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Could acupuncture boost my fertility?
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Dr. Philip Chenette
Fertility Medicine
4 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Acupuncture is a great stress reduction technique.

In brief: Yes
Acupuncture is a great stress reduction technique.
Dr. Philip Chenette
Dr. Philip Chenette
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
In brief: help/ proof
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".

In brief: help/ proof
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".
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Khurram Rehman
Fertility Medicine
In brief: Uncertain benefits
Acupuncture for fertility is not supported by great evidence.
One study performed in seattle had lower pregnancy rates in the acupuncture group doing ivf compared to the no acupuncture group http://bbc.In/hq1my7. It's hard to do good, controlled clinical trials: what's the placebo (fake treatment) group - needles in the 'wrong places' or needles that retract? (you still get an acupressure effect).

In brief: Uncertain benefits
Acupuncture for fertility is not supported by great evidence.
One study performed in seattle had lower pregnancy rates in the acupuncture group doing ivf compared to the no acupuncture group http://bbc.In/hq1my7. It's hard to do good, controlled clinical trials: what's the placebo (fake treatment) group - needles in the 'wrong places' or needles that retract? (you still get an acupressure effect).
Dr. Khurram Rehman
Dr. Khurram Rehman
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