A number of studies have confirmed the efficacy of acupuncture in Recent Research on Acupuncture & IVF

A number of studies have confirmed the efficacy of acupuncture in Recent Research on Acupuncture & IVF
In an article published by W. Paulus, M. Zhang, I. El-Danasouri, E. Strehler and K. Sterzik titled,” Influence of Acupuncture on the Pregnancy Rate in Patients Who Undergo Assisted Reproduction Therapy,” appearing in the April 2002 issue of […]

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Eating a balanced portion of protein-rich foods such as red meat, seafood and nuts could improve fertility in women

Research at the University of Adelaide identified a link between a natural antioxidant called ‘selenium’ found in high-protein foods, and healthy ovarian follicles responsible for egg production in women.
PHD student Melanie Ceko, who made the discovery in a joint research project, said selenium has been known to have many health benefits, but it […]

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STUDY FOR ACUPUNCTURE INTREATING INFERTILITY

Numerous studies have confirmed the efficacy of acupuncture in treating infertility. A noted German study demonstrated that a test group receiving acupuncture in conjunction with IVF achieved a 42% clinical pregnancy rate, whereas the control group that did not receive acupuncture had a 26% pregnancy rate. This study utilized just a single acupuncture session […]

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SAFETY OF THE HERBS

Chinese herbs are used in the U.S. as traditional foods and not as drugs. As such, there has been no formal testing of either the safety or efficacy of any of the individual herbs or formulas. The Chinese have had long experience using these herbs; from all informal reports and clinical studies, the Chinese […]

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MECHANISM OF ACTION

according to the type of infertility problem being treated and the herb formula that is used. The traditional Chinese views are that infertility tends to arise from one or more of three prominent causes:

A “deficiency” syndrome prevents the hormonal system from properly influencing the sexual and reproductive functions. This is said to be a […]

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COMBINING CHINESE HERBS AND WESTERN THERAPIES

In China, the combined use of modern drugs or other Western medical techniques along with Chinese herbs is not uncommon; some doctors are trained in both methods, and Western and traditional doctors often work together in Chinese clinics and hospitals. When the modern methods are applied, the herb therapies do not usually need to […]

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USE OF HERBS WHEN PREGNANCY OCCURS

The herbs for inducing fertility are usually discontinued once pregnancy is suspected or confirmed. In most cases, it is not necessary to use herbs during pregnancy. Women with a history of miscarriage or who are deemed at high risk for miscarriage (somewhat more common among women who have experienced prolonged infertility) may wish to […]

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Acupuncture and stress reduction

It has been well documented that infertility causes stress (60-65), and stress reduction may, in turn, improve fertility (66). However, the relationship between stress and infertility is that of a vicious cycle. Social stigmatization, decreased self-esteem, unmet reproductive potential of sexual relationship, physical and mental burden of treatment, and the lack of control on […]

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THREATENED MISCARRIAGE

Threatened miscarriage, if due to an imbalance in the mother’s system (but not if due to genetic problems with the fetus), can often be overcome with application of herbs and possible adjunct therapy with moxa or acupuncture. The method to be used and the procedures to follow should be discussed early in the pregnancy […]

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Acupuncture has numerous potential fertility-boosting benefits according to New York Weill Cornell physician-scientists

New York, ny (april 29, 2003)–physician-scientists at the center for reproductive medicine and infertility (crmi) at New York Weill Cornell medical center call for a definitive study of acupuncture as a fertility treatment, citing its numerous, promising benefits associated with increasing fertility in women.An article in a recent issue of Fertility and Sterility–co-authored by […]

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