If you are thinking of having IVF you have probably been trying to get pregnant for at least a year and may feel disappointed and discouraged to see that despite your efforts nothing is happening. Or maybe you have already had IVF once or more, and it has not worked.
A new study shows that acupuncture significantly reduces the incidence of hot flashes associated to menopause. Hot flashes and night sweats are some of the most common symptoms of the menopause. Almost 80% of women will get them at some point, sometimes lasting up to 10 years or more. Continue reading “Acupuncture offers relief for hot flashes and night sweats during menopause “
Back pain is one of the most common problems people seek acupuncture treatment for. Most of us will suffer from back problems at some point in our lives, due to injuries or more chronic conditions that can worsen over time. In Chinese medicine, pain is always the result of a blockage in the flow of energy (Qi). Continue reading ” Acupuncture for back pain”
The latest study on acupuncture for IVF finds that the treatment more than doubles the chances of pregnancy. Homerton University Hospital studied 127 women aged between 23 and 43, on their first or second cycle of IVF. In the group that received acupuncture 46.2 % of women conceived, whereas only 21.7 % in the non-acupuncture group did.