Acupuncture is the ancient art of healing using small needles to improve organ function. This technique is used all over the world but has its roots in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). In recent years, acupuncture has become front line treatment for helping couples to conceive. There has been a tremendous amount of research that has identified that acupuncture promotes circulation to different areas of the body which positively impacts reproductive health. When used in conjunction with assisted therapies, it has been shown to double the rate of successful pregnancies.
Many Canadian couples have what I term “hypofertility”. They should be able to conceive but their bodies are not at an optimal state to do so. Acupuncture can improve ovarian function, promote follicle production and enhance uterine blood flow thereby improving uterine lining thickness.
Acupuncture assists in improving the likelihood of pregnancy by:
- Improving overall health of reproductive organs and addressing “hypofertility state”
- Improving IVF success rates – done before and after IVF treatment, results increase by almost 50%
- Addressing digestive issues that create inflammation which in turn impairs fertility
- Promoting safe and effective detoxification of harmful substances that disrupt cellular function
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