One in six couples these days are experiencing difficulties in conceiving. The contributing causes include leaving parenthood to later in life, increased environmental toxins and stress levels, poor diet and nutrition combined with an increased sedentary life. Making some lifestyle changes including green leafy vegetables in your diet, reducing sweet foods and alcohol consumption and quitting smoking can improve chances of conception.
Traditional Chinese Medicine has always incorporated the power of thoughts and feelings on our physical and emotional health but Western medicine is only now starting to recognize the link. Research is showing a clear connection between the workings of the mind and its impact on our physical health and well-being. When people are trying to conceive a baby for a period of time it can become difficult and stressful for both partners requiring a lot of support.
This can be a difficult question to answer from a general perspective. People’s experiences can vary from a deep sense of well-being and relaxation to the onset of a healing crisis which can be uncomfortable. Often people’s expectations of acupuncture can be quite high and sometimes people think it is a miracle cure. It is important for people to understand that everyone’s response is individual.