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Fertility Page

Welcome to the Fertility Acupuncture Clinic Webpage.

If you have seen a doctor or a specialist and have a diagnosis? Or a blood test which shows a hormonal imbalance? Maybe they have diagnosed 'Unexplained Fertility' We can help?

Maybe you are trying for a baby and need a boost to improve your chances, or are getting to a point where you need some help? Then we can talk you through all the options you have in western medicine and what we can offer you with acupuncture.

Maybe you are now going for ART like IUI, IVF, ICSI, IMSI or FET? Maybe you are also trying Immunology or steroid therapy? We have successful researched protocols in acupuncture that help you through the whole process. Research has shown that acupuncture can improve your chances success from 21% the national average, to 42%.

Whatever stage you are going through, we will after consultation and diagnosis work out a treatment plan specific to you.

Are you having difficulty with fertility or considering IVF or another ART? Because Acupuncture uses different diagnostic techniques it can often increase your chances of conceiving, especially if your infertility is unexplained. This is because we may see areas of your fertility that can be enhanced of which western medicine cannot detect. We treat the individual and not just the condition.
Your chances of conceiving will improve with Acupuncture and lifestyle changes. That is our experience throughout the years specialising in fertility and acupuncture and treating thousands of patients.

If you would like to increase your chances of having a baby naturally or through assisted reproductive techniques, we can help with acupuncture.

If you have any questions we will be happy to speak to you by telephone or e mail.

Acupuncture enhances your fertility and can increase your chances of IVF success by as much as 65%.

Acupuncture also increases your chances of a natural birth by regulating the cycle and obtaining the best conditions needed for conceiving.

Male fertility treated successfully. A recent trial has shown an increase in the number of sperm, increased motility and a reduction in the number of structural defects with acupuncture treatment.

Couples can come together for a consultation where a diagnosis and a treatment plan will be made. We will diagnose by Chinese medicine techniques such as pulse and tongue, look at western medical investigations such as blood tests and scans and also monitor the Body Basal Temperature (BBT). At a consultation we can discuss treatment options and answer any questions. We can also advise you impartially on tests or procedures you may need to take to increase your chances.

In many eastern cultures acupuncture has been used for many centuries as a preventative medicine and treatment to support male and female reproductive health. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) has been used to help with specific gynaecological concerns such as PCOS, endometriosis, fibroids, pelvic inflammatory disease and difficult periods.

Stress and hormonal imbalances are thought to be a big factor in fertility issues, especially unexplained infertility. Acupuncture is routinely used to address this as research suggests that acupuncture may relieve stress and help the body to relax as well as balancing hormones.

A recent study in Germany found that using acupuncture with IVF achieved a 42% clinical pregnancy rate in the test group compared to 26% in the control group that did not recieve acupuncture.

This study involved giving acupuncture shortly before and after embryo transfer. If acupuncture is given throughout the procedure of IVF then the rate can increase up to 60%.

A recent systematic review in the British Medical Journal concluded that this figure is as high as 65%.

Acupuncture can significantly reduce the risk of miscarriage and support the whole pregnancy whether through IVF or other methods.


Improve the function of the ovaries to produce better quality eggs.

Regulate the hormones to produce a larger number of follicles.

Relax the patient and decrease stress levels.

Prevent the uterus from contracting.

Lessen the side effects from drugs used in IVF.

Strengthen the immune system.

Improve semen to create better quality and quantity of embryos.

Decrease chances of miscarriage.

Acupuncture therefore increases the chances of a natural pregnancy.

Regulate and treat all menstrual disorders.


A male fertility problem is considered important in 40% of all couples, the same figure for women. A recent study has shown that acupuncture can improve fertility in men. The study published in Fertility and Sterility showed that acupuncture both increased the number of sperm and forward movement and also decreased the number of defects in the shape.
Acupuncture helps with circulation and with varicocele which block the production of healthy sperm, a common factor with male infertility.

You can find latest research on Fertility and Acupuncture here

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