Acupuncture is part of the ancient system of traditional Chinese medicine. Its origins date back over thousands of years in China, Japan and other Eastern countries. Westerners have increasingly recognised the many benefits of this form of treatment for a number of medical conditions. Furthermore modern research is confirming what has been known in Chinese medicine for many, many years.
Acupuncture involves stimulation of specific locations near the surface of the skin, called acupuncture points. Over thousands of years of carefully documented observation, these points have been found to influence the function of certain body organs and tissues. The locations of the individual points are very specific and act as gateways to energy pathways connected to the bodies organs. These pathways are called meridians or channels. In traditional Chinese medicine, any kind of disharmony in the body or mind is considered to be related to either organ dysfunction or blockage of the flow of energy, called Qi, through the meridians.
Suzanne does not prescribe herbal medicine once an IVF drug cycle begins. At this time she usually recommends a well structured fertility acupuncture plan, that has been preceded with the pre-conception preparation steps of her Fertility Breakthrough Method™. Suzanne creates client acupuncture treatment plans for one of her colleagues to administer.