Entries by Lisa Lilienfield, MD

Using Acupuncture to Boost Fertility

Dealing with infertility can be frustrating, financially draining, and in some cases, can lead to feelings of hopelessness. The problem of infertility is far from rare, however; according to an often-cited research study, fully 10-15% of couples in the US have difficulty conceiving. Fortunately, medical breakthroughs including new medications, and high technology treatments such as […]

Are Bioidentical Hormones for You?

A few months ago, one of my patients (“Sue”) came in with the following complaints: “Help! I can’t sleep! I’m irritable, moody and short-tempered with my children and husband, and I’m having trouble concentrating at work. I know that menopause is a “natural” stage of life and not a disease, but gosh, I feel awful! […]