Fertility and Acupunture

The Lotus Center of Oriental Medicine specializes in enhancing fertility in women and men. Your fertility journey may have just started or you may be seeking options after undergoing preliminary testing. You may have already undergone or will be undergoing procedures or treatments. No matter where you are in your fertility journey, we are here to provide natural, non-invasive, drug-free nourishment to balance your body’s reproductive system so it can do what comes naturally, conceive.

Fertility-related conditions treated at Lotus Center of Oriental Medicine.
  • Stress-related infertility
  • Elevated FSH
  • Endometriosis
  • Poor response to ART stimulation
  • Habitual miscarriage
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)
  • Autoimmune antibodies
  • Cycle irregularity
  • Anxiety / depression
  • Side effects of hormone treatments

Medical benefits of acupuncture for fertility.
  • Improved ovarian function, which may improve quality of eggs and lead to a larger number of follicles.
  • Increased blood flow to the uterus to promote implantation.
  • Reduced side effects of drugs used in Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) procedures.
  • Decreased uterine contractions, which may encourage implantation and prevent miscarriage.
  • Reduction of stress hormones and anxiety.
  • A strengthening of the immune system and support for general health

Can acupuncture help with IVF Protocols?

At our office, we generally work with women from the beginning of their IVF protocol. We suggest weekly treatments to start during the suppression phase, through the stimulation phase, and until the time of transfer. We are available to accompany women to their transfer site for acupuncture immediately before and after embryo transfer.

Can Well Women treat men to increase fertility?

If a man has been diagnosed with a low sperm count or motility problems, acupuncture and herbs may be highly beneficial, particularly prior to any lab-assisted fertility procedures. At The Lotus Center, we often treat our patients’ partners, and have found this to contribute to successful pregnancy.
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