The World Health Organization and the National Institutes of Health have endorsed the use of acupuncture for conditions relating to all systems in the body. And each year more research studies, from the U.S. and abroad, demonstrate acupuncture’s effectiveness for an ever growing list of conditions.
Acupuncture for fertility is one of Dr. Dawn Potter-Balusik’s favorite specialties. Acupuncture & Oriental medicine can be used alone or in combination with conventional assisted reproductive technologies for both male & female fertility.
A special area of interest for Dr. Dawn Potter-Balusik is acupuncture for endometriosis.
Endometriosis is a gynecological condition that can cause severe pelvic and abdominal pain, excess menstrual bleeding and/or infertility.
Though, at first, you may not think to put acupuncture on your “to do” list when you find out you are pregnant, acupuncture for pregnancy and childbirth is actually a valuable and natural way to help ensure a healthy pregnancy, a smooth delivery and a quick post-partum recovery.
Cancer treatment success rates are increasing due to advancements in cancer treatment. However, the treatments themselves are still very taxing to the body. Acupuncture for cancer support is a wonderful complementary option to help lessen the side-effects, alleviate pain and strengthen the body.