Acupuncture and Low FSH

Acupuncture and Low FSH

Low FSH and Acupuncture

Low FSH levels according to Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) indicate an imbalance in kidney yin energy, which is normally needed to make good, fertile eggs.

Acupuncture nourishes and supports the kidney yin energy, and can reduce high FSH levels and normalise low FSH levels.

Where FSH levels are extremely low, often egg donation is recommended by fertility clinics. Acupuncture research shows that acupuncture can rebalance hormones, regulate menstrual cycles and ovulation, improve fertility and reduce stress levels.


Low FSH and Infertility

A baseline FSH blood test on day 3 of the menstrual cycle gives an overall indication of the 'ovarian reserve', which is the capacity of the ovary to provides eggs that are capable of fertilization resulting in a healthy pregnancy.

FSH (Follicle Stimulating Hormone) is a hormone secreted by your pituitary gland in your brain in response to low estrogen levels.

Whilst these levels naturally fluctuate, high FSH levels can indicate a perimenopausal or menopausal state and low FSH levels can result in the cessation of reproductive cycles and may lead to infertility.

Very low FSH levels may be due to: PCOS, obesity, infertility, high prolactin levels, kallman syndrome, and other hormonal imbalances where as high FSH generally represents a reduced egg supply and it may also reflect a compromise of egg quality.

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The London Acupuncture Space has undergone extensive training in Fertility Acupuncture and Obstetrics Acupuncture at the Royal College of Physicians in London and at the reknowned Zita West Fertility Clinic.

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