Whether you are trying to conceive naturally or are planning on using IVF or assisted reproductive technologies, traditional Chinese medicine can help. In recent years, discussion about acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine's influence on fertility has increased substantially, due to some very encouraging results, and there is a growing body of research evaluating these effects.
Though it is very difficult to demonstrate its effectiveness in terms of Western medical protocols, there is a significant amount of research that suggests Chinese medicine may help in various areas relating to fertility and conception. Research has been conducted into its use in the following areas:
It is clear that more research is needed into the use of Chinese medicine in the field of fertility. However, the general consensus from those who have had acupuncture and Chinese herbs, through what is for some a very stressful time, is that they have benefitted considerably; feeling more proactive, relaxed, supported and nurtured.
If you are currently struggling with fertility, or want to address any underlying imbalances in your body before embarking on the fertility journey, organise an appointment today.
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