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Acupuncture And Fertility

How Can Acupuncture Help Fertility?

Conception will occur when there is enough balance between the emotional, hormonal and physical elements of a person. This is the great thing that acupuncture has to offer - bringing balance on all levels reduces stress. When the body and mind are less stressed there is much greater opportunity to turn the energies toward conception. This applies to both natural and assisted conception.

Research shows that acupuncture may benefit fertility by:

Often acupuncture treatments are scheduled to support the ebb and flow of your menstrual cycle, this differs slightly in the support of IVF (ART). A variety of points are used to support each patients constitutional and fertility health during each treatment, as well as other points to support any emotional elements that patients may be feeling during their journey to conception.

How Does Acupuncture Help In IVF And Unexplained Fertility?

A 2008 study published in the British Medical Journal concluded that, “preliminary evidence suggests that acupuncture given with embryo transfer improves rates of pregnancy and live birth among women undergoing in vitro fertilisation [IVF].”

Acupuncture for IVF is an excellent support to help you to cope with the often stressful procedures, and to help balance any side effects of the drug therapy. Acupuncture can greatly improve the chances for a successful conception.

Specifically Tailored Diet And Lifestyle Advice To Promote Fertility

For many people, working full time with a commute is 'normal'. Add to this a diet that may not be sufficient in nutrients, a hurried approach to daily life, less than clean water, less than clean air, not enough rest, and you begin to see how the degradation of all these daily tasks and functions can add up to a reduced health within the individual and impair fertility. 

Padma will give you lifestyle and diet advice to promote conception - the advice will take into account your other obligations and will be realistic.

Male Infertility

Acupuncture can promote fertility in men by balancing the reproductive organs and functions so that they they are working at their optimum. Some of the conditions which can lead to infertility are: