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Fertility Treatments: East meets West

“At the heart of TCM is the notion of harmony and balance in our body. From a TCM perspective, infertility is caused by an imbalance of Qi (energy) in the body as a result of an unhealthy lifestyle, poor diet, lack of exercise, exposure to toxins, one’s genetic disposition, as well as environmental and emotional factors,” said Physician Ho Chin Ee, TCM Physician, Raffles Chinese Medicine. Acupuncture can help boost fertility by increasing blood flow, stimulating the ovaries to produce healthy eggs and enriching the endometrial lining in the uterus. Acupuncture also reduce stress and promote relaxation, which reduces spasms in the uterus and fallopian tube, so an embryo may successfully implant.

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