The clinical effects of acupuncture on idiopathic male infertility in sperm parameter and on therapeutic results in assisted reproductive technology were investigated. 22 patients failed in intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) with idiopathic male infertility. Those patientswere treated with acupuncture. The treatment is twice per week for 8 weeks, followed by ICSI
Want to try IVF but have high FSH? Diagnosed as Pre-matured ovarian failure – early menopause? Acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine may help Many of our clients are told that they have high Follicle Stimulating Hormone (FSH), or they are diagnosed are early menopause, or pre-matured ovarian failure, or Primary Ovarian
What is Basal Body Temperature (BBT) Basal Body Temperature (BBT) is the temperature that you are at rest. It is the lowest temperature of your body. Why should I check my basal body temperature (BBT) Your basal body temperature (BBT) stays low from the start of your period until your
By Emma Cannon modified by AWC For a long time I worked with a three month pre-conception preparation cycle which was very successful. Part of the thinking behind it was that sperm take seventy-two to eighty-six days to develop in a process called spermogenesis, and I still advocate a three
Have troublesome hot flushes? Volunteers wanted for acupuncture study The University of Melbourne, in collaboration with Jean Hailes for Women’s Health and Monash/RMIT/Southern Cross Universities is looking for healthy postmenopausal women who can attend for 10 free sessions of acupuncture (either real or placebo) as part of a study on
Recent research has shown that women who were given melatonin could double their chances of getting pregnant through IVF. The work was presented at the world congress of fertility and sterility in Munich and published in the Journal of Pineal Research. The team found that melatonin significantly increased melatonin concentrations
Importance of cervical mucus In Chinese medicine theory throughout the menstrual cycle, changes in reproductive physiology are matched by energetic changes, with fluctuations of yin, yang, qi and blood reflected in the various phases of the cycle. Sometimes infertility patients are seemingly very robust and healthy, and often fairly young,
One research showed acupuncture can improve pregancy rate after ART. The research is to evaluate the effect of acupuncture on the pregnancy rate in assisted reproduction therapy (ART) by comparing a group of patients receiving acupuncture treatment shortly before and after embryo transfer with a control group receiving no acupuncture.