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TCM and Male Fertility

TCM and Male Infertility From a TCM perspective, three organs are largely responsible for one’s fertility – the Kidney, Liver and Spleen. The Kidney stores the Reproductive Essence, the Spleen transforms Nutritive Essence into Energy and Blood, and the Liver regulates the movement of Energy in the body. Infertility could result when one or more […]

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TCM and Female Fertility

TCM and Female Infertility From a TCM perspective, three organs are largely responsible for one’s fertility – the Kidney, Liver and Spleen. The Kidney stores the Reproductive Essence, the Spleen transforms Nutritive Essence into Energy and Blood, and the Liver regulates the movement of Energy in the body. Infertility could result when one or more […]

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Chinese Medicine for Fertility

What is Chinese Medicine Treatment? Chinese Medicine Treatment is one of the main treatment methods under Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). Other treatment methods include acupuncture, massage (tui na), diet and exercise (tai chi / qi gong). As the majority of the medicines prescribed under this therapy are plant based (parts of plants, such as the […]

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Acupuncture for Fertility

What is Acupuncture? Acupuncture is a treatment that involves the insertion of extremely thin needles through your skin at specific points on your body, called acupoints. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) explains acupuncture as a technique for balancing the flow of Qi (energy) through pathways (meridians) in your body. There are over 2,000 acupuncture points on […]

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Natural Fertility Treatments

What Are Natural Fertility Treatments? Natural fertility treatments are fertility treatments that aid in conception without the use of invasive medical procedures or the use of prescription drugs to increase fertility. These treatments offer a holistic method of dealing with infertility problems for couples who have mild infertility issues (issues that can be treated without […]

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Acupuncture for IVF and IUI

What is IVF and IUI? In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) is an Assisted Reproductive Therapy (ART) technique where a woman’s eggs and man’s sperm are combined in a special laboratory in order to create an embryo(s). This embryo(s) is transferred to the woman’s uterus through her cervix to enhance the chances of pregnancy. Intrauterine insemination (IUI) is […]

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Fertility Services

What is Infertility? The World Health Organisation defines Infertility as “a disease of the reproductive system defined by the failure to achieve a clinical pregnancy after 12 months or more of regular unprotected sexual intercourse.” Infertility affects both men and women and can be a result of multiple factors such as age, health and lifestyle, […]

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Health & Wellness

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) originated in ancient China and has evolved greatly over the last 2,500 years ago to meet the health needs of modern people. In Singapore where conventional medicine remains mainstream, people use TCM mainly to either complement conventional treatment or to regulate and enhance their own physique (调理). At Thomson Chinese Medicine, […]

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Acupuncture for Assisted Reproductive Therapy (AART)

For women who are preparing to embark on intrauterine insemination (IUI) or in vitro fertilization (IVF), we have a 6-session acupuncture programme designed for the cycle that IUI or IVF is taking place. The first session will take place around cycle day 5 and the last session around 10 days after IUI or embryo transfer. […]

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PAIN MANAGEMENT

Mild pain can be merely annoying and distracting while severe pain can be unbearable and incapacitating. If you have been looking for an effective pain relief treatment or contemplating to try acupuncture, also known as the “natural pain killer”, you would be glad to know that the WHO has identified over 40 medical conditions that […]

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Internal Medicine

It is not uncommon to hear that Chinese medicine is a form of “slow treatment” as compared to western medicine that often delivers instant relief. While conventional medicine target to treat symptoms, TCM is concerned with correcting the underlying imbalance and restoring inner balance so that the body can function autonomously. “Syndrome differentiation” is what […]

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Children’s Health

Many parents in Singapore would be well acquainted with the likes of antibiotics, cough syrups, fever and cold medicine. However for children who frequently require medication due to coughs, allergies and digestive ailments, there is always the fear of overdosing with excessive medication. This has set some on the hunt for natural remedies that are […]

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