Acupuncture (And Chinese Herbs) for Low AMH?
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Acupuncture (And Chinese Herbs) for Low AMH?

Low AMH and acupuncture? Let’s talk about that in a second. First off, I need to give you some information on Low AMH. If you have been trying to get pregnant, you have probably heard of AMH (Anti-Mullerian Hormone. AMH can partially measure ovairan reserve. If your AHM is normal, that can make you feel…

Maegan N. Hodge Speaks On Lyme Disease
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Maegan N. Hodge Speaks On Lyme Disease

Maegan N. Hodge Speaks On Lyme Disease Last summer, our Principal Acupuncturist, Maegan N. Hodge, took some time to sit down with her colleague Andrew Miles, DOM of the Botanical Biohacking podcast to discuss the modern treatment of Lyme disease, and how traditional practices of “witchcraft” in ancient southern China unwittingly contributed to advances in…

The Root Of It All
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The Root Of It All

Circulation and the Gut: The two most important systems to get in order for health One of my teachers says something that is very obviously true, but also quite helpful to think about: “The basic requirement of health is to have highly oxygenated, highly nutritious blood flowing to all of the tissues in the body.”…

Acupuncture For Headaches
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Acupuncture For Headaches

Acupuncture For Headaches, Explained Oh, Richmond, you all seem to have a lot of aching heads! Clearly, you are not alone, as headaches are one of the top ten most disabling conditions. Good news!  We are going to talk you through the discomfort, and teach you about when acupuncture for headaches is most appropriate. Specifically,…

Got Wacky Hormones, Ladies?
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Got Wacky Hormones, Ladies?

Acupuncture + Chinese Medicine for Hormonal Balance Acupuncture for Hormones? Plus other Tips and Tricks. In today’s highly endocrine-disruptive society, we’ve seen a steady rise in female patients struggling with hormonal imbalance and dysfunction. In fact, it’s one of the most common complaints that we see here at Centered: Richmond.  Here, we treat with acupuncture,…

Chinese Medicine: A Basic Primer
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Chinese Medicine: A Basic Primer

What is Chinese Medicine? Chinese medicine, which includes the acupuncture modality, is a nature-based healing modality which has thousands of years of rich history. It is still being used today in clinics and hospitals throughout China and most of Asia as a primary medical modality and its popularity has been increasing in Europe and the…

Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture
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Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture

What is Chinese Medicine?  What is Acupuncture? Acupuncture and Chinese medicine are poorly understood terms.  In the Western world, we have developed an unfortunate nomenclature for practitioners of Oriental medicine. We call nearly all practitioners of this fully developed medical system “acupuncturists”, despite the fact that acupuncture is only one of the many tools available…

Acupuncture for Allergies (Herbs, Too!)
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Acupuncture for Allergies (Herbs, Too!)

Acupuncture for Allergies It’s that time of year again! The trees are starting to bud out, and bulbs are coming out of the ground (never mind the periodic snows we were still getting in Richmond in mid-March this year). Folks are already pouring into the office with the beginnings of their seasonal allergy symptoms. Have…