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Acupuncture for Fertility

  • Many clinical research studies show the effect of acupuncture in enhancing fertility and treating infertility.

  • In 1996, the World Health Organization (WHO) endorsed acupuncture for reproductive problems.

  • Chinese herb (part of Oriental Medicine) can be used with acupuncture when the patients are not undergoing ART (Assisted Reproductive Technology).


  • By increasing blood flow to the uterus and ovaries

  • By affecting neuro-endocrine factors such as endorphins

  • By affecting cytokine/immune system activity (reducing inflammation)

  • By relieving stress, anxiety and depression

How Acupuncture Enhances Fertility

  • Regulate the menses

  • Improve sperm count and egg quality

  • Regulate the hormones and increase ovarian response function 

  • Reduce the side effects of hormone treatments 

  • Increase and strengthen the immune system 

  • Improve the success rate of IVF

  • Relieve stress 

How Acupuncture Helps ART

  • Regulates hormone levels

  • Potentiates medications

  • Increase # of follicles

  • Improve egg qualities

  • Thickens uterine lining

  • Increases likelihood of implantation

  • Moderates side effects

  • Relieves stress

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