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Infertility

Infertility with TCM & acupuncture

Are you trying to conceive and would like to benefit from the advantages of Chinese medicine? Then you are in the right place.

 

You are at the beginning of your journey and aiming for a natural conception and pregnancy, or have you been on your journey for some time and are undergoing reproductive medicine procedures such as insemination or IVF/ICSI?

 

Chinese medicine and its methods such as acupuncture and Chinese herbal therapy will accompany you, no matter what stage you are in.

Kinderwunsch TCM
Kinderwunsch TCM

TCM can help with infertility accompanied by following complaints:  

  • Amenorrhea (missing periods)

  • Fibroids  

  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)

  • Endometriosis, andenomyosis

  • Luteal phases defective

  • Hyperprolactinaemia

  • Tubal infertility

  • Decreased ovarian reserve

  • Immunological infertility

  • Repeat miscarriages

  • Assistance with reproductive procedures (IVF/ICIS)

  • Ovarian Overstimulation Syndrome

  • Improvement in egg quality

  • Improving uterine blood flow

  • Improving sperm quality

With its holistic approach, TCM tries to detect imbalances in the body that can lead to infertility.

 

Acupuncture and Chinese herbal therapy promote a regular menstrual cycle, stimulate uterine blood flow and have a positive effect on hormonal balance. If necessary, egg and sperm quality can be improved.

During reproductive medical procedures such as insemination, IFV/ICSI, stimulation protocols are supported and Chinese medicine serves as an optimal accompaniment to western medicine.

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Reasons for infertility

"A disease of the reproductive system defined by the absence of clinical pregnancy after 12 months or more of regular unprotected intercourse" (WHO)

In Western Europe, around 12-15% of couples remain unintentionally childless. Often the cause lies with both parts of the couple. There are many reasons for infertility. These include hormonal disorders, organic disorders such as adhesions, tumors, endometriosis, immunological disorders, ect. In women, the cause may be related to age. The average age of women giving birth to their first child in Switzerland is almost 33 years. The trend is rising.

In men, the cause for infertility is about 39%. Studies show that sperm count as decreased vom 1973-2011 by 50-60%.

 

The reason for poor sperm quality or lack of sperm are due to illness, lifestyle or environmental toxins, among other things.  

 

The following lifestyles can support infertility of men and woman:

  • Being overweight (BMI>35) lowers the fertility rate twice

  • Underweight lowers fourfold

  • Alcohol (more than 2 drinks/day) reduces by 60%

  • Smoking (more than 5 cigarettes/day) reduces by 60%

  • Coffee (more than 5 cups/day) reduces by 45%

  • Illegal drugs down by 70%

 

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helpful
addresses

Gyn-Art Zürich: www.gynart.ch

OVA-IVF Klinik Zürich: www.ova-ivf.ch

360 Fertility Centre Zürich: www.360grad.ch

Kinderwunschzentrum Baden:

www.kantonsspitalbaden.ch/Fachbereiche/Kinderwunschzentrum

IVF-Naturelle: www.ivf-naturelle.de

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