With infertility problems affecting as much one in six couples, it’s not surprising that lots of couples have tried various methods to help increase their chances of conceiving when trying for a baby.
Both men and women can be prone to fertility problems, so it’s a good idea they seek help and solutions they can work on as a couple. For instance improving their general health through an improved diet, taking regular exercise and cutting down on alcohol and smoking.
Traditional Acupuncture for fertility
One treatment couples have both benefit from is traditional acupuncture, a tried a tested Chinese system for improving mental and physical health.
acupuncture is promoted to help improve fertility in men and women. A man’s sperm count can increase along with the mobility and quantity while the woman’s menstrual cycle can become more regular and hormonal imbalances can be smoothed out.
General health also benefits from a course of acupuncture. Problems associated with infertility such as stress, low libido and anxiety can all be addressed with acupuncture, bringing the couple together in a more relaxed and peaceful relationship.
Together these changes can help a couple conceive naturally removing the need to IVF treatments.
If you’d like to find out more about acupuncture and the benefits it can offer you contact the British Acupuncture Council at www.acupuncture.org.uk