Women will often lose hope when diagnosed with low ovarian reserve. It's often diagnosed with an AMH (Anti Mulerian Hormone) blood test, antral follicle count (AFC) or poor response to an IVF cycle. At this point many women will be encouraged to use donor eggs as they will have over a 60% chance of success.
Acubalance has been using a laser to support our patients for the past few years and have noticed great successes. Although lasers have been used in healthcare for decades it still seems "new" to me and most of my patients. Few people understand all the real benefits low level light therapy (LLLT) has on a cellular level. I wanted to pass along 3 great benefits of laser when used to improve fertility.
Yes, it happens even to your acupuncturist sometimes. I woke up on Monday morning with pressure in my pelvis. Thinking that it was probably related to the fact that my menses was about to start, I didn’t think much of it. I went on with my morning, made my tea, and started making breakfast.
Low level laser therapy (LLLT) continues to show some promise for women struggling with infertility.
The mechanism behind laser for fertility is as follows:
We are in the early stages of the Acubalance Laser baby program. The first group of women completing the full 3 months will be by the late September. But we do have several women not able to wait the full 3 months but still taking advantage of our Laser for Fertility Protocol as they prepare for and move through their IVF stimulation phase and transfer of embryos.
I want to share with you the most common questions we have received since officially launching the Laser Baby Program in June. These are the top 7 FAQ. I will be sure to update the FAQ list on the Laser Baby Program page with more questions in the future. So please check there for more details and to see if more have been added.
1.) Am I eligible if I cannot do the 3 months or the frequency of 3 laser sessions/week?
I had the opportunity to chat with over 40 women during the past week about the Acubalance Laser Baby Program and in general how Acubalance is using low level laser therapy (LLLT/Laser acupuncture) with fertility patients.
People have understood and utilized the power of light for thousands of years. Heliotherapy was employed to treat patients suffering from skin or respiratory disorders as late as the mid 1900’s. Today, light therapy is commonly accepted to treat seasonal affective disorder (SAD), also known as the winter blues (which many Vancouverites are unfortunately very familiar with!).