CAN ACUPUNCTURE IMPROVE FERTILITY?

Can Acupuncture Improve Fertility?

Acupuncture has been a staple of traditional Chinese medicine for thousands of years, and recently it has been gaining popularity in the Western world as well. Some studies suggest that it may even combat infertility and help couples who are trying to conceive. Some women decide to become an egg donor as they give hope to intended parents. Acupuncture uses thin, sterile needles that are inserted just below the surface of the skin. Practitioners of acupuncture believe that energy, or chi,...

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Stress fertility

Is Stress Affecting Your Fertility?

In an era where women often choose to fully sort career and finances before considering having children. It’s no wonder some of us will be in our late 30s or 40s before we even begin to think about diapers and daycare. The scary fact of the matter is, some science says fertility begins to decline once women turn 30. Yikes if that isn't enough reason for stress. A new study points to another factor challenging women’s chances of reproducing — stress....

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Angry Commenter

Stress Can Damage Fertility in Men, Not Just Women

Just because a woman cannot conceive does not always mean that it is her fault since stress can damage men’s fertility, as well. Infertility among men can be a very — ahem — touchy subject because most men are less likely to seek a physician’s help if they are stressed or ill. This is not just speculation or some bar talk. According to WebMD, a survey of 1,100 men for the American Academy of Family Physicians showed that about 85...

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