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03 Apr 2006

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I am new to all these infertility tips. I don't understand the consept of accupuncture with IVF. Can you please explane it to me.
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01 Jan 0001

Dear Aletta

Acupuncture is not used as a routine with IVF or fertility treatment. It can be viewed as a adjunctive form of therapy, just as one would in some cases employ other methods of de-stressing, detoxing or psycho therapy. It is believed that acupuncture may improve circulatory problems in the pelvis and therefore improve hormone distribution to the pelvic organs and hence improve the fertility outcome.
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