For thousands of years acupuncture and traditional chinese medicine have been treating issues of fertility. Whether you are trying to conceive on your own or through the use of ART (assisted reproductive technology), acupuncture can effectively optimize your chances of success.

Medical studies have shown that acupuncture and other traditional chinese medicine protocols can increase fertility rates by enhancing the following physiological effects related to fertility:

  • Improve egg quality
  • Regulate the menstrual cycle
  • Regulate hormones to produce larger number of follicles
  • Treat endometriosis and fibroids
  • Reduce stress and enhance parasympathetic dominance
  • Increase circulation to the ovaries and uterus

  • Regulate the hypothalamic-pituitary-ovarian axis
  • Decrease miscarriage and ectopic pregnancy rates
  • Improve sperm count and motility
  • Enhances conception in ART cycles: IVF, IUI, Egg Donor Surrogacy
  • Lessen many unwanted side effects of ART treatment
  • Promotes a healthy ongoing pregnancy without complications and a healthy post-partum period

Conditions that benefit from acupuncture include:

  • Unexplained Infertility
  • Immunologic Infertility
  • Annovulation
  • Advanced Maternal Age
  • Endometriosis

  • High FSH
  • Luteal Phase Defect
  • Male Factor
  • PCOS

  • Poor Egg Quality
  • Prolactinemia
  • Recurrent Miscarriage
  • Uterine Fibroids