IVF

Acupuncture and IVF

  When couples pursue IVF, they want the best chances for achieving a viable pregnancy. These are the same couples that experience major life changes and will do anything humanly possible to have a baby. In Vitro Fertilization is known as an assisted reproductive technology or ART. The process consists of extracting eggs and retrieving sperm and combining them in a laboratory dish. The embryos are then transferred to the uterus. Conditions to Warrant IVF use: There are several conditions that warrant the use of IVF. Below are just a few of the more common reasons.          Damaged fallopian tubes.        Blocked fallopian tubes.        Ovulation disorders.        Uterine fibroids.        Absence of fallopian tubes.        Decreased sperm count.        Sperm mobility issues.        Couples with a history of genetic disorders.        Infertility issues that are unexplained. Acupuncture and Infertility Although acupuncture and herbal medicine may not “cure” a specific infertility issue it may help with certain procedures. Acupuncture has been proven time and again to aid in successful IVF procedures. How does acupuncture and IVF work? Dova Center for Health and Healing understands how important IVF is to couples. It is important to have your body functioning at peak performance so that your IVF procedure has the best possible chance of working. When undergoing the daily stressors of life our team will help you understand the best ways to promote a healthy body and mind.   Acupuncture and IVF Acupuncture has been proven time and again to help promote successful IVF. Our team will work with each client to help promote healthy living and eating for the best possible outcome of IVF. Acupuncture has been used for centuries for women’s health including:        Morning Sickness        PMS        Endometriosis        Menopause        IVF        Infertility Issues        Cosmetic Enhancements [...]

By |2018-10-27T10:40:09-06:00October 27th, 2018|Categories: Acupuncture|Tags: , |Comments Off on Acupuncture and IVF

Pregnancy and Acupuncture: What You Need to Know

Many studies have proven that acupuncture increases pregnancy rate but what are the benefits of acupuncture once you’re already pregnant? Acupuncture requires less physical energy than yoga does but reaps many of the same rewards.   For example, studies have suggested that acupuncture during pregnancy can help to relieve:   Pregnancy-related fatigue Headaches Back, neck and body pain Heartburn Constipation Nausea Vomiting Dermatitis Swelling or puffiness in face or limbs Cramps Restlessness Sweating Dizziness   Acupuncture can also be used to alleviate more serious symptoms of pregnancy. It can help to decrease chances of miscarriage, stop bleeding. regulate blood pressure, prevent eclampsia, help with depression and more.   Acupuncture during pregnancy is most effective when started close to the time of conception. With continuation, acupuncture can make pregnancy easier and can help to protect the body’s future fertility.   Visit the Dova Center for Health and Healing at https://dovacenter.com/louisville-co-acupuncture/acupuncture-for-fertility/   for more information. [contact-form][contact-field label='Name' type='name' required='1'/][contact-field label='Email' type='email' required='1'/][contact-field label='Website' type='url'/][contact-field label='Comment' type='textarea' required='1'/][/contact-form]

By |2013-08-12T16:50:28-06:00August 16th, 2013|Categories: Acupuncture|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Pregnancy and Acupuncture: What You Need to Know