Articles & Research

Acupuncture and IVF/ Fertility

Acupuncture increases pregnancy rates in those undergoing IVF:
http://www.fertstert.org/article/S0015-0282(06)00212-3/abstract
http://www.fertstert.org/article/S0015-0282(01)03273-3/abstract

Acupuncture reduces miscarriage rates and ectopic rates in IVF:
http://eastwindsacupuncture.com/acupuncture-ivf-linked-lower-miscarriage-and-ectopic-rates%20

Acupuncture improves sperm production and quality in men:
http://www.acupuncturetoday.com/archives2005/oct/10infertility.html


Acupuncture for gynecological complaints

Acupuncture effective in treating PMS:
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22905466

Acupuncture effective in reducing painful periods (dysmenorrhea):
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/3540764

Acupuncture increases ovulatory frequency and regulates hormones in women with PCOS:
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23482444


Acupuncture/ Acupressure During Pregnancy

Acupuncture effective for cervical ripening:
http://acupuncture.rhizome.net.nz/Research-cervics.aspx

Acupressure to reduce labor pain:
http://acupuncture.rhizome.net.nz/Research-painrelief.aspx


Acupuncture for Menopausal symptoms

Acupuncture reduces hot flashes and night sweats in menopausal women:
http://www.fertstert.org/article/S0015-0282(06)01005-3/abstract



Acupuncture for Pain Relief

Acupuncture effective for all types of pain relief, including migraines, arthritis, low back pain, various types of chronic pain:
http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/09/11/acupuncture-provides-true-pain-relief-in-study/?_r=0

Acupuncture provides lasting relief for migraine sufferers:
http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/572382_1

Acupuncture decreases pain and improves mobility for osteoarthritis of the knee:
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15611487

Acupuncture relieves back pain:
http://www.webmd.com/back-pain/guide/back-pain-and-acupuncture


Western Scientific affirmation of acupuncture channels, points and influence on physiological function

Acupuncture point functions confirmed on MRI:
http://www.healthcmi.com/Acupuncture-Continuing-Education-News/764-mrilr4st44

Acupuncture point existence and location confirmed on CT scan:
http://www.healthcmi.com/Acupuncture-Continuing-Education-News/1230-new-ct-scans-reveal-acupuncture-points