Chinese medicines have been around for more than 2000 years and have improved well-being for so many people around the world. There are so many functions that couple can benefit from Chinese medicine as well. Some of the benefits include the following:
- Enhance fertility
The Chinese medicine can improve egg quality of women and therefore enhance fertility level. As women grow older the egg counts are lower and egg quality may be lower too. Dr Christine can tailor treatments accordingly and give a prescription for the couple who want to conceive.
Furthermore, Improve the conditions of women who experience PCOS, endometriosis and other ovulation problems. Chinese medicine can enhance regular menstruation for women with PCOS. Acupuncture in conjunction with Chinese medicine can also treat patients with endometriosis, fibroids, UTI, thrush and uterine bleeding. By improving these conditions, as a result, it will increase the chance of getting pregnant.
- Improve the quality of sleep
Chinese medicine can also improve the quality of sleep of couples. They have seen some improvement after taking Chinese medicine in the first few weeks. These couples could sleep better and even reduce blood pressure.
3. Improve digestion and mental health.
Chinese medicine can improve the spleen function as well as kidney, therefore, it improves digestion and mental health in couples. In TCM, the spleen is the source of qi and blood supply, which responsible for distributing the nutrition and food to all of the body. Deficiency in spleen ‘qi can result in symptoms such as tiredness, loss of appetite, loose stools, abdominal fullness, indigestion, feeling moody and breathlessness.
By having Chinese medicine, your spleen function can improve and the nutrition will be distributed evenly to the whole body. As a result, this will improve your mood, mental health and digestion.
- Reduce the severity of cold symptoms
It is common for people to catch a cold and taking medicine during the first trimester is not recommended. Chinese medicine (TCM) is safe for couples who are in the first trimester or trying to get pregnant. Depending on which stage your cold is, if caught in early stages acupuncture and TCM can be very effective. Chinese medicine in conjunction with acupuncture can improve a couple’s immune system.
For example, in a Wind-Cold attack, acupuncture needles are placed in acupuncture points that eliminate Wind and dispel Cold and in points that treat symptomatic conditions such as a runny nose and stiff neck. This depends on each individual condition, each diagnosis requires different acupuncture points. For patients with weakened Qi, acupuncture may be used to strengthen the Qi at the same time.
5.Improve the sperm quality
According to research acupuncture with a conjunction of Chinese medicine can have a promising result of being pregnant. Men infertility account for almost 50% in infertility between couples. Therefore it is significant for men to have both acupuncture and Chinese medicine as well. Chinese medicine can increase the quality of sperm level and improve fertility in men.
6. Increase blood flow in the pelvic area.
Acupuncture together with Chinese medicine can improve blood flow in the pelvic area and therefore can enhance fertility for couples. According to research, TCM has promising effects in improving blood rheology, inhibiting aggregation of platelet, forming advanced glycation end products (AGEs), regulating oxidative stress, reducing blood fat, and improving lipid metabolism. This means, not only a couple will benefit from enhancing fertility, but TCM can also treat patients with diabetes mellitus and will reduce the blood fat.