Infertility

How does stress affect reproductive hormones

Health, Hormonal Imbalance, Infertility, Stress

Everyone knows that stress negatively impacts your health, but how many people realize exactly how much stress may be affecting your reproductive hormones? When your body feels stressed it naturally releases hormones such as cortisol, which is derived primarily from progesterone, a reproductive hormone. Cortisol is similar to another hormone is known as adrenaline(i.e that fight or flight feeling), that might help us escape from danger but can actually prohibit…

Top 5 Ways to Balance Your Hormones Naturally

Fertility, Health, Hormonal Imbalance, Infertility

There are many ways to balance your hormones naturally but here are the top five ways. As we mentioned previously in how to know you have hormonal imbalance and how acupuncture regulates reproductive hormones, hormones play a major role in Fertility. Go ahead and read these blog posts as they will tell you the symptoms of hormonal imbalance why they are important to fertility. In this blog post, we will…

How to know you have Hormonal Imbalance?

Fertility, Hormonal Imbalance, Infertility

Hormones act as  chemical messengers that affect the way your cells and organs function. It is normal for your hormonal levels to shift at different times of your life, such as before and during your period,pregnancy or during menopause. Signs of hormonal imbalance in women is a very serious matter and can greatly affect a woman's quality of life. All women need to be aware of different signs of hormone…

How Acupuncture helps regulate Reproductive Hormones?

Fertility, Hormonal Imbalance, Infertility

Various studies have now shown that acupuncture needle points can cause positive responses. The pressure exerted by the needle creates a small electric current, which causes a release of prostaglandins into the blood. Prostaglandins are lipids i.e fats that are known to regulate the female reproductive system in ovulation, menstruation and ultimately pregnancy. When the hypothalamus receives the messages that are being triggered by the needle point, hormones such as…

How does Acupuncture help Infertility? Part One|Acupuncture of Dallas Fertility

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Acupuncture Dallas Fertility

Acupuncture for Infertility is one of the most popular alternative treatments and is often used in conjunction with IVF/IUI. Acupuncture can also be solely helpful in conceiving naturally, for more patient testimonials on natural conceive go to our website. With extensive and successful experience in using TCM therapies to treat infertility, Dr. Zhou understands a great deal about her patients' desires, aspirations, and frustrations. (more…)

Superfoods for Fertility Part One

Fertility, Health, Infertility, Superfoods

Diet has long been associated with fertility, so it's no surprise that there are certain foods that particularly help with both male and female infertility. Enjoying more of these "superfoods" not only will raise your chances of getting pregnant but will also improve your general health. Below we have some of the most popular superfoods that help with fertility, in a later series we will cover how seed cycling can…

Superfood to the Rescue-Walnuts and how they can help infertility

Fertility, Health, Infertility, Superfoods

Eating nuts and seeds seem to always be thrown around when we think of eating healthy. Walnuts are one of the many that are out there.I guess the quote, “one small thing can make a big difference” is true after all. Walnuts can be beneficial for sperm quality, are excellent sources of omega 3 fats and vitamin E  which is great for endometrial health as well as B vitamins and protein.…

How Acupuncture and Chinese Herbs help poor egg quality and High FSH

Fertility, Infertility, IVF Support

Many women who suffer from high FSH and poor egg quality are told by Western Medicine doctors that there is a slim chance for conception. However, Acupuncture and Herbs can reduce FSH levels and increase egg quality by improving general health, increasing blood flow, and balancing reproductive hormones. Herbs combined with Acupuncture and lifestyle changes can make a difference in improving egg quality. The quality of the egg is largely…

The Use of Acupuncture directly before Embryo Transfer| Acupuncture of Dallas

Fertility, Infertility, IVF Support

The Use of Acupuncture Directly Before Embryo Transfer Acupuncture has increasingly grown in popularity as a method of enhancing an IVF cycle, particularly during the Embryo Transfer.  Acupuncture helps increase blood flow and circulation to the uterus which helps create a thicker uterine lining and enhances embryo implantation and growth. Acupuncture also helps in stabilizing hormones and relaxing the cervix and uterus creating an easier transfer process. In a recent study…

How Weight Affects Fertility Part One

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Even though weight is one of the last variables looked at because it’s the least known it is worth mentioning that having regular workouts may help fertility. A study in Obstetrics & Gynecology concluded that women who exercised 30 minutes or more daily had a reduced risk of infertility due to ovulation disorders. On the other hand, some data links too much vigorous exercise with lowered fertility, as both a 2009 study in Human…