Vancouver Fertility Clinic Sponsors Webinar on Auto-immune Infertility: The Hidden Culprit
Click here to watch the one-hour recording or to download the handouts and listen to the MP3
Description: Auto-immune infertility may be one of the greatest hidden causes of “unexplained infertility.” The object of this one-hour talk is to provide you with a basic understanding of how this problem is diagnosed and how you can treat it with TCM. The focus of the treatment section will be on Chinese herbal therapy and practical case studies from Mr. Blitstein’s clinic will be presented.
Moderated by Lorne Brown Dr.TCM, FABORM CHt of Acubalance
Acupuncture CEUs and Chinese medicine continuing education approved courses by Richard Blitstein:
- Acupuncture and Herbal Treatments with IVF
- TCM for complex infertility conditions: PCOS, Auto immune & premature ovarian failure -
Richard Blitstein L.Ac., MSTOM, Dipl. CH, Dipl Ac. specializes in male and female infertility. After years of working in the treatment of infertility with TCM, for the last two years he has traveled to China to deepen his knowledge in this subject. In Nanjing he was amazed to see the number of tests given for auto-immune factor infertility and how often this problem was part of the doctor’s diagnosis. This talk will be based on the approaches of two of these doctors combined with Mr. Blitstein’s own clinical experience.
Mr. Blitstein is a graduate of Pacific College of Oriental Medicine and was a professor in their Oriental Medicine Department as well as a supervisor in the school clinic for years. His interest in research has led him to investigate pattern differentiation in cyclic vomiting patients at Children’s Memorial Hospital in Chicago and lead a research study on interobserver reliability in Traditional Chinese Medicine diagnosis techniques. His research has been published in the journals Medical Acupuncture and the Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine. He has also been a presenter at the AAOM conference, Society for Acupuncture Research Conference, Pacific Symposium and Resolve Fertility Conferences. He has also worked on the editorial board of the journal Integrative Cancer Therapies. He currently resides and practices in Pais Vasco, Spain.