A 37-year-old member asked:
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Do people use acupuncture for infertility treatments?

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Dr. Lonna Larsh
29 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes: Acupuncture is used to improve the fertility of both women and men. Some research shows it helps the success of in vitro as well. Here's a link to one study on this: http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmed/21297382.
Answered on Jan 25, 2017
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