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Is accupuncture good for iui?

Is accupuncture good for iui?

Yes: This was a nice article: http://www.Fertilityproregistry.Com/article/acupuncture-and-iui-pregnancy-rates-and-results.Html.

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Acupuncture (Definition)

Acupuncture is a treatment based on Chinese medicine -- a system of healing that dates back thousands of years. At the core of Chinese medicine is the notion that a type of life force, or energy, known as qi (pronounced "chee") flows through energy pathways (meridians) in the body. Each meridian corresponds to one organ, or group of organs, that governs particular bodily functions. Achieving the proper flow of qi is thought to create health and wellness. Qi maintains the dynamic balance of yin and yang, which are complementary opposites. According to Chinese medicine, everything in nature has both yin and yang. An imbalance of qi (too much, too little, or blocked flow) causes disease. To restore balance to the qi, an acupuncturist inserts needles at points along the meridians. These acupuncture points are places where the energy pathway is close to the ...Read more


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Does acupuncture help with success in IUI procedure? I am a PCOS patient no male factor.

Does acupuncture help with success in IUI procedure? I am a PCOS patient no male factor.

I do not practice: fertility acupuncture. However acupuncture is reported to be helpful with intra-uterine insemination. ...Read more

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Best time to have IUI after positive opk?

Best time to have IUI after positive opk?

1-2 days later: The kit means you will ovulate 1-2 days later. That is generally the best time for iui. Better to be a little early than a little late since the sperm stay around a little later than the eggs. ...Read more

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Miscarried in march, anxiety and easy tensed.Had accupuncture but still in bad condition.When is best time to get pregnant again?

Miscarried in march, anxiety and easy tensed.Had accupuncture but still in bad condition.When is best time to get pregnant again?

Take time to recover: A miscarriage can be very stressful, but so is getting pregnant.I advise waiting until you're less anxious before getting pregnant.While it was reasonable to try acupuncture, consider other approaches. Make sure your thyroid & adrenals are working well- low function could have caused a miscarriage.Consider counseling, magnesium & homeopathy, seeing holistic doc: http://www.Abihm.Org/search-doctors. ...Read more

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What can you expect the first time you try acupuncture?

What can you expect the first time you try acupuncture?

A/W Dr. Southard: Depending on the issue and the style of the practitioner - you might receive treatments with minimal examination/ history taking or you may undergo a comprehensive assessment using both Eastern and Western Medicine approaches. Most of my patients find acupuncture enjoyable. ...Read more

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Is there a limit to have many times I can have acupuncture every week?

Is there a limit to have many times I can have acupuncture every week?

No: No, but realistically that could be quite expensive to have accupuncture more than 1-2 times a week. The only limit would probably be your insurance and your pocketbook... And of course how much free time you have. ...Read more

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How many IUI procedures with injectables do you do before it's time to move on?

Depends: Iui(intrauterine insemination) is a procedure that has been utilized to help couples become pregnant. Unfortunately, no one can make that decision for you...The only rate limiting factor would be financial i suppose. However, try this...Take some time away from the stress that the experience is generating and try just to enjoy the art of conception; plenty of children were conceived this way. ...Read more

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Before I do my 2 IUI I am looking at nutrition and wonder do fertility diets really work and where can I get the best info ?

Before I do my 2 IUI I am looking at nutrition and wonder do fertility diets really work and where can I get the best info ?

Stay healthy: Healthy diet, limit caffeine and alcohol, avoid tobacco, moderate exercise, and staying healthy all support fertility. "Fertility diets" are not real. Neither are herbs, otc drugs, vitamins, supplements, and tricks to 'make you fertile' - they don't work and can be dangerous. Good wishes. ...Read more

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Want to know is which would alleviate my pain best for the longest; massage, accupuncture or seeing a chiropracter for an adjustment?

That depends on : What the source of your pain is. Each have their place. You need to ensure that the type of treatment you select is appropriate for your particular problem. You have not provided adequate information to give a more definitive response. Take care. ...Read more

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Intrauterine Insemination (Definition)

Intrauterine insemination (iui) is where fresh or frozen partner or donor sperm is prepared or 'washed' to increase the sperm quality then gently injected through your cervix after a speculum exam, like a pap smear exam. It should be painless or cause mild cramping only. Iui helps with mild to moderate sperm problems. Iui preparations should have at least 2 million moving ...Read more


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Iui (Definition)

Intrauterine insemination is when the sperm is washed and is subsequently placed in the uterus with a small catheter so that it's closer to the egg ...Read more