Posts in Fertility
Natural Alternative Treatment For Erectile Dysfunction

Acupuncture has been used for thousands of years for reproductive health conditions and has been used successfully for erectile dysfunction. Garden Acupuncture explains: What is erectile dysfunction? and Is there an alternative to medications for erectile dysfunction treatment that is safe and natural?

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What can acupuncture treat? Get relief from 6 conditions.

You may be curious to know what can acupuncture treat and the answer is lots of things! Acupuncture for pain, stress reduction, fertility and digestive issues are just a few. Read on about 6 popular topics acupuncture can help with.

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6 Ways Acupuncture Can Support Men's Health

For many folks, they don’t address their health until there is a serious enough problem to head to the doctor or ER. For many men, this rings true. Garden Acupuncture strives to encourage all to address the risk factors we have control over which can greatly reduce imbalances and dis-ease later in life that may require medications or surgeries. Acupuncture can help address pain, stress, high blood pressure, libido, smoking and more.

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6 Sneaky Ways Stress Can Prevent Conception

Whether or not “stress” plays a role in infertility is a hot topic of debate mostly due to the idea that people associate the word stress only with emotional factors. In this article we explain that stress is describing a response, often at a hormonal or cellular level, and it is the reaction of your body to burdens that you didn’t even realize were overloading your whole self or causing imbalances. Acupuncture reduces stress in the body and the mind.

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The Effect of Weight and Fertility

If you are trying to conceive, and it is not happening as quickly as you would like, there may be some factors that are out of balance. Preparing your body, mind and environment for the process of conception can be very helpful. In this guest post, Genesis Fertility, a reproductive clinic in Brooklyn, explores one factor that may need to be addressed. They explain how being underweight or overweight can impact factors such as cycle regularity, ovulation, sperm count and more.

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5 Reasons a TCM Fertility Specialist Will Help You Conceive
How To Treat PCOS Without Birth Control

Birth control medication is a common way PCOS is treated or managed. Traditional Chinese Medicine, which includes acupuncture, offers a natural approach to PCOS. Garden Acupuncture specializes in women’s health conditions and reproductive system health.

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Acupuncture for Fertility

Garden Acupuncture’s staff has advanced training and experience in egg and sperm based reproductive system health, women’s health and fertility. Acupuncture for fertility can help improve fertility factors naturally. Garden Acupuncture also provides an their integrative approach safely in conjunction with assisted therapies such as IVF & IUI, regularly working closely with reproductive physicians.

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Brooklyn Wants To Know: The Truth About "Day-of Transfer" Acupuncture

If you had high blood pressure and needed to take medication, would you expect positive results from taking 1 pill and changing nothing else in your diet and lifestyle? Traditional Chinese Medicine and acupuncture for fertility have shown in studies, and within our practice, to be very successful in helping folks conceive and create families. With correct duration of treatment and compliance to TCM, it is possible to improve many fertility factors. Preparing the body is crucial and takes time, work and commitment. Acupuncture pre and post embryo transfer do indeed provide some benefits but should absolutely be a part of a comprehensive plan and preparation for optimal results.

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Where is the best place to have a baby? We had a home birth.

The right place to have your baby is completely up to you, your comfort level and properly being aware of your risk factors. Lisa Metzger and Alex Goldberg, co-founders of Garden Acupuncture used Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture for fertility to help conceive their 2 daughters. In this post they share their intimate experience with home birth, tips for the journey of labor and some insight about your birthing options.

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Acupuncture Reduces Stress and Improves IVF success rates

Acupuncture reduces stress and improves outcomes. Research in Fertility and Sterility, an American Society For Reproductive Medicine publication, discovered that elevated stress levels persist in women who only receive a single acupuncture treatment prior to embryo transfer, but compared to other women who receive multiple acupuncture treatments, their stress levels have greatly reduced prior to their IVF transfers.

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Improve Pregnancy Rates By Helping Prepare & Prime The Body For Conception With Acupuncture

A comprehensive program of Traditional Chinese Medicine & Acupuncture have shown to reduce stress and improve male & female fertility factors. In an optimal situation, if you are planning to conceive, it is recommended that anyone contributing to the process of conception prepare and prime the body for 3 months, though you can start anytime! In addition, when using assisted reproductive therapies, it is noted that the effects of fertility treatments like IVF and IUI are maximized. Garden Acupuncture specializes in natural fertility with a customized treatment program and offers safe support for concurrent IVF & IUI treatments as we work regularly with OBGYN’s and Reproductive Endocrinologists.

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