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does acupuncture for infertility improve eggs quality?

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Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 41 years experience
Not been studied: There is no scientific information to confirm that since it's never been studied. It's very difficult to determine the "quality" of eggs, as they have to be removed from the body to be studied.
Dr. Chad Levitt
Radiation Oncology 22 years experience
Tough to say: While acupuncture is associated when performed by an experienced professional, with improved fertility, i believe the benefits are more in the yield of eggs and fertilization ability of the woman moreso than improving the quality of the eggs. The eggs have been in existence since birth and matured moreso recently before ovulation. I don't believe there are great studies answering your specific ?

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