Stressed-out people get pregnant all the time

Jul 19 2019
by Stef Cordes & Lisa Baird
A women sets needles into a patient's leg while patient reclines with closed eyes in a recliner. Another patient sleeps in another in the background.

In case it’s reassuring: highly stressed-out people get pregnant all the time.

Community Acupuncture for Nightmares

Aug 27 2017
by Stef Cordes & Lisa Baird
A row of three people reclining in lazyboys, covered with red blankets, with a practitioner seated on a stool glancing down at an acupuncture needle in her hand.

Acupuncture is great at treating stress, anxiety, and the impacts of trauma, and whether they are causing, aggravating or are the result of nightmares, acupuncture will likely help. We have treated numerous people for their bad dreams and usually see the nightmares get significantly less frequent, less severe, or even disappear completely.

Acupuncture and Cancer

Jul 30 2017
by Stef Cordes & Lisa Baird
A practioner needling a patient's ankles; two patients visible in the background in recliners covered in yellow sheets.

Acupuncture is a useful complementary therapy for cancer. Acupuncture treatment can help with side effects of cancer treatment such as nausea and vomiting, hot flashes, pain and inflammation …

Community Acupuncture During “The Holidays”

Dec 05 2016
by Stef Cordes & Lisa Baird
A seated practitioner works on a patient's feet while the patient relines in a lazyboy; several other people sleep in recliners in the background.

Not everyone celebrates this time of the year. And the holidays can be incredibly isolating, especially at a time when family, celebration, and joy take centre stage in media, in stores, at work, and in our social circles. Even people who do enjoy this time of year often report feeling quite stressed in December. Community acupuncture can help.

Memory Loss

Sep 29 2016
by Stef Cordes & Lisa Baird
In a large room with natural lighting, a semi-circle of patients reclining in lazyboys, covered with red blankets. On the far right, a pracitioner bends over to set needles for a patient.

Forgetfulness and memory loss are quite common complaints in clinic, and we regularly use acupuncture to support memory …

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