More Evidence that Acupuncture Helps Fertility…as if we needed more!

My future sister in law swears by it. My fiancée tried it a few days ago as she is spiritually inclined. I’m not convinced.

New Leaf Acupuncture


Posted by Heather Pentland on January 2, 2014 · Leave a Comment


Any couple struggling to conceive knows the heartache of infertility, and many people are open to trying anything that could increase their chances of having a baby. The good news is many different types of fertility treatments can help, including alternative methods such as acupuncture.

Acupuncture has been practiced for thousands of years, and it involves placing ultra-thin needles into specific points in the body. The theory of acupuncture is that these spots, or acupuncture points, reside on channels called meridians. When these pathways are needled during acupuncture, they help control the way the body works.

“Most experts think acupuncture improves fertility by helping blood flow to the uterus and ovaries,” says John Norian, MD, a reproductive endocrinologist at HRC Fertility in Southern California. And the better the blood flow to these areas, the more…

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