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Fertility

Making Babies……How can Acupuncture help me?

Infertility impacts more than one in every six Australian couples, or over three million Australians, and this trend is increasing. So much so, that within the next ten years, it is predicted to affect one in three couples. It can be a harrowing ordeal for those couples that find themselves […]

By |July 22nd, 2014|blog, fertility|Comments Off on Fertility

Menopause

Menopause

If you find yourself waking startled in the night, having irrational thoughts, difficulty focusing, feeling anxious or waking in a puddle of sweat, you might just be experiencing menopause symptoms.

Menopause is a stage in life that all women go through, but don’t despair; there are many options available for the management of menopause symptoms, not […]

By |July 22nd, 2014|blog, fertility|Comments Off on Menopause

Depression

It is estimated that approximately one in five people will experience clinical depression at least once in their lifetime.

By |July 22nd, 2014|blog, Mental health|Comments Off on Depression

Acupuncture for ovulation induction in polycystic ovary syndrome: A randomized controlled trial

Abstract

Acupuncture has been demonstrated to improve menstrual frequency and to decrease circulating testosterone in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). Our aim was to investigate whether acupuncture affects ovulation frequency and to understand the underlying mechanisms of any such effect by analyzing luteinizing hormone (LH) and sex steroid secretion in women with PCOS. This prospective, […]

By |June 26th, 2013|blog, fertility|Comments Off on Acupuncture for ovulation induction in polycystic ovary syndrome: A randomized controlled trial

Acupuncture Found to Up IVF and Treat Infertility

Acupuncture has been found to increase live birth rates for women receiving IVF, in vitro fertilization. Researchers discovered that acupuncture increases the chances of producing a successful pregnancy for women receiving acupuncture on the day of the embryo transfer of donor eggs. Normally, acupuncture point selection is customized to the individual patient’s biological needs. However, […]

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Acupuncture in Vitro Fertilisation

Results The clinical pregnancy rate in the acupuncture group was significantly higher than that in the control and sham groups (35.7% vs 7.1% vs 10.7%; p=0.0169).

Conclusions In this study, acupuncture and moxibustion increased pregnancy rates when used as an adjuvant treatment in women undergoing IVF, when embryo implantation had failed. read more 

 

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