Acupuncture for Fertility – How Does Acupuncture Improve Fertility?
Nowadays, busy lifestyles and constant juggling of time puts a negative impact on couples already struggling to experience parenthood. This drives them to seek various treatment options to overcome infertility. From fertility drugs to home remedies to even surgery, couples check out all kinds of medical treatment to become parent of a child. Although modern healthcare provides various options such as in vitro fertilization (IVF), however, this can be an expensive treatment and could eat up savings. If you are trying to conceive, and cannot afford the financial costs of IVF, you may try an acupuncture treatment in Santa Rosa – a holistic treatment that has helped many couples overcome infertility issues.
Does Acupuncture Help Conceive?
When used in conjunction with other fertility treatments, it has been observed that acupuncture can increase the rate of conception up to 26%. A recent study conducted by the Tel Aviv University showed that combining IUI with TCM helped 65.5% of a test group to conceive as opposed to 39.4% of the same group who did not receive acupuncture therapy. This clearly shows that acupuncture can certainly help to increase conception rates.
How Does Acupuncture Fertility Treatment Work?
Acupuncture is not a new therapy. This ancient medical practice has been in use since, time immemorial to treat a myriad of health conditions. During an acupuncture session, the doctor will place hair-thin needles along the meridians in the body that are said to correspond to different organs of the body. These specific points where needles are inserted are said to stimulate the flow of vital energy. The needles act as a lightning bolt and tap into the body’s reserve of bioelectrical energy. This enables the transmission of a message from the acupuncture points to the brain through the meridian pathway. The brain responds to this message by releasing endorphins and neurotransmitters to the pain blockage areas. It also helps in opening up blood flow and reduces inflammation dramatically.
Doctors believe that an increase in blood flow by acupuncture helps to boost fertility by stimulating the woman’s ovaries to release healthy eggs. Acupuncture also helps to improve the health of the endometrial lining in the uterus that protects and care for the fetus. Acupuncture treatments in Santa Rosa also aid relaxation of the uterus walls, and curbs contractions, which in turn ensures improved blood circulation so that the embryo gets implanted successfully. That is not all! Acupuncture is also a proven methodology to help regulate the menstrual cycle, reduce stress levels, and promote relaxation – all of which is required to conceive successfully.
If you are facing infertility issues or know someone who may be looking for infertility treatment then contact Acupuncture Mama today. Our acupuncture specialists will help to diagnose your condition and provide a customized treatment plan to help you become the parent of a healthy baby.