Acupuncture for fertility (Natural and IVF)

What can acupuncture do?

Acupuncture aims to support fertility by using acupuncture points that may increase blood circulation to the ovaries to assist optimal follicular development as well as points that may increase microcirculation to the uterus to encourage endometrial growth.

The reproductive function stems from the reservoir of energy with in your body from a TCM perspective. Stress, overwork, not enough sleep, age, illness or lack of health can all reduce your body’s deep reservoir of energy of energy that is used to fuel a healthy reproductive system. The aim acupuncture is restore balance to improve health, wellbeing and support reproductive function. It is thought acupuncture and Chinese medicine can helps to stop or reduce the burden or drain on the bodies reservoir of energy, as well as encourages energy to circulate through reproductive organs giving rise to increased wellbeing, and fertility.

Acupuncture is also thought from tradition standpoint to help to restore balance in the body by increasing efficiency and effectiveness of the body’ s systems or organs of body. Some people think this explains reports from some post acupuncture that they feel like they have had a deep rest – like 10 hour sleep.

Acupuncture is administered usually on points located on arms, head and legs as well as abdominal points if appropriate. Acupuncture is generally not painful however you will feel some sensation and occasionally strong sensation. Often when patient leave they report experienceing feeling rested, relaxed and rejuvenated. There is a LOT to look forward to if you are about to try acupuncture!