Preparing to conceive – stress management

Stress, for most of us living and working in modern cities, is part of life. However it can get a lot worse when you are not conceiving as easily as you thought you would. And in a cruel vicious cycle, stress can have a negative impact on fertility. Women who are more stressed appear to have reduced fertility, and stress has also been shown to affect semen quality.

Acupuncture is well known for its ability to relax the patient and this has been demonstrated in an IVF setting.  Our patients frequently comment on how relaxed they feel after their treatments.

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