female fertility

Female FertilityChinese Medicine has been used to treat female fertility problems for more than 2000 years. Today, fertility Acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine is a sophisticated process that combines effective traditional methods with the best that Western medicine and science has to offer.

Fertility treatment with Chinese medicine is relatively non-invasive and involves weekly or fortnightly acupuncture treatments and the prescription of Chinese herbal medicine to regulate your menstrual cycle, improve ovarian function, increase endometrial blood flow and address any specific menstrual & fertility conditions that you may have. Some simple lifestyle and dietary changes may be also be advised. In some cases, you may be referred for blood tests or other medical investigations (if these have not already been carried out).

The progress of your treatment is monitored via observable changes to your menstrual cycle and ovulation signs as well as changes to any other presenting signs and symptoms that accompany your specific fertility issue.

When can Acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine benefit your fertility?

There are a myriad of factors and health conditions that can influence female fertility and the regularity of your menstrual cycle. Acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine can be utilised to enhance your fertility in the following (and many other) circumstances:

  • Unexplained infertility
  • Hormonal imbalances
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)
  • Endometriosis
  • Irregular periods
  • Irregular ovulation
  • Absence of periods
  • Absence of ovulation
  • Partial blockage of Fallopian tubes
  • Thyroid malfunction
  • Fibroids
  • Poor nutrition
  • Stress & anxiety

Please note that treatment times vary greatly between patients and is influenced by the nature of the condition, its severity and duration. There are many female fertility issues that respond very readily to treatment, whilst others require more time and patience. The expected duration of treatment will be discussed with you during your initial consultation.