How do herbal prescriptions help to improve fertility?Pregnancy Gynaecology TCM
My IVF was unsuccessful. On Day 5 of transfer, the embryos did not reach the blastocyst stage. I was told that this is due to an egg quality issue. How can we improve egg quality and embryo development?
I'm sorry to hear that your IVF was unsuccessful. You can consider TCM herbal medication and acupuncture to improve egg quality and embryo development.
TCM herbal prescription is customised according to an individual’s body constitution. It consists of several herbs combined together to nourish and balance the body, especially the kidneys, spleen, and liver which regulate the reproductive organs.
Acupuncture treatment which involves inserting needles at the acupoints along the meridians regulates the flow of qi and blood and balance yin and yang in the body. It serves to tonify where there is a deficiency, drains where there is excess, and promote free flow where there is stagnation. Acupuncture also helps to normalize hormones, regulate ovulation, and facilitate implantation by increasing blood flow to the uterus. Studies have also shown that acupuncture improves pregnancy rates in women undergoing IVF by improving quality of egg and sperm, regulating ovulation and facilitating implantation.
I would recommend that you come down for a detailed consultation, the physician will assess your body condition and come up with a suitable treatment plan.
Hope this helps!
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