Laurel’s fertility solutions treatment provides a 70% success rate in achieving pregnancy.

Many gynecologic disorders may be able to be treated by the assistance of herbal medicines and acupuncture.

Some of these include:

  • Postpartum Disorders

  • Irregular Periods

  • Emotional Imbalances Related To Hormones

  • PCOS

  • Pelvic Pain

  • Premenstrual Disorders

  • Endometriosis

  • Infertility

  • Heavy Bleeding

  • Menopausal Symptoms

When performed by the right acupuncturist, traditional herbal medicine and acupuncture therapy can be very effective in balancing many imbalances which are the cause of complex hormonal and physical disorders that lead to infertility or reduced fertility. Proper lifestyle and nutrition are very important in achieving balance and wellness. Once this has been achieved, conception is far more likely. Included during the first visit is customized lifestyle plan and nutrition counseling according to each patient’s diagnosis.

Infertility treatment with acupuncture normally requires a commitment to allow plenty of time to re-balance your body’s systems. Should there be menstrual problems, the treatment must progress until a minimum of three normal cycles are achieved. After that, you must allow yourself a minimum of six months, preferably 18 months, to get pregnant. Please call me for information on traditional medicine and acupuncture treatment for infertility or other problems.


Using acupuncture to treat infertility and increase natural fertility

The American Pregnancy Association suggests that acupuncture can be an effective way to address many of the problems affecting fertility. Specifically it can alleviate an under-functioning thyroid (hypothyroidism) or an over-functioning thyroid (hyperthyroidism). A malfunctioning thyroid can affect ovulation which in turn can impede a woman’s ability to become pregnant. Spasmed tubes can also be treated with acupuncture. Different issues complicating conception for example endometriosis, irregular cycles, anovulation can be treated with acupuncture. To more completely resolve these issues the acupuncture treatments are bolstered with herbs, diet and lifestyle changes and traditional western medicine.

Among the other fertility related conditions that can be addressed by acupuncture in combination with other treatments include:

  • Elevated follicle stimulating hormone

  • Repeated pregnancy loss

  • Unexplained or idiopathic infertility

  • Luteal phase defect

  • Hyperprolactinemia, though when not caused by a prolactinoma

  • Polycystic ovarian syndrome with annovulatory cycles

  • Male factor, which includes men affected with sperm-DNA-fragmentation

Typically a woman who uses acupuncture to enhance her chances of becoming pregnant will start a series of treatments three or four months before attempting to conceive. Many women attempt to conceive naturally. Assisted Reproductive Therapies (ART) such as In Vitro Fertilization (IVF), artificial insemination, donor egg transfer can also be used when necessary. After pregnancy occurs, acupuncture usually continues through the 12th week in order to address pregnancy discomforts such as morning sickness, nausea, headaches, fatigue, and anxiety about holding the pregnancy.

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