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10 Interesting Facts About Breastfeeding

Many folks wonder if breastfeeding is necessary. There are many things that make formula feeding an attractive option. While the choice remains a personal one, exclusive breastfeeding for the first 6 months of life remains the top recommendation.

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The Evolution of My Healing. My body speaks, and I am listening.

Your body has a language and it speaks to you all the time, but are you listening? Have we been conditioned to ignore the unpleasantries or be ashamed of the very natural way our bodies make themselves heard? These signals are to our benefit as they allow us to know what to restore and rebalance to keep us healthy. Traditional Chinese Medicine, which includes acupuncture, helps us understand and take action.

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9 Foods To Keep You Cool As a Cucumber

Part of a larger medical system, the best acupuncture should also come along with dietary, lifestyle and herb recommendations. Diet in Chinese Medicine is not just about eating healthy or counting calories. Rather, foods have properties and food is used as medicine.

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6 Ways Acupuncture Can Support Men's Health

For many folks, they don’t address their health until there is a serious enough problem to head to the doctor or ER. For many men, this rings true. Garden Acupuncture strives to encourage all to address the risk factors we have control over which can greatly reduce imbalances and dis-ease later in life that may require medications or surgeries. Acupuncture can help address pain, stress, high blood pressure, libido, smoking and more.

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10 Tips To Manage Stress

You’ve heard it a bunch, stress is a contributing factor to many diseases. And then you ask yourself, “Am I Stressed?” and reply, “nope”. The thing is, stress isn’t always about emotions, like frustration or anger. Stress burdens our body/mind everyday with how we eat, where we live, how we commute, the way we sit or don’t move our body…it’s complicated! Read on to understand more about stress, how acupuncture reduces stress and tips to help your whole self handle it.

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6 Sneaky Ways Stress Can Prevent Conception

Whether or not “stress” plays a role in infertility is a hot topic of debate mostly due to the idea that people associate the word stress only with emotional factors. In this article we explain that stress is describing a response, often at a hormonal or cellular level, and it is the reaction of your body to burdens that you didn’t even realize were overloading your whole self or causing imbalances. Acupuncture reduces stress in the body and the mind.

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5 Reasons a TCM Fertility Specialist Will Help You Conceive
Acupuncture for Pain in Brooklyn

Acupuncture for pain relief and pain reduction is now being recommended as a viable option in your pain management plan. Acupuncture has shown to provide pain relief naturally, without the use of medications that may have harmful side effects. Garden Acupuncture, located in Brooklyn, specializes in natural pain relief.

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Acupuncture For Migraines and Headaches

Do you suffer from regular headaches or migraines? Many folks do not get the prevention or relief they are hoping for from medications. Often, the cause of their headaches is also not identified. Acupuncture for headaches and acupuncture for migraines have shown to reduce symptoms and frequency by addressing underlying imbalances in the body. Traditional Chinese Medicine views the body, mind & spirit differently than western medicine, offering treatment, recommendations and a unique assessment of the root issues causing this condition for you.

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How To Treat PCOS Without Birth Control

Birth control medication is a common way PCOS is treated or managed. Traditional Chinese Medicine, which includes acupuncture, offers a natural approach to PCOS. Garden Acupuncture specializes in women’s health conditions and reproductive system health.

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Brooklyn Wants To Know: The Truth About "Day-of Transfer" Acupuncture

If you had high blood pressure and needed to take medication, would you expect positive results from taking 1 pill and changing nothing else in your diet and lifestyle? Traditional Chinese Medicine and acupuncture for fertility have shown in studies, and within our practice, to be very successful in helping folks conceive and create families. With correct duration of treatment and compliance to TCM, it is possible to improve many fertility factors. Preparing the body is crucial and takes time, work and commitment. Acupuncture pre and post embryo transfer do indeed provide some benefits but should absolutely be a part of a comprehensive plan and preparation for optimal results.

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Where is the best place to have a baby? We had a home birth.

The right place to have your baby is completely up to you, your comfort level and properly being aware of your risk factors. Lisa Metzger and Alex Goldberg, co-founders of Garden Acupuncture used Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture for fertility to help conceive their 2 daughters. In this post they share their intimate experience with home birth, tips for the journey of labor and some insight about your birthing options.

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Acupuncture, Chinese Herbs, & Yoga Treating Infertility
Acupuncture Curing Morning Sickness

Acupuncture for morning sickness and other pregnancy symptoms can bring relief.

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Acupuncture - How It Works & What It Feels Like

Garden Acupuncture in Brooklyn, New York located in the heart of Park Slope offers Whole Systems Traditional Chinese Medicine, which includes the practice of acupuncture. How acupuncture works, what acupuncture feels like and many other topics are discussed in their blog, The Whole Picture.

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Nutrition - What Looks Like Your Body Is Good For Your Body!

According to TCM, foods are categorized by properties allowing them to be used as a type of medicine. These properties can impact different body parts and energies. When Garden Acupuncture provides nutritional counseling and monitoring, it is done so in accordance with your specific and individualized needs based on the patterns that are being balanced and corrected. For example, even eating foods that might be typically categorized as “healthy” such as cold raw salads - may be doing more harm than good if you have a cold, stagnant pattern and presenting with digestive issues.

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