The treatment of infertility with acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine dates back over 2000 years. These ancient, time-tested techniques improve fertility rates and support a woman’s whole body.
Studies reported by the American Pregnancy Association suggest that the most effective fertility treatments involve a combination of acupuncture, herbal medicine and traditional medical interventions.
Studies published in British Medical Journal in 2008 concluded that acupuncture offers a significant, clinically relevant adjunct to IVF, relaxing the uterus and increasing the blood flow for the successful implantation of an embryo within the uterine lining.
Studies from Weill Cornell Medical Center in New York reviewed recent studies and concluded that acupuncture is helpful with the various aspects of conception pregnancy and birth.
Acupuncture increases blood flow to the uterus, which improves the chances of an embryo implantation.
Acupuncture reduces anxiety and decreased the levels of stress hormones. Elevated levels of stress hormones can significantly decrease fertility.
Acupuncture can help normalize menstrual cycle and endocrine system that regulate ovulation, thus improving fertility.
According to the World Health Organization, acupuncture has been found useful for relieving nausea, vomiting, and significantly reducing labor pain and duration of labor.