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Category: Acupuncture and IVF

Acupuncture Increased Ovarian Function and Pregnancy Results

A very recent study in China observed the positive effects of “menstrual cycle-based acupuncture therapy” on specific patients undergoing treatment with IVF (In vitro-fertilization). The research was designed to look for changes in ovarian function and pregnancy rates after a series of acupuncture treatments. The study was comprised of a group of 63 women who: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on March 9, 2016

Good Reads About Chinese Medicine and Fertility For Professionals

In my Chicago acupuncture practice, I treat many women who want to increase their chances of getting pregnant. I’ve had a good deal of success with this problem – it doesn’t surprise me because more and more studies are finding out about the effectiveness of acupuncture and herbs for fertility problems.  I want to pass: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on September 16, 2013

10 Celebrity Acupuncture Fans

1) Jennifer Aniston – Has made many headlines, and a couple of them have involved Chinese Medicine. She is reportedly a fan of both acupuncture and cupping. 2) Matt Damon – A few years back, after Matt was spotted with ear needles, his rep admitted that, “Matt had a terrible spasm in his neck/back and: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on June 14, 2013

Acupuncture Clobbers Clomid

In 2012, a new Chinese study reported that acupuncture was more effective than Clomifene (better known as Clomid) for the treatment of infertility. It was a small study, using 65 women who were infertile because of problems with ovulation. They were divided into two  groups. One group received acupuncture treatment and the other group took: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on April 15, 2013

Want to Be Like Sandra Bullock, Mariah Carey or Celine Dion?

Get Acupuncture! You may not have their many millions of dollars, their spectacular homes or their perfect figures but you can treat yourself as well as they do by finding a talented, local acupuncturist. These three women and more attribute much of their health the Traditional Chinese Medicine methods. In 2002,  Sandra Bullock told the: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on December 12, 2012

Acupuncture Improves Pregnancy & Live Birth Rates In IVF

The website HealthCMI recently wrote about new research from China which concludes that treatment with electroacupuncture improves pregnancy outcome and pregnancy rates for couples using IVF. Researchers discovered that electroacupuncture increases blood levels of the human leukocyte antigen (HLA-G). These results, taken together with a Canadian study that found the presence of HLA-G was predictive: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on June 26, 2012

More Research Shows Acupuncture Improves Pregnancy & Live Birth Rates For Couples Using IVF

The studies about acupuncture’s effectiveness in improving pregnancy rates continue to emerge. The newest one that I just read concludes that acupuncture  improves clinical pregnancy rates and live birth rates for women  receiving IVF (in vitro fertilization). In another, live births  significantly increased when acupuncture was administered near the time  of either oocyte aspiration or: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on January 31, 2012

Acupuncturists Tips For 2011

The New Year is upon us. Did you make any resolutions? Are you sticking to them or have they already started to fall away? These articles from acupuncturists can help you out. ~The #1 resolution on most people’s list?  To loose weight. On the blog Thrive Acupuncture, Becca has some good advice on healthy eating: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on January 10, 2011

Mariah Carey Credits Daily Acupuncture With Helping Her Get Pregnant

Here in Chicago I use Chinese Medicine to improve the fertility of my patients all the time.  Well it seems the starlets and songbirds of Hollywood are doing the same. Celine Dion recently gave birth to twins and credited acupuncture for helping her achieve her precious goal. Now Mariah Carey is saying that Celine inspired: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on November 1, 2010

Groundbreaking Study ~ Identifies How Acupuncture Regulates Stress Hormones That Impact Ovulation.

Most of us have assumed that stress has a negative impact on ovulation – it makes sense.  Well, we were right.  But better than being right, a new study identifies how acupuncture can regulate the stress hormones that impact ovulation and help women become pregnant. From: The PRwebBy: Mairi Campbell – Acubalance Wellness Centre Acupuncture: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on October 5, 2010
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