Entries by Leslie Oldershaw - Acupuncturist East Bay

3 Simple Steps to Treat Wrist Pain

What causes wrist pain? Many activities in our daily lives directly contribute to wrist pain: Using computers Performing tasks such as cooking and cleaning Lifting heavy objects, including children Breast feeding Repetitive stress injuries 3 simple steps to treat wrist pain Acupuncture Massage Anti-inflammatory support 1.   Acupuncture Acupuncture has been successfully treating pain for centuries. While […]

Now Board Certified As Specialists In Reproductive Health

Exciting news! All of our clinicians at The Oldershaw Clinic are now board certified as fertility specialists by the American Board of Oriental Reproductive Medicine, or ABORM. In order to become board certified as a fertility specialist one must have successfully completed: Advanced education and training in reproductive medicine A minimum of 2 years spent […]

CoQ10 and Fertility

What is CoQ10: CoQ10 is a source of energy for the eggs, supporting both egg maturation and embryo quality. The energy contained within the egg supports embryo growth for the first 7 – 10 days of life, from the moment of fertilization through implantation. This energy drives embryo development, including the normal replication of chromosomes […]

A Healthy Uterus for Fertility

A healthy uterus is essential for good fertility. In traditional Chinese medicine, cold is damaging to the uterus and leads to infertility. Blood circulates easily when it is warm. Research has shown that better blood flow to the uterus is associated with higher pregnancy outcomes.  On the other hand, cold can damage the uterus by […]