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Can traditional chinese acupuncture for infertility treatment be safe?

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Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience in Holistic Medicine
Yes: Research has proven acupuncture to be surprisingly effective in treating infertility. It may be helpful on its own but can also be a very useful adjunct to conventional treatments, for example significantly increasing the success rate of ivf. Acupuncture is extremely safe- I have never seen it cause any negative effects.
Answered on Dec 9, 2013
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