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Male Fertility Treatment

Fertility treatment for men in Geneva

How can acupuncture be used to treat male fertility?

Infertility is not a new problem. Couples who have difficulty having a child suffer greatly from it. The causes of infertility are multiple and can be for the most part male or female. Nevertheless, in some cases where the cause is male, acupuncture may be an option to improve sperm quality and thus increase the chances of pregnancy.

In acupuncture, specialists consider that male infertility problems may be caused by an energy imbalance in the body. In other words, there would be a blockage or weakening of the vital energy flow, called. Qi, which prevents male fertility from manifesting itself correctly. Some studies have shown that acupuncture can help increase sperm quality by improving blood flow and reducing stress levels.

Acupuncture points located on the legs, arms, back and abdomen can also act to improve the functioning of endocrine glands, such as the testes, to stimulate sperm production. It's important to note that acupuncture also treats other causes that can influence male fertility, such as hormonal imbalances, inflammation of the genital tract or trauma to the reproductive organs.

Male fertility

The benefits of acupuncture to treat male fertility problems

One of the most common techniques used in acupuncture to improve sperm quality is electro-acupuncture. It involves placing small needles on pressure points on the body, then sending weak electric currents through the needles to stimulate blood circulation and energy flow.

Electroacupuncture has been tested in several studies and has shown significant improvements in sperm quality in men with infertility.

In the treatment of male infertility, acupuncture is often combined with other methods such as assisted reproduction or in vitro fertilization (IVF). This combination optimizes the chances of procreation by using all available options.

It's important to discuss with your gynecologist or family doctor before starting an acupuncture session, as in some cases male infertility may be the result of specific medical conditions, such as azoospermia, which require more intensive medical care.