A 4-minutes-long patient friendly video that summarises the research on how acupuncture enhances natural fertility.
A recent study concluded higher embryo implantation, clinical pregnancy and live birth rates in women who received transcutaneous electrical acupuncture point stimulation prior to their frozen embryo transfer (FET). In this study women received treatment on their abdomen and lower inner leg over 3 cycles leading up to transfer.
In Chinese medicine, we emphasize having a regular menstrual cycle as a sign of balance and optimal fertile health. This includes, not only the quality of the menstruate, but also the full length of the cycle being 27-32 days and both the follicular phase (before ovulation) and the luteal phase (after ovulation) being around 14 days respectively.
I founded Acubalance in 2001 with the dream of creating a wellness center that focuses on patient-centered care where we educate and empower every patient to engage his or her own body’s innate healing ability.
We quickly became known by 2004 as pioneering integrative fertility care in Vancouver BC.
Many endometriosis patients show up to our clinic feeling frustrated about dealing with their periods – their menses have been extremely heavy and painful for years, they’re anemic, they’re tired, their medical doctor just wants to do surgery and put them on the Pill, and they can’t get pregnant. We hear you!
I have been in Chinese medicine practice since 2000 and have dedicated my practice to helping men and women with infertility who are trying to conceive their first child or add a sibling to their family
I have accumulated some knowledge and experience when it comes to reproductive health and optimizing your fertility that I want to share with you.
Our guest doctor on the Acubalance Blog is Dr. Gary Nakhuda MD, FACOG from Olive Fertility Clinic on the latest in IVF technology to screen embryos before transferring them into the uterus to increase both pregnancy rates and health of the baby. We are excited to have this new technology in British Columbia to combine with the Acubalance healthy baby approach.
Whether you are a newbie to Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine or an old expert I wanted to pass along a few of my favorite reasons why this type of medicine can be so effective in the treatment of infertility.