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Fertility Enhancement

Many people are discovering that acupuncture is a safe, natural and low cost approach to the treatment of infertility. Acupuncture, targeted supplements and herbs can be used as a primary treatment for infertility, or to enhance the effectiveness of reproductive medical procedures such as IUI and IVF. Studies have shown that acupuncture before and after embryo transfer results in much higher pregnancy rates and low miscarriage rates.

Interestingly, the goal of Chinese Medicine is less to create conception, than creating a healthy vessel for conceiving, and then carrying a fetus to term. In this way, fertility and conception become the natural progression of the person’s enhanced health. Many women struggling with fertility issues are all too aware of the ‘window of opportunity’, and have a sense that they are running out of time. Still, a healthy, calm forty year-old woman has a better chance of conceiving and holding a pregnancy than a woman who is forty and unhealthy.

ACUPUNCTURE FOR FEMALE INFERTILITY

imagesIn studies reviewed by Weill Cornell Medical Center, researches concluded that acupuncture can:

  • Increase blood flow to the uterus to improve the chances of embryo implantation
  • Reduce stress and anxiety that may significantly decrease fertility
  • Normalize the hormone systems that regulate ovulation
  • Positively affect the hypothalamic-pituitary-ovarian axis that plays a key role in fertility
  • Regulate the Menstrual cycle

Statistically, one in six to ten couples will experience issues with conception and fertility. Often it requires only subtle, natural adjustments to the endocrine system for this difficulty to diminish greatly or even disappear altogether. These adjustments can often be achieved naturally, as we strengthen the immune system, thus jump-starting the body’s own powerful ability for self-healing.

MALE FACTOR INFERTILITY

It is estimated that male factor infertility is responsible for up to 50% of infertility among Claritycouples. Despite scientific medical advances, the cause infertility in about half of these men is still unknown, so there is little to no available medical treatment. This leaves IVF as the only option. Acupuncture and TCM has shown to be very successful in treating low sperm count, poor morphology and decreased motility. One study showed that acupuncture treatment for men increased sperm count and motility in 67% of men in the study. Studies have also shown acupuncture to improve sperm quality, resulting in less chromosomal abnormalities and decreased.

Below is research information regarding the use of acupuncture for the treatment of infertility.

UNEXPLAINED INFERTILITY

Those receiving the frustrating diagnosis of  “Unexplained Infertility”can utilize hypnosis.  There may be emotional issues blocking one or more partners from allowing on or both partners from becoming parents.  The mind can subconsciously block fertility when ambivalence is present. Perhaps there are hidden financial concerns, or unhappy childhood CONSCIOUS AND SUBCONSCIOUSmemories.  By going into safe hypnosis, the individual can often resolve the hidden problem. At Blue Phoenix we have been doing this work since 2005 and helped many people discover, and then resolves their blocks to parenthood.

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A Protocol that Works:

Using our rich palette of treatment modalities, including acupuncture, supplements/herbs, targeted nutrition and habit management therapy, along with mind/body lifestyle guidance, we have assisted patients and seen vast improvements with these and other conditions affecting fertility:

  • High FSH
  •  Endometriosis
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)
  •  Advanced maternal age
  • Poor Ovarian Reserve
  • Thin endometrial Lining
  • Irregular menstrual cycles
  •  Recurrent miscarriage
  •  Amenorrhea
  • Hormonal Imbalance
  • Stress, anxiety and depression
  • Unresolved emotional issues (abortion, abuse, etc.)
  •  Male factor issues such as low sperm count, motility, or morphology.

What Is Your 3-6-9 Program?

Our 3-6-9 Fertility Program is designed to restore the delicate balance of your endocrine system while supporting your body’s natural hormonal function. We utilize such tried and true systems as acupuncture, Individualized supplement therapy, and targeted nutritional support to correct subtle imbalances that lead to abnormal hormone function. We are as capable of implementing our own comprehensive model as we are working with your doctor. Your treatment program will probably look something like this:

  • An initial consultation that leads to a diagnosis of the source and cause of your fertility issue, incorporating your Western analysis with a more holistic approach toward seeing the underlying imbalances in your body.
  • A treatment plan to 1) Address the symptoms as well as roots of your fertility issue. 2) A plan that outlines your treatment options. 3) A time-table for progress.
  • Regular Treatment: This typically includes acupuncture treatments designed to support proper functioning at every stage of your fertility cycle. In this phase we boost your immune system, calm your nervous system and ‘reboot’ your endocrine system to prepare you for conception.  More often than one might imagine (see unexplained infertility), hidden emotional issues can stand between you and conception. We have found that hypnotherapy can, often in just a few short sessions, bring those hidden issues to light, and then to resolution.
  • An individualized Supplement program tailored to your individual needs and maximize the potential for the most good. We do this using Applied Kinesiology to find the precise supplements that you may require, and the exact dose that will be most beneficial for you.
  • Targeted nutrition regimen to optimize your health
  • Body/Mind exercises and lifestyle guidance based on your unique needs.
  • Hypnosis upon request, for habit management such as to stop smoking or lose weight.

In fact we utilize every modality within our scope, short of what modern medicine has to offer to help get you pregnant.  And while we do utilize organic supplements and certain safe herbs, we steer clear of using hormones to treat your issues and leave that to your MD, should you choose to go that route. At that point we can ameliorate the side effects of hormone use through our supportive modalities.

Why Use Alternative Methods?

The written word in Chinese Medicine on gynecology and fertility goes back 2ooo years. In fact, this was considered a separate wing of Chinese Medicine, and was undertaken only by the finest practitioners. When one often-quoted great Chinese Doctor proclaimed, “I would rather treat ten men than one woman” he was, of course, referring to the complexity of female anatomy. Given the conflagration of stress in our current culture, that statement could now hold new meaning. Some scientists are now acknowledging the role of stress in the physiology of fertility. With this in mind, new (or ancient) healing paradigms are coming into play.  These may include acupuncture, hypnotherapy (and self-hypnosis) as well as meditation, gentle exercise and massage.

How Can Acupuncture Enhance Western Treatments?

The use of acupuncture is highly beneficial both to those interested in enhancing the effects of their Western treatment, be it IVF or IUI, and for those focused on enhancing their fertility naturally. Acupuncture has been shown to:

  • Regulate hormones
  • Increase blood flow to the uterus
  • Improve ovarian function
  • Prevent uterine contraction
  • Lessen side effects from drugs
  • Strengthen the immune system
  • Decrease the chances of miscarriage
  • Reduce physical and emotional stress