakfast options. They’re […]

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Eat to beat urinary tract infections

Urinary tract infections, or UTI’s, are most commonly seen as an infection of the urethra and bladder but if left untreated can develop into a more serious infection of the kidneys. They are caused by germs, usually the bacteria E. Coli from the digestive system, entering the urinary tract through the urethra and spreading to […]

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