Is acupuncture for fertility a viable treatment option?

Is acupuncture for fertility a viable treatment option?

Fertility issues can be financially and emotionally devastating to a couple, causing many people to turn to alternative methods in an effort to conceive. One of these methods is Chinese medicine, and more specifically, the use of acupuncture for fertility problems. 

Acupuncture has been used for thousands of years to treat a wide variety of conditions. More recently, acupuncture has become a mainstream treatment and has been successfully used to treat pain, stress and anxiety. In fact, many US doctors already use acupuncture as part of their practice, so much so that additional training and qualifications are required. 

However, is there any evidence that acupuncture can successfully treat infertility?

Using acupuncture for fertility problems

There has long been a belief that Traditional Chinese Medicine can boost fertility and prevent miscarriage. In 2012, a landmark study in Tel Aviv tested this claim by combining intrauterine insemination (IUI), acupuncture and Chine...

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