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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Dominated By Bowels & Bathroom Availability.

Constipation, diarrhea, bloating, you name it, IBS is a challenge. Thankfully, Traditional Chinese Medicine, which includes acupuncture, is a wonderful resource to successfully address digestive conditions like IBS. Using acupuncture, diet (using food as medicine), lifestyle recommendations and Chinese herbs, reduction and elimination of Irritable Bowel Syndrome symptoms is possible by bringing balance back to your systems.

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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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Acupuncture For Opioid Induced Constipation

Constipation can be caused by many factors including medications. Opioids, commonly used to treat pain, often come with an unpleasant side effect - constipation. Sometimes severe, and often not something patients want to report to their doctor, constipation should be addressed. Acupuncture for constipation and pain reduction is a good alternative in many cases or an addition to your pain management plan, that can help ease symptoms and bring relief naturally.

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The Effect of Weight and Fertility

If you are trying to conceive, and it is not happening as quickly as you would like, there may be some factors that are out of balance. Preparing your body, mind and environment for the process of conception can be very helpful. In this guest post, Genesis Fertility, a reproductive clinic in Brooklyn, explores one factor that may need to be addressed. They explain how being underweight or overweight can impact factors such as cycle regularity, ovulation, sperm count and more.

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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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Acupuncture for Fertility

Garden Acupuncture’s staff has advanced training and experience in egg and sperm based reproductive system health, women’s health and fertility. Acupuncture for fertility can help improve fertility factors naturally. Garden Acupuncture also provides an their integrative approach safely in conjunction with assisted therapies such as IVF & IUI, regularly working closely with reproductive physicians.

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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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