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Current statistics show one in six couples who are trying to conceive are facing fertility issues. And while many times infertility is thought of as a female issue, it is really a factor for both the man and woman and should, therefore, be addressed as such.
Fertility and the Phases of Menstruation
The menstrual cycle can be broken down into four phases: the menstrual phase, follicular phase, ovulation phase, and luteal phase. At AcuWell LLC, we commonly adjust our acupuncture protocol and Chinese herbal formula recommendations based on your current phase of menstruation.
Menstrual Phase: Day 1-Day 4
The treatment goal during the menstrual
At AcuWell LLC, our acupuncture treatments include Eastern nutrition counseling, Chinese herbal and supplement recommendations, and lifestyle counseling. When treating patients for infertility, one area we focus on is evaluating environmental exposures that could be leading to poor egg quality. Some environmental factors and exposures that decrease fertility are BPA, phthalates, dioxin, heavy metals, and organophosphate pesticides. Most people know