Can acupuncture help diminished ovarian reserve?

Diminished Ovarian Reserve is a condition in which the ovary loses its normal reproductive potential. The condition may result from disease or injury, but most commonly occurs as a result of normal aging. Diminished Ovarian Reserve is present in 10-30% of patients presenting to doctors with infertility. It is a challenge to treat.

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is a holistic approach of healing. TCM includes acupuncture and Chinese herbs. Acupuncture is a complementary medical practice that stimulates certain points on the body by using thin sterile needles inserted into the skin. Herbs can nourish the body’s internal environment. Cultivate the soil before you plant the seed.

Acupuncture and Chinese herbs can help to slow the progress of Diminished Ovarian Reserve, then they improve the chance of pregnancy.