Acupuncture, frequently combined with herbal medicine, has been used for centuries to treat some but not all causes of infertility. By utilizing different combinations of acupuncture points can affect the release and subsequent balance of hormones responsible for regulating cycles. Individual could benefit from acupuncture and herbs because of the potential effect of improved ovarian and follicular function. Also, acupuncture can increase blood flow to the ovary and reproductive organs, enhancing the quality of eggs, cervical fluid and helping to facilitate a thick, rich endometrial lining.
This is an important step that can help with assisted reproductive services such as IVF and IUI.
Below are some of the disorders that respond well with acupuncture treatments and herbal medicine:
- Irregular Cycles
- Pain related to Ovulation
- Ovulation Disorders
- Ovarian Cysts