8-12% couples suffer from infertility issues based on a global perspective. A recent study found that acupuncture, when used in conjunction with Western fertility treatments, increases conception rates by 26%” (Pacific College of Health and Sciences, 2021).
The type of infertility conditions that females experience are Amenorrhea, miscarriages, Endometriosis, Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) , Intrauterine Insemination (IUI), and In Vitro Fertilization (IVF). In addition, the types of acupuncture treatments that are beneficial for fertility patients are lifestyle changes, trigger point acupuncture, auricular acupuncture, herbal medicine, and moxibustion.
How can Acupuncture help?
1) Acupuncture targets hormone imbalances by increasing blood supply and flow to the pelvis and uterus 2) Regulates the nervous system 3) Addresses issues for under-function thyroid (Hypothyroidism) or over-functioning thyroid (Hyperthyroidism) 4) Unblocks Qi energy