Acupuncture and Fertility Support (PCOS & Endometriosis)

How Does Acupuncture Support PCOS?

Acupuncture for Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) offers a holistic approach to improving fertility and overall health in women with this common disorder. It regulates hormones, enhancing ovulation, and managing issues like stress and inflammation.

Key Benefits:

  • Hormone regulation and reduced androgen levels.
  • Increased progesterone production and improved ovulation.
  • Stress and inflammation reduction.
  • Improved blood flow to ovaries.

Acupuncture treatments are typically recommended 1-2 times weekly for 3 months. Overall, acupuncture forms part of a comprehensive management strategy that includes diet and lifestyle modifications, aimed at promoting fertility and addressing the varied symptoms of PCOS.

How Does Acupuncture Support Endometriosis? 

Acupuncture is an effective treatment for endometriosis and PMS symptoms. It helps manage pain and inflammation associated with endometriosis, which is diagnosed in about 50% of infertile women. Acupuncture doesn't interfere with fertility treatments and can be used alongside Western medical treatments, including IVF.

Key Indicators of Endometriosis:

  • Increasing premenstrual and pelvic pain.
  • Pain during menstruation, ovulation, intercourse, and other pelvic activities.
  • Irregular menstruation, chronic fatigue, and symptoms like nausea and dizziness.

Treatment includes:

  • Regular acupuncture sessions for pain relief and improved fertility.
  • Additional therapies like Chinese Herbal Medicine.
  • Diet and lifestyle changes to reduce inflammation.

Acupuncture for endometriosis is a comprehensive approach, enhancing quality of life and offering minimal side effects. It should be combined with professional medical advice for optimal care.