Ever wonder if Acupuncture can help infertility?
Infertility is an area which affects individuals & couples intensely. There are various reasons that can cause infertility, but the good news is in Traditional Chinese Medicine, infertility can be worked with and transformed into fertility.
Infertility in Traditional Chinese Medicine
Traditional Chinese Medicine & Acupuncture look at a person holistically. Fertility issues are a combination of various organ dis-harmonies which have a systematic impact. Sometimes it is one person in the relationship, sometimes it is both.
The spectrum of dis-harmonies females can have around fertility is various. However, there are elements which are usually predominant.
In the Five Elements, Earth is one of the major element when it comes to fertility. Earth is about nourishment, balance, and digestion. Specifically, in fertility, it is how well the uterus can accept the seed (sperm) to cultivate life. If the ground is too dry, moist or anything less than optimal there can be trouble planting a seed. Earth’s energetic movement is pulling to the center or stabilizing. Due to this, if there is an Earth weakness the seed or fetus will have trouble grounding itself.
Life begins in water. In Traditional Chinese Medicine & Acupuncture, the Kidneys are responsible for Jing. Jing is the building block of life. It is related to the skeletal system, brain, and marrow. Marrow produces blood. Therefore, any weakness in the Kidney’s is going impact fertility.
Life can be stressful. When the Wood element is excessive can crumble Earth. It can also suck vast supplies of water. Wood relating to the nervous system & time can affect both digestion & jing. Thus, if Wood element is not balanced it can massively affect fertility.
What to do?
Infertility is a complex subject. The combination of factors is numerous such as: sleep, diet, lifestyle and much more. Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine is holistic in its approach. Hence, as a system it looks at various relationships within the body, emotions and thoughts. Overtime, it can help a person’s balance themselves and gain wellness.
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The cause of infertility is an imbalance and is highly unique to the individual. In Traditional Chinese Medicine through a professional, one can get a formal TCM diagnosis via questions, pulse & tongue to get a customized treatment, here.
Note: This is a general information article & one should go to a Registered Acupuncturist (R.Ac) or Traditional Chinese Practitioner (TCM.P) for a individualized diagnosis for your specific condition.