Acupuncture can boost your chances of getting pregnant

EXCLUSIVE: The Chinese treatment  boosts women's chances of conceiving by 6%, according to a study by an IVF clinic in Prague. Previous research found it doubles the chances of a woman getting pregnant.
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CONCLUSIONS: This study indicates that EA relieves labour pain through, at least in part, inhibition of spinal p38 MAPK-mediated PGE2 release and uterine PGER2 expression in rats. PMID: 30977668 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Acupuncture in Medicine : journal of the British Medical Acupuncture Society - Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Tags: Acupunct Med Source Type: research
Miguel del Campo1, Beatriz Piquer1, Jason Witherington2, Arun Sridhar2 and Hernan E. Lara1* 1Laboratory of Neurobiochemistry, Faculty of Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Centre for Neurochemical Studies in Neuroendocrine Diseases, Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile 2Galvani Bioelectronics, Stevenage, United Kingdom Sympathetic innervation of the ovary in rodents occurs via two routes: the superior ovarian nerve (SON), which runs along the ovarian ligament, and the plexus nerve (PN), which is mainly associated with the vasculature. SON and ovarian norepinephrine (NE) levels play a major role in regulatin...
Source: Frontiers in Physiology - Category: Physiology Source Type: research
Conclusions and Relevance Acupuncture is an increasingly popular therapy with many potential applications in obstetrics and gynecology. A general understanding of the basic principles of acupuncture and the safety and efficacy of its practice is necessary for the general obstetrician and gynecologist to make informed recommendations to patients. Target Audience Obstetricians and gynecologists, family physicians. Learning Objectives After completing this activity, the learner should be better able to identify the basic concepts of traditional Chinese medicine and how it differs from Western medicine; describe common...
Source: Obstetrical and Gynecological Survey - Category: OBGYN Tags: CME ARTICLES Source Type: research
Risk higher after previous miscarriage and other pregnancy complications and might share underlying causes Related items fromOnMedica MHRA tightens licence restrictions on valproate for women Target rates for caesareans may be too low Epilepsy does not affect chance of pregnancy, or outcomes Stillbirth risk is not increased by conceiving within a year Acupuncture with IVF does not increase women ’s chance of a baby
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CONCLUSIONS:: TEAS significantly improves the clinical outcomes of subsequent IVF cycles among women who have experienced RIF. TRIAL REGISTRATION NUMBER:: ChiCTR-TRC-14004730. PMID: 30864824 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Acupuncture in Medicine : journal of the British Medical Acupuncture Society - Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Tags: Acupunct Med Source Type: research
Source: Neurological Sciences - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
New study shows no link with adverse birth outcomes Related items fromOnMedica MHRA tightens licence restrictions on valproate for women Acupuncture with IVF does not increase women ’s chance of a baby Epilepsy does not affect chance of pregnancy, or outcomes Judge throws out abortion pill challenge Midwifery training numbers to rise by 25%
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DISCUSSION/STRENGTH: The GRADE approach makes this review a unique reference for people who are considering the grade of quality of evidence in systematic reviews, the balance of desirable and undesirable consequences and the strength of recommendations to decide which intervention should be used to reduce BP. LIMITATIONS: Many non-drug therapies were excluded due to the low methodological quality of their systematic reviews, and only 14 therapies were evaluated in this review. As no patient-important outcomes were reviewed, surrogate outcomes were used to rate the strength of recommendations. This approach may cause ...
Source: Complementary Therapies in Medicine - Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Tags: Complement Ther Med Source Type: research
ConclusionsIn PCOS patients, HHCY contributes to increased pregnancy loss and reduced ovulation, and MS was related to defects in ovulation, conception, pregnancy, pregnancy loss and live birth, indicating that the two conditions lead to defects at different reproductive stages.
Source: Reproductive BioMedicine Online - Category: Reproduction Medicine Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 2 January 2019Source: Reproductive BioMedicine OnlineAuthor(s): Caroline A Smith, Mike Armour, Zewdneh Shewamene, Hsiewe Ying Tan, Robert J Norman, Neil P JohnsonAbstractThis was a systematic review and meta-analysis to examine the efficacy, effectiveness and safety of acupuncture as an adjunct to embryo transfer compared with controls to improve reproductive outcomes. The primary outcome was clinical pregnancy. Twenty trials and 5130 women were included in the review. The meta-analysis found increased pregnancies (risk ratio [RR] 1.32, 95% confidence interval [CI] 1.07–1.62, 12 tri...
Source: Reproductive BioMedicine Online - Category: Reproduction Medicine Source Type: research
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