Acupuncture and Fertility
Acupuncture treat Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)
The research shows Acupuncture reduces hyperandrogenism and improves menstrual frequency in PCOS.
Acupuncture and Subfertility: Acupuncture in clinical and experimental reproductive medicine: a review.
Acupuncture seems to have beneficial effects on live birth rate when performed on the day of ET, and to be useful also in PCOS as well as in male idiopathic infertility, with very low incidence of side effects.
Conrado Avenda~no, M.S.,a Ariela Mata, M.S.,a Cesar A. Sanchez Sarmiento, M.D., Ph.D.,a and Gustavo F. Doncel, M.D., Ph.D.b
a Nascentis Medicina Reproductiva, Cordoba, Argentina; and b CONRAD, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, Virginia
Result(s): Donor sperm samples, mostly normozoospermic, exposed ex vivo during 4 hours to a wireless internet-connected laptop showed a significant decrease in progressive sperm motility and an increase in sperm DNA fragmentation. Levels of dead sperm showed no significant differences between the two groups.