Acupuncture may be linked to success in IVF

acupuncture500.jpgCall me queasy, but to be quite honest, the thought of someone sticking me all over with needles is kind of… well…  scary. But acupuncture might be good news for people trying to get pregnant through IVF (in-vitro fertilisation).

The authors of the study cautiously describe their findings as “preliminary evidence” that  acupuncture may “improves rates of pregnancy and live birth” among women undergoing IVF.

The idea behind this study is that acupuncture stimulates the flow of blood to the uterus, thereby making the lining of the womb more receptive to the implantation of the embryo.

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