Fertility Acupuncture When should I start

When should I start acupuncture and Chinese medicine treatment for fertility?

By Dr. Richard Zeng

You should start acupuncture and Chinese medicine treatment immediately if any one or more of the following situations apply to you:

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  • You are over 36 year old
  • Between 30-35 yo, not conceived after tried for six months
  • 29 yo or younger, not conceived after tried over one year


  • You don't have regular menstrual cycles;
  • Your cycle is less than 25 days or over 40 days
  • Your have severe Pre-menstrual Tension or extreme menstrual cramping;


  • You are not sure if you’re ovulating or not;
  • You don't notice any fertile mucus
  • You have ovulation pain or mid-cycle spotting

Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART):

  • You have previous failed ART treatments such as: IUI, IVF;
  • You are Preparing for fertility treatments, e.g. IUI, IVF

Existing Diagnosis & History:

  • Your have two or more consecutive miscarriages
  • Your progesterone levels are lower than normal
  • You have been diagnosed with PCOS/PCOD, Endometriosis
  • Your partner's sperm testing shows abnormal