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Acupuncture 'doubles the chances of getting pregnant through IVF' - but is the placebo effect?

Posted by Peng Zhang on Tuesday, July 5, 2016, In : Reproductive system 
  • Over 46 per cent of women undergoing acupuncture treatment conceived
  • While only 21.7 per cent of the women became pregnant in the other group 
  • Treatment may be offered as a possible method of improving IVF outcome
  • Expert says it may only work due to patient spending time with practitioner
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Acupuncture and IVF

Posted by Peng Zhang on Wednesday, October 23, 2013, In : Reproductive system 
Evidence suggests that acupuncture given with embryo transfer improves rates of pregnancy and live birth among women undergoing in vitro fertilisation.

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Acupuncture for IVF - Typical Case 1

Posted by Peng Zhang on Wednesday, October 19, 2011, In : Reproductive system 
When Adina and her husband had their first child, everything went smoothly. But a few years later when they wanted a second one, it wasn't that easy this time. They tried for over a year but nothing happened. As she was 39 years old now, Adina reckoned that her reproductive ability was getting weak, so she and her husband decided to try IVF. But unfortunately, two consecutive IVF both failed soon after the embryos were put in. While waiting for the third IVF, Adina came to see me to look for ...
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