Acupuncture can treat many different problems and conditions, as we’ve talked about before. And there’s one women’s issue that acupuncture is particularly effective in helping: getting pregnant. Besides all the current research and past treatment sessions, there are three recent patient stories that tell me acupuncture can do wonders for fertility. All of these patients ultimately got pregnant, but they all came in for very different reasons:
It’s important for women to know that acupuncture and herbal medicine can help with infertility problems. Oftentimes, the reason women have trouble getting pregnant is because the body is out of balance and isn’t functioning properly. Two quick examples are an under-functioning thyroid or over-functioning thyroid, either one of which can affect fertility. A return to balance through acupuncture and herbs allows the body to operate in a natural, healthy way.