Going through an IVF cycle is not something couples enjoy. It's financially draining, time consuming and emotionally difficult. Anything which can be added or tweaked to increase your chances of conceiving and decreasing the chances of having to go through this process a second time is extremely desirable. Chinese Herbs are one option to help improve pregnancy rates.
A study published in 2013
had woman taking Chinese Herbs during an IVF cycle. The women who had been taking the Chinese Herbs didn't produce more eggs but found the embryo development was significantly improved. Not only did these embryo's have better development with the Chinese Herbs but the pregnancy rates also were noticeably higher.
At Acubalance we often like to treat our patients for 3 full months before they enter into an IVF cycle. This is their preconception plan. We know egg development takes several months to develop before being used in an IVF. Taking time to improve the environment which a woman's eggs are developing can make a great impact on egg quality. Chinese herbs are often used in conjunction with acupuncture, diet, lifestyle and supplementation during this important time.
If you are thinking of going through an IVF cycle to have a child, Chinese Medicine can help you conceive. To learn more about our approach for the treatment of infertility look more at our website
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Best of Health
Dr. Ryan Funk
Doctor of Chinese Medicine