Pregnancy Miracle - Does Acupuncture Help Infertility

By Katie Adler

Infertility is defined as the inability of a couple to conceive after twelve months of unprotected sexual intercourse. It affects over 5 millions couple alone in the United States and many times more in the world. Female infertility is fairly common nowadays. In about 40% of couples with an infertility problem, the cause of infertility is multifactorial; it is the man who is infertile in 30% of the cases; and as for women, 20% to 25% of experience ovulatory failure and another 20% experience tubal, vaginal, or uterine problems as the cause of their infertility. The controversy now is this: Does Acupuncture Help Infertility?

Acupuncture is one of the oldest healing disciplines in the world and has been practiced in China as well as in other Eastern countries for over five centuries. It is the practice of sticking hair fine needles into the body at various points in order to relieve symptoms or cure illnesses and diseases. When the needles are put into the body, they are said to work by realigning the yin, yang, and chi of a person, which are the balances of nature and life force a person respectively.

According to recent discoveries, there exists an intrinsic connection between acupuncture and infertility. It has been found out that acupuncture is highly effective in treating both male and female infertility. Specified acupressure points are selected for the insertion of the sterilized needles of acupuncture. This makes certain that the functions of the human reproductive organs go on normally, since all the blockades in the path of smooth body energy flow are already removed.

Acupuncture works best when applied along with traditional Chinese medicine, as well as with conventional methods of treatment. It increases the success rate and effectiveness of different assisted technical processes.

Researchers have studied and experimented with a number of different complementary techniques to treat infertility. Acupuncture is one of those techniques that have shown promise. - 30525

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