Written by Ben Bunting: BA(Hons), PGCert.
In an effort to increase your chances of conception, acupuncture can help improve your sperm motility. This article will discuss how acupuncture can increase sperm quality and number, as well as improve your pregnancy rate. For more information, read on! Below are some of the benefits of accupressure for male fertility. This article also covers the benefits of acupuncture for female fertility. You may be surprised to learn how often you will experience these benefits.
Acupuncture improves sperm motility
In one study, acupuncture was found to improve sperm motility and viability in men. Compared with a control group, acupuncture improved sperm motility in a significant way. A fertility index was significantly increased in the acupuncture group. Other measures of sperm motility and viability showed improvement, including the total motile spermatozoa per ejaculate and the integrity of the axonema. In addition, sperm morphology was improved, and four (25%) spontaneous pregnancies were recorded in the acupuncture group.
A study conducted by Zongchang et al., published in Tradit Chin Med, evaluated acupuncture's effects on sperm quality and number in male infertile men. They also assessed the effect of acupuncture on semen morphology and parameters in sperm samples. The acupuncture group achieved a higher fertility index compared to the control group.
Similarly, mean HBA scores were significantly increased in acupuncture-treated men. In one study, the treatment improved sperm motility by an average of 16.4% in the first five weeks, 18.7% after 20 sessions, and 17.3% after twenty-four. In contrast, sperm concentration showed an almost similar trend but was not statistically significant. The other semen parameters remained unchanged.
Acupuncture improves spermato-morphology and erectile function in men. It also improves blood circulation, cools excess heat, and increases testosterone levels, and improves sleep. Some male infertility conditions can be caused by environmental and lifestyle factors. Lifestyle habits such as smoking, alcohol, and coffee use may negatively affect sperm motility.
The relationship between acupuncture and male fertility has long been debated, and recent research from Western countries supports the benefits of this ancient Chinese medicine. While artificial reproductive technologies have limited success rates and cost, acupuncture is a safe, effective natural medicine with many reported benefits. Acupuncture treatment is an excellent choice for those who want to reduce their stress levels, improve their digestion, and get more rest. Here are some of the benefits of acupuncture for male infertility.
Acupuncture improves blood circulation, reduces inflammation, and cools excess heat. It can also increase sperm count and quality. Accupressure is effective for both male and female fertility. Treatment for male fertility involves weekly sessions with a certified acupuncturist and a recommended diet and lifestyle. While some male fertility treatments are temporary, others require continual treatments to see results. For example, in a clinical trial, male acupuncture improved sperm motility and produced more sperm than usual.
Another benefit of male acupuncture is the improved blood circulation in the testis. A healthy blood flow to the testis ensures adequate oxygen and a clean environment for sperm production. The use of abdominal acupuncture points, connected to the testis through numerous nerves, helps improve circulation. Furthermore, electroacupuncture promotes vasodilation, which is beneficial for sperm production. And finally, a healthy circulation and good hormone levels can help a man get pregnant.
During the study, femur and scrotal skin temperature of all 18 control men were evaluated. Then, they underwent a sperm count using routine light microscopy. High-power examinations on an inverted light microscope with Nomarski optics and digital imaging enhanced the results. The native semen was gently placed on a two-layer Sil-Select density gradient, after which it was centrifuged at 375 x g for 15 minutes at 25degC.
The relationship between acupuncture and male fertility is not completely understood. A recent study conducted at the Bar Ilan Male Fertility Laboratory in Ramat Gan, Israel, suggests that acupuncture can help improve male fertility and sperm quality. The findings were confirmed by a series of other studies, too. Listed below are some key points to consider when considering acupuncture and male fertility. Depending on the severity of the condition, your doctor may recommend one form of treatment over another.
High levels of stress and anxiety can affect both male and female fertility. Stress causes the body to restrict blood flow to some areas of the body. The body will divert blood away from non-essential organs during times of high stress, including the ovaries. Since the ovaries are not essential to "fight or flight," reduced blood flow to these organs can lead to lowered nutrient levels, resulting in lower quality eggs.
Another common issue is the link between exercise and sperm quality. Exercise has been shown to increase testosterone levels, but cycling in significant amounts has negative effects on sperm quality. Furthermore, men who engage in strenuous exercise like weightlifting have higher miscarriage and birth defects rates. In addition, the quality of sperm is also compromised by abnormal methylation patterns. This is why acupressure treatment can play such an important role in male fertility.
A recent study evaluated 39 infertile men with low sperm counts. It included acupuncture and point injections of Pilose Antler, a powder obtained from the young stag horn. The herbs were added according to a standard formula, which was based on TCM patterns of disharmony. Despite these limitations, acupuncture and point injection therapy have a high safety profile and good results.
If your partner is having trouble conceiving, acupuncture may help him become more fertile. Male fertility issues can range from kidney deficiency to damp heat in the genital system. In addition to the symptoms associated with male infertility, acupuncture has been used to improve reproductive health in women. Male infertility is a very common problem that can affect nearly 15% of couples. In addition to aphrodisiacs and acupuncture, a diet and exercise regime are also important to improve male fertility.
Accupressure has many benefits, including a reduction in stress. Accupressure helps balance and rebalance the parasympathetic nervous system, which regulates hormone levels in the body. The acupuncture points are typically located in the abdomen or pelvis, and they are often a good choice for men who want to conceive. These points are also effective for men experiencing erectile dysfunction. There are a few points that you should avoid, however.
Although the benefits of acupuncture are well known, there is still some debate about its effectiveness. Research shows that acupuncture can increase sperm production and motility, and improve hormone levels in certain areas. This method is often used in conjunction with ART (asperate reproductive technology). In a recent study, 40 men with sperm defects received acupuncture twice a week for five weeks. The men who received acupuncture experienced significant increases in the number of healthy sperm, and the rate of sperm defects significantly decreased compared to a control group.
Although the exact mechanism of the procedure is unclear, research has shown that acupuncture improves male fertility and increases the chance of conception. Unlike most forms of acupuncture, needles are never inserted in the genital area, but into regular acupuncture points throughout the body. The increased blood flow benefits the entire body, including the testicles. Testicles need blood to deliver nutrients and keep the scrotal sack cool.
Men can experience fertility problems due to various factors, including low sperm count, oligozoospermia, and impotence. Traditionally, women are the ones responsible for infertility, but now there is a growing awareness of men's role in fertility. Acupuncture can help men become more fertile and improve sperm count and quality. Side effects of accupressure for male fertility may include stress, anxiety, and digestive problems.
The efficacy of acupuncture for male infertility is supported by the long-standing history of this practice in China. In recent years, research in Western countries has verified these historical observations. Contrary to artificial methods, acupuncture for male infertility has been shown to be safe and effective. Also, it's affordable. And while some studies have noted possible side effects, other studies are revealing encouraging results.
Men and women may be able to conceive through acupuncture. It may improve hormone levels and lead to a more normal ovulation cycle. It may also increase follicle counts during IVF treatment. While there are no gold-standard studies, many supporting studies are too small to be conclusive. Nonetheless, if you're having difficulty conceiving, acupuncture can be an excellent option.
Some men may have a low sperm count due to underlying health problems, such as kidney deficiency or damp heat in the testicles. To improve this condition, you and your partner should undergo acupuncture weekly for ten weeks. You should also follow their diet and lifestyle recommendations until pregnancy is achieved. There are several potential side effects of accupressure for male fertility. While acupuncture may be risky, the benefits are worth the risks.