Stress and Unexplained Infertility

Randine Lewis, Ph.D., Lic.Ac. Unexplained infertility translates to mean there is no medical reason the doctors can apply within the realm of modern scientific understanding to explain why conception isn’t occurring. Chinese medicine is particularly effective in...

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

Randine Lewis, Ph.D., Lic.Ac. Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, or PCOS, has also been known by the name Stein-Leventhal Syndrome, and includes a multi system presentation, having its effects on the skin, hair, body weight, endocrine system, and reproductive system. It is...

Luteal Phase Defect

Randine Lewis, Ph.D., Lic.Ac. The luteal phase of the menstrual cycle spans from ovulation at mid-cycle until menstruation. The luteal phase should last for at least 12 to 14 days. A luteal phase which is less than 10 days will have difficulty producing an environment...

Advanced Maternal Age and Egg Quality

Randine Lewis, Ph.D., Lic.Ac. Biologic Age vs. Chronologic Age Many humans live over 100 years. Most forms of medicine throughout history have sought to improve longevity. In the ancient Chinese medical text, the Nei Jing, there is a dialogue between the Yellow...