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Could Acupuncture Boost My Fertility
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
Fertility methods failed so tried acupuncture & some chinese herbs. Now I find myself a few inches taller. Could those have caused that? I'm almost 34
Yes: Yes it can be beneficial and safe. Although as with all fetility issues -there is no guarantee that it will be successful. The world health organization has categorized inferlity under "diseases, symptoms or conditions for which the therapeutic effect of acupuncture has been shown but for which further proof is needed". ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Variable: Treatment costs vary by practioner and location often from $50 to $100 per session. Some insurance policies may help to cover the cost. Infertility is classifed by the world health organization under the category of "diseases, symptoms or conditions for which the therapeutic effect of acupuncture has been shown but for which further proof is needed". ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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Accupunture for fertility? Does it work? Ttc for 8 months, what is the cost of acupuncture and what type of clinic provides it?
Helpful for some...: First, the average time to conceive is 6 months so nearly half of people take 8 months or longer; no need for concern unless over a year. Acupuncture is proven to increase success of ivf; not yet proven for other fertility issues but likely to help many. Costs vary but generally much less than seeing a medical doctor. Also try rhodiola, a herb proven to improve fertility. See comment:. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It varies: In my opinion, the best acupuncture treatments are those that individualize the needle placement in the person based on his/her particular situation. For example, is one woman is infertile due to endometriosis, while the other woman's problem is that she doesn't ovulate, the placement of the needles would not necessarily be the same because their underlying conditions are not the same. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
NO, mostly.: C. Chan gunn, md explains that acupuncture in the simplest terms is a type of myofascial release therapy or physical therapy but invasive. Mft is on a spectum from touch, energy, stretching, massage, yoga, trigger point release balls and canes, acupuncture needles, dry needling to finally janet g. Travell, md's trigger point injections. All are highly effective and safe. You can do acupressure! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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