Notes from a Portland Acupuncturist: Miscarriage, Grief, Healing

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Healing after an early-term miscarriage can be lonely. Miscarriage is a difficult topic for most people to talk about.  Culturally we are truly stunted in our ability to talk about any kind of death or grief. When the grief surrounds the … Read More

Notes from a Portland Acupuncturist: How Acupuncture + IVF can Improve your Chances of Pregnancy

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Acupuncture has been linked to greater pregnancy rates in patients who undergo IVF. As a Portland Acupuncturist specializing in fertility I have assisted many women before and during the IVF process. I have seen the benefits of combining these two … Read More

How Inflammation is Messing Up Your Life (and the top 7 natural ways to stop it)

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No one likes feeling bad. If someone asked you, “How would you like to have an achey low back every day for the rest of your life?” After looking a bit fearfully at this obviously crazy person, you’d say, “I … Read More

Portland Acupuncture: Natural Options for Overcoming your Thyroid Disorder

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*This is the first in a three-part thyroid series in which local Portland acupuncturist Erin Brockmeyer will address the prevalence of thyroid disease, the truth about Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, and the implications of thyroid disease on your health. Each of these … Read More

Prenatal Acupuncture Portland

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Mamas have unique health challenges, and acupuncture and herbal medicine offer a variety of treatment options geared to their needs. Living in Portland with my husband and two children, I am passionate about offering high-quality health care and real approachable … Read More