We see patients before and during their IVF cycle – offering many different applications of traditional Chinese medicine wisdom alongside new clinical findings. Watch some of what we do HERE.
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Why is it that acupuncture is so often seen to reduce anxiety, improve mood, manage stress and increase resilience? That is a question that many researchers have tried to address – coming up with findings related to increased endorphin or serotonin levels or decreased cortisol or adrenalin levels or regulation of endocannabinoid levels. While we […]
Most of the trials examining the effect of acupuncture in pregnancy have focused on its action during and before labour, measuring labour pain and duration, as well initiation of labour when it is overdue. A couple of trials have looked at how effective Chinese medicine is in turning breech babies, and 2 journals have reported […]
The final section of our archives, has gathered Meta-analyses and Systematic Reviews relating to Acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine used with fertility patients (mostly IVF) and for conditions related to reproductive health. A systematic review collects and summarises evidence and a meta-analysis applies statistical methods to summarise the results of these studies. Systematic reviews and […]
Jang Won Lee et al, Integrative Medicine Research Nov 2020
Hear what Dr Tash (IVF Specialist) has to say about her role as a reproductive endocrinologist. in an interview with Amy posted on Acupuncture Pregnancy and IVF Support Facebook page here. As well as her work in a busy IVF clinic, Dr Tash has an informative women’s health and fertility podcast channel The Fanny Mechanic […]
● The Fanny Mechanic podcast (authored by Dr Natasha Andreadis from City Fertility) invited Amy (from Alexandira Acupuncture Pregnancy clinic) on as a guest and she spoke about all things acupuncture, fertility and IVF. Find that conversation here.
PCOS (polycystic ovarian syndrome) is a disorder that is well described in terms of clinical symptoms but poorly understood in terms of cause. Given the lack of western medicine treatments for this syndrome (other than insulin lowering medication) there is a lot of interest in exploring therapies such as acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine. The […]
S Ormsby et al, JAD, 275, 1 October 2020, Pages 82-93 Journal of Affective Disorders
There are many and various ways that acupuncture can support the IVF patient. Our clinic opened in 2008 specifically to address the needs of IVF patients and to work with IVF clinics in Sydney and Melbourne – the first of its kind in Australia. In the last 12 years we have seen many thousand IVF […]
Dr Gavin Sacks, an IVF specialist interviews acupuncturist Dr Amy Forth about how acupuncture works with IVF patients.