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Acupuncture’s Success with Infertility

Ingri Boe-Wiegaard

The treatment of infertility with acupuncture dates back 2,000 years. This ancient time -tested technique improves fertility rates, increases follical formation, improves uterine lining formation, and even improves the genetic material in the egg. For these reasons, the rate of miscarriage also goes down with treatment. Acupuncture is used to correct the menstrual cycle, and then to help the optimal hormone levels for each phase of the pregnancy cycle. Research has shown that acupuncture increases blood flow to the uterus, and improves ovum implanting there. It reduces stress, anxiety, and those hormones that are secreted during stress that reduce fertility. Acupuncture has also been shown to positively affect the hypothalamic-pituitary-ovarian axis, which plays a key role in fertility. In acupuncture language, the various meridians and point sites that benefit the "kidney" energetics, the "spleen" energetics, and the "liver" energetics are treated. Most important, the center line on the front of the body - the "ren mo" (called the creation vessel) is treated every time. It governs microscopic issues as well, therefore deals with many issues.

  Ingri Boe-Wiegaard is a licensed and fully insured acupuncturist with offices in three locations. She has over 25 years of practice in Fairfield County. Ms. Boe-Wiegaard is a frequent guest on radio and TV, and is a member of several acupuncture associations.

Call or visit for more information. Offices are located at 400 Post Road in Fairfield (203.259.1660), 1 Danbury Road in Wilton (203.762.3646), and 236 Greenwood Avenue in Bethel (203.778.6551). Most insurance policies cover acupuncture.

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