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How Acupuncture can Help with Fertility

Research indicates that Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine can be successfully used to help regulate menstrual cycles, reduce stress, and support FERTILITY whether trying to get pregnant naturally or using IVF, IUI, or any other treatments.

The benefits of acupuncture for fertility (female AND male) can have numerous positive effects, including:

  • Higher rates of pregnancy and live births
  • Regulation of erratic menstrual cycles
  • Hormone regulation that helps produce higher numbers of follicles during IVF stimulation
  • Increased blood flow to the reproductive organs and increased thickness of the uterine lining
  • Improved sperm quality and quantity
  • Relief from side effects of fertility medications
  • Reduction in stress, anxiety, and depression, and deep relaxation
  • Strengthened the immune system

How can It Help?

Acupuncture has been recommended to help relieve conditions that affect fertility, such as:

  • Diminished Ovarian Reserve
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Irregular Menstrual Cycles
  • Premature Ovarian Failure
  • Anovulation
  • Advanced Maternal Age
  • Endometriosis
  • Luteal Phase Defect/Low Progesterone Levels
  • Recurrent Miscarriages
  • Poor Egg Quality
  • Thin Uterine/Endometrial Lining
  • Unexplained Fertility
  • High or Elevated FSH

Relieves Stress

One of the factors that could be preventing pregnancy is stress. Studies have shown that women going through IVF under stress decreases the pregnancy rate. Acupuncture is deeply relaxing to both the mind and body, helping to reduce the internal stress and anxiety that often accompanies your fertility journey.

Helps With IVF

Some studies have shown that acupuncture before an IVF can have a positive effect on the success rates of pregnancy. The relation may come from the relaxation that acupuncture promotes.

Our Acupuncture Treatment

Acupuncture treatments are not only used as a complementary treatment for infertility but are also used to treat a variety of ailments and as preventative medical care. Speak with us today to learn how we can help you achieve optimal health!

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What Is Medical Micro-needling – Collagen Induction Therapy?

Medical Micro-needling (Collagen Induction Therapy) is a minimally invasive, non-surgical treatment to rejuvenate the skin. A device with fine needles creates tiny punctures in the top layer of the skin, which triggers the body to create new collagen and elastin. Results can include improved texture and firmness, as well as a reduction in scars, pore size, and stretch marks.

At Compassion Acupuncture we offer various Fusion Meso Therapy serums that contain only pure active ingredients that offer a combination of peptides and growth factors, as well as Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP). PRP contains a high concentration of stem cells, platelets, and growth factors to help stimulate collagen and elastin production for youthful-looking skin.

Benefits of Medical Micro-needling include:

  • Improvement of fine lines and deeper wrinkles
  • Reduction of acne scars
  • Softening stretch marks
  • Evens skin tone
  • Lightens hyperpigmentation and sunspots
  • Reduces appearance of pores
  • Firms and smooths skin texture
  • Heals scars
  • Reduces broken capillaries and spider veins
  • Brings back the glow for fresher, younger-looking skin
  • Stimulates production of collagen and elastin

Medical Micro-needling or Collagen Induction Therapy harnesses your skin’s natural powers of regeneration. Yes, you read that right! Micro-needling is one of the best options when it comes to skin rejuvenation! It’s safe and chemical-free! We all have different skin types, so if you’re not sure what your skin needs, don’t hesitate to reach out to schedule a FREE 15-minute consultation!

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Food as Medicine

food as medicine

Mama Always Said: You Are What You Eat

Maybe mom really did know best when it came to nutrition. As research has shown, what we eat can actually impact our health profoundly. Over the years, we have learned that our dietary choices can influence our risk of disease. And some have made it a profitable business to teach us new ways to look at food (anti-inflammatory diet, Keto, heart healthy, etc.).  continue reading »

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Why You Should Choose Acupuncture to Treat Fibromyalgia

Why You Should Choose Acupuncture to Treat Fibromyalgia

According to the National Fibromyalgia Association, fibromyalgia is one of the most chronic pain conditions. They say, “the disorder affects an estimated 10 million people in the U.S. and an estimated 3%-6% of the world population. While it is most prevalent in women (75%-90% of people who have fibromyalgia are women), it also occurs in men and children of all ethnic groups.” continue reading »

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Acupuncture Helps with PTSD Symptoms

Acupuncture Helps with PTSD Symptoms

While commonly connected to those who have served in the military, post-traumatic stress disorder or PTSD, can impact anyone who has suffered from violence or emotional trauma. The National Institute of Mental Health defines PTSD this way, “Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can develop after exposure to a potentially traumatic event that is beyond a typical stressor.” According to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs approximately 12 million adults in the U.S. suffer from PTSD during a given year.  continue reading »

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Acupuncture for Chronic Back Pain

Acupuncture for Chronic Back Pain

A Harris Poll released earlier this year found that approximately three out of ten U.S. adults currently suffer from chronic low back pain. To put it another way, that’s an estimated 72.3 million people! Common treatments usually include prescription medications which bring their own complications and side effects into the picture. If you are looking for a drug-free alternative to your back pain, acupuncture could be the solution you have been searching for.  continue reading »

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Acupuncture for Sports Injuries

Acupuncture for Sports Injuries

Whether you are a professional, college, or high school athlete (or maybe just a weekend warrior), you know that injuries can happen when you least expect it. Sometimes, it’s a traumatic injury because your body was pushed beyond its limit and sometimes, the injury comes from simple overuse. And every athlete wants to get back on the field, court, or track as quickly as possible. continue reading »

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