How does acupuncture help with infertility?
Acupuncture can help both male and female infertility. In women, acupuncture can help their infertility by regulating their menstrual cycle, reducing stress and anxiety, which can affect the menstrual cycle and levels of energy needed to substain fertility.
Acupuncture helps female infertility by improving the implantation of the embryo into the uterus wall, regulates follicle stimulating hormone that tells the ovaries to grow eggs, regulates Anti Mullerian hormone, which aids the eggs, regulates fertility hormones such as oestrogen levels and regulates immune factors which are important for the successful implantation of the embryo into the uterus wall.
In men, acupuncture treatment can help male infertility by improving sperm quality, motility (the way it moves) and morphology (it's make up).
Once pregnant, acupuncture can help reduce the chances of having a miscarriage, treat problems in pregnancy and improve labour.