Can Acupuncture Help With Male Fertility?
Male sperm disorders account for approximately 35% of failed pregnancies. Disorders of sperm production can evolve from an assortment of conditions that include but are not limited to, sperm generation disorders, no sperm, an enlargement of the veins within the scrotum, in addition to endocrine, genetic, social, pharmaceutical and psychological factors. As men age, the sperm density and testosterone levels appear to decrease as well.
The Causes Of Male Infertility
Infertility is the inability to conceive after one year of unprotected intercourse. Infertility may be due to sperm disorder (35%), decreased ovarian reserve or ovulatory dysfunction (20%), tubal dysfunction and pelvic lesions (30%), abnormal cervical mucus (5%), and unknown causes (10%). Specifically, sperm disorder refers to defects in the quality or quantity of sperm, which may be caused by endocrine disorders, genetic disorders, drugs and toxins such as anabolic steroids, corticosteroids and androgens.
There is no drug treatment for male infertility. Those with sperm disorders (low sperm count, poor sperm motility, mobility and morphology) usually treated with physical medicine, such as artificial insemination (IUI). However, there are no drug options available to increase sperm quantity and quality.
Can Acupuncture For Male Infertility Help?
Chinese medicine and acupuncture, on the other hand, has functions in tonify Kidney yang. Kidney yang believed in charge of the regulation of sexual and reproductive functions. Kidney yang tonic concept emphasises more on maintaining reproductive functions and treating reproductive disorders, such as low sperm count, poor sperm motility, mobility, and morphology. There is no instantaneous effect for the patient under the acupuncture for male infertility though, and it will require about three months continuous use to achieve the maximum result.
A reproductive disorder is perhaps best treated with the integration of traditional medicine and acupuncture for male infertility. Herbal therapy has been found to be exceptionally useful for male infertility to increase sperm quantity and quality. In most cases, the use of acupuncture and herbal treatment is sufficient for mild to moderate cases of male infertility. In severe cases where acupuncture for male infertility herbs improves the condition, but the patient still cannot achieve fertilisation, artificial insemination can also be employed to enhance the success rate.
For reduced sperm density and testosterone levels, acupuncture for male infertility and herbs must be used to regulate the endocrine system, balance the hormones, and promote blood circulation.
Our Approach To Help With Male Infertility
We may require a semen analysis report and a hormonal test at the time of starting your acupuncture for male infertility programme. Most patients may already have the results before they approach our clinic. Depending on the age of the report, we may ask to do a re-test and compare the results with the after programme result in two to three months.
Our clinic uses a variety of different herbs that have been tested to increase the quantity and improve the quality of sperm. Such group of herbs are formed into a formula to increase the production and release of testosterone; stimulates the reproductive system to grow the weight of the testicles. Some herbs have desirable love drug properties that affect sexual behaviour in the male group, such as an increase in penile erection, intercourse performance and ejaculation frequency.
Our treatment not only stimulates the sensory nerves, increases sexual desire and activity, it also increases sperm production. Obstructed blood circulation may adversely affect sperm emission and spermatogenesis. Therefore, our Acupuncture For Male Infertility programme invigorates and improves blood circulation to peripheral parts of the body that promotes blood vessel formation in various parts of the body. As a result, it not only treats the underlying sexual and reproductive disorders, it also restores the overall health and well-being of patients.
WHAT TO EXPECT FROM US
At City Acupuncture Adelaide Clinic, we start working with your pulse taking, tongue checking and physical palpation and examination. Then we will collect all related information about your diet, your overall lifestyle, exposure to toxins, hereditary factors and medications taking. Consequently, by working with both the symptoms and cause, we will form a treatment plan for your approval and treatments to follow.
Your Acupuncture For Male Infertility treatment may combine with other alternative medicine, such as Chinese herbs, Tui-Na massage, cupping and laser acupuncture. It can also use in conjunction with your other routine care and prescription medications. The treatments are painless and non-invasive, it will not affect your daily lifestyle during the treatment plan.
Evidence-based acupuncture may also improve your general health. By balancing the hormonal level and reducing stress, it can also help you feel and function better overall.
Our mission is to help you enjoyably regain your balanced health. At City Acupuncture Adelaide Clinic, We will work with you to find the best treatment solution for your healthcare needs, therefore achieve your quick and lasting pain relief. We are conveniently located in the CBD and easily accessible through both private and public transport. Email or Call (08) 8221 5880 today to learn more about our natural Acupuncture For Male Infertility treatment options or to schedule your consultation online.