Read below to find out about the results of a study that sought to review literature and scientific studies on the role of acupuncture in the treatment of female infertility.
suggested that certain effects of acupuncture are mediated through endogenous opioid peptides in the
central nervous system, particularly ß-endorphin. Because these neuropeptides influence gonadotropin
secretion through their action on GnRH, it is logical to hypothesize that acupuncture may impact on the
menstrual cycle through these neuropeptides. Although studies of adequate design, sample size, and
appropriate control on the use of acupuncture on ovulation induction are lacking, there is only one
prospective randomized controlled study examining the efficacy of acupuncture in patients undergoing IVF.
Besides its central effect, the sympathoinhibitory effects of acupuncture may impact on uterine blood flow.”
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