Male factor is a common cause of infertility and the male partner must be systematically evaluated in the workup of every infertile couple. Western medicine has very little means to improve sperm quality and quantity, and management of male infertility is in most cases unsatisfactory.
Scientific studies have shown that acupuncture and Chinese medicine Improve sperm count, motility, morphology and reduce sperm DNA fragmentation.
Chinese medicine including acupuncture and herbal remedies on the other hand can offer a large percentage of men a significant improvement in sperm count, morphology, motility and liquefaction. Chinese Medicine has been used for hundreds of years to correct the imbalances causing infertility.
In our clinic, we found the following underlying patterns are common in male infertility:
Yin or Essence deficiency
Specific treatments will be different from person to person. The power of Chinese medicine is in a personalized treatment. A comprehensive consultation and assessment is needed to find out what your under pattern condition is and what acu-points to select and what herbs to use to make a customized treatment plan which will works more effectively and quickly.
It usually takes about three months for sperm to complete their growth cycle and reach maturity. Improvements with semen analysis factors can be seen in as little as 4 weeks, more dramatic improvements are seen within an 12 to 20 week time frame.