Entries by Szenan Phua, Acupuncturist Hamilton

Semen Analysis

Infertility treatment often involves assessment of both the man and woman. The conventional evaluation test for the male partner is a semen analysis. While this test is important, it does not tell the whole story. This article aims to analyze the meaning of a semen analysis and how traditional Chinese medicine may help with male infertility.  […]

Male Infertility

“It takes Two to Tango.” So, why is male infertility often ignored when discussing recurrent pregnancy loss and miscarriage? Recent studies are shedding light on the significant role of the male factor in embryo development and fertilization. According to a study published in the Journal of Clinical Chemistry, poor sperm quality and DNA defects are important risk factors for consecutive miscarriage.   Similarly, Dr. Paul Magarelli, a reproductive endocrinologist claims that sperm affects the development […]

Accupressure for Ankle Injury

In this video Szenan talks about acupressure points for ankle sprain injury recovery. If you have any health issues that require attention, Centre of Balance is open from Tuesday to Saturday.  Call 07 846 7956 to book an appointment or email us at info@balancetcm.co.nz or call on 07 846 7956. DISCLAIMER This video is not medical […]

Acupressure for Knee Injury

In this video Szenan talks about acupressure points for knee injury recovery. If you have any health issues that require attention, Centre of Balance is open from Tuesday to Saturday.  Call 07 846 7956 to book an appointment or email us at info@balancetcm.co.nz or call on 07 846 7956. DISCLAIMER This video is not medical advice […]

Infertility: Long-term Outlook

Just because you are struggling to conceive does not mean you cannot become parents! Sure, infertility is a common issue that takes a heavy toll on many families. But it is not the end. It’s possible to cope with the challenges it brings by finding suitable treatments. If you haven’t already, seek help! If you […]

How to Prevent Infertility

The struggle to conceive a healthy baby can exact a brutal toll on a couple. It’s an emotional, psychological, and social challenge. Infertility is a burden that no one would like to carry. While some types of infertility are not preventable, some causes of infertility can be prevented. Here are some steps you can take […]

Lifestyle Changes for Infertility

If you’re struggling to conceive, simple lifestyle changes can help improve your chances. Creating the healthiest environment for conception and pregnancy is the ultimate goal.  Maintaining a healthy weight, exercising and choosing to eat the right foods is a great key to fertility.  In addition to diet, lifestyle choices have a major input in optimising […]

How is Glaucoma Treated?

In this video Szenan talks about treating Glaucoma. If you have any health issues that require attention, Centre of Balance is open from Tuesday to Saturday.  Call 07 846 7956 to book an appointment or email us at info@balancetcm.co.nz or call on 07 846 7956. DISCLAIMER This video is not medical advice or a treatment plan […]

Acupressure Point for Vulvar Pain

In this video Szenan talks about the acupressure point for vulvar pain. If you have any health issues that require attention, Centre of Balance is open from Tuesday to Saturday.  Call 07 846 7956 to book an appointment or email us at info@balancetcm.co.nz or call on 07 846 7956. DISCLAIMER This video is not medical advice […]