Getting poked with sharp objects might not seem like something you would be into, but think again. Acupuncture is a treatment option that is not a part of traditional western medicine. While acupuncture can seem intimidating at first, it should be noted that it is not as intimidating as it seems. Acupuncture can be traced back thousands of years and was originally a form of Chinese medicine. It is believed that the body contains patterns of energy flow, the vital energy of the body is called qi.
Proper flow of qi is necessary to maintain health. Acupuncture is said to stimulate the central nervous system. Individuals say that they feel a tingling sensation, even relaxed or energized, after an acupuncture session.
Normal male has 600 million spermatogonia at puberty produces 100-200 million spermatozoa produced daily and he will produce one trillion sperm in his life time.
Semen analysis is very important to rule out male factor infertility, standard but detailed instructions for semen collection should be followed to get the best reading in the analysis.
Cause and treatment of male infertility in Chinese Medicine
Kidney yin Deficiency
Patient has low seminal volume, low sperm density, prolonged semen liquefaction time, and high levels of abnormal morphology,
Premature Ovarian Failure (POF) is define as a cessation of ovarian function in women younger than 40 years of age. It is characterized by the occurrence of irregular and light menstruation (oligomenorrhea), primary or secondary amenorrhea (no menstruation) with elevated levels of gonadotrophins like follicle stimulating hormone (FSH) and low estrogen levels.
Classic symptoms include; pelvic pain, secondary dysmenorrhea infertility, dyspareunia, and presence of endometrium tissue, chocolate cyst or endometrima with laproscopy. It is important to point out that all patients with endometriosis do not present with all the symptoms, in fact some patients are asymptomatic.
The severity of endometriosis has been divided into 4 stages
Acupuncture is a unique therapy because it uses fine needles to inoculate minute intrusive traumas or lesions into the tissue, which stimulates many of the survival mechanisms of the body. Acupuncture needling and the induced lesion activate self-healing mechanisms, including restoring homeostasis, facilitating repair mechanisms such as anti-inflammatory reaction and tissue regeneration and pain modulation, after the removal of the needles, the needle induced lesion continue to stimulate the body.