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Acupuncture for MAN

Postby Anie » Sat Jan 26, 2008 4:07 pm


Found this information which i think is useful specially for those doing ICSI.

Male Infertility with Acupuncture Treatments

Besides getting the woman ready for pregnancy, there is also acupuncture treatment for the male to improve total sperm count, motility and morphology. It also benefit those with low morphology and doing ICSI (intra-cytoplasmic sperm injection) which surgically deliver the chromosomes directly into the eggs seemly independent of total sperm count, motility and morphology. But a successful pregnancy requires more than a successful fertilization. Survivability is highly depended on the quality of the sperm. A better sperm will generally have a better morphology (shape) which reflects how well the chromosomes are packed in the head of a sperm. In general, a better shaped sperm will have better physiological functions and expressions than a poorly formed or shaped sperm. It logical to assume that a good looking sperm will be have better DNAs and will result better embryos. Less miscarriages. The main contributing factor to infertility from male is the sperm quality and quantity. High quality of sperm is extremely important for those couples who are trying on their own or with artificial insemination (IUI). Even if one uses ICSI , having a large pool of high quality sperm implies that the environment in which the sperms were developed are more favorable, thus it can improve the chances of having the best sperm to be chosen for injection.

More information: http://acupuncturebydrlee.com/Acupunctu ... -male.html
Anie :) Me 32, DH 34
1st IVF : Aug/07 - 6eggs but no fertilization :(
2nd ICSI: Oct/07 - test:22/Nov=BFN :(
3th ICSI: July/08; Testing:5th Sept-BFP :D

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