A 54-year-old member asked:
Acupuncture for infertility treatments?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Khurram Rehman answered
25 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Uncertain if helps: Acupuncture for fertility is not supported by great evidence. One study performed in seattle had lower pregnancy rates in acupuncture group doing ivf compared to no acupuncture group http://bbc.In/hq1my7. Hard to do controlled trials: what's the placebo (fake treatment) group - needles in 'wrong places' or needles that retract? (still get acupressure not acupuncture). Chinese herbs not recommended.
Answered on Apr 26, 2013
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