Acupuncture pre and post embryo transfer Brisbane

By | 2016-10-27T03:59:13+00:00 September 28th, 2012|Infertility, IVF Support|

Acupuncture reduces stress of Embryo transfer Part of the beauty of using acupuncture during your IVF journey is in its ability to calm a stressed mind ( or the 'Shen' in TCM terms ). The day of embryo transfer can be a stressful one. Treating the nervous system using acupuncture is a handy way to [...]

Infertility Acupuncture Brisbane

By | 2018-04-11T00:30:54+00:00 September 28th, 2012|Infertility|

Women's health, including IVF support and infertility acupuncture has become a huge focus for me. I'm still impressed at how effective acupuncture can be at helping to regulate the menstrual cycle¬† in women - which is a large part of fine tuning a couples chances of becoming pregnant.   Many couples are discovering the advantages [...]

Acupuncture for endometriosis pain

By | 2018-04-11T00:30:55+00:00 September 26th, 2012|Endometriosis, Infertility, Severe Period Pain|

Acupuncture for endometriosis pain I have written quite a bit about the use of acupuncture for endometriosis and severe menstrual pain relief. Have a look here to read more on the subject. If you'd like to know more about how I use acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine to treat menstrual pain, just follow this link.  [...]

Quantity of sperm is increased through the use of Acupuncture

By | 2012-08-29T10:19:11+00:00 August 22nd, 2012|Infertility|

"The first prospective, randomised, single-blind, placebo-controlled study of the effect of acupuncture in infertile men with severe oligoasthenozoospermia has shown that acupuncture can improve sperm motility. The German study, involving 29 men compared TCM acupuncture with placebo acupuncture. A significantly higher percentage of motile sperm was found after real acupuncture. No effect of acupuncture on [...]

Regular acupuncture can increase quality of sperm

By | 2012-08-29T10:19:47+00:00 August 22nd, 2012|Infertility|

"A study of the effect of acupuncture on sperm quality in men suffering infertility of unknown cause, found that after twice weekly treatment for five weeks, there were fewer structural sperm defects (acrosome position and shape, nuclear shape, axonemal pattern and shape, and accessory fibres of sperm organelles) and an increase in the number of [...]

Acupuncture to reduce pain following IVF interventions

By | 2016-11-28T09:15:31+00:00 August 22nd, 2012|Infertility, IVF Support|

The use of acupuncture has been shown to reduce the pain experienced post IVF - egg retrieval, see the research below. "In this study, 286 women were randomly assigned to receive either electroacupuncture plus para-cervical block or alfentanil (a powerful analgesic) plus para-cervical block during oocyte aspiration (egg retrieval). Both interventions induced adequate analgesia, however [...]