An estimated 10% of men are infertile, and the male partner is a factor in up to 50% of infertile couples, write the researchers. In many cases, the cause of male infertility is unknown.however, Several factors may be responsible for declining male fertility including:
1. low sperm count
2. abnormal sperm size and shape
3. reduced motility
4. blocked sperm ducts
How Acupuncture Can Enhance Male Fertility?
Acupuncture may help in the treatment of male infertility by:
1. Lowering scrotal temperature
2. Enhancing local microcirculation, by increasing the diameter and blood flow velocity of peripheral arterioles
3. Reducing inflammation, by promoting release of vascular and immunomodulatory factors
4. By improving sperm maturation in the epididymis, increasing testosterone levels, and reducing liquid peroxidation of sperm
What do we offer ?
We offer a professional, friendly and relaxed approach at the clinic, with over 10 years in working with a wide range of male fertility issues. Our acupuncture treatments are based upon up-to-date research using clinic protocols chosen to help boost male fertility, and to address overall health and well-being.
We use acupressure points in the different part of boy, which help to increase blood flow through the small blood vessels of the testes, improving delivery of nutrients to developing sperm and promoting optimal sperm vitality. Combined with Chinese herbal in improving semen parameters and may also be recommended.
There is a clear link to male fertility with both nutritional and lifestyle issues. Part of our comprehensive approach includes making suitable dietary recommendations in order to support and maximize our impact upon poor sperm parameters. Often a sensible, planned and individual approach, plus some persistence, helps to address many of the factors linked to reproduction.
It takes around 90 days to create new sperm, so positive effects from acupuncture sessions as well as from nutritional and lifestyle changes are maximized after this period. Follow up testing by semen analysis is recommended as a way to demonstrate the positive changes made from healthy choices.
Note: Normal Parameters for Male Infertility
World Health Organisation (WHO, 2010) standards for assessing male infertility are:
1. Semen Volume: 1.5 mL (1.4-1.7)
2. Total Sperm No: 39 (33-46)
3. Progressive Motility (PR, %): 32 (31-34)
4. Sperm Concentration: 15 (12-16)
5. Total Motility (PR+NP): 40 (38-42)
6. Vitality (live spermatozoa, %): 58 (55-63)
7. Sperm Morphology (normal forms, %): 4 (3.0-4.0)
Disclaimer & Important Information
We can't guranteed the treatment result, as the symptoms of conditions are un predictable and vary greatly from person to person. The treeatment length and recovery time also varies for individual. GinSen's acupuncturist will discuss your care before carrying out the treatment, and the treatment will be designed to meet your individual needs.