According to traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), during childbirth there is a loss of Qi, Blood and Body Fluids. In caring for a newborn, mothers sometimes lose sight of their own health and wellbeing – eating and sleeping when the opportunity arises. Exhaustion can lead to post-natal depression which in turn can lead to problems with
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Recent studies have shown that acupuncture plus clomiphene is more effective than hormones plus Clomiphene in increasing pregnancy rates for interfertile women. The addition of acupuncture to the drug Clomiphene has proven to increase pregnancy rates, lower the resistance of blood velocity in uterine arteries and reduce the adverse effects of the drug. The
‘Acupuncture, Endoscopy, Counselling Can Improve IVF Treatment’ As part of efforts to improve success rates in fertility treatments among Nigerians, the Managing Director of Nordica Fertility Centre, Dr. Abayomi Ajayi, has stated that acupuncture, endoscopy and counselling are known to improve fertility among couples needing Invitro Fertilisation. He said stress, anxiety and other discomforts to
Acupuncture may double the chances of a woman conceiving with IVF, a study has found. Among couples undergoing the fertility treatment, the likelihood of pregnancy was greatly improved if the woman also had acupuncture. Scientists at Homerton University Hospital studied 127 women aged between 23 and 43, on their first or second cycle of IVF.