First Visit - Your
On your first visit you will have a detailed consultation with Dr. Lee, who will ask you about your medical history and symptoms. Her questions will be very extensive, including lifestyle, diet, eating habits, etc. Some of the questions may bear on your infertility. Then Dr. Lee will look at your tongue and check your pulse by which she is able to tell the state of your health. Once Dr. Lee is done with the collection of requisite information, she will make an analysis of your symptoms to determine the root cause of your infertility based on the theories of traditional Chinese medicine. During the consultation she will explain to you what needs to be done to address your infertility and provide answers to your questions as best she can. As causes of infertility vary from person to person, treatment plans for patients differ. She will discuss with you your special needs and the treatment plan for you. The consultation normally takes 30 to 60 minutes.
Disposable needles are used. depending on each
patientís condition, different numbers of needles
and points are used. Needles remain on the body's surface for 30 - 40
minutes. Meditation is
helpful during acupuncture treatment.
Herbal Medicine (Pills or
Pills - made with regular
formulas by manufacturers.
Fee: $12.00 / bottle for two weeks
It is highly recommended that raw herbs be used in your treatment. Though you have to cook them and the tea so made tastes slightly bitter, drinking herbal tea is more effective than taking pills, because the herbal formula is customized in accordance with each patientís own needs. The formula can be adjusted whenever such a need arises during the entire period of treatment. The use of herbs is particularly effective in preventing miscarriages. Usually for each herbal prescription you get six packs of raw herbs, good for one week.
Fee: $20.00 for prescription, $9 for each pack
Total: $74.00 per week
It will be provided under request or the necessity
of the patientís condition.
Fee: $10.00 for every 10 minutes, $20.00 for
every 20 minutes
Moxibustion: It is a traditional Chinese medicine technique that involves the burning of mugwort, a small, spongy herb, to facilitate healing.