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The emotional side of male infertility.   Recently updated !

  Many us would be surprised to know that men are responsible for up to forty percent of cases of infertility in a couple. Several factors can affect the male reproductive system causing the sperm production to decline. These include surgeries, chronic illnesses, and prescribed medications. Also, poor lifestyle, especially […]

Grief and the lungs   Recently updated !

  Grief and the lungs I have just made a very short trip to France to attend to my father’s funeral. Unfortunately, I caught a respiratory infection as soon as I landed, and I spent most of my time over there in bed. This gave me plenty of time to […]

What is endometriosis?   Recently updated !

 What is endometriosis? One of the most common causes of infertility is a mysterious medical condition called “endometriosis”. Amongst the millions of women who are affected, forty percent don’t experience any symptoms other than the inability to fall pregnant, while some of the remaining sufferers complain of experiencing excruciating pain. […]

The natural alternative to In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) by Olivier lejus   Recently updated !

The Oriental medical alternative to In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)   According to the latest figures from Australia, and New Zealand, in 2011, the success rate (live birth) per In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) cycle was only 17%(1). In addition, the required constant hormonal treatments can be very physically and mentally taxing, […]

The treatment of thyroid disorders with Oriental medicine   Recently updated !

  The treatment of thyroid disorders with Oriental medicine   In several of my earlier articles, I have discussed the fascinating (or terrifying) concept of autoimmune disorders. These occur when the body‘s immune defense system goes haywire and starts attacking itself. Autoimmune diseases can manifest in many forms, ranging from […]

The treatment of menopause with Oriental medicine   Recently updated !

The onset of menopause represents an important step in a woman’s life. It is the point when menstruation stops permanently, and consequently the ability to produce a child disappear forever. For many women, this hormonal change brings many unwelcome side effects. Chinese herbal medicine has been treating these symptoms successfully […]