When it comes to fertility, there are a lot of factors at play that can help or hinder your chances of getting pregnant. From your age to the number of follicle-stimulating hormones (FSH) in your system, there are many aspects of your body that Female Fertilityhave a role in your fertility. The good news is that if your egg quality is diminished, there are ways to work around difficulties in pregnancy, such as in-vitro fertilization (IVF) or donor eggs. The bad news is that these measures can cost a lot of money, which leaves many people with a difficult choice to make when it comes to their future family.
Thankfully, the scientific community have started to understand egg quality a little better. As a result, it looks likely that we can actually improve our own eggs quality, which can help people across the globe with getting pregnant. They key, it seems, lies in your biological age, which is different from your actual age. Your biological age is determined by how well your body functions as a whole, which includes your egg quality if you are a woman.
How To Improve Egg Quality
There are a number of straightforward ways to improve your biological health (and in turn your egg quality) that range from common sense exercise to traditional Chinese medicinal techniques. The adage of treating your body like a temple really rings true when you are trying to improve your biological age. So eating well, exercising regularly and keeping stress levels down are all great methods to boost your biological age.
Acupuncture has been used as a traditional chinese technique for thousands of years, and it has been shown to increase our blood flow and improve our overall health and wellbeing. From a fertility context, acupuncture has been shown to markedly improve the chances of getting pregnant by more than a quarter. It has also been shown to reduce stress levels and increase blood flow to the reproductive organs and aid the endocrine system. Studies also point to acupuncture as a means to balance out hormones and ultimately drop the chances of miscarriage.
Chinese Herbal Medicines
Alongside acupuncture, studies show that herbal therapy can improve your egg quality and biological age. This has been shown to work by adjusting any chemical deficiencies in the system, sort out any hormone imbalances and better regulate the menstrual cycle.
Egg Quality and Fertility
In my practice, I’ve found some patients with following conditions could have poor egg quality issues: Advanced age; Multiple failed IVF cycles;PCOS patients having IVF; Endometriosis; Miscarriages ……..
By improving egg’s quality, the chances to conceive naturally or through IVF will be increased and the risks of miscarriage can be reduced.