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Decoding Your Period through the Lens of Chinese Medicine, Part 1: Color

In Chinese medicine, observing the patterns, fluctuations and shifts in your monthly cycle has long been regarded as a reliable indicator of overall health. The color and consistency of your flow, cycle length and regularity, discomforts associated with your bleed and even premenstrual symptoms provide insight into the complex and ever changing nature of your …

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The Use of Moxa and Acupuncture for Breech Presentation

Approximately 3-4% of babies settle into breech position towards the end of pregnancy. In general, breech position is described as any position where the baby’s bottom is facing downwards as opposed to vertex position, where the baby is head down. As far as birthing options go, in the US, a babe that remains in this …

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