The pressures of modern life balanced with work demands and time constraints can often result in a struggle to fall pregnant, when couples decide that it’s the right time to start or extend their family. The problems associated with infertility issues are wide and varied, but often there is a strong sense of anguish and often loss too is experience by women coming to terms with their failure to successfully fall pregnant.
Of course, modern life also means that there are countless options and myriad advice on how to help couples cope with these pressures and deal with the various potential problems effectively, as well as remedies to help solve it. Some of the more common solutions include advanced treatments such as in vitro fertilisation, fertility drugs, donor eggs and embryos as well as a broad selection of home healthcare remedies. The varied range of options can and often do come with hefty financial implications, and from simple procedures to the more advanced alternatives, many thousands of dollars can end up being spent on potential solutions, often without guaranteed success. It is therefore topical that alternative therapies and treatments are becoming increasingly popular treatment options for people in these situations.
As a provider of one of the more popular options which is acupuncture for fertility Brisbane specialists are seeing increasing frequencies of cases with similar symptoms, which they are able to both treat and overcome with acupuncture. You have probably already heard of acupuncture, experienced it yourself, or witnessed the benefits that other people have experienced first-hand. Using fine, disposable needles to insert and stimulate key meridians in the human body, acupuncture is said to improve the flow of blood and energy throughout the body and to the organs. Both blood flow and subsequently energy can be impeded by bad health habits, or often through accidents or injury, often without realising that there is a problem. Essentially, acupuncture helps to unblock these flow problems, and in doing so improve the body’s overall health and subsequent ability to fall pregnant.
The statistics show that infertility can be as much a problem in the males as it is in females. Just as commonly, problems such as low sperm count or poor motility, which is the ability of organisms to move independently, using metabolic energy, are as much to blame.
Acupuncture promotes stress reduction and it is widely known that this is a primary cause of fertility issues in both men and women. Our bodies are finely balanced machines, and something as seemingly innocuous as stress can in-fact cause wider problems. Stress causes the release of hormones in the brain, which alter its neurochemical balance. A slight shift in the hormone levels can subsequently affect the pituary balance, which is known to be fundamental to the success of the human reproductive cycle.
Acupuncture can additionally be used to combat the symptoms and side effects of procedures such as in vitro fertilisation. It can also be used to target headaches, weight gain problems, anxiety and even mood swings which often occur following treatment. As a natural therapy it is used to ease discomfort and alleviate stress following what are often quite traumatic experiences.
If acupuncture sounds like it might hold the answer to some of your stress or fertility issues, make sure to do your research and choose a specialist with plenty of experience, and the ability to describe similar scenarios that they’ve treated successfully.