Ultrasounds can come back inconclusive and blood tests can be completely normal, physical exams may yield no definitive information, which can bring many couples to the diagnosis of unexplained infertility. When diagnosed with unexplained infertility, it could be related to medical reasons or it could be idiopathic in nature and the cause may be a mystery. Most cases of undiagnosed infertility that do not respond to Western medical methods may benefit from trying a different approach. Traditional Chinese Medicine looks at human reproduction differently than traditional medicine and it is a distinct possibility through using a different approach, may help figure out the problems behind infertility. Nothing could be wrong by medical standards, but there may be something in the body that is out of balance, not detectable by traditional medical testing.
By using diagnostic tools, traditional Chinese medicine can figure out what is out of balance and correct the problem. When dealing with unexplained infertility and acupuncture, herbal therapy and dietary changes, a couple can increase overall health and improve quality of life, thereby bettering the chances of conceiving a baby. For some women, incorporating acupuncture into the equation and following the tenets of traditional Chinese medicine positive results have been achieved. One of the biggest hindrances to infertility is undeniably stress which contributes to unexplained infertility. High levels of stress can result in hormonal imbalances and prevent the flow of qi or energy within the body.
By using acupuncture it is believed a woman can release qi and improve her chances of being able to conceive through relieving stress. Unexplained infertility and acupuncture is designed to bring the body into harmony, improve blood circulation and promotes relaxation, all of which provide a sense of inner peace and enhances well being. By being open to all of the possibilities and alternatives available outside the realm of medical science, many women are pleasantly surprised that acupuncture can actually increase fertility and help her conceive and have a healthy pregnancy.