Acupuncture for Genitourinary Conditions
Genitourinary problems can be both painful and persistent. Many conditions can prove difficult to maintain lasting results with standard medical treatments. Utilizing the tools of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), including acupuncture and herbal therapy, our practitioners can first help to relieve the discomfort while also treating the body as a whole system, bringing it into harmony to ensure long-term results. Numerous clinical research studies, for example, have found acupuncture and herbs to be effective in treating infertility and impotence. For women, TCM treatment helps to regulate the ovulation cycle, and for men, the number of sperm and flow of semen is increased, which helps to improve both the mechanical and the emotional elements of impotence.1/2/3 Like all acupuncture, every case is treated individually, so discuss possible outcomes with your acupuncture provider to know what you can expect.
Infertility and Impotence
Urinary tract infections
- Stener-Victorin E, Waldenstrom U, Andersson SA, Wikland M., Reduction of blood flow impedance in the uterine arteries of infertile women with electro-acupuncture. Hum Reprod 11(6):1314-7, 1996.
- Mo X. et al. Clinical studies on the mechanism for acupuncture stimulation of ovulation. J Tradit Chin Med, 13(2): 115-9, 1993.
- Dr. M. Zhang et al. Influence of acupuncture on idiopathic male infertility in assisted reproduction therapy. J Huazhong University SCI Technology Medicine SCI 2002; 22(3):228-30.
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