Entries by Leslie Oldershaw - Acupuncturist East Bay

Fertility, Acupuncture and How to Improve Egg Quality

Most fertility patients are concerned about the quality and quantity of their eggs. As egg quality declines, it becomes more difficult to get pregnant and stay pregnant.  Fewer eggs can lower the success rates of fertility treatments such as IVF (in vitro fertilization).  Fortunately, there are many things you can do to improve both the […]

10 Simple Snacks For Fertility

by Bonnie Burgess The food you eat impacts your fertility. It can also directly benefit the lifelong health of your future baby. So, what to eat? Focusing on snacks is a great place to begin. A nutritious between-meal snack is a simple yet powerful strategy to optimize your fertility. Snacking is a valuable tool Snacks […]

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 […]

8 Easy Tips for Better Sleep

How does sleep affect your health and fertility? Sleep is essential to good heath since that is when the body repairs and regenerates itself.  Sleep enhances the immune system’s defenses and is required for memory consolidation and learning.  For women’s health and fertility, sleep plays a critical role in reducing the body’s stress and maintaining […]